- Kohl’s is laying off 250 people as it restructures parts of its business following a dismal holiday season. Coverage from Lauren Thomas.
- Walmart is shutting down its personal-shopping unit and laying off most of its roughly 350 staffers after abandoning plans to find investors for the unprofitable operation. Story by Sarah Nassauer.
- Wayfair, the online furniture and home goods company, is laying off 550 employees, 3% of its global workforce. Reporting from Charisse Jones.
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."