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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.

Holiday 2019: Consumer Survey Insights—Gen-Zers Show Biggest Gains in Spending Intent

Considering US consumer spending plans, destination preferences and shopping habits, we assess the retail outlook for the 2019 holiday season. We present key trends across different age groups—including the influence of millennials/Gen-Zers on average consumer shopping behaviors—and offer key insights into the expected use of online platforms and associated services.

Insights from the Singles’ Day Pre-Sale Period: US Retailers’ Exposure to China

Continuing our coverage of Singles’ Day 2019 in China, we assess the performance of selected brands in the pre-sale period of the shopping holiday. In the lead-up to November 11, it seems that the exposure of US retailers and other international brands to the Chinese market may have been impacted by trade tensions and the success of targeted marketing strategies employed by indigenous brands.

China’s National Day Wrap-Up: Golden Week Brings Spending Boom

While China’s economic growth has slowed, Golden Week remains a prime opportunity to spur consumer spending. This year, we saw an acceleration in the rate of total spending, driven by sales growth in retail, catering and travel. Activities surrounding the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China and extended retail hours contributed to the strong increase in spending.