I just published a new article on Forbes.com. You can access it by clicking the source link below. Retailers often confuse efforts to target new customers as sound strategy, when … Continue Reading Four Troubling Concerns About Walmart’s New JetBlack Service | Forbes.com
In this week’s After the Five video, the Omni Talk crew discusses how Walmart’s Jetblack concept is the new red — i.e. accounting red. That plus Amazon’s Echo Look, the … Continue Reading Walmart’s Jetblack is the new red
In this week’s Omni Talk Fast Five video, Chris Walton questions Walmart’s Flipkart acquisition, and then surprisingly and energetically lauds Best Buy, Starbucks, Sears, and Indochino. He must not be feeling … Continue Reading (Video) Don’t bet the cart on Flipkart
It has been a busy but rewarding week here at Omni Talk. Anne and I continue to make progress on our retail startup concept, I spoke at GMDC’s Retail Immersion … Continue Reading Fast Five: Doug and Marc go to the Taj Majal
Things get out of control this week as Anne Mezzenga and Carter Jensen join Chris to go deeper into this week’s top news. Somehow Amazon gets compared to a wide … Continue Reading After the Five Video: Amazon, the drug we can’t quit
This week’s headlines almost wrote themselves. We saw big moves all around, especially from Macy’s, Walmart, and Amazon. Hell, for the first time ever, Chico’s and J.C. Penney even managed … Continue Reading Fast Five: Macy’s pens the next chapter in its Story
This week Anne Mezzenga nails it when she asks, “Walmart, shouldn’t the curtain match the drapes?” in response to Walmart’s recent press release about their new website design. Anne, Chris … Continue Reading After the Five Video: Walmart, shouldn’t the curtain match the drapes?
In this week’s Omni Talk Fast Five video, Chris Walton asks some candid questions about Brandless, Wayfair’s new Way Day, Walmart’s new web design, and much more. Plus big trucks, … Continue Reading Fast Five Video: Is Brandless just an infomercial?
Hello Omni Talk readers and listeners! This week’s Omni Talk Fast Five Podcasts are ready for your listening pleasure, with special thanks to our sponsor Delivery Solutions. We really enjoyed … Continue Reading Omni Talk Podcasts: Amazon says, “No, I am your father.”
What a week! We are starting to get into the lion’s den period of retailers’ earnings statements, and, as I wrote in the Robin Report back in February, the next … Continue Reading Fast Five: The truth hurts Bed Bath and Beyond
Hello Omni Talk readers and listeners — Omni Talk’s Fast Five Podcast and After the Five Podcast for the week of 4/6/2018 are ready for your listening pleasure. This week … Continue Reading Fast Five Podcasts: Walmart done good (finally), plus Amazon Spark and More
This week’s Omni Talk Fast Five Podcast is live and ready for your listening pleasure. You can listen to this week’s podcasts on iTunes or on SoundCloud below: iTunes — The Fast … Continue Reading Fast Five Podcast — Ikea, Resto, Lulu and, of course, a Walmart Diatribe
My much anticipated and signature good, bad, and the ugly of Shoptalk 2018 recap is out and live on Retail Dive. You can find the article here or by clicking … Continue Reading The good, the bad and the ugly of Shoptalk 2018 | Retail Dive
Anne Mezzenga and Carter Jensen stepped in and up this week, as I was on a much needed vacation with Mrs. Omni Talk before heading out to Shoptalk on Sunday. … Continue Reading Omni Talk’s 3/16/18 podcasts are live!
Omni Talk’s faithful readers have been asking for it, so here it is. I am excited to announce Omni Talk’s first podcasts! Yes, you heard that right! You can now … Continue Reading (New) Introducing Omni Talk’s Weekly Podcasts — open to listen and subscribe