Funny Things Happened On Our Way To Economic Recovery

Falling unemployment, improving housing market, growing new car sales, rising consumer confidence, but why is the recovery not as evident in consumer-packaged-goods retailing? What is holding sales back? Is it our stores, our assortment, our price/value equation, and/or our shoppers? And is growth a short or long-term issue and how does our industry collaborate to accelerate store sales?

Recognized industry expert Todd Hale will discuss the challenges and opportunities in creating success in Center Store and explore developing collaborative solutions that tap into today’s shopping patterns and increase financial results.

Todd Hale serves as Senior Vice President, Consumer & Shopper Insights for Nielsen. A frequently sought-after industry and client speaker, Todd shares his insights on consumer shopping, buying and media consumption behaviors and attitudes to provide manufacturers and retailers with strategic visions to facilitate brand, category and retail sales growth.