Outlook for US Retail turns stable as pressures build
November 18, 2019 (5.27mins)
Mickey Chadha, Christina Boni
Mickey Chadha and Christina Boni from the US Retail team discuss what drove our industry outlook change to stable from positive. Challenges include an extremely competitive environment, where retailers are investing heavily in e-commerce while contending with operating margin pressures. Pricing remains aggressively competitive as retailers use extremely promotional tactics to fight for market share.
Retail – US: Going stable as competition, pricing pressures clip momentum
Performance across the industry is experiencing rising pressures due to intense competition in the fight for market share.