Following another volatile year and cost of living increases, merchandise trade has still grown. Although this is partly due to the low trade volumes saw during COVID, rather than just a sharp shift in demand. Merchandisers are not out of the water though as consumer demand is slowing down once again as talks of a recession influence spenders to be conservative with their budgets.
On top of this, Leaders in this sector are dealing with increased energy and inflation rises and continued shortages of materials and labour. Strikes have been seen across the globe from America to Germany to South Africa and beyond, further adding to their backlogs and staff issues. Whilst CEOs don’t have the ability to see into the future, they are certain that addressing agility in businesses will be key to overcoming these challenges.
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