Retail Industry Economic Outlook for Holiday Season

Recorded On: 11/15/2022

This on-demand webinar is available for 14 days after purchase.

The holiday season accounts for a massive portion of annual retail sales, but this year’s holiday season is expected to different as inflation puts a strain on budgets. Join NACM Economist Amy Crews Cutts, Ph.D., CBE and the Chief Economist for the National Retail Federation for an in-depth look at the retail sector. During this session, you also will receive an update on the supply chain as the holiday season rolls around.

 

About the Speakers

Amy Crews Cutts, Ph.D., CBE®, President & Chief Economist, AC Cutts & Associates LLC

Jason Torf's bio photoDr. Amy Crews Cutts is a nationally recognized thought leader and chief economist focused on providing strategic economic analysis rooted in practical business terms. Amy is President and Chief Economist of AC Cutts & Associates LLC and also serves as the Chief Economist for Bright Query LLC and the National Association of Credit Management. She was previously Senior Vice President and Chief Economist for Equifax and Senior Director and Deputy Chief Economist at Freddie Mac. With more than 25 years of economic analysis and policy development experience, Amy is a noted expert in credit reporting, consumer and small business credit markets, loan servicing, securitization, residential real estate including home equity and price indices, and trends in employment and compensation.

 

Jack Kleinhenz, Ph.D., CBE, Chief Economist

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Jack Kleinhenz, Ph.D., CBE is the chief economist for the National Retail Federation, the world’s largest retail trade association.
As a professional economist with more than 35 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies, banking firms, regulators, planners, universities, airports, manufacturers, chambers of commerce, trade associations, nonprofit organizations and state and local government agencies, Kleinhenz is known for translating economics into clear and concise explanations and action. He is a Certified Business Economist (CBE) in business economics and data analytics.

A frequent speaker on business and economic issues, Kleinhenz is regularly called upon for his expertise by the local, national and international media. These include The Financial TimesBloomberg News, CNBC, Fox News, National Public RadioThe Wall Street JournalUSA Today and The Washington Post.

Formerly with the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Kleinhenz is a contributing forecaster to The Wall Street JournalCNBC, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. He also participates as a panelist for NABE’s Economic Outlook, Business Conditions and Policy surveys. He is a past president of the National Association for Business Economics, the largest international association of applied economists, strategists, academics, and policymakers committed to the application of economics.

Kleinhenz serves as a board director to the National Bureau of Economic Research, the nation's leading nonprofit economics research organization. Appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Labor, Kleinhenz has served as a member of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Data Users Advisory Committee. He is a member of The Conference Board Consumer Dynamics Center Advisory Board, the University Hospitals of Cleveland Investment Management Committee and the Governor of Ohio’s Council of Economic Advisors.

He also serves as principal and chief economist of Kleinhenz & Associates, an economic, financial consulting and wealth management firm headquartered in Cleveland, as well as adjunct professor of economics at Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management. A graduate of John Carroll University, he earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Notre Dame.

 

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Open to view video. This on-demand webinar is available for 14 days after purchase. About the Webinar The holiday season accounts for a massive portion of annual retail sales, but this year’s holiday season is expected to different as inflation puts a strain on budgets. Join NACM Economist Amy Crews Cutts, Ph.D., CBE and the Chief Economist for the National Retail Federation for an in-depth look at the retail sector. During this session, you also will receive an update on the supply chain as the holiday season rolls around.