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Forbes | ‘Contactless’ Is Retail’s New Must-Have Safe Word, But Executing It Is Easier Said Than Done
Forbes | ‘Contactless’ Is Retail’s New Must-Have Safe Word, But Executing It Is Easier Said Than Done
Every retailer is going contactless, but what the different interpretations of this word can mean for the safety of both…
Forbes | Store Traffic Limits At Walmart & Target Are Good, But Kroger’s Pick-Up Only Store Is An Even Better Idea
Forbes | Store Traffic Limits At Walmart & Target Are Good, But Kroger’s Pick-Up Only Store Is An Even Better Idea
A pickup only store not only prepares for the worst, but it also helps a retailer’s employees sleep better, its…
Forbes | The Domino Effect: 5 Ways Coronavirus Will Forever Change Retail
Forbes | The Domino Effect: 5 Ways Coronavirus Will Forever Change Retail
The coronavirus has already pushed retail quickly into new and more impersonal directions, but there are still far more and…
3 Game Changing Ideas Walmart Should Consider In Its Battle With Amazon | Forbes
3 Game Changing Ideas Walmart Should Consider In Its Battle With Amazon | Forbes
Walmart is right to focus its efforts on grocery, but make no mistake, grocery is just a bilge pump. To…
The 3 Questions Investors Should Be Asking DTC Brands In Wake Of Brandless Shutting Down | Forbes
The 3 Questions Investors Should Be Asking DTC Brands In Wake Of Brandless Shutting Down | Forbes
What Brandless zealots, its celebrity investors, and SoftBank especially missed is that every new direct-to-consumer “brand” always ends up, if…
Macy’s Decision To Close Its SF Office Is The Scary Last Nail In Its Own Coffin | Forbes
Macy’s Decision To Close Its SF Office Is The Scary Last Nail In Its Own Coffin | Forbes
A new location for Macy’s tech office is just a cost savings scapegoat and a pyrrhic victory for Wall Street.…
The Strategy Behind Amazon Getting Back Into Mall Pop-Up Stores | Forbes
The Strategy Behind Amazon Getting Back Into Mall Pop-Up Stores | Forbes
Similar to the armed peasants pawns in chess are meant to represent, Amazon’s pop-ups are nothing fancy, but over time…
Walmart’s First-Ever Super Bowl Ad Ironically Highlights The Biggest Trend Retailers Missed For Decades | Forbes
Walmart’s First-Ever Super Bowl Ad Ironically Highlights The Biggest Trend Retailers Missed For Decades | Forbes
High production values and the use of the less expensive Bill from Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure in Walmart’s Super…
Starbucks Pickup Only Store Is A Spectacular Glimpse Into The Future Of Embedded Retail | Forbes
Starbucks Pickup Only Store Is A Spectacular Glimpse Into The Future Of Embedded Retail | Forbes
The Starbucks Pickup Only store in NYC looks like a Starbucks, walks like a Starbucks, even quacks like a Starbucks,…
5 Keys To Retail Hiring Success In The Modern Age | Forbes
5 Keys To Retail Hiring Success In The Modern Age | Forbes
Chris shares his five most important criteria to consider when hiring retail employees for long-term success.
2019 Retail Awards — Lululemon Impressed, Macy’s Sputtered, & Nike Showed Its Middle Finger to Amazon | Forbes
2019 Retail Awards — Lululemon Impressed, Macy’s Sputtered, & Nike Showed Its Middle Finger to Amazon | Forbes
Contributor Chris Walton serves up his awards for the highlights and lowlights of one of the best retail years in…
Walmart’s Bet On Supercenters Is Brilliant For 3 Big Reasons | Forbes
Walmart’s Bet On Supercenters Is Brilliant For 3 Big Reasons | Forbes
Walmart CEO Doug McMillion’s decision to bet on supercenters highlights his keen understanding of where Walmart’s business is today, against…
5 Refreshingly Honest Retail Predictions For 2020 | Forbes
5 Refreshingly Honest Retail Predictions For 2020 | Forbes
Chris Walton gives his candid opinion of what to expect in 2020, including what CEOs could be on the chopping…
Macy’s CEO Jeff Gennette’s Recent Strategies Are As Outdated As Department Stores Themselves | Forbes
Macy’s CEO Jeff Gennette’s Recent Strategies Are As Outdated As Department Stores Themselves | Forbes
A comprehensive review of Macy’s CEO Jeff Gennette’s stated strategies for the past two years shows that they do not…
Shoptalk Drops The Hammer By Announcing 100% Of Shoptalk 2020 Speakers Will Be Women | Forbes
Shoptalk Drops The Hammer By Announcing 100% Of Shoptalk 2020 Speakers Will Be Women | Forbes
An an interview with Shoptalk’s Chief Global Content Officer, Forbes Contributor Chris and Anne learn why now was the exact…