Research

Sunday
January 16
10:30 am11:00 am
Join us for this educational discussion from retail sustainability experts as they reveal the most effective ways to achieve your sustainability goals. Hear how these companies have become successful at reducing their carbon footprints and other related sustainability initiatives as they share their ah-ha moments, what worked and what didn't, who needs to be at the table for these discussions and how to best work with vendors.
Monday
January 17
11:15 am11:45 am

In the eyes of the consumer, sustainability is now a company's responsibility, and the bonus is that it can expand your customer base and provide a potential revenue stream—resale. Solutions are now available that can efficiently create a resale marketplace to expand your sustainability efforts. These platforms are providing a convenient pathway for retailers to move the needle toward a more sustainable world--while expanding their business.  Experts will explain how you can open your own brand's resale shop, considerations to take and lessons they've learned in the process.

Monday
January 17
2:00 pm2:30 pm

Chief Global Economist Ira Kalish will explore the economic factors weighing on the 2022 economy, how these influences are reshaping consumers’ shopping behavior, and what lies ahead for retailers in an altered world. Ira will share preview highlights from the 25th edition of Global Powers of Retailing, which looks at the 250 largest retailers around the world and how leading retailers successfully pivoted during the pandemic.