Contributor and Former Vice President Target Store of the Future, Chris Walton, discusses why the recent reports of additional Amazon Go stores may signal that Amazon has already won the … Continue Reading Amazon Go Means Goodbye Status Quo | Forbes.com
An important move Walmart made this month, hiring Valerie Casey to be its Head of Design, barely registered on the retail PR Richter scale. Chris Walton explains why the hire … Continue Reading Walmart Made An Incredibly Sharp Move This Month Hiring Valerie Casey | Forbes.com
On June 26, 2018 Katrina Lake joined the Glossier board of directors, essentially forging a partnership between her and Emily Weiss and thereby signaling to the industry that they are … Continue Reading The New Titans Of Retail: Emily Weiss And Katrina Lake | Forbes.com
I just published a new article on Forbes.com. You can access it by clicking the source link below. Retailers often confuse efforts to target new customers as sound strategy, when … Continue Reading Four Troubling Concerns About Walmart’s New JetBlack Service | Forbes.com
Chris Walton, Forbes contributor, entrepreneur, and former VP Target Store of the Future, uses sex as an analogy to illustrate why traditional retail grew stale and to highlight a new … Continue Reading Good Retail Should Feel Like Vacation Sex|Forbes.com
In this week’s After the Five video, Chris and Carter discuss Google’s desire to be a retailer and how Amazon just keeps making us love them even more. Enjoy! If … Continue Reading (Video) Google wants to be a retailer when it grows up
The Supreme Court handed down its big ruling this week regarding sales tax and e-commerce. In his Fast Five video this week, Chris discusses the impact of this decision on … Continue Reading (Video) Did the Supreme Court just help Amazon in the long-run?
Hello everyone on this fine Friday morning! Omni Talk has a number of exciting announcements this week before we get to what was a heavy retail news week. First, the … Continue Reading Fast Five: This week’s headlines were quite taxing
The Robin Report just released my piece on the state of various retailers’ mid-year health. Thank you to the Robin Report for giving me the freedom to showcase what Omni … Continue Reading Retail’s Mid-Year Physical Exam – The Robin Report
Our weekly quiz feature where Carter decides who is mentally younger — Chris or Anne? This week Carter pops the question about experiences over things, and Chris evens the score! Enjoy! … Continue Reading How Millennial are You — Experiences or Things?
In this week’s After the Five video, the Omni Talk gang discovers a renewed faith in Macy’s, discusses the potential Microsoft and Walmart partnership, touches on Curbside, and closes with a … Continue Reading Our faith in Macy’s may be restored (After the Five Video)
Happy Friday everyone! This week’s headlines were exceptionally strong. We saw important announcements from big players in both the retail and the tech industries, with Walmart and Macy’s, especially, continuing their … Continue Reading Fast Five: The race is on to one-up Amazon Go!
Many people like to claim on social media that Scott Galloway is wrong, but few people have the class and guts to say that he is two-thirds right. In Part … Continue Reading The New Mental Gymnastics of Mobile Retailing | uberall
Retail Dive just published Omni Talk’s take on IRCE in Chicago last week. Please click the source link below to read more. From classroom style lessons to the looming marketplace dominance, … Continue Reading The good, the bad and the ugly from IRCE 2018 | Retail Dive
In this week’s After the Five video, the Omni Talk crew discusses how Walmart’s Jetblack concept is the new red — i.e. accounting red. That plus Amazon’s Echo Look, the … Continue Reading Walmart’s Jetblack is the new red