10 Nov.

Holiday shopping and travel season 2021: Trends to watch

Industries: Retail, Wholesale & Distribution

Wednesday, 02:00 p.m.  ET | 1 hr
Credits offered: CPE Event language: English

Participants will explore results of Deloitte’s holiday retail and travel surveys and gain insight into the state of the consumer and how they are approaching the season.

Due to high demand, attendance is limited and on a first-come basis.

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Key takeaways

Host: Rod Sides, partner, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Presenters: Rod Sides and Mike Daher 

1 Overview CPE credit | CPE: Specialized Knowledge

What can retail and travel companies expect this upcoming holiday season? Join this Dbriefs as we uncover the 2021 holiday consumer spending trends that can help companies succeed this season. We’ll discuss:

  • Consumer preferences and spending intention in various holiday product categories and purchase channels
  • Pandemic-influenced shopping behavior that will continue to gain traction
  • Consumer sentiments and behavior shaping this year’s holiday travel trends

Meet the speakers

Rodney R. Sides

Rodney R. Sides

Vice Chair & US Leader | Retail & Distribution

Rod is vice chair, Deloitte LLP, and leads the US Retail & Distribution practice. He is responsible for driving key sector initiatives that include original research, talent development, and strategies that guide retailers as they navigate uncertainty, compete globally, and improve performance and profitability. A principal in Deloitte Consulting LLP, Rod has more than 25 years of experience in store operations, supply chain, procurement, back-office operations, and IT.

Michael Daher

Michael Daher

Vice Chair & US Non-Attest Leader | THS

Mike Daher serves as Vice Chair – US Transportation, Hospitality & Services (THS) leader of non-attest services. He is responsible for harnessing Deloitte’s cutting-edge industry insights and unmatched depth and breadth of consulting, risk and financial advisory and tax capabilities to help THS clients solve their most complex business issues. Deloitte's THS client portfolio includes market leading airline, transportation, cruise, hotel, restaurant, casino, and service organizations. He has deep experience in leading global business strategy design and large-scale, digitally enabled business transformations for multinational THS clients in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. Mike also served as a trusted advisor to several senior executives through Deloitte’s Executive Transition Lab™ program, helping them make successful transitions to more senior roles in their companies or into new organizations. As an avid traveler, Mike is deeply curious of peoples and cultures and an advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion.

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Wednesday, 10 Nov 2021 02:00 p.m. ET
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