Tag Archives: National Retail Federation

The Consumerism of Retail



On this episode of The Bistro, host Elaine Espinola and Project Director of BBB National Programs Podcasts dive deeper into the conversation surrounding the retail industry by revisiting three previous episodes that each introduced a layer to the discussion: Women’s Purchasing Power, BlackFriday.com, and A Parent’s Guide for Back to School Shopping. Check out this episode to learn more about who is driving consumer spending, what we spend our money on, and how the marketplace is adjusting.


A Parent’s Guide for Back to School Shopping



Summer has just begun but there is no time to waste in thinking about one of the biggest shopping seasons of the year. Katherine Cullen, Director of Industry and Consumer Insights at the National Retail Federation joined us last summer to provide in-depth insights and advice on how to navigate the halls of back to school shopping. Happy listening!


Retailers Gear Up For The Holidays



Retailers, are you ready for the 2018 Holiday Season? The National Retail Federation is our guest for this episode of Better Series. Director of Industry and Consumer Insights, Katherine Cullen stops by to provide some helpful tips on consumer expectations this holiday. Tune in to getting ready for what the association describes as a shopping season on the “up”.


Back To School Shopping Equals Big Business



We are in the midst of wrapping up summer and getting back to school. There is no doubt that retailers have been reminding us of this fact as store shelves are packed with school supplies. Back to school shopping is a vital time of year for retailers, right behind holiday shopping. Join us at The Bistro as we chat with Katherine Cullen, Director of Industry and Consumer Insights, at the National Retail Federation to learn how best to navigate the store aisles.