Retail Executives Fear Impact of Tariffs, Protectionism as Election Nears
The 2016 US Presidential election brings uncertainty and concern to both sides of the aisle. But there is one issue where the two candidates have similar stances: trade.
The trade policies of both candidates are raising concerns for retail executives. 46% surveyed said they expect to be impacted by in-coming trade policies of either presidential candidate. And 68% lack the supply chain flexibility needed to adapt to in-coming risk. What is the expected business impact of tariffs and protectionism? How will retailers respond? See the infographic below for the full election outlook from 250 US retail executives.