Fast Five | Walmart's Smelly Fridge Deliveries, AI Salads, & Bed Bath's Dying Registry Business

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This is a podcast episode titled, Fast Five | Walmart's Smelly Fridge Deliveries, AI Salads, & Bed Bath's Dying Registry Business. The summary for this episode is: In this week’s Fast Five podcast, sponsored by Microsoft, the A&M Consumer and Retail Group, Takeoff, and Sezzle, Chris Walton and Anne Mezzenga: - Discuss why moldy cheese isn't the only thing that smells in Walmart's in-home fridge delivery plans. (Minute: 3:33) - Talk about why Bed Bath & Beyond's rapidly declining registry business shouldn't be a surprise at all since it, too, is rooted in the same strategic flaw I recently wrote about in Forbes. (Minute: 9:14) - Shine light on a cool new startup, Leap, that is helping Pea in the Pod reopen stores. (Minute: 13:19) - Applaud DoorDash's decision to require every employee to complete one delivery per month and also examine if there are other retailers that could benefit from a similar approach. (Minute: 16:39) - And close with a look at the real reason why Albertsons' new AI salad bars are cool, and it has nothing to do with AI. (Minute: 22:16) There's all that, plus a salute to the folks in Superior, CO, Anne's favorite Topps trading card from the 1980s, and what I would do with $200,000 worth of stolen butter. To redeem your $300 discount on the Manifest Conference, visit: manife.st/continue-registrati... To learn more about Microsoft, visit: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/industry/retail/microsoft-cloud-for-retail To learn more about the A&M Consumer & Retail Group, visit: alvarezandmarsal-crg.com/ To learn more about Takeoff, visit: www.takeoff.com/ To learn more about Sezzle, visit: https://sezzle.com/ Plus, check out our ranking in Feedspot’s 45 Top Retail Podcasts: blog.feedspot.com/retail_podcasts/ Music by hooksounds.com

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In this week’s Fast Five podcast, sponsored by Microsoft, the A&M Consumer and Retail Group, Takeoff, and Sezzle, Chris Walton and Anne Mezzenga: - Discuss why moldy cheese isn't the only thing that smells in Walmart's in-home fridge delivery plans. (Minute: 3:33) - Talk about why Bed Bath & Beyond's rapidly declining registry business shouldn't be a surprise at all since it, too, is rooted in the same strategic flaw I recently wrote about in Forbes. (Minute: 9:14) - Shine light on a cool new startup, Leap, that is helping Pea in the Pod reopen stores. (Minute: 13:19) - Applaud DoorDash's decision to require every employee to complete one delivery per month and also examine if there are other retailers that could benefit from a similar approach. (Minute: 16:39) - And close with a look at the real reason why Albertsons' new AI salad bars are cool, and it has nothing to do with AI. (Minute: 22:16) There's all that, plus a salute to the folks in Superior, CO, Anne's favorite Topps trading card from the 1980s, and what I would do with $200,000 worth of stolen butter. To redeem your $300 discount on the Manifest Conference, visit: manife.st/continue-registrati... To learn more about Microsoft, visit: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/industry/retail/microsoft-cloud-for-retail To learn more about the A&M Consumer & Retail Group, visit: alvarezandmarsal-crg.com/ To learn more about Takeoff, visit: www.takeoff.com/ To learn more about Sezzle, visit: https://sezzle.com/ Plus, check out our ranking in Feedspot’s 45 Top Retail Podcasts: blog.feedspot.com/retail_podcasts/ Music by hooksounds.com