- Former Sam’s Club store, now an online warehouse, opened a small outlet last week that features 2,000 popular items and Scan & Go checkout. Story by Jessica Dumont and Jeff Wells.
- French conglomerate LVMH has held preliminary takeover discussions with US jeweller Tiffany & Co., bidding $14.5bn. Reported on by Rupert Neate and Julia Kowell.
- Giant Food Stores is adding a little something extra to its new urban-focused Giant Heirloom Market format.
Chris Walton is an accomplished Senior Executive with nearly 20 years of success within the retail and retail technology industries. He is well-versed in merchandising, store operations, inventory management, product design, forecasting, e-commerce, pricing and promotions, and tech product development.
Chris was most recently a Vice President with Target, where he led the retailer’s Store of the Future project and also ran the Target’s home furnishing division for e-commerce. He previously worked for GAP, Inc., as a Distribution Analyst and Manager.
Chris holds a BA in Economics and History from Stanford University, and a MBA from Harvard Business School.
He likes to dress as Darth Vader for Halloween, and his wife also frequently asks him to ask Alexa, "to turn off the music."