A look into how rising inflation rates is impacting retailer and consumer decisions.
Inflation and its impact on retail highlight a mixed reaction. Although there are many indicators, the fluctuations within are driving consumers to be cautious in how and where they spend. Layer the cautiousness with the angst to do and want more requires constant monitoring, forcing investors and retailers to continuously track various cycles.
What we have learned post 2020 to 2021 and how we look forward contemplates the consumer journey. With gasoline prices, supply chain impact on freight, manufacturing, margins, and/or the Inflation Reduction Act implications, all contribute to existing and new challenges.
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