Rising prices, labor shortages, and depleted inventories continue to face manufacturers and retailers worldwide amid continuing supply chain constraints. How will these impacts weigh on the upcoming holiday season? Industry experts Andrew Wang and Garrett Boorojian say people should expect to pay more for holiday gifts and food this year than previously as well as anticipate extended shipping delays for e-commerce.
Chris Wang chats with Nicole Petallides, host of the Watch List, about what to expect to Home Depot and Walmart earnings tomorrow. Both companies have been big beneficiaries of the pandemic, but now face extremely tough comparisons.
This week we visit Thoro Entertainment in Berkeley Heights and speak with Brett Bustamante. Thoro's roots are in audio production and DJing events. At their location on Springfield Ave, they have a recording studio with professional audio courses and workshops. In the front of the store, they have a boutique streetwear retail section of the shop that sells sneakers and hats. They also provide videography services. For your audio and video needs, definitely check out
Andy Wang returned to The Watch List with Nicole Petallides to discuss the reopening of the economy and Dufry Group, a Swiss-based travel retailer which operates duty-free and duty-paid shops, and convenience stores in airports, cruise lines, seaports, railway stations, and central tourist areas.
Lululemon (LULU) is up 30% y/y and has been increasing. In a conversation with Nicole Petallides on the TD Ameritrade Network, Amber Focault, Strategist and Head of Products for Cardify and Chris Wang, Research Director of Runnymede Capital Management, discuss the future of Lululemon as well as other retailers with high customer enthusiasm and brand loyalty such as Nike (NKE) and Under Armour (UAA). While Lululemon’s sales may decrease after
Chris Wang speaks with Nicole Petallides, host of the Watch List and Market Overtime, about Under Armour (ticker UAA) earnings. The company blew out expectations earnings 16 cents vs street expectations of 4 cents. It also raised full year guidance from 12 to 14 cents to 28 to 30 cents. Given that the company already earned 16 cents and the third and fourth quarters are typically their strongest, their guidance seems very conservative and the
The Laundress Founder Gwen Whiting talks about building a brand from scratch, financing growth, and different views on money.
Author, speaker, and sales mastery coach, Everold Reid talks about auto sales, salesmanship, and launching an ecommerce company to help local vendors in Jamaica.
For much of 2020, we were locked in our homes and have been waiting for life to return to normal. Thanks to government transfer payments, even those who lost their jobs saved money. According to the New York Times, in 2020, personal income increased by over $1 trillion and spending decreased by over $530 million. This means that American consumers are sitting on a $1.5 trillion war chest that is ready to be unleashed in
We visit Meg Olenowski, who with her sister Cait, own not one store but two. Located in Denville, Sisters is a clothing boutique and Surprises in Store is a delightful gift shop. Meg and Cait come from a family of local business owners and are dedicated to both customers and the community.