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ASOS (LSE: ASC)

ASOS is a UK-headquartered online retailer that offers branded and own-label products in a range of categories, including accessories, clothing, cosmetics, footwear and skin care. It ships to more than 200 countries from its fulfillment centers in Europe, the UK and the US.

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Holiday 2020: UK Retail Wrap-Up—Digitally Adept Retailers Thrive; UK Retail Sales Fall in December

We review UK retail sales and major retailers’ trading updates from the 2020 holiday period. We provide trading updates for a comprehensive list of UK retailers including ASOS, Dixons Carphone, M&S, Next and Sainsbury’s, as well as a timeline of key events in the UK related to Covid-19. Our analysis of the holiday peak from last year can help to gauge the scale and shape of demand as we head further into 2021.

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Retail Robustness Index: November 2020 Update—Most Metrics Improve Slightly

Coresight Research’s Retail Robustness Index evaluates the 100 largest US retailers (by revenue) on their ability to weather dramatic shifts in demand as the Covid-19 lockdowns began. The November update revises the scores based on financial reports and store-reopening announcements. Alongside the report, our infographic summarizes key changes since the previous Retail Robustness Index update in October.

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Introducing the New Coresight 100: The Companies Reinventing Retail

With 2020 having accelerated the pace of change in retail, we have re-evaluated the Coresight 100, our focus list of the top 100 of the largest and most influential companies in the global retail ecosystem. We introduce the new list of the top companies to watch, which spans eight sectors and now includes select innovators and private companies.

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Earnings Insights 2Q20, Week 6 and Wrap-Up: Digital Businesses Lead Retail Recovery

Our weekly Earnings Insights reports feature highlights from recent management commentary at major US retailers as they report second-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 September 13, including American Eagle Outfitters, Casey’s General Stores and Kroger. This is the final report in the second-quarter Earnings Insights series. As such, we also summarize the performance of retailers reported in the prior weeks.

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Earnings Insights 2Q20, Week 2: Canada Goose Stores See Slow Start in North America and Europe

Our weekly Earnings Insights reports feature highlights from recent management commentary at major US retailers as they report second-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 August 16, including ASOS and Canada Goose.

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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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Consumer Tech Briefing: Augmented Reality Boosts Consumer Engagement during Coronavirus Lockdowns

Each month, our Consumer Tech Briefing series discusses recent developments in the world of technology. This month, we look at the role of augmented reality in new product launches, which is enabling retailers to stay connected with consumers during coronavirus lockdowns and prepare for the post-crisis retail environment.

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European Apparel Retailing: Value and E-Commerce Continue To Set the Pace

In this report, we look at the European apparel retail sector, with a focus on France, Germany and the UK. In addition to discussing apparel sales in these regions, we discuss how online pure plays are on an upward growth trajectory, bucking the doom-and-gloom trend, as well as efforts by European value retailers to expand their reach and footprint. We also consider multibrand e-commerce players’ moves in the sportswear space and sustainability efforts.

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ASOS (LSE: ASC) FY19 Results: Revenues Ahead of Consensus, but Profits Plummet

ASOS FY19 profits plummet, management notes it had “underestimated the impacts of large-scale operational change…on two continents simultaneously” and that the company was “not adequately prepared for the additional complexities of planning and trading across our expanded warehouse footprint.”

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