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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.

AI and Price Optimization in Retail

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.

Reviewing Grocery Tech Innovations from Walmart and Kroger

The digitalization of grocery retailing is about much more than e-commerce. In the US, Walmart and Kroger are leading the charge in digital adoption across the grocery supply chain. In this report, we review a number of grocery tech innovations from these two retailers.

Israel Retail-Tech Innovator Landscape

Israel’s retail-tech sector is growing and quickly becoming one of the hottest and most innovative ecosystems for retail technologies, with startups offering solutions from supply chain logistics to the in-store experience.

New Retail Briefing #3: Walmart China Eyes Retail Innovation; A.S. Watson and Unilever Agree to New Retail Partnerships

Walmart China launched the Omega8 initiative in January 2019 to serve as a proof of concept (POC) platform that lets tech startups test newly designed technology applications in a real retail environment. Walmart reported over 50 startups signed up for the initiative. Walmart will train these companies in a variety of retail operation skills. Walmart said its existing 400 offline stores in China will act as testing grounds for startup technology before rolling out to mass market. This Omega8 initiative shows Walmart’s ambition of leveraging tech startups for its own digital innovation, and understanding of the Chinese market. Ben Hassing, Senior

US Retailer Survey: Revealing the Hidden Costs of Poor Inventory Management

Today’s retail environment is marked by more intense competition and rapid changes in consumer preferences, both of which pressure retailers to make smarter inventory decisions. To minimize unplanned markdowns that impact the bottom line, retailers must ensure that they deliver products consumers want to buy to the locations where they want to buy them.