The global economy in 2016 saw unprecedented turmoil with Brexit, Zika, political unrest, rising migration and terrorism. So how did this impact consumers? In this spotlight session, Deloitte’s Chief Global Economist Dr. Ira Kalish, will share insights from their 20th annual “Global Powers of Retailing” report. He will provide a global economic outlook, forecasting how trends - including globalization, deflation and commodity prices - will impact retail growth or disruption over the next year.
- Understand how global economic factors affected consumer behavior over the last year.
- Identify the macroeconomic trends that will be most impactful in 2017.
- Interpret key drivers for volatility among the top global retailers.