This report looks at payment platforms, explores their prospects, and reviews new technologies that could shape the future of the global payment landscape.
From loyalty programs to experiential concepts, we assess how US department stores are transforming themselves to stay relevant.
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Near Field Communication (NFC) are key technologies to digitalize store operations and can be instrumental to facilitate omnichannel retail.
We review fashion trends and apparel spending intentions that will shape demand for clothing and footwear this back-to-school season.
Warehouse clubs currently have a lead over discount stores in the online grocery market with a substantial investment in e-commerce and omnichannel capabilities.
This deep dive represents the third installment in the RetailTech series and covers everything from beacons to magic mirrors to robots.
In this report, we outline the scale and potential of retail and e-commerce in Southeast Asia. We discuss the opportunities in e-commerce platforms that brands can leverage, and the strategies brands can adopt to enter the e-commerce market in Southeast Asia.
From 2010 to 2019, Target focused on store expansion, brand collaboration and new service offerings.
We review the German off-price retail landscape. German mass-market apparel retailing is skewed toward value options, but off-price represents a still-nascent part of this market.
Most Coresight 100 retailers witnessed a decline in consumer spending, which translated into poor sales and inventory buildup in comparison to the same quarter last year. Tariffs and strategic investments also drove inventory accumulation.
Pricing has become key in retail. Artificial intelligence and machine learning is giving retailers new tools to help fully and effectively implement price optimization strategies.
From 2017 to 2019 we saw Amazon focus on consolidating its e-commerce services, strengthening its technology capabilities and investing in cross-industry projects.
In our first report in our US Back-to-School series for 2019, we provide an outlook for US retail this back-to-school season.
Growth in the $89B US menswear market is driven by demand for more casual apparel. Athletic menswear brands, Nike, Adidas, and Under Armour, are taking market share from traditional brands.
Recommerce and thrift shopping are going mainstream as consumers increasingly seek out value (both economic and ethics-based), clothing that expresses individuality and that is Instagrammable.