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AuthorChris Walton

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."

Laws To Ban Amazon Go Cashless Stores Are Futile & Miss The Real Issue | Forbes

While important, cash-free retail bans distract from the real issue, the elimination of low-skilled American jobs, writes Forbes Contributor and former VP Target Store of the Future Chris Walton


Spotlight Series: Future of Product Search for Online Retailers with Narrativ CEO, Shirley Chen [Podcast]

Omni Talk and Narrativ founder and CEO, Shirley Chen discuss how consumers search products online, and how online retailers now have the power to provide the same information online as customers would receive in a physical store. Listen as Shirley explains how Narrativ’s platform uses partnerships with publishers to provide retailers and their customers the best online shopping experiences possible.