Fast Five | Malls Are Reopening, But Shopify, Poshmark, & Others Show Where We’re Really Headed

In this week’s edition of the Omni Talk Fast Five, sponsored by Trigo, Chris Walton, Anne Mezzenga, Carter Jensen, and Emma the Intern discuss the plans to reopen malls, Shopify’s new consumer app, Poshmark getting into video commerce, the absurdity of VR retail, and close with a defense of the allegations laid against Amazon in the WSJ.

We also unveil Omni Talk’s new referral program, where loyal Omni Talk fans can win a whole host of cool prizes — be sure to check it out!

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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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