Retail Focus 12/31/18 – Early Holiday Sales Numbers; Top 5 & Bottom 5 Retailers of 2018

In our final podcast of the year, we detail early numbers from Mastercard that suggest holiday sales may have been even better than estimates. We spend the bulk of the episode counting down our picks for the top five and bottom five retailers in terms of 2018 performance, before covering a potential shift in retail real estate purchasing habits with interest rates rising.