Fast Five | Best Buy Is Making Smart & Tough Decisions

In this week’s Omni Talk Fast Five, sponsored by Trigo and Insignia Systems, Chris, Anne, Carter, and Emma the Intern discuss the week’s news live on Zoom, including Walmart’s continued community-first approach, buying groceries at McDonald’s and Subway, Amazon’s dark store in LA, autonomous vehicles, and Best Buy’s smart long-term outlook.

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Be careful out there.

– Chris and the Omni Talk team

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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