In this week’s Fast Five Podcast, Chris and Anne discuss Sam’s Club aggressively price cutting hot dogs, Best Buy’s virtual store concept, Amazon releasing its Cyber Monday deals early, Shop Premium Outlet expanding its brand portfolio, and Sweetgreen going full-on robotic.
In our latest 5 Insightful Minutes, the A&M Consumer & Retail Group’s Hemant Kalbag shares what strategies retailers should be putting into practice as they head into what could be a very rough Holiday season.
A&M’s Jonathan Sharp and Billy Christensen stop by to discuss Target’s recent struggles along with its new larger format store, Gap opening a store on Amazon, TikTok piloting in-app commerce, Victoria’s Secret’s new fit tech partnership, and Nike’s launch of .Swoosh.
Microsoft’s David Leibowitz and Ricardo Belmar join Chris Walton and Anne Mezzenga to discuss the latest tech trends impacting retail.
ToolsGroup CEO Inna Kuznetzova joins Chris Walton and Anne Mezzenga to discuss how retailers can better align their inventory forecasting and allocation in record time.
In today’s Fast Five, live from Lululemon at the Mall of America, Chris and Anne discuss the Kohl’s CEO heading to Levi’s, Etsy’s visual search, Amazon’s digital ads in store and its new partnership with Planet Fitness, and Luxer One’s new public locker system.
The Alvarez & Marsal Consumer & Retail Group’s John Clear gets hit with tough questions from Omni Talk Retail, as he shares the most important insights from his company’s latest white paper on the pros and cons of Just Walk Out technology adoption in just five minutes!
Fast Five | Walmart Aids Small Businesses, Aldi Moves On From Instacart, & Amazon Makes Prime Hipper
In this week’s Fast Five, Chris and Anne discuss Aldi’s new e-commerce plans, Walmart’s short-term leasing to small businesses, Amazon adding music benefits to Prime, Abercrombie & Fitch’s new pickup locations, and union troubles at Starbucks and Amazon’s combo store in NYC.
Alicia LeBeouf, Head of Industry for Retail & Grocery at Meta, joined Chris Walton and Anne Mezzenga for the latest installment of their Omni Talk Ask An Expert Series to give her experienced perspective on how best to equip retailers and brands within a mobile-first world.
The A&M Consumer & Retail Group’s June DeFabio and Joanna Rangarajan join Chris Walton and Anne Mezzenga to share their expert consultant opinions on what other retailers should takeaway from Zara’s newest flagship store in Madrid.
A&M’s Chad Lusk and Patricia Hong stop by to discuss the Albertsons-Kroger merger, the NFL’s plan to broadcast is first-ever Black Friday football game via Amazon, P&G getting more aggressive with its advertising, Shein doing resale, and what Veeve’s latest funding round says about the future of smart carts.
Signifyd’s SVP of Operations and Corporate Development, Bennett, gets hit with the tough questions once again from Chris and Anne, as he shares his thoughts on what retailers can expect this upcoming holiday season.
In this week’s Fast Five, Chris and Anne discuss the latest robotics news out of Walmart, TikTok getting into warehousing, Goodwill doing digital resale, Hollister’s new payment system, and the big potential error the city of Chicago is making with autonomous vehicles.
Volumental’s Chief Marketing Officer Brent Hollowell returns to the show to discuss Chris and Anne’s experience trying out Volumental’s new foot scanner technology at the Fleet Feet store in Chicago.
Silk’s Chief Technology Officer Derek Swanson joins Chris Walton and Anne Mezzenga to discuss why the idea of just “taking your retail operation to the cloud” is much easier said than done.