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Earnings Insights 2Q22, Week 2: Colgate, Crocs, CVS, Floor & Decor, L’Oréal and Sprouts Post Strong Results; Alibaba Sales Remain Flat

Our weekly Earnings Insights reports feature highlights from recent management commentary from major US retailers as they report second-quarter 2022 earnings. This week features highlights from companies that reported in the week ended August 7, 2022, including Alibaba, Carter’s Inc, Clorox Company and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc., among others.

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Earnings Insights 4Q21, Week 5: Gildan, Home Depot, Lowe’s, Macy’s and TJX Post Strong Results; Alibaba Sees Soft Sales Expansion

Our weekly Earnings Insights reports feature highlights from recent management commentary at major US retailers as they report fourth-quarter 2021 earnings. This week, there are highlights from companies that reported in the week ended February 27, 2022, including Gildan, Home Depot, Lowe’s, Macy’s and TJX.

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Retail Robustness Index: January 2021 Update—Scores Rebound as Product Mix Shifts Back to Normalized Levels

Coresight Research’s Retail Robustness Index evaluates the 100 largest US retailers (by revenue) on their ability to weather dramatic shifts in demand amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The January 2021 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 December 2020.

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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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2Q20 US Earnings Season Wrap-Up: Reviewing the Covid-19 Recovery

Second-quarter 2020 retail earnings include recovery from the Covid-19 crisis. We assess the recent performance of US retailers in terms of revenues, earnings per share and comps, considering consensus estimates and year-over-year changes. Although the pace of recovery varies between retail sectors, many retailers initially saw strong sales in reopened stores, driven by pent-up demand. Furthermore, the coronavirus-led pivot to e-commerce led to unprecedented growth in digital sales.

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1Q20 US Earnings Season Wrap-Up: Reviewing the Covid-19 Impact

First-quarter 2020 retail earnings include the negative impact on sales caused by the coronavirus outbreak. We assess the recent performance of US retailers in terms of revenues, earnings per share and comps, considering consensus estimates and year-over-year changes. With retail sectors weathering the Covid-19 crisis in different ways, sales declines are now easing due to stores reopening post lockdown, but the pace of recovery will vary.

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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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4Q19 US Earnings Season Wrap-Up

Fourth-quarter 2019 retail earnings show that many companies across the retail industry saw strong growth. However, our coverage of the Coresight 100 reveals that the CPG and department-store sectors bucked this trend, with the latter continuing to struggle. Companies across the board have updated their guidance due to coronavirus disruption in the supply chain and demand in Asia, but we are yet to see updates based on the spread of the virus to the US, with the nation moving closer to lockdown.

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