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2021 NRF Holiday Retail Sales Forecast
Join NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz and Senior Director for Industry and Consumer Insights Katherine Cullen as they discuss NRF’s 2021 holiday sales forecast and consumer spending and shopping trends. This call is open to all retailers.

This webinar is closed to press and off the record.

Oct 27, 2021 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Katherine Cullen
Senior Director, Industry and Consumer Insights @National Retail Federation
Katherine Cullen is senior director of industry and consumer insights for the National Retail Federation’s research team. In this capacity, she leads NRF’s research on consumer spending and emerging retail trends and develops new research initiatives and partnerships. Prior to joining NRF, Cullen worked in customer strategy and intelligence at Macy’s Inc., where she developed customer-centric strategies to inform assortment, marketing and distribution decisions for Macy’s womenswear brands. Cullen also spent six years in fraud and programs analysis for the Department of Justice and Department of Education. Originally from California, Cullen has a master's degree in business administration from New York University’s Stern School of Business with specializations in marketing and business analytics.
Jack Kleinhenz
Chief Economist @National Retail Federation
Jack Kleinhenz is the chief economist for the National Retail Federation. He has more than 35 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies, banking firms, regulators, planners, universities, airports, manufacturers, chambers of commerce, trade associations, nonprofit organizations and state and local government agencies. A frequent speaker on business and economic issues, Kleinhenz is regularly called upon for his expertise by the local, national and international media, including The Financial Times, Bloomberg News, CNBC, Fox News, National Public Radio, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and The Washington Post. He also serves as principal and chief economist of Kleinhenz & Associates, an economic, financial consulting and wealth management firm, as well as adjunct professor of economics at Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management. A graduate of John Carroll University, he earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Notre Dame.