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Coresight Research helps retail clients accelerate innovation and growth. We focus on disruption at the intersection of retail and technology – and help you understand what it means for your business. Coresight Research has a global presence spanning the US, Europe and Asia, including deep expertise in the China market.

Reviewing 2019 US and UK Store Closures

We review store closures and openings in the US and UK for the full-year 2019. 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.

Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker 2019, Week 52: Jared Opens New Concept Store

Our Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker reports on store closures, openings and bankruptcies. This week, we cover a Jared jewelry collaboration with digital native diamond and bridal jewelry retailer James Allen, both Signet Jewelers banners. In the UK, Flannels has expanded into Northern Ireland while Bonmarché loses its CEO. In the US, year-to-date announced closures have already exceeded the total we recorded for the full year 2018.

Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker 2019, Week 51: Shopko Optical Opens Many Centers

Our Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker reports on store closures, openings and bankruptcies. This week, there are highlights from Shopko Optical and home-furnishings retailer RH in the US and House of Fraser in the UK. In the US, year-to-date announced closures have already exceeded the total we recorded for the full year 2018.

How Computer Vision Can Save Retailers from Costly In-Store Execution Issues

Retailers face a complex business environment in which strong in-store execution is key to delivering a consistent, high-quality shopping experience—which requires exceptional store operations management. Poor in-store execution can easily lead to issues such as infrequent stock replenishment, misplaced SKUs and non-compliance with planograms, prices and promotions.

3Q19 US Earnings Season Wrap-Up

Third-quarter 2019 retail earnings show mixed results across categories. Our coverage of the Coresight 100 reveal most companies beat consensus, but there were sectors that fared much better than others—and luxury was one that did not meet expectations despite recent recovery.

Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker 2019, Week 50: Dollar General Plans To Continue Store Expansion in Fiscal Year 2020

Our Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker reports on store closures, openings and bankruptcies. This week, there are highlights from Dollar General and RTW Retailwinds in the US and Co-op and Ted Baker in the UK. In the US, year-to-date announced closures have already exceeded the total we recorded for the full year 2018.

Monthly Consumer Update: US, UK and China

Macro economic indicators from the US, UK and China all seem to point to positive – but growth seems unsteady and although positive there remain areas of concern. This report captures the big picture and what it means for retail as we head into the holidays.

Supply Chain Briefing: Four Ways Companies Are Simplifying Their Supply Chains

Supply Chain Briefing: Four Ways Companies Are Using to Approach Supply Chain Simplification Supply chains are becoming increasingly complex, prompting global retailers to look for ways to simplify processes to speed operations and cut costs. Companies are streamlining supply chains by consolidating vendors, unifying data systems and streamlining distribution channels by selling directly to consumers.