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Coronavirus Insights: China Embraces Signs of Recovery

Since the coronavirus broke out in Wuhan in January, China has implemented unprecedented measures to control the spread of the virus. The nationwide lockdown looks to have been a success—we discuss signs that indicate the country is now on the road to recovery. We consider the implications for brands, as well as what the “new normal” might look like for China’s residents and businesses as the nation looks to move on from the coronavirus.

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East-to-West Learnings: How Grocery Retailers in China Have Addressed Labor Shortages During the Coronavirus Crisis

We look at the labor imbalance in China that has been caused by the coronavirus pandemic and how supermarket chains and grocery retailers are responding by launching co-employment initiatives with restaurant chains. We consider how retailers in the US could learn from China’s new employment models as the coronavirus situation worsens in the West.

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Amazon India and Flipkart: Head to Head

India’s marketplace-led e-commerce landscape is far less developed than China’s or its Western counterparts, but it’s growing quickly, from just $39 billion in 2017 to an expected $64 billion in 2020. Homegrown marketplace platform Flipkart realized this early on and enjoyed nearly unrivalled dominion over the Indian market until Amazon entered the fray in 2013.

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US Social Commerce Survey: The Impact of Social Media on Shopping Behavior

We discuss the use of social media by US shoppers, as part of our report series exploring social commerce. Based on findings from a Coresight Research proprietary survey, we explore how often consumers use social media platforms to research, discover and buy products across multiple categories. In addition, we consider the impact of celebrities and influencers on US social media shoppers.

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4Q19 US Earnings Season Wrap-Up

Fourth-quarter 2019 retail earnings show that many companies across the retail industry saw strong growth. However, our coverage of the Coresight 100 reveals that the CPG and department-store sectors bucked this trend, with the latter continuing to struggle. Companies across the board have updated their guidance due to coronavirus disruption in the supply chain and demand in Asia, but we are yet to see updates based on the spread of the virus to the US, with the nation moving closer to lockdown.

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US Social Commerce Survey: Instagram, Influencers and Shopping

We discuss the use of Instagram by US shoppers, as part of our new report series exploring social commerce. Based on findings from a Coresight Research proprietary survey, we explore how often consumers use the photo- and video-sharing social platform to research, discover and buy products across multiple categories. In addition, we consider the impact of Instagram influencers on US social media shoppers.

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