CHICAGO -- Retailers' expectations for the year ahead remain moderate, with C-suite executives forecasting a 3.2% increase in total sales for 2018, according to a mix of 100 retail CEOs, CFOs and CIOs in the first annual 2018 BDO Retail Compass Survey
The announcement of the additional spending commitments was made after the first Vote Compass survey
revealed that Queensland voters perceive the economy as the first and foremost election issue.
Data from CBC's more recent and massive Vote Compass survey
during the 2011 federal election revealed that Quebecers are the most receptive Canadians to immigration.
"Further, on top of shrinking margins, it is also an election year and most retail CFOs are very concerned about higher tax payments and fewer incentives as a result of any tax reform."?These findings are from the most recent edition of the BDO Seidman Retail Compass Survey
which examined the opinions of 100 chief financial officers at leading retailers located throughout the country.
According to the latest Vote Compass survey
, an overwhelming majority from150,000 respondents demanded initiatives from the government to prevent foreign ownership of Kiwi farmland, reported TV Nz.co.
The seventh-annual BDO Retail Compass Survey
of CFOs, conducted for BDO by Market Measurement Inc., polled 100 CFOs at leading retailers located throughout the country.
According to the seventh-annual BDO Retail Compass Survey
of CFOs that was released earlier this month by BDO USA LLP, the chief financial officers at 100 retail companies across the United States expect to see a 3.2% increase in total store sales, down from their earlier forecast of 4.5%.