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Fast Five Podcast Richter Scales, Frank the Tank, & Walmart’s Earnings News

A new podcast is live — “Fast Five: Richter Scales, Frank the Tank, & Walmart’s Earnings News”

In this latest episode of the Fast Five, sponsored by Trigo and Insignia, Chris Walton, Anne Mezzenga, Carter Jensen, and Emma the Intern discuss Walmart’s tough earnings report and what it could portend for the future, Bed Bath & Beyond’s new turnaround plan, one of the worst promotions ever from IKEA, a Pier 1 no one will miss, and Amazon’s move into healthcare.

We also introduce some cool new segments like a “What did we forget?” phone number and the soon to be popular Omni Talk Richter Scale.

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Be careful out there.

– Chris and the Omni Talk team

P.S. We need a better name than Richter Scale, so please help us out by leaving some suggestions at 612-208-9299.

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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