I very frequently get the question: “What’s going to change in the next 10 years?” And that is a very… Continue Reading
By David Ritter and Chris Walton Dave is a Managing Director in the Consumer & Retail Group at Alvarez and… Continue Reading
Best Buy just launched a new subscription program that plays into one really smart idea — Americans are getting older and technology is only getting more complicated.
Chris Walton initially published this article in Forbes on February 16th, 2021. It is now available to Omni Talk subscribers…. Continue Reading
January is always a key time for retail. The holidays are over, a new year has begun, budgets are open,… Continue Reading
Chris Walton shares his thoughts on the future of smart retail and what the phrase itself, “smart retail,” actually means.
The following article was written by Chris Walton and first appeared on Forbes.com on December 29th, 2020. 2020 was a… Continue Reading
Oh, what a year — the coronavirus pandemic dominated the headlines in 2020, and rightfully so. However, the year was… Continue Reading
TJX Cos. CEO Ernie Herrman did a pretty big about face last week when he announced that his company’s HomeGoods… Continue Reading
Macroeconomic trends matter, and in the aftermath of the 2020 U.S. election, there are some major trends staring the nation… Continue Reading
COVID-19 may be on the precipice of unleashing an 800-pound gorilla on the grocery and convenience store industries, the likes… Continue Reading
Amazon AMZN Prime Day 2020, by many accounts, appears to have been a smashing success. Amazon broke third-party sales records, and e-commerce overall did… Continue Reading
Chris Walton reviews Takeoff’s latest research paper on the state of online grocery and offers his 3 key takeaways from the work.