U.S. Retail Outlook: Life Beyond Amazon? | American Funds



Anne Marie Peterson Investment Analyst & Portfolio Manager
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U.S. Retail Outlook: Life Beyond Amazon?

Episode 20

Given the explosive popularity of Amazon, some traditional retailers have resorted to introducing in-store “experiences” to lure shoppers through their doors. Others, meanwhile, rely on key competitive advantages to insulate themselves from retail’s biggest disruptor. And what does all this change mean for the great American shopping mall?

Here to make sense of the shifting landscape is investment analyst Anne-Marie Peterson, a 22-year industry observer of the U.S. retail scene. She discusses what today’s disruptive forces could mean for investors and even shares what’s on her shopping list this holiday season.

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