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Economy at scale: Global socio-economic opportunities for retail success

Monday, January 14
8:30am
–9:00am
Hall D, Special Events Hall, Level 1
Economy at scale: Global socio-economic opportunities for retail success
Retail’s powerful impact on gross domestic product, both domestic and international, is undisputed and influenced by multiple factors. Hear experts share their insights and analysis on the important impact the retail industry has on gross domestic product and global production, and the socio-economic factors influencing consumer confidence and overall health of financial markets. From the new dawn of tariffs, to the current fast-pace of scaling innovation and the closing days of Brexit, gain a big-picture understanding of the forecast for U.S., global and emerging economies. This conversation will highlight retail’s future in light of the many challenges and opportunities presented by the current global socio-economic landscape.
Steve Liesman
Senior Economics Reporter
CNBC
@steveliesman
Moderator
Kara Swisher
Host, Recode Decode Podcast; Contributor, New York Times; Co-Founder and Editor-at-Large
Recode
@karaswisher
Janet L. Yellen
Former Chair, Board of Governors
Federal Reserve System