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The Future of Retail

Dec 19, 2018

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It’s the holidays – and maybe you still have some last-minute shopping to do. But how are you doing that shopping? Is it the same way you were doing your holiday shopping five years ago – fifteen years ago? Are you driving to a mall – are you hitting up your local shops – or are you ordering packages on Amazon?

Wes takes a look at retail and the future of commerce here in the United States – especially considering the seemingly limitless growth of online-commerce based businesses like Amazon. He then focuses in on Baltimore, and how our retail industry is changing and growing. What’s working, what isn’t?

Michael Corkery, reporter at The New York Times, who writes about finance and its impact on consumers, businesses, and the environment. 

Kieron Zabow, CEO and cofounder of GoDataFeed, and Lin Grosman, Director of PR. 

Davon Barbour, Vice President of Economic Development, Downtown Partnership.