Chris Walton

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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."

Fast Five | Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Is Lululemon the Fairest of Them All?

Fast Five | Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Is Lululemon the Fairest of Them All?

Chris Walton and Anne Mezzenga break down all the top headlines in retail for the Omni Talk Fast Five, sponsored…
Fast Five Video | Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Is Lululemon the Fairest of Them All?

Fast Five Video | Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Is Lululemon the Fairest of Them All?

In this week’s Omni Talk Fast Five, sponsored by Takeoff, Chris Walton, Anne Mezzenga, and Emma Irwin the Intern love…
The Robin Report | Sex, China and Covid-19

The Robin Report | Sex, China and Covid-19

Sex, China, and Covid-19. What sounds like an afternoon White House press briefing actually holds the key to understanding why
Fast Five | Paying for Gas with Your Voice at 7-Eleven & Off-Price Goes Digital

Fast Five | Paying for Gas with Your Voice at 7-Eleven & Off-Price Goes Digital

In this week’s Omni Talk Fast Five, sponsored by Takeoff, Chris Walton, Anne Mezzenga, and Emma Irwin the Intern discuss…
Bonus Episode with Chris Walton by Retail Retold

Bonus Episode with Chris Walton by Retail Retold

BONUS EPISODE! Chris Walton is a leading expert and influencer in omnichannel retailing. An accomplished Senior Executive, with nearly 20…
Fast Five Video | Paying for Gas with Your Voice at 7-Eleven & Off-Price Goes Digital

Fast Five Video | Paying for Gas with Your Voice at 7-Eleven & Off-Price Goes Digital

Our most recent video is now live via our YouTube channel — “Fast Five: Paying for Gas with Your Voice
Android vs iOS: Which Suits An Organization Better?

Android vs iOS: Which Suits An Organization Better?

Apoorv Gehlot of Metellio discusses the various pros and cons of iOS and Android mobile app development for Omni Talk.
Forbes | Apparel Retailers Could Learn A Valuable Lesson From Walmart’s New Self-Checkout Test Store

Forbes | Apparel Retailers Could Learn A Valuable Lesson From Walmart’s New Self-Checkout Test Store

If Walmart can test full self-checkout in one of its stores, then there is nothing that should stop similar technologies…
Fast Five | Walmart & Shopify Could Be A Match Made In Heaven

Fast Five | Walmart & Shopify Could Be A Match Made In Heaven

In this week’s Omni Talk Fast Five, sponsored by Takeoff, Chris Walton, Anne Mezzenga, and Emma Irwin the Intern discuss…
Fast Five Video | Walmart & Shopify Could Be A Match Made In Heaven

Fast Five Video | Walmart & Shopify Could Be A Match Made In Heaven

In this week’s Omni Talk Fast Five, sponsored by Takeoff, Chris Walton, Anne Mezzenga, and Emma Irwin the Intern discuss…
Omni Talk Women’s Retail Collective Podcast | Monica & Andy CEO/Founder Monica Royer

Omni Talk Women’s Retail Collective Podcast | Monica & Andy CEO/Founder Monica Royer

Monica & Andy CEO/Founder, Monica Royer joins Anne Mezzenga to discuss how she built a brand that started as the…
Walmart’s New Shopify Partnership Is Another Stroke Of Omnichannel Genius | Forbes

Walmart’s New Shopify Partnership Is Another Stroke Of Omnichannel Genius | Forbes

In a move its competitors will soon regret, Walmart locks down a deal with Shopify that could set Walmart apart…
Special Report | Digital Couponing and Media with DIGITS CEO David Glaza

Special Report | Digital Couponing and Media with DIGITS CEO David Glaza

Chris Walton and Anne Mezzenga interview Third Haus member and former Target Carthweel Lead and now CEO/Founder of DIGITS, David…
Fast Five | Zara Closes Stores & We Say Good-Bye To Carter

Fast Five | Zara Closes Stores & We Say Good-Bye To Carter

In this week’s Omni Talk Fast Five, sponsored by Takeoff, Chris Walton, Anne Mezzenga, and Emma the Intern send Carter…
Special Feature Video | The Future Of Couponing And Media With DIGITS CEO, David Glaza

Special Feature Video | The Future Of Couponing And Media With DIGITS CEO, David Glaza

Chris Walton and Anne Mezzenga interview Third Haus member and former Target Carthweel Lead and now CEO/Founder of DIGITS, David…