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.
Chris Walton discusses the past, present, and future of retail order management technology with Chris Shaw of Manhattan Associates.
In Omni Talk’s new Ask An Expert Series for 2021, Chris Walton goes deep with NVIDIA’s Azita Martin to learn where AI will impact retail the most within the next few years.
This week Chris, Anne, and Emma the Intern discuss JCP getting rid of its CEO, Macy’s naming a new Chief Merchant Officer, Afterpay’s ridiculous holiday results, the latest Amazon news, and close by playing everyone’s favorite new retailer bankruptcy game, “Do We Care If They Go Away?”
Ryth Martin, CEO of Skipify sits down with Omni Talk’s Chris Walton and Anne Mezzenga to discuss email as a commerce platform and “differentiating the inbox.”
Chris Walton and Anne Mezzenga discuss with Kristin Savilia, CEO JOOR, how she and her company are moving the buying and planning experience from countless spreadsheets, in person showroom events, and endless sampling to simple, real-time digital interactions that make buying easier.
In our favorite podcast of the year, we hand out our Omni Talk 2020 Retail Awards, including Retailer of the Year, Tech of the Year, CEO of the Year, and more!
We talk Walmart’s new legion of TikTokers, Bed Bath’s sale of Cost Plus World Market, DoorDash’s IPO, ‘store hailing,’ and Amazon’s new custom t-shirt program.
We talk Walmart’s failed VR experiments, WhatsApp Shopping, Stripe Banking, Amazon’s newly opened Chicago Fresh store, say good-bye to the IKEA Catalog, and ask Emma the Intern how she is coping with her newfound celebrity status.
Ace Hardware Chief Marketing Officer Kim Lefko and Anne Mezzenga sit down to talk about Kim’s career in retail in the latest edition of the Omni Talk exclusive, Women’s Retail Collective podcast series.
Chris, Anne, and Emma the Intern talk the new partnership between Kohl’s and Sephora, Best Buy, Cyber Monday, HungryPanda, and Amazon’s 4th full-scale grocery store.
Chris, Anne, and Emma the Intern talk retail during and post-pandemic amid crazy earnings from Walmart and Target, TJX getting into e-commerce, Instacart signing Best Buy, Instagram changing its homepage for shopping, and much much more!
Chris, Anne, and Emma the Intern talk Target and Ulta, direct-to-consumer beer and liquor, Alibaba’s Singles Day, autonomous delivery, J.C. Penney, and movies with Laurence Olivier.
Chris Walton and Anne Mezzenga of Omni Talk interview Tony Shan, Head of Tmall Global — Americas about his company’s Overseas Fulfillment Program.
Karyn Schoenbart joins Anne Mezzenga to discuss her career, both as CEO of NPD Group and as author of the book MOM.B.A. This podcast is full of great advice, as Karyn shares some incredible lessons learned, including how a lateral move can actually propel your career forward, how to fight imposter syndrome, and how you can never go wrong asking someone “What can I do for you?”