Coming off of the success of my recommendations for NRF 2018, Retail Dive just put out my 10 tips to get the most out of Shoptalk 2018! It includes advice … Continue Reading 10 tips to get the most out of Shoptalk 2018 | Retail Dive
Welcome to the Omni Talk Fast Five, where Chris Walton and the team break down all the exciting news stories from the week. Click here to subscribe. Omni Talk Fast … Continue Reading Fast Five: Kohl’s and Aldi go together like doilies and crockery
Retail Dive just published my take on Walmart’s earnings report last week. Long story short — it does not bode well, especially for the Doug McMillon and Marc Lore bromance. … Continue Reading Walmart hits an e-commerce road bump. What’s next? | Retail Dive
Thanks to the Robin Report for again picking up my piece this week on retail performance from the past quarter. Could the recent results merely be the calm before the … Continue Reading Retail’s Q4 Sales Results – The Robin Report
Retail Dive just published Omni Talk’s (click here to subscribe) new feature on Amazon Go. While it may sound crazy at first blush — Amazon Go could in fact just … Continue Reading Amazon Go is more like Amazon ‘Uh oh’ | Retail Dive
One of the sayings we have here in the halls of Omni Talk (and by “halls” I mean the guy next to me at Starbucks) is that some of what … Continue Reading Look Mom – I just Shipt my pants in an Instacart
My most difficult and yet my most from the heart piece that I have written to date. Thank you Robin Report for allowing me the courage to express myself. Click … Continue Reading Product Management, Not Product – Robin Report
Chris Walton and Omni Talk (subscribe here) are excited to share their first publication within the prestigious The Robin Report. Thank you to all the loyal readers and followers who … Continue Reading Omnichannel’s Death…Not So Fast! – The Robin Report
Omni Talk (subscribe here) is on a roll — my 10 retail predictions for 2018 as seen in Retail Dive! This article was a blast to write. Click the source … Continue Reading 10 surprising retail predictions for 2018 | Retail Dive
To close out 2017, Chris Walton and Omni Talk (click here to subscribe) deliver a tour-de-force look at everything there is to love and critique about Walmart this year.
It will be the love child of one hell of a party — i.e. a mash up of disruptive technologies that creates in-store experiences worth visiting.
This week I had the pleasure of sitting down with Kristin Carpenter-Ogden of Verde Strategy for her Channel Mastery Podcast. It was an absolutely wonderful experience. Listen here!
Chris Walton and Omni Talk discuss the new flywheel of 21st century retail that just may be Amazon proof.
Be afraid — soon your local Starbucks, the items on your coffee table, and even the shoes on your feet will all become Amazon’s rent-free storefronts.
An incredibly satirical look at the potential, subtle, and even absurd signals within retailers’ public statements that deserve our pause, our careful consideration, and our critique.