In this edition of Euromonitor International’s Globalcast series, Research Analyst Daphne Kasriel explains the recession’s impact on consumer spending during the European 2009 Christmas season. This analysis takes a year-over-year comparison of the retail industry, discussing the performance of major categories and predicts which sectors may experience the highest gains in 2010.
- Consumer thrift skills and the long-term impact
- Which retail sector has mitigated the effects of the downturn
- Similarities and differences in consumer behavior from 2008
- Which retail segments can look forward to a better year from consumers