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Holiday 2022: UK Retail Wrap-Up

We conclude our coverage of the 2022 holiday season in UK retail, drawing on trading updates from major retailers and retail sales data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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Head-to-Head in UK Apparel Retailing: Marks & Spencer vs. Next

Marks & Spencer (M&S) and Next are two of the largest retailers in the UK’s apparel and footwear specialty retail space. As part of Coresight Research’s Head-to-Head series, we provide insights into the two companies’ revenues, as well as operating margins, shopper profiles, key strategic partnerships and acquisitions.

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Market Outlook: Apparel and Footwear Specialty Retailers in the US, the UK and China—Prospects for Recovery

In this Market Outlook, we discuss the performance and outlook for the apparel and footwear specialty retail market, with a focus on the US, the UK and China. We provide our market sizing estimates for 2021 and beyond, and we consider the primary trends that will drive demand. This report also explores e-commerce penetration, the competitive landscape, US retail innovators and key themes—including demand for activewear, sustainability initiatives and the growth of DTC (direct-to-consumer).

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