Chris Walton Talks CPG Retail Trends From “COVID-19 Effect” | Pivotal Ep. 16

Chris sits down with Joshua Schall for his Pivotal podcast to talk:

  • How the “COVID-19 Effect” is accelerating several macro retail trends
  • Walmart’s community building storytelling emergence
  • How Amazon gets stronger during this period of time
  • How post-purchase touch-points in retail will be integral going forward

You can watch the interview on YouTube below or listen to the interview on 🍎Apple: 👽Spotify: 🔍 Google: ⚓Anchor:

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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