Get Ready For a Potentially Rocky Peak Retail Season

The disruptions that caused empty shelves at the beginning of the pandemic triggered widespread over-purchasing, resulting in inventory surpluses that are now driving increased discounting as retailers try to clear shelves of old inventory. This downward pressure on profits has been further compounded by continuing shipping and manufacturing delays, high inflation, and skyrocketing cost of living.

This infographic covers the trends to stay on top of heading into the 2022 holiday shopping season. (You can read the full blog post here.)