Wintrust Business Lunch 11/21/23: Spending Spending, Consumer Debt, and Abt Electronics | WGN Radio 720
MIAMI, FL – NOVEMBER 13: A customer shops for items at a retail store on November 13, 2023 in Miami, Florida. According to a CNBC/NRF Retail Monitor report, October retail sales fell 0.08% excluding auto and gas, while core retail sales, which also exclude restaurants, fell 0.03%. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Part 1: Tom Gimple, Founder and CEO of The LaSalle Network, joins John to talk about questions interviewers can ask candidates during the interview process to determine if they’re a culture fit.
Part 2: Scott Bauer, CEO of Prosper Trading Academy, talks with John about November’s market rally, his concerns about consumer holiday spending, the record level of debt people have piled on, and the current state of the housing market.
Part 3: John Abt, President of Abt Electronics, tells John about the holiday business activity this year and what people are shopping for this holiday season.
Part 4: Lauren Mack, featured guest of the Chicago Thanksgiving Parade, joins John to talk about everything you can expect at this year’s parade including the return of the beloved giant balloons.