2022 has been an impactful year for the retail industry. As Washington retailers have continued to navigate the many challenges and uncertainties of the past year, the association has been laser-focused on providing valuable resources and strong advocacy for our members and stakeholders.
WR’s virtual annual meeting is November 15 from 11am-12pm PST. Register now to hear from the WR Executive leadership team as they discuss trends, top-priority issues, and resources available to WR members.
Special guest, economist Dr. Bill Conerly, will provide a real-time update on Washington’s economy as we head into 4th quarter. His presentation will offer retailers important insight on preparing and adapting their businesses by taking a “flexible stance” in facing the economic uncertainties ahead.
Dr. Conerly is a Pacific Northwest economist with a global reputation. As a consultant, he connects the dots between the economy and business with clients ranging from Fortune 100 corporations to local small businesses. He is also a Senior Contributor to Forbes and has spoken to over 1400 business audiences around the world.
Conerly has authored two books, including The Flexible Stance: Thriving in a Boom/Bust Economy and Businomics, He has also been interviewed on PBS, CNN and CNBC, and quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Fortune Magazine, and USA Today.
The event is free to members, potential members, stakeholders, and retail partners.
For more information, contact Jessica Tingle by phone at (360) 846-2447, or email her at [email protected].