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Greg Portell

Global Retail Development Sees Pockets of Hope Despite Uncertain Economic Climate

A.T. Kearney's Global Retail Development Index Finds Shifts in Policy, Culture Demand Close Attention from Retailers Global retailing remains a paradox. Even as social media and ecommerce fuel the evolution of a truly global consumer, retailing in emerging economics continues to be affected by local realities such as Internet connectivity, availability and cost of labor, and government factors ranging from taxation policy and trade wars to armed conflict. These are the findings of A.T. Kearney's 2019 Global Retail…