Macro Insights

Stay updated with our economists’ views on macro trends shaping the U.S. and world economies and how these trends impact retailing, shoppers, and trade practices in key markets. Visit this center for:

  • Retail-relevant data: We track hundreds of indicators with a special focus on household spending categories, retail channels, and related price measures.
  • Forecasts of retail categories and channels: Our “top down” macro forecasts of about 30 key categories and 20 retail channels are impactful on their own as well as an input into our “bottom up” forecasts by retailer and format.
  • Retail implications: Our macro approach features implications specific to retailers and suppliers operating across a range of retail channels, from Apparel to Warehouse Clubs and online.

Macro Insight Center

Macro Insight Center

Through Kantar Retail’s Retail Insight Centers, you are able to find insight and data on the key customers that make the most impact on your business. Get relevant views on the economy and its impact on shoppers, retail, and trade strategy through Kantar Retail’s Macroeconomics Insight Center focusing on the Topical Pulse, Key Indicators, Future Outlook, and Market Forecasts.

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Macro Presentations

Macro Presentations

View our experts’ analysis in Microsoft PowerPoint format for relevant information in a digestible format. Kantar Retail features three types of presentations:

  • Summary Slides: Insights focused on a specific topic, market, channel, or retailer.
  • Event Presentations: Insights published following their presentation at any of our global Kantar Retail events.
  • Webinar Presentations: Insights published following their presentation on Kantar Retail’s signature webinars.
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Data and Forecasts

Data and Forecasts

The Macroeconomics Insight Center features macroeconomic data from channel forecasts, scorecards, comps reports, government-reported sales, etc., through the data and forecasts section.

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Blogs

Blogs

Keep up to date with our economists’ real-time commentary relating to the macroeconomic landscape. You can also join the conversation on our experts’ blogs with timely replies to any questions on the discussion relating to the blog topic.

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