The gang discusses why Walmart may be about to crush it, Klarna’s new disruptive payment tech, Wegmans, CVS’s new heath hubs, and one of the scariest retail stories of all time.
The Omni Talk gang talks Amazon’s emotion reading devices, Bonobos, SI, Bed Bath, Tmall and introduces a new segment, “Rank the Unicorn.”
This week Carter asks Chris what it was like to grow up in the 60’s, and the gang talks Nordstrom, packaging reuse, and everyone’s favorite word “provenance.”
To commemorate its 100th podcast episode, Omni Talk announces its newest venture and hits the top headlines, like Whole Foods’ newest concept, Rihanna, Petco, and more!
Fast Five Podcast: Valtrex, Communal Living, QR Codes on TV, and of course the latest Amazon and Walmart News
After a one month break Chris, Anne, and Carter return to discuss the hottest topics this week in the world of retail. This week the gang discusses Amazon’s first cash-taking GO store, Walmart’s new lab store, shopping from your TV, communal living at malls, and more!
Spotlight Series: The Untapped Gold Mine of Product Reviews with Hearful CEO, Lisa Kobylarz [Podcast]
Omni Talk sits down with Hearful CEO, Lisa Kobylarz, to discuss the important role reviews play in the world of new retail, and how retailers should be using them to improve everything from product development to product detail page positioning and site searches.
Spotlight Series: Future of Product Search for Online Retailers with Narrativ CEO, Shirley Chen [Podcast]
Omni Talk and Narrativ founder and CEO, Shirley Chen discuss how consumers search products online, and how online retailers now have the power to provide the same information online as customers would receive in a physical store. Listen as Shirley explains how Narrativ’s platform uses partnerships with publishers to provide retailers and their customers the best online shopping experiences possible.
Omni Talk and Planet 13 Co-CEO, Bob Groesbeck talk about the future of the Cannabis Experience Center they are building in Las Vegas. Bob walks Anne and Chris through their plans to take Planet 13, the world’s largest cannabis store, and to expand it into one of the most dynamic retail experience stores the industry has ever seen.
In the last Fast Five before spring break, the Omni Talk crew geeks out over the launch of Instagram Checkout and a $1B Glossier valuation, while mourning the the loss of Shopko and Amazon’s owned brand pop up ads.
The full Omni Talk crew discusses the fitness of Kohl’s latest plans, Walmart returns at front of store, Harrod’s inking a deal with Farfetch, and Anne’s lack of faith in American Eagle.
Chris Walton sits down with Adam Williams to discuss the past, present, and future of retail as the featured guest on the Retail Redeveloped Podcast.
Self-driving stores are poised to unlock the first new retail channel since e-commerce. Shopping in your pajamas moves beyond the mobile device, when the physical store comes to your door. Omni Talk discusses how this is possible, and the future of autonomous stores with Ali Ahmed, CEO and Founder of Robomart.
Omni Talk sits down with True Fit Co-Founder, Romney Evans live from Shoptalk to understand how their platform gives shoppers the confidence that the products they buy online will fit right, the first time.
Shoptalk Spotlight: Talking AI w/ Justine Santa Cruz, Satisfi Labs SVP Enterprise and Retail [Podcast]
Omni Talk gets real on AI and what it means to Satisfi Labs SVP Enterprise and Retail Justine Santa Cruz. We discuss how to leverage AI to create customer interactions that maintain a brand’s personality and the ability to be “always on” when answering customer inquiries.
Shoptalk Spotlight: The Radical World of Re-commerce with Optoro SVP of e-commerce, Larisa Summers [Podcast]
Omni Talk sits down with Optoro SVP of e-commerce, Larisa Summers live from Shoptalk to discuss the rapidly evolving returns space and how it can make or break a retailer’s business.