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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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Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker 2021, Week 6: Five Below To Open 170 New 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 Aldi, At Home, Five Below, Gertrude Hawk Chocolates, Kmart, Murphy USA, Sears, Skechers, Trader Joe’s and Weis Markets in the US and Aldi, Boohoo, Clarks, Dermstore and The Hut Group in the UK.

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Market Outlook: Understanding India’s $800 Billion Retail Sector

In this Market Outlook report, we explore India’s retail sector. We analyze data on the sector size and present our growth estimates for 2021. We discuss key market drivers and e-commerce penetration in India’s retail market compared to other global markets. This report also covers a breakdown of India’s top 15 retail companies by revenue,—including Avenue Supermarts, Flipkart Internet, Reliance Retail and V-Mart Retail.

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US Store Tracker Extra, January 2021: Major US Retailers Announce 24 Million Square Feet of Closed Retail Space in 2021

In Coresight Research’s new US Store Tracker Extra monthly series, we offer insight into retailers’ store closure and opening announcements on a monthly basis—supplementing our Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker report. We include retailer-level 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 at the end of each month in 2021 versus the comparable period in 2020.

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US and UK Store Closures Review 2020 and US Outlook 2021

We review store closures and openings in the US and the UK for the full-year 2020. We break down the numbers by sector and analyze the key retailers that significantly contributed to total openings and closures over the course of the year. We also present our projections of US store closures and openings in 2021.

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Product TypeInsight Report | premium

Retail Robustness Index: January 2021 Update—Scores Rebound as Product Mix Shifts Back to Normalized Levels

Coresight Research’s Retail Robustness Index evaluates the 100 largest US retailers (by revenue) on their ability to weather dramatic shifts in demand amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The January 2021 update revises the scores based on financial reports and store-reopening announcements. Alongside the report, our infographic summarizes key changes since the previous Retail Robustness Index update in December 2020.

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Product TypeInsight Report | premium

The Inaugural 10.10 Shopping Festival: From Concept to Creation—and the Five Factors That Drove Its Success

Coresight Research launched the 10.10 Shopping Festival exactly one month ago, to bring fun and excitement back to the retail industry and to help retailers and shoppers address the disruption caused by Covid-19. We provide insights into the creation and launch of the inaugural 10.10 Shopping Festival, which took place on October 9–12, and the five key factors that drove its success.

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Big Billion Days and Great Indian Festival 2020: Highlights So Far from India’s Key E-Commerce Festivals

Flipkart’s annual Big Billion Days (BBD) sales event and Amazon’s Great Indian Festival (GIF) kicked off on October 16 and October 17 respectively, with BBD running for six days through October 21 and GIF set to continue for a month without a specific end date. We discuss the festival highlights so far, including sales data released by the retailers, consumer reach, headline promotions and top offer categories.

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Product TypeDeep Dive | premium

2Q20 US Earnings Season Wrap-Up: Reviewing the Covid-19 Recovery

Second-quarter 2020 retail earnings include recovery from the Covid-19 crisis. We assess the recent performance of US retailers in terms of revenues, earnings per share and comps, considering consensus estimates and year-over-year changes. Although the pace of recovery varies between retail sectors, many retailers initially saw strong sales in reopened stores, driven by pent-up demand. Furthermore, the coronavirus-led pivot to e-commerce led to unprecedented growth in digital sales.

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Earnings Insights 2Q20, Week 6 and Wrap-Up: Digital Businesses Lead Retail Recovery

Our weekly Earnings Insights reports feature highlights from recent management commentary at major US retailers as they report second-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 September 13, including American Eagle Outfitters, Casey’s General Stores and Kroger. This is the final report in the second-quarter Earnings Insights series. As such, we also summarize the performance of retailers reported in the prior weeks.

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Autonomous Retail in China: Opportunities for Brands

In China, alternative retail formats are becoming more desirable for brands and retailers to meet consumer demand for safety and convenience in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. We discuss the rise of “autonomous retail,” our term for a labor-light, technology-heavy retail segment that encompasses unstaffed stores, vending machines and unstaffed shelves.

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