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Coronavirus Tracker: Retail Metrics and Key Developments

Coresight Research’s Coronavirus Tracker includes a timeline of key developments; details temporary US store closures and reopenings; charts weekly data on shoppers' purchasing behaviors; and notes US retail hirings, US states' reopening dates for businesses and furloughs by major retail companies. Recently added are details of capital raising, management changes, financial guidance updates and bankruptcies in retail.

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2Q20 US Retail Inventory Tracker: Most Retailers Post Higher Inventory Turnover as Stores Reopen

In our quarterly US Retail Inventory Tracker reports, we analyze inventory trends among those US retailers listed in the Coresight 100. We look at the inventory levels of various retailers in 2Q20 and assess why levels may have changed from the year-ago period—with most retailers posting higher inventory turnover as stores reopen.

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US E-Commerce: Post-Crisis Outlook

We explore the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on US e-commerce. We present our trend analysis and insights into the online channel’s development in the second quarter of 2020. We also discuss three post-crisis US e-commerce trends across the themes of digital investment, omnichannel capabilities and drones/autonomous vehicles.

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US Store Closures: Where Are Department Stores Closing?

The Covid-19 crisis has significantly impacted the US department store sector. We offer a state-wise depiction of the locations of over 1,300 store closures. We present maps of confirmed store closures by the major department stores that have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this year—including JCPenney, Stage Stores and Stein Mart—as well as by other companies such as Macy’s and Nordstrom.

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The Global Shopping Festival Landscape: The New 10.10 Shopping Festival in Context

Due to the Covid-19 crisis, shopping holidays are likely to hold heightened relevance during the remainder of 2020 for brands and retailers looking jump-start their sales recoveries, as well as for consumers looking for deals. We present Coresight Research’s new 10.10 Shopping Festival and outline the global landscape of shopping festivals.

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Beauty Insights: CBD and the Future of Health and Wellness

As part of our Beauty Insights series, we explore the potential of cannabidiol (CBD) products in the US beauty sector and present our estimations for the significant growth of the market for CBD health and wellness over the next five years. We discuss the opportunity for brands and retailers in this space, using findings from Coresight Research’s proprietary survey of US CBD users.

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Coresight Research, Shopkick and Fashwire Introduce the New 10.10 Shopping Festival

Together with Shopkick and Fashwire, Coresight Research is excited to announce the inaugural 10.10 Shopping Festival, a US-based event that will take place on October 9–11, 2020. We detail the rationale behind launching the event, the participation of the partner companies and the opportunities that this new shopping festival offers to brands, retailers and consumers. With both an online and offline presence, 10.10 will provide a gamified shopping experience and pull forward holiday shopping this year.

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US Survey Update: More Consumers Return to In-Store Shopping (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 highlight findings around shoppers’ return to brick-and-mortar stores, including discussion of their avoidance of public places, as well as what activities they expect to do in the next two weeks. Our consumer survey was undertaken on September 15.

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August 2020 US Retail Traffic and In-Store Metrics: Traffic Declines by 41%, Easing Toward the End of the Month

August 2020 saw total US nonfood store traffic decline by nearly 41% year over year, with nonessential businesses continuing to reopen and some states revisiting their reopening plans on indoor malls as the spikes in coronavirus cases slowed toward the end of the month. We review store traffic changes through the month and the sectors most impacted by the current crisis.

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