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The 12 Weeks of Holidays: #10—US Retail Traffic Remains Deeply Negative, Underscoring E-Commerce Potential

We explore trends in consumer footfall to brick-and-mortar stores this holiday season, including the implications of declines in retail store traffic. This report is part of The 12 Weeks of Holidays series, in which we present key data, trends and observations as we count down to the peak holiday season.

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America’s Changing Shopping Centers: Part 3—Malls Seek To Adapt as Pandemic Expedites Retail Shakeup

As malls grapple with the repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic—including a rise in e-commerce, retail bankruptcies and the threat of declining foot traffic—mall owners are finding new ways to compete for consumer’s attention and retail spending. In this report—the third and final in our America’s Changing Shopping Centers series—we discuss the steps taken by mall operators to future-proof their centers amid the changing retail landscape.

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Earnings Insights 3Q20, Week 4: Apparel Specialists See Strong Recovery; Home Categories Remain Strong

Our weekly Earnings Insights reports feature highlights from recent management commentary at major US retailers as they report third-quarter 2020 earnings. We condense what retail companies are reporting, with a focus on the impact of the coronavirus crisis. This week, there are highlights from companies that reported in the week ended November 29, namely American Eagle Outfitters, Best Buy, Burlington Stores, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Dollar Tree, Gap Inc., Nordstrom, Urban Outfitters and Wiliams-Sonoma.

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US Survey Update: Fewer Consumers Visit Shopping Centers This November (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 focus on the declining trend in consumer visits to shopping centers throughout November. We also discuss shoppers’ current online spending habits and avoidance of public places, as well as what activities they expect to do in the next two weeks. Our consumer survey was undertaken on November 24.

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Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO)

Tractor Supply Company is a US-based retailer of farm maintenance products, lawn and garden, light truck equipment, work clothing, and other home and home-improvement products. Headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee, the company operates 1,904 Tractor Supply stores across 49 US states.

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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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The 4-5-4 US Retail Calendar, 2021–22: Your Guide to the Retail Year

The 4-5-4 US retail calendar is a guide to the fiscal year ending January 29, 2022. The calendar is used by many US retailers; it ensures comparability between years by dividing the year into months based on a “4 weeks-5 weeks-4 weeks” format. We note major holidays and calendar events within each week across the year and compare when these fall to 2020–21.

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