Today’s Top Talk covers Amazon’s new pop-up formats, Meijer’s partnership with Hyer, and the strategy behind H-E-B’s supermarket commercials.
In this week’s Omni Talk Fast Five, sponsored by Trigo, Chris Walton, Carter Jensen, and Emma the intern discuss the top weekly headlines from the world of retail, while Anne Mezzenga is on vacation in sunny Florida. This week the gang talks Google’s new shopping features, Intel and Area 15, CVS expanding its health hubs, Walgreens getting even more hot and heavy with Kroger, and a controversial headline from H&M regarding high-tech recycling bins.
Carlos Castelan and Toopan Bagchi of the Navio Group are back for 2020 to discuss the Gap/Old Navy spin off being cancelled, respond to a fictional letter to them from Kohl’s CEO Michelle Gass, muse about the Sleep Economy, as well as give their take on Bed Bath & Beyond’s latest results.
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Today’s Top Talk covers Topgolf’s new lounge concept and Area15’s partnering with Intel for retail experience testing.
Today’s Top Talk covers the expansion of CVS’ HealthHUB store concepts and H&M’s new “smart” clothing recycling bins.
Today’s Top Talk covers Walgreens moving products into select Kroger locations, Google adding a “shop while you search” feature, and the acquisition of the Joseph Abboud trademarks to an acquisition firm.
In their final NRF podcast, sponsored by LISNR, Anne and Chris take a look back at all the topics and the people who made NRF 2020 the frenetic event that it was. From Michelle Gass’s “Greatness Initiative” to John Furner putting “people first” and sustainability messages stealing the spotlight at nearly every stage, you’ll be up to speed and in the know after giving this recap a listen.
Women’s Retail Collective Podcast: Gap Inc. Sr. Director Customer Experience & Innovation Heidi Isern
In this episode of the Women’s Retail Collective Podcast, from NRF sponsored by LISNR, we meet Heidi Isern Sr. Director Customer Experience & Innovation for Gap, Inc. Heidi’s career has been quite a unique one. She’s traveled around the world interviewing women about their careers and led teams in design thinking for several retailers while at IDEO. You’ll also want to hear how she landed her current gig, creating a position for herself to lead the charge to perfect the customer experience for all Gap Inc. Brands.
Listen for her full story, live from the LISNR podcast booth at NRF 2020.
In our latest NRF Spotlight Podcast, sponsored by LISNR, Chris Walton sits down with Walmart VP Monetization & Chief of Staff to CTO, Anshu Bhardwaj, to discuss her career background, especially her previous work leading innovation at Sam’s Club and the Sam’s Club Now concept, and what it has been like for her to transition into her new role supporting Walmart’s CTO and monetization efforts. You definitely won’t want to miss Anshu’s favorite family social app either in “How Millennial Are You?”
The Omni Talk team catches up with LISNR Founder and Head of Innovation Chris Ostoich, live from their show booth at NRF. They talk about everything from the future of drive-thru and QSR experiences to order pickup at retail, all without ever having to take your phone out of your pocket or car ever again.
As part of Omni Talk’s live podcast coverage from NRF, sponsored by LISNR, Chris Walton and Anne Mezzenga sit down with Canada Goose omnichannel expert, Justin Ing, to discuss omnichannel theory, the sights, sounds, and smells of retail, and his company’s new experiential store in Toronto.
Robots are a simple, effective, and lovable solution for retailers, writes store of the future expert, Chris Walton
To kick off our live NRF coverage, sponsored by LISNR, Chris Walton sits down with Market Beyond CEO Yuval Yifrach to discuss his company’s full holiday season report of how Walmart stacked up against Amazon from an e-commerce market share perspective. We also even throw Target into the mix, as a special thank you to our loyal followers.
In this week’s episode, sponsored by Trigo, Chris geeks out over Alexa and Gift Cards to the chagrin Anne and Carter, plus other top headlines like JioMart, ‘Public Venmo’ and more!