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10 Takeaways from the 10.10 Shopping Festival, a New, Global, Charitable Shopping Event

Coresight Research kicked off the holiday shopping season with its global 10.10 Shopping Festival, which engaged consumers, drove brand awareness and sparked a revitalization of retail. The new event was held on October 9–12 in collaboration with Shopkick, Fashwire and an exciting array of charities and supporting partners, retailers and brands. We present 10 key takeaways from the 10.10 Shopping Festival, exploring its success, its central theme of charitable giveback, and the pull-forward of holiday spending.

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US Survey Update: Consumers’ Latest Expectations for Holiday-Season Shopping (Full Report)

Our latest survey report provides a detailed update on US consumers’ behaviors, concerns and expectations amid the coronavirus crisis, with a focus on the implications for retail. This week, we focus on consumers’ expected shopping behaviors for the 2020 holiday season. We also discuss shoppers’ current online spending habits and avoidance of public places, as well as what activities they expect to do in the next two weeks. Our consumer survey was undertaken on October 13.

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Insights from Amazon’s US Prime Day 2020: A Discount-Focused Start to Holiday Shopping

Amazon held its sixth annual Prime Day shopping festival in the US on October 13–14, having postponed it from July due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We present insights from the 48-hour event, which offered promotions in multiple retail categories and saw the e-commerce platform feature livestreaming sessions to promote deals in real time. We also outline the selected major US retailers that offered deals alongside Amazon’s event this year.

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Holiday 2020: US Retail Outlook—Five Reasons Why We’re Looking for 5% Growth

We provide our first estimates for the US retail outlook for holiday 2020, covering expected total retail sales growth and demand by category and sector. We discuss five factors supporting our estimates—including food retail demand, a switch from services to products, and earlier holiday shopping in October. We also consider three wildcards that could have hard-to-predict impacts on holiday spending, including the November election outcome and store capacity issues.

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China’s National Day Wrap-Up: Golden Week Sees Uptick in Discretionary Spending

China’s National Day holiday ran from October 1 through October 8 this year. We discuss data and offer insights into consumption patterns and behaviors among Chinese tourists during Golden Week 2020, covering travel revenue, retail sales, spending in discretionary categories and food-service revenue. We also consider travel to Macau and the popularity of duty-free shopping.

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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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The 12 Weeks of Holidays: #3—Carriers Add Holiday Surcharges To Manage Holiday Peak Capacity

We discuss the issues regarding last-mile shipping for the holiday season this year, with a focus on shipping capacity volumes and holiday surcharge fees for the big three carriers in the US—FedEx, UPS and the USPS. This report is part of our 12 Weeks of Holidays series, in which we present key data, trends and observations as we count down to the peak holiday season.

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10 Things To Know About the Perfect 10 Shopping Festival: Coresight Research Launches the Global 10.10 Shopping Festival

Coresight Research is kicking off the 2020 shopping holiday season with the inaugural 10.10 Shopping Festival, in collaboration with shopping rewards app Shopkick, online fashion marketplace Fashwire and an exciting array of charities, supporting partners, retailers and brands. We highlight the 10 things you need to know, including which retailers will participate in 10.10 and what proportion of consumers expect to shop the event.

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Holiday 2020: US Shopper Survey—How Shifting Spending Patterns Will Impact Retail

Coresight Research’s recent survey provides a detailed update on US consumers’ holiday 2020 shopping expectations, with a focus on the implications for US retail. Given the uncertain context to US consumer’s holiday shopping decisions, the shape and scale of consumer demand during the holiday peak is less certain than ever. We take a deep dive into shoppers’ expectations for the US holiday 2020 season with results and insights from our survey.

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The 12 Weeks of Holidays: #2—The Global Shopping Festival of 10.10 Festivalizes Holiday 2020

We discuss the “festivalization” of holiday retail, with a focus on the new 10.10 Shopping Festival and Amazon’s Prime Day. We discuss the implications for US retailers, including the expected early start to the holiday shopping season. This free report is part of our 12 Weeks of Holidays series, in which we present key data, trends and observations as we count down to the peak holiday season.

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