In this week’s Fast Five, sponsored by Trigo, Chris, Anne, and Emma the Intern discuss the latest in this week’s retail headlines, including Amazon shipping items under $5 next day, UNIQLO’s app promotion, thredUP and Madewell, Levi’s new store growth plans, and, of course, a signature rant about Walmart’s launch of its grocery delivery to the fridge program.
Spotlight Series: Managing the Changing Retail Workforce with Shyft CEO, Brett Patrontasch | Podcast
As retail evolves, so does the nature of retail work. Omni Talk sits down with the Brett Patrontasch, CEO of Shyft to talk through the platform they’ve developed to help retailers optimize their workforce and the resulting benefits for retail workers. Find out more about Shyft at http://bit.ly/myshyft
In today’s podcast, sponsored by Trigo, the gang discusses Target and TRU, Best Buy, Meijer, and Walgreens, while Chris goes on an all-time rant about Lore’s track record at Walmart
While CNBC reported last week that Amazon has begun talks to license Amazon Go technology to airports, movie theaters, and sporting events, these moves are simply early stage child’s play in relation to the long-term impact Amazon Go could have on the retail industry.
WSJ Report On Jetblack Is Further Proof Of The Gross Ineffectiveness Of Marc Lore’s Innovation Record At Walmart | Forbes
The latest reported statistic that Jetblack has only 600 members is nothing short of embarrassing and yet another sign of the ineffectiveness of Marc Lore’s innovation work at Walmart.
In this week’s episode, sponsored by Trigo, we discuss brilliant retail moves by the Kardashians, Maverick Carter, and Instagram, along with Amazon’s new grocery concept and Simon’s investment in Rue Gilt Groupe.
Brand strategies for selling on Amazon must consistently evolve with the platform, and Kiri Masters, founder of Bobsled Marketing, the Marketplace Institute, and fellow Forbes contributor has been working with brands to navigate this for a while. From operating her Amazon sellers hotline (yes, it’s a real thing) to writing her new book, Amazon for CMO’s, she’s had a ton of experience which she shares in this podcast with our Omni Talk listeners.
In this week’s Fast Five, sponsored by Trigo, we talk McKinsey’s lab store at MOA, Kroger’s Food Hall, innovation in health, Caper, and Amazon’s new air pods.
The shopping mall industry is in rough shape, but it doesn’t need to be. There are fresh approaches, inspired by technology and the discipline of experience design, that could reverse the downward trend.
From its Sam’s Club Now store in Texas to the way it is utilizing technology to change how employees communicate with each other, Sam’s Club, under John Furner, has broken some hallowed ground on new ideas that most retailers are too scared to touch.
Groceryshop 2019 took place in Las Vegas last week, bringing together the most curious of the curious in retail, CPG and tech for four days of keynote speeches, moderated panels, technology exhibitions, and pots and pots of convention grade coffee, write Robin Report contributor Chris Walton.
Rakuten Ready, formerly Curbside, made some of the first store pickup experiences possible, and now CEO Jaron Waldman sits down with Chris and Anne on the hustling and bustling Grocershop trade show floor to tells us how the team is revolutionizing what that “pick-up” wil mean in the coming years.
Chris & Anne interview LISNR CEO Rodney Williams, live from Groceryshop. Rodney Williams is one to keep an eye on folks. He discusses how ultrasonic payment technology could be on the brink of changing retail checkout experiences in transformative ways, especially in concert with other advances in computer vision and checkout-free retail design.
Our first Spotlight Series from Groceryshop 2019 features GrocerKey CEO, Jeremy Neren. Jeremy started his company back in 2006, delivering convenience items by bicycle to college students on the UW-Madison campus. He’s since grown GrocerKey to become a strategic white-label e-commerce solution that can do everything from optimizing order fulfillment and inventory management to facilitating last-mile delivery for grocers across the country.
Upcoming Groceryshop Conference Could Be The Tipping Point That Makes 2020 The Most Important Year In Grocery Retail History | Forbes
The second Groceryshop conference will take place in Vegas next week and promises to be a showcase of just how quickly the grocery industry will change over the next few years.