Retail: Unplugged Podcast (Episode 7)


17 August 2023.

Making ‘cents’: consumer and market trends.

Our next guest on Retail: Unplugged has worked over 20 years as an economist and is a top NZ inflation analyst who led crisis analysis for earthquakes and global financial shifts.

Join Satish Ranchhod, Senior Economist, Financial Markets, Westpac New Zealand and Carolyn Young, Chief Executive, Retail NZ, as they chat about the current economic climate.

They discuss how inflation will continue to challenge businesses and ways to ensure your business is poised for both current and future scenarios.

The conversation explores:

  • customer spending trends for retail
  • the impact of FIFA on retail spending
  • the importance of cashflow in a challenging economic climate
  • advice for retailers ahead of the busy season.

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