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VF Corporation: A Timeline of Key Events

This report explores the recent history of VF Corporation, one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies. We look at key events over the last three years, during which time the company has undergone restructuring but remained committed to its sustainability and responsibility strategy. We also provide a timeline of VF Corporation’s product offering changes, executive changes and expansion over the past decade.

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Beauty Insights: Opportunities in India’s Beauty and Personal Care Market

As part of our Beauty Insights series, we explore the beauty and personal care market in India and the opportunities that it presents to international brands and retailers. We detail the industry’s key growth drivers—considering population demographics, the e-commerce channel and evolving consumer trends—and discuss the competitive landscape, which includes international players such as L’Oréal, Estée Lauder and Sephora. We also assess the impact of the coronavirus crisis on the India’s beauty sector against the backdrop of easing nationwide lockdowns.

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Retail Innovators: REITs

The Coresight Research Retail Innovators series examines how key players and startups are disrupting different retail sectors. In this report, we focus on five disruptors in the REITs sector that are offering innovative data and technology solutions to real-estate owners. We also highlight the ways in which some REITs in the US are introducing innovation, such as by adding entertainment to properties.

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May 2020 UK Retail Sales: Partial Rebound in Discretionary Sector Even Before Most Stores Reopen

UK retail sales saw improvement in May after April’s deep declines, aided by a strong performance in DIY and hardware-store sales as these were deemed essential by the government and were thus allowed to stay open during lockdown. Some sectors also began to reopen in May after coronavirus-led temporary closures. We review May data for UK retail in total and by sector.

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US Apparel Retail: Post-Crisis Outlook

We explore the impacts of the coronavirus crisis on the apparel retail sector and present an outlook for the remainder of 2020 based on a three-phase V-shaped recovery. To analyze the sector, we look closely at select US retailers, including American Eagle Outfitters, Gap Inc. and Hanesbrands. We summarize our key estimates for 2020 in an infographic.

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US Home and Home-Improvement Retail: Post-Crisis Outlook

We explore the impacts of the coronavirus crisis on the home and home-improvement sector—including on sales, spending, store closures and retailer bankruptcies—and present an outlook for the remainder of 2020. To analyze the sector, we look closely at select US retailers, including Home Depot, RH and Willams-Sonoma. We summarize our key estimates for 2020 in an infographic

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New Retail Models in the Global Apparel and Footwear Market

As part of our series exploring new models of retailing across different sectors and channels, we focus on the innovative strategies being implemented by brands and retailers in the global apparel and footwear market, including ASOS and Macy’s. We discuss how brands are leveraging technologies to upgrade the shopping experience, providing extended options as part of the sharing economy and utilizing consumer data.

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RetailTech: Oracle—Spanning the Software Gamut, from Databases to ERP to Cloud

Building on its strength in databases, which are the foundation for nearly all enterprise and business applications, technology company Oracle has branched out into other software categories, becoming a leader in areas such as ERP software, finance, CRM and supply chain management. We outline Oracle’s offerings in retail and its acquisition strategy in a competitive landscape.

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Earnings Insights 1Q20, Week 2: Evidence of Pent-Up Consumer Demand as US Lockdowns Ease and Stores Reopen

Our weekly Earnings Insights reports feature highlights from recent management commentary at major US retailers as they report first-quarter 2020 earnings. We condense what retail companies are reporting, with a focus on the impact of the coronavirus crisis. This week, there are highlights from companies that reported in the week ended May 31, including Burlington Stores, Dollar General and Ulta Beauty.

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Social Commerce Platforms: Diverse Opportunities for Brands and Retailers

We present the social commerce landscapes in China and the US, discussing major platforms across areas such as social media, livestreaming, group buying and e-commerce. This report highlights the broader scope of the Chinese market and the learnings that Western companies could take from China’s alternative social commerce models, as well as the opportunities for brands and retailers in the sector.

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