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Good Retail Should Feel Like Vacation Sex|Forbes.com

Good Retail Should Feel Like Vacation Sex|Forbes.com

Chris Walton, Forbes contributor, entrepreneur, and former VP Target Store of the Future, uses sex as an analogy to illustrate
Walmart hits an e-commerce road bump. What’s next? | Retail Dive

Walmart hits an e-commerce road bump. What’s next? | Retail Dive

Retail Dive just published my take on Walmart’s earnings report last week. Long story short — it does not bode
November Omni Bag — Is Kohl’s between a rock and a demographic hard place?

November Omni Bag — Is Kohl’s between a rock and a demographic hard place?

Omni Talk (click here to subscribe) presents Omni Bag — where Chris Walton answers the questions on his readers’ minds
Amazon and Walmart Ain’t Got Nothing on Us — Retail’s New Flywheel Revealed

Amazon and Walmart Ain’t Got Nothing on Us — Retail’s New Flywheel Revealed

Chris Walton and Omni Talk discuss the new flywheel of 21st century retail that just may be Amazon proof.
Inspiration from Disaster — Flight 255 and Its Lasting Impact

Inspiration from Disaster — Flight 255 and Its Lasting Impact

August 16, 2017 marks the 30th Anniversary of the crash of Northwest Airlines Flight #255, an event that forever changed
5 Resume Checks to Ensure You Don’t Hire Hank Azaria for Your R&D Effort

5 Resume Checks to Ensure You Don’t Hire Hank Azaria for Your R&D Effort

Staffing a Research & Development effort is harder than it looks.  Here are 5 simple rules to live by.
An 8 Step Pregnancy Test to Indicate if a Retailer’s R&D is Really R&D

An 8 Step Pregnancy Test to Indicate if a Retailer’s R&D is Really R&D

Not all R&D efforts are really R&D. Do you know if your company’s effort is? 
Did You Know Lionel Richie is a Retail Nostradamus?

Did You Know Lionel Richie is a Retail Nostradamus?

Lionel Ritchie, Malcolm Gladwell, Bicycles, and Ecology all intersect in this platform is burning look at the future of retail.
10 Signs from an Earnings Call that a Retailer is in Trouble

10 Signs from an Earnings Call that a Retailer is in Trouble

An incredibly satirical look at the potential, subtle, and even absurd signals within retailers’ public statements that deserve our pause,