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Kohl’s can argue its real estate is an advantage all it wants, but nothing changes the fact that it still suffers from the same issues that plague all department stores.
New Sam’s Club CEO Kath McLay’s first 100 days have been a baptism by a COVID-19 fire, but that hasn’t stopped her or the company from keeping its momentum of innovation going.
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In this week’s edition of the Omni Talk Fast Five, sponsored by Trigo, Chris Walton, Anne Mezzenga, Carter Jensen, and Emma the Intern discuss the plans to reopen malls, Shopify’s new consumer app, Poshmark getting into video commerce, the absurdity of VR retail, and close with a defense of the…
Today’s Top Talk covers Macy’s plans to reopen and Costco requiring all customers to wear face masks beginning May 4.
Chris Walton sits down with Sam’s Club new CEO Kath McLay to discuss her observations and priorities after the first 100 days on the job and the baptism by fire that is COVID-19. She and Chris talk innovation, culture, and Kath even reveals a couple of the secrets that she…
Today’s Top Talk covers Shopify’s first app, Poshmark’s dive into video commerce, and Best Buy’s plans to reopen
Omni Talk’s Chris Walton and Anne Mezzenga had the special pleasure of interviewing the 2020 Insignia Pitch Slam Winners, Dustin and Christina Finkel, Co-Founders of the snack brand, Ka-Pop! as part of their ongoing Spotlight Series. Dustin and Christina share some vital lessons for young brands in this episode, from…
Chris Walton shares his thought on the latest research report from Takeoff Technologies on how to win in online groceries.
Today’s Top Talk covers a new way for retailers to open their VR stores online, China’s new state-run digital currency, and Simon’s plans to reopen their malls.
Today’s Top Talk covers Adidas plunging profits and Sam’s Club’s million-dollar donation for small business relief.
In his role at Target, Chris Walton helped bring “the store of the future” into the cultural zeitgeist. In fact, he led the retailers’ Store of the Future project and also served as VP of Merchandising and Home Furnishings on Target.com. The experience sparked some career highs, as well as some critical…
Chris Weaver, Head of Brand for Cotton On Kids, joins Chris Walton, Anne Mezzenga and a live audience to discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on the apparel industry. Chris walks the audience through the plans Cotton On has put in place to try and maintain customer satisfaction and manage…