FORMER VICE PRESIDENT TARGET STORE OF THE FUTURE JOINS DELIVERY SOLUTIONS ADVISORY BOARD
Former Target Store of the Future Executive to Provide Omnichannel Expertise to Delivery Solutions, a Leader in Last-Mile Delivery Solutions
Carrollton, TX February 2019 – Delivery Solutions, a last-mile delivery solutions provider that orchestrates and optimizes local delivery turnkey solutions for retailers, today announced that Chris Walton has joined its Advisory Board. Walton is a leader in the field of omnichannel retail. Walton brings with him nearly 20 years of expertise in both retail and retail technology. As a member of the Advisory Board, Walton will lend his expertise to Delivery Solutions and its growing client base in the US.
Walton is a former Target Vice President with 20 years of retail experience at Gap, Inc., and Target. Most recently, he was the Vice President of Target’s Store of the Future project and also the Vice President of Home Furnishings for Target.com. He holds a BA in Economics and History from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Currently he is the CEO and Founder of Red Archer Retail and Omni Talk, one of the fastest growing blogs in retail. He contributes regularly to Forbes.com, the Robin Report, and Retail Dive.
“I am very excited to have Chris Walton join our Advisory Board. He is visionary in terms of understanding how retail will evolve and also brings with him actual, hands-on experience from nearly every discipline within retailing, including merchandising, store operations, inventory management, product design, forecasting, e-commerce, pricing and promotions, product development, and store design,” said Arshaad Mirza, founder of Delivery Solutions. “Chris provides a unique through line of expertise that ranges from strategy to concept through operations.”
Chris Walton, CEO of Red Archer Retail, said, “I am thrilled to be joining the Advisory Board of Delivery Solutions. Their approach and vision for last-mile delivery orchestration is top-notch and honed from years of experience as entrepreneurs within the space and within the industry.”
About Delivery Solutions
Delivery Solutions orchestrates and optimizes local last-mile delivery turnkey solutions for retailers. Its proprietary suite of white label products and services make anytime and anywhere local delivery direct from retailer to consumer possible. For more information, visit www.deliverysolutions.co.
About Red Archer Retail
Red Archer Retail is an advisory-style business based in Minneapolis that provides a platform for better, more interactive retail methods and one that avoids the stale, traditional tactics used by big-box and mall-based retail concepts. Comprised of real entrepreneurs, Red Archer Retail also “eats what it cooks.” It owns and operates a proprietary retail concept, Third Haus, and publishes the fast-growing and popular retail blog Omni Talk, which offers candid, no-holds-barred analyses, critiques and recommendations on the future of retail.
CEO, Red Archer & Omni Talk