Host: Rodney Sides, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Presenter: Mike Daher, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
What can retail, travel, and hospitality companies expect this upcoming holiday season? Join this Dbriefs webcast as we uncover the 2022 holiday consumer trends that companies should prepare for this season. We’ll discuss:
- Current economic sentiment and the impact of inflation on consumer spending, including travel
- How ongoing supply chain issues and travel disruptions may influence consumer choices
- Sustainability considerations
- Year-over-year comparison of consumer preferences in retail and travel
Meet the speaker
Rodney R. Sides
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.
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.