Andrew Duguay

Andrew Duguay

Andrew Duguay is chief economist at Prevedere, a cloud-based business intelligence solutions provider that delivers forecast accuracy by harnessing the predictive power of global economic data.

Retailers Shouldn't Look to China for Answers in Planning for 2020

Some retailers have said that the buying trends among their U.S. customers since the outbreak of the coronavirus and its resulting COVID-19 spread in North America match those that they saw in China when the crisis started in that country. As such, they're using China as a model to gauge how the current health and…

Tax Reform Provides a Rare Short-Term Opportunity for Retailers, CPGs

As a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which went into effect at the beginning of this year, a slew of marquee American businesses, like Home Depot, FedEx, Walmart and Disney, among many others, found themselves with new cash on hand and were prompted to reward their employees. Some companies paid their employees…