The Fast Five: If Macy’s falls in the woods, does it make a noise?


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In a fast five minutes Chris Walton discusses this week’s big news out of the cosmetics industry, something pronounced “AiFi,” another “I don’t get you, but I don’t know how to quit you” press release out of Walmart, Macy’s earnings report, and some news out of Seattle that had nothing to do with Amazon. Thank the heavens — finally! Links from this week — Startup launches scaleable Amazon Go-like system for retailers – Macy’s Q4 earnings, comp-sales top Street; to sell part of Chicago flagship - Glossier Just Got $52 Million in Fresh Capital, Bringing Total Funding to $86M - Walmart confirms plans to launch apparel, home brands - Nordstrom family reportedly near take-private offer - Omni Talk is a production of and, hosted by leading omnichannel retail expert, Chris Walton. Chris is the founder of the retail start-up, Red Archer Retail and author of one of the fastest growing blogs in retail -- His Fast Five podcast dives into the top retail news headlines of the week in just five quick minutes, all in Chris’s signature candid and humorous style. including serious and sometimes comic musings on the past, present and future of retail. Want more? Be sure to check out the After the Five podcast, where Chris and fellow omnichannel enthusiasts, Anne Mezzenga and Carter Jensen, go even deeper into the headlines and what they could mean for the future of retail. If you enjoy these podcasts, please also be sure to visit to subscribe to Chris’s blog and to get all the retail commentary you could ever want, and more, delivered straight to your inbox. Music from

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