The gang discusses in-home grocery delivery, curious Jetblack statistics, Wayfair, Barnes & Noble, and the latest Amazon Go Update.
Marc Lore’s Latest Grocery Delivery PR Stunt Arrives As An Edsel Disguised As Sam Walton’s 1979 Pickup Truck | Forbes
Despite Walmart’s recent success, Marc Lore’s innovation trail at Walmart leaves much to be desired, and his recent PR stunt to launch grocery delivery into customers’ homes may be the sell job on which history looks back and laughs the most.
Walmart CEO Doug McMillon is doing a masterful job of managing innovation across a wide asset base, and Walmart’s latest experiment in Canada is further proof.
Planet 13, the world’s largest cannabis entertainment concept in Las Vegas, is off to a rocking start and it’s only going to get better from here.
Read the tea leaves carefully because Sam’s Club may be on the brink of retail innovation greatness.
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.”
Analyst expectations surrounding Kohl’s have yo-yoed significantly recently, when, in reality, Kohl’s has done little to improve its overall long-term positioning.
As part of Yantriks’ new series “5 Questions with a Retail Expert” Chris had the chance to sit down with Sean Wilcox and to share his background and thoughts on the industry.
The latest news from Rihanna and Kylie Jenner portends a new retail world that will soon send shock waves through the industry.
Lord & Taylor’s recent struggles are not surprising, but the light they shed on Walmart’s digital strategies over the past year sure is, writes Forbes Contributor Chris Walton.
Cash-Accepting Amazon Go Store Shows Amazon Is Smarter Than The Government And Its Competition | Forbes
Amazon Go accepting cash in its first New York store this week highlights three reasons why Amazon is so far out in front of its competition in terms of understanding how checkout-free retail will evolve, writes Forbes Contributor Chris Walton.
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!
Walmart’s latest IRL innovation lab store should not be confused with true store of the future innovation. It is a page from the same incremental playbook legacy bricks-and-mortar retailers have been running for decades, writes Forbes contributor Chris Walton.
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.