Fast Five | Curbside Sampling, Stirrups, & the Amazon vs. Walmart Giddy Up

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This is a podcast episode titled, Fast Five | Curbside Sampling, Stirrups, & the Amazon vs. Walmart Giddy Up. The summary for this episode is: In the latest edition of the Omni Talk Fast Five, sponsored by A&M Consumer & Retail Group and Takeoff, Chris Walton, Anne Mezzenga, and Emma the Intern discuss: – Amazon's plan to rollout Amazon Fresh to 28 more stores, while also testing "Just Walk Out" tech at full scale – Walmart's curbside sampling program and all the amazing ways to think about the value it creates – The decision by Adidas to cut back wholesale distribution, open bigger stores, and push its business to 50% DTC – Whether Walmart hiring Brandon Maxwell as its new creative director for its upscale fashion lines matters one iota – And, why Amazon's nationwide rollout of Amazon Care could signal tough times ahead for Walmart's physical healthcare strategy Plus, Anne introduces Chris to the wonderful world of OB-GYN product placement, while Chris tries to set new marks for Omni Talk alliteration. This week's episode is as sharp, sidesplitting, and speedy as ever! To learn more about the A&M Consumer & Retail Group, visit: www.alvarezandmarsal.com/industries/retail/retail To learn more about Takeoff, visit: www.takeoff.com/

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In the latest edition of the Omni Talk Fast Five, sponsored by A&M Consumer & Retail Group and Takeoff, Chris Walton, Anne Mezzenga, and Emma the Intern discuss: – Amazon's plan to rollout Amazon Fresh to 28 more stores, while also testing "Just Walk Out" tech at full scale – Walmart's curbside sampling program and all the amazing ways to think about the value it creates – The decision by Adidas to cut back wholesale distribution, open bigger stores, and push its business to 50% DTC – Whether Walmart hiring Brandon Maxwell as its new creative director for its upscale fashion lines matters one iota – And, why Amazon's nationwide rollout of Amazon Care could signal tough times ahead for Walmart's physical healthcare strategy Plus, Anne introduces Chris to the wonderful world of OB-GYN product placement, while Chris tries to set new marks for Omni Talk alliteration. This week's episode is as sharp, sidesplitting, and speedy as ever! To learn more about the A&M Consumer & Retail Group, visit: www.alvarezandmarsal.com/industries/retail/retail To learn more about Takeoff, visit: www.takeoff.com/