All of a sudden 2021 feels a lot like 2005 all over again. In the last few weeks, both Instacart… 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.
Forbes | 5 Reasons Why The Upcoming Holiday Season Will Be Unlike Anything Retail Has Ever Seen Before
To Black Friday or not to Black Friday? That is the question of late. But, lord, oh lord, is there… Continue Reading
On its earnings call this past week, Costco Chief Financial Officer Richard Galanti told listeners during the Q&A section of the… Continue Reading