Chris, Anne, and Emma the Intern discuss all the week’s top news including a blunder for the ages at Nike, Target’s rather murky earnings release, candy delivering robots, Albertsons going against the grain if you ask delivery pundits, and Amazon Go opening up in London.
1010data’s Chief Product Officer Jonah Ellin discusses with Chris Walton his company’s latest State of Grocery Report, including all things e-commerce, the rise of Instacart, and the growing importance of BOPIS and curbside pickup, all of which are here to stay.
Anne Mezzenga interviews Kelly Kowal, Chief Platform Officer Farfetch for her latest Omni Talk Women’s Retail Collective Podcast.
Chris, Anne, and Emma the Intern talk the huge January surge in online grocery, Instacart getting into warehousing, TikTok’s new seller marketplace, Walmart and BigCommerce, and close with an all-time rant against the activist investor activity at Kohl’s.
Chris Walton and Anne Mezzenga of Omni Talk interview Indy Guha, CMO Signifyd, about all the retail revenue wins that can come from looking at fraud prevention differently in the latest edition of their Omni Talk Spotlight Series.
This week Chris, Anne, and Emma the Intern talk the now burning platform that is Walmart+, Victoria’s Secret reversing course on swimwear, Poshmark going to the dogs, Amazon’s acquisition of Selz, P&G opening up Old Spice barbershops (WTF?), and the famous duo Chris and Anne resemble the most.
Chris Walton, through the lens of point-of-sale technology, discusses with Kevin Swanwick, VP Store Solutions at Manhattan Associates, the relationship between retailers’ business models and the technology choices that make the most sense for them.
In this week’s episode of the Omni Talk Fast Five, Chris Walton, Anne Mezzenga, and Emma the Intern debate whether the government’s delay on TikTok will hurt Walmart, the growing power of Instacart, the online marketplace Target is quietly building via Shipt, free Uber rides for vaccinations at Walgreens, and whether Kohl’s partnering with Eddie Bauer makes any difference at all.
This week Chris, Anne, and Emma the Intern talk Asos, Imagr’s new checkout-free marvel in Japan, Uber, Instacart, Lego making its own Tik Tok, and the lasting legacy of Jeff Bezos, all while also singing some one-hit wonders from Down Under.
Chris Walton, Anne Mezzenga, and the RFID Sherpas, Marshall Kay and JP Kamel, discuss all the ways RFID can unlock value across retail, including how it can deliver ROI through better inventory accuracy, less shrink, and overall enhanced omnichannel experiences.
Omni Talk’s Chris Walton soaks up all Ross Sabolcik of Silicon Labs has to tell him about how smart technology will change shopping in stores this year in his latest Ask An Expert Podcast.
This week Chris Walton, Anne Mezzenga, and Emma the Intern talk Walgreens naming Roz Brewer its new CEO, Walmart’s big push into microfulfillment, no more chocolate covered strawberries at Godiva, Centennial’s latest digital shopping mall news, and juxtapose Nike Live and “Bloomies.”
Anne Mezzenga interviews Kristin Savilia, CEO JOOR, about her career and where she thinks the retail industry could be going next.
In this week’s Omni Talk Fast Five, Chris, Anne, and Emma the Intern discuss Costco’s curbside plans, Kroger’s new smart cart, Macy’s new store concept, Walmart and Western Union, and, of course, also send Marc Lore off into his post-Walmart days in style.
This week Chris, Anne, and Emma the Intern discuss America’s preferred grocer (aka Amazon), Lululemon’s new hires, Walmart’s latest experiments in fintech and refrigeration, Amazon licensing its tech to another rube airport retailer (aka Hudson), and Bernedoodles named Ginsburg.