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2:00 pm-3:00 pm* EST on Zoom

* Note departure from our usual time

Tuesday, December 19, 2023



Get a jump start on understanding many of the critical issues confronting retailers and brands as they enter what is likely to be another unpredictable year for the U.S. and global consumer.


Our guest speaker is Deborah Weinswig, Founder and CEO of

Coresight Research, one of the country’s leading retail-focused consultancies with an emphasis on the intersection of retail and technology. 

Deborah and our moderator, RMS President Richard Baum, will engage in a stimulating conversation that will cover many salient points, including:

  • What aspects of AI and Machine Learning will be adopted by retailers in 2024?

  • Will there be any industry consolidation in 2024? If so, what sectors?

  • Will on-line retail continue to gain share? If so, what sectors?

  • How might extraneous factors impact retailers and consumers? Specifically, interest rates, geopolitical issues, 2024 U.S. Presidential election?

  • What retailers and brands are likely to be the big winners and losers in 2024?


Our webinar will kick off with a short, up-to-the-moment summary of the latest goings-on in retail with Patrick McKeever, President and Founder of The Daily on Retail.


RMS Members: $10 

Guests: $50*

Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2023


Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST


Dail-in instructions will be emailed  prior to the event.

* If you're not an RMS member, now is the time to join. Join now and your membership fee will include complimentary attendance at this webinar.

Benefits of membership include: reduced rates on webinars, meetings and conferences; complimentary attendance at our Roundtable online discussions; "Top Takeaways"-capsule summaries of most meetings and webinars; Membership Directory for networking purposes; and Face to Face Fridays, a bi-monthly online networking session for members only.



Deborah Weinswig is the founder and CEO of Coresight Research. Between 2014 to early 2018, Deborah served as Managing Director of Fung Global Retail and Technology (FGRT), the think tank of Fung Group. Previously, she was Managing Director and Head of the Global Staples & Consumer Discretionary team at Citi Research.

Deborah was ranked the #1 analyst by Institutional Investor for 10 years in a row. She was named one of the Top 50 Retail Influencers by Vend in both 2016 and 2017, and received the Asia Retail Congress’s Retail Leadership Award in 2016. She was also recognized by LinkedIn as a top Voice in Retail in 2017 and 2018.

She serves on the board of directors for Goodwill Industries New York/New Jersey, GUESS?, Inc., Kiabi, Street Soccer USA and Xcel Brands, Inc. Deborah is on the advisory board of the World Retail Congress as well as several accelerators.


Patrick McKeever, President and Founder of The Daily on Retail, has followed retail for more than 20 years. Prior to founding Wall Street 313 LLC and The Daily on Retail in late 2018, he spent 11 years as a managing director, senior analyst and consumer sector head at MKM Partners. He has received a number of professional awards, including 2nd place in Multiline Retail for both stock picking and earning estimation in the 2016 Thomson Reuters poll. He was awarded Top Stock Picker in Multiline Retail in the same poll, has been recognized in the Greenwich survey and has performed well in the institutional money manager voting process. 

He appears on CNBC and other networks to discuss retail and has been quoted extensively by industry publications and the financial press. Patrick started his career in equity research at Credit Suisse in New York. He is a graduate of Boston College and also has an economics-focused master's degree. 


Richard Baum is the Managing Partner of Consumer Growth Partners (CGP), a private equity investment/independent sponsor and advisory firm with an exclusive focus on middle-market specialty retail and non-perishable branded consumer products companies. Richard is President of the Retail Marketing Society. 

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