Fast Five | Amazon Sets New Prime Record, Walmart Sets Off A Firework, & Instacart Sets Us Ablaze

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This is a podcast episode titled, Fast Five | Amazon Sets New Prime Record, Walmart Sets Off A Firework, & Instacart Sets Us Ablaze. The summary for this episode is: <p>Chris and Anne discuss Amazon drawing a record number of Prime sign ups during its Thursday NFL broadcast, Walmart inking a deal with Firework, digital twins from NVIDIA and Lowe’s, Walmart checking accounts, and Instacart’s new connected stores platform. Brought to you by&nbsp;<a href="https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/industry/retail/microsoft-cloud-for-retail" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Microsoft</a>, the&nbsp;<a href="https://alvarezandmarsal-crg.com/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">A&amp;M Consumer and Retail Group</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.takeoff.com/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Takeoff</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://sezzle.com/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Sezzle</a>, and&nbsp;<a href="https://silk.us/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Silk</a></p><p><br></p>

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In today’s Omni Talk Retail Fast Five Podcast, sponsored by Microsoft, the A&M Consumer and Retail GroupTakeoffSezzle, and Silk, Chris and Anne:

  • Discuss the significance of Amazon’s record number of Prime sign ups during its Thursday night NFL broadcast last week
  • Shower praise on Walmart for its new livestreaming efforts with Firework
  • Get right and steamy mad about Instacart’s Connected Stores platform hokum
  • Love Lowe’s decision to create digital twins of its stores with NVIDIA
  • And, mark this day down folks, also close with a second salute to Walmart for its plans to offer customer checking accounts

There’s all that, plus witchy women, Anne singing Kanye, and the difference between “extra dirty” and “filthy.”

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