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US Consumer Tracker: Rebound in Online Apparel and Beauty Purchases (Full Report)

Our latest survey report provides a detailed update on US consumers’ behaviors, concerns and expectations, with a focus on the implications for retail. This week, we present findings on what product categories consumers had purchased in-store and online in the past two weeks, as well as what they are buying more of and less of than pre-pandemic. We also discuss what activities consumers have done in the past two weeks. Our consumer survey was undertaken on March 1.

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Earnings Insights 4Q20, Week 5: Discounters Stand Strong While Department Stores Remain Badly Hit and Apparel Specialists See Slow Recovery

Our weekly Earnings Insights reports feature highlights from recent management commentary at major US retailers as they report fourth-quarter 2020 earnings. This week, there are highlights from companies that reported in the week ended February 28—namely, American Eagle Outfitters, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Burlington Stores, Dollar Tree, Foot Locker, Gap Inc., Grocery Outlet Holding Corp., Kohl’s, Kroger, Nordstrom, Ross Stores, Target and Urban Outfitters.

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Qurate Retail Inc. (NASDAQ: QRTEA)

Qurate Retail is a US-based video commerce company, selling various consumer products through television channels, video platforms and mobile applications. Headquartered in Colorado, the company operates in China, Germany, Italy, Japan, Poland, the UK and the US.

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Instacart (Maplebear Inc.)

Instacart is US-based provider of online delivery and pickup services for groceries, prescriptions and apparel. Headquartered in San Francisco, the company operates across 5,500 cities in the US and Canada.

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Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker 2021, Week 9: TJX Companies To Open 81 Net US Stores in 2021

Our Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker reports on store closures, openings and bankruptcies. This week, there are highlights from Amazon, Bath & Body Works, Bob’s Discount Furniture, Casper Sleep, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Hudson, Macy’s, Paper Source, Payless, Sprouts Farmers Market, TJX Companies and Victoria’s Secret in the US and Amazon, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Thomas Pink in the UK.

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February 2021 Leading Indicators of US Retail Sales: Without Additional Stimulus, Early Spring Sales Look Set To Weaken

In our monthly Leading Indicators of US Retail Sales series, we examine several key macroeconomic indicators of US retail sales and analyze how they may impact the industry in the months to come. We analyze the latest available data, as of the end of February 2021, covering the job market, income and savings, and housing.

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US Store Tracker Extra, February 2021: 2,222 Store Closures by Major US Retailers Will Result in 31 Million Square Feet of Closed Retail Space in 2021

The US Store Tracker Extra monthly series offers insight into retailers’ store closure and opening announcements. We include details on closures and openings as a percentage of total store base as well as square-footage impact. This report also offers a comparison between year-to-date announced closures and openings, as of February 26, 2021, versus the comparable period in 2020.

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Five Trends in the US CBD Market

Despite the negative impact of Covid-19 on the retail industry, the cannabidiol (CBD) market is booming in the US, driven by demand from increasingly health-oriented consumers. In this report, we discuss the top five trends in this growing market.

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2021 US Tax Tracker #1: IRS Issues $48 Billion in Refunds

The IRS kicked off the 2021 tax filing season on February 12 this year when it began accepting tax returns for 2020—a delay compared to the normal start in early January. The delays this year allowed the IRS more time to prepare for the Covid-19 Relief Bill, which took effect in the US in late December. The IRS expects to receive over 160 million individual tax returns in 2020.

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Coresight Research x Placer.ai: US Retail 2021—A Data-Driven Exploration of Retail Traffic Trends and the Future of Malls

Coresight Research and location analytics provider Placer.ai hosted a webinar to delve into some of the key shifts impacting the retail industry in the US. In this free report, we present data-driven insights from the event, covering foot traffic trends at selected brands, the future of malls and consumer migration from cities to suburbs.

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Market Outlook: Retail Technology Becomes Even More Crucial in 2021

In this Market Outlook, we discuss the global retail technology market in a pandemic-impacted retail environment. We present data on the size of the global market and its major segments, and we outline the primary market drivers in 2021. This report explores the competitive landscape and key tech trends across the segments of cloud computing, enterprise software, supply chain software, AI platforms and retail hardware.

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US Retail amid Economic Recovery: Learnings from the Global Financial Crisis

In this report, we examine the impending economic and retail recovery from the coronavirus crisis in the US through the lens of recovery from the 2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC). We discuss how lessons from the 2008 financial crisis are useful for understanding the shape and speed of the expected retail recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, as well as exploring the differences in the nature and cause of the two crises.

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