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Market Outlook: US Drugstore Retail—Telehealth Adoption Accelerates and Competition Heats Up in Health Care

In this Market Outlook, we explore the US drugstore retail sector and its future outlook. We consider the competitive landscape, market innovators and disruptors, and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on market growth and online sales. This report also discusses a number of key themes in the market, including store openings from CVS, Walgreens and Walmart, increased telehealth adoption and the growth of drugstore retail e-commerce.

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Big Billion Days 2020 Preview: Flipkart Offers Pre-Booking and Daily Shopping Games To Drive Sales

Launched in 2014, the Big Billion Days shopping festival is the annual flagship shopping event of Walmart-owned Indian retailer Flipkart. The Big Billion days sale will take place on October 16–21 this year. We explore a preview of key features of this year’s Big Billion Days shopping festival, including pre-booking, shopping games, offers and promotions, and upcoming events by retail competitors.

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Retail Robustness Index: October 2020 Update—Average Financial Health Metric Deteriorates

Coresight Research’s Retail Robustness Index evaluates the 100 largest US retailers (by revenue) on their ability to weather dramatic shifts in demand as the Covid-19 lockdowns began. The October 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 September.

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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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Halloween 2020 US Retail Preview: Covid-19 Spooks Festivities and Haunts Retail

As Halloween kicks off the US Holiday season, festivities are likely to be impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. We discuss the impact of Covid-19 on Halloween celebrations and retail spending. We also explore the detailed insights provided by our September 22 survey on US consumers’ behaviors, concerns and expectations in relation to this year’s Halloween holiday, with a focus on the implications for US 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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The Time for Sustainability in Retail Is Now

Employees, investors and consumers expect sustainability to be addressed at the companies for which they work, in which they invest and by the brands from which they buy. In this free report, sponsored by IBM, we discuss the development of sustainability in retail and present Coresight Research’s EnCORE framework, which is designed to help retailers and brands frame their approach to sustainability.

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August 2020 US Retail Sales: Further Strong Year-over-Year Growth

Building on strong growth momentum in total US retail sales in July 2020, US retail sales continued to rebound strongly in August, driven by multiple nonfood sectors—including sports and leisure goods and home improvement. Using data from the US Census Bureau, this report looks at which retail sectors saw sales surge and which did not do well in August 2020.

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Retail Robustness Index: September 2020 Update—Store Reopenings Drive Higher Index Values

Coresight Research’s Retail Robustness Index evaluates the 100 largest US retailers (by revenue) on their ability to weather dramatic shifts in demand as the Covid-19 lockdowns began. The September 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 August.

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