Today’s Top Talk

  1. Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) today reported earnings per diluted share of $0.81 for the third quarter ended November 2, 2019. Total Company net sales decreased 2.2 percent in the third quarter, improving by more than 200 basis points from the first half of 2019. Press release from Nordstrom.
  2. Ahold is taking a page from Amazon’s grocery playbook. Coverage from Dan Berthiaume.
  3. The space at The Westchester shopping mall is the latest move Simon has made to woo brands and further blend the offline and online experiences. Story by Tatiana Walk-Morris.

Source: Nordstrom Reports Third Quarter 2019 Earnings | Business Wire

Source: Ahold has a go at cashierless store format | CSA

Source: Simon Property Group launches GuesstHouse space for DTC brands | Retail Dive

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."

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