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WalStreet Speaker Recap – Walmart CMO Tony Rogers

"Ten years ago, Walmart embarked on a mission to establish an emotional connection with its customers. It struck gold in the form of an archived video from 1992 capturing founder Sam Walton’s comments after receiving the medal of freedom from George H.W. Bush. "If we work together, we’ll lower the cost of living for everyone. We’ll give the world an opportunity to see what it’s like to save and

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Walmart Chief Marketing Officer Tony Rogers to speak July 12

Tony Rogers, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Walmart U.S.  will be our speaker at the next WalStreet Series on July 12. A 10-year veteran of Walmart, Tony Rogers currently serves as Chief Marketing Officer for Walmart U.S.  Tony has responsibility for Walmart marketing efforts including customer research, strategy, program development, branding and customer

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Walmart’s Investment in the Long Game – WalStreet Speaker Series – Charles Redfield

Retail's food frenzy is in full swing. Dollar stores, hard discounters, mass merchants, convenience and drug retailers are all expanding their edible offerings as never before and for good reason. Despite paltry margins, food drives traffic and, when done right, gets shoppers meandering into other more profitable areas of the store. The rub is that the grocery business is notoriously complex and

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Charles Redfield, Executive Vice President, Walmart US, Food Division – WalStreet Series Speaker on March 15th

Charles Redfield, Executive Vice President, Walmart US, Food Division will be our featured speaker for the March 15th WalStreet Series. Charles Redfield, Executive Vice President, Walmart US, Food Division, currently serves as Executive Vice President of Walmart U.S. food division, responsible for all overall strategy, assortment, private brands and sourcing for food categories. Charles

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Matt Kistler – WalStreet Speaker Series

A large part of Matt Kistler’s job is to know as much about the immense diversity among consumers. For example, Millennials are likely to blame – or credit – for reducing a shoppers’ attention span from 12 seconds in 2000 to eight seconds in 2015. Read the entire article from Talk Business & Politics.

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Matt Kistler, SVP Global Consumer Insights & Analytics, Walmart US. WalStreet Series speaker on December 9th

WalStreet Series Speaker for December 9th is Matt Kistler. Matt Kistler is Senior Vice President of Global Consumer Insights and Analytics responsible for strategies that enable greater customer intelligence and capabilities to inform decision making for Walmart U.S. and Walmart.com. Prior to Matt’s current role, he served as Senior Vice President of Dry Grocery for Walmart U.S, 2013-2014, and

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Mark Ibbotson – Walmart Betting On Brick and Mortar

Most large-scale retailers have awakened to the fact that brick-and-mortar locations enable their omni-channel aspirations, yet the game of digital catch-up has become a resource-intensive drain for many. Something’s got to give, and for now, that something has been store upgrades. Walmart is poised to stand out as an exception, precisely because it looked into its digital future and invested

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WalStreet Speaker Series Mark Ibbotson

Mark Ibbotson, SVP Central Operations is the featured WalStreet series speaker set for September 29, 2015. Mark Ibbotson joined ASDA in 2004, as a Regional Operations Manager. He then moved to the Central Retail Team in which he held a variety of roles including Loss Prevention Director and Productivity Director, Central Retail Director, Retail Director, to his current role as SVP – Chief

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Steve Bratspies, Executive VP of Food Walmart U.S.

Steve Bratspies, prior to his current role, Steve served as executive vice president of general merchandise for Walmart U.S. and was responsible for entertainment, toys, seasonal and hardlines categories. From 2009 to 2013, Steve was senior vice president of dry grocery, with responsibility for center store grocery including breakfast/baking, candy/impulse, condiment/specialty, grocery meals and

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