Category Archives: Retail Sales

Amazon Acquires Perishable Supply Chain With Whole Foods

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000628255 Steve Odland appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Alley on June 16, 2017 to discuss Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods. The acquisition is an inexpensive way for Amazon to acquire a high quality perishables distribution system with 450 brick and mortar … Continue reading

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Retail Share Moving Online

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000594883 Steve Odland appeared on CNBC’s Squawk on the Street on 2/21/17 to discuss Retail sector performance and the proposed border tax.

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Amazon Is The Big Holiday Winner

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000579484 Steve Odland appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box on 12/28/16 to discuss holiday retail trends, consumer confidence, and the impact of online players on bricks and mortar retailers.

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Retail To Benefit From New Tax, Regulatory Policies

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000578821 Steve Odland appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Alley on December 23, 2016 to discuss retail trends, and the possible policy impact of the new Administration and Congress on retail.

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This Will Be A Record Holiday Season

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000570537 Steve Odland, former Office Depot CEO and Committee for Economic Development president and CEO, appeared on CNBC’s Squawk On The Street 11/23/16 to discuss the retail sector ahead of Black Friday and following the 2016 election.

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Amazon Killing Bricks & Mortar Retail

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000543445 Steve Odland appeared on CNBC’s Squawk On The Street August 18, 2016 to discuss Amazon’s success and softness in other retail.

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Chipotle Needs To Reassess Entire Supply Chain

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000464095 Steve Odland appeared on CNBC’s Power Lunch on December 8, 2015 to discuss the food safety issues at Chipotle and what needs to be done within their company and then externally to reassure customers and shareholders.

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Retail Margins Will Be Pressured

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000457862 Steve Odland appeared on CNBC’s Fast Money Halftime Report on November 25, 2015.  He argued that retail inventories coming out of Q3 were high, trends were poor in most areas of retail, and so margins were going to be … Continue reading

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Retail Margins Will Be Crushed

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000453419 Steve Odland appeared on Squawk On The Street on CNBC 11/13/15 to explain that retail sales misses with large inventory builds will create the need for retailers to drastically cut prices for clearance and thereby reduce retail margins for … Continue reading

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Retail Sales Diminished by Consumer Deleveraging

http://www.foxbusiness.com/on-air/after-the-bell/index.html#/v/4108030276001 Steve Odland appeared on Fox Business Network’s “After the Bell” program on March 12, 2015 to discuss retail sales and the economy.  Retail sales, 70% of U.S. GDP, have declined sequentially for three straight months.  Some of this is … Continue reading

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