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How Dollar Stores Are Gearing Up To Sustain Growth

Dollar stores emerged as Wall Street darlings in the early 2000s, got a boost during the financial crisis—and just kept going. We look at how the major players, Dollar Tree, Family Dollar and Dollar General, plan to maintain the momentum in the coming years.

Holiday 2019: US Black Friday Insights

On November 29, the Coresight Research team undertook its fifth annual tour of stores for Black Friday. We visited 65 stores of 32 different retailers in the US. In this report, we analyze each store according our proprietary BEST framework for physical retail.

Alibaba: A Timeline of Key Events

From 2017 to 2019, Alibaba expanded its cloud business into new territories outside China. We examine key events from the company’s recent history as part of our Retailers’ Timelines series.

Holiday 2019: Hottest Toys

Continuing our Holiday 2019 series, we outline key trends that we think are going to influence toy gifting in the US this shopping season. We also consider the competitive strategies of major players in the toys and games sector, including Amazon and Walmart.

Coresight on Cannabis: The CBD Consumer

Our new survey sheds light on the CBD boom. We look at who is buying CBD, where they buy it and why they use it—to review the opportunity for retailers to enter this fast-growing category.

UK Department Stores: A Year of Decline

Department stores in the UK are facing tough conditions while being tied into long leases. Some UK retailers have entered into administration or used company voluntary arrangements to prevent collapse. This report focuses on the struggles of four of the UK’s biggest names: Debenhams, House of Fraser, Marks & Spencer and John Lewis.

Retail-Tech Landscape: Direct-to-Consumer Brands

In this report, we continue our Retail-Tech Landscape report series, which spotlights innovative retail-tech companies that are disrupting the retail industry. This landscape focuses on high-growth, direct-to-consumer brands across a number of sectors.

Mapping Alibaba’s New Retail Ecosystem

Alibaba Group, an e-commerce giant in China, is evolving beyond online shopping into a leading provider of data and technology services across multiple verticals. In addition to achieving growth, the company is looking to empower retailers and consumers through its “New Retail” strategy.

10 Trends Reshaping US CPG

The consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry in the US is undergoing significant change, with consumer preferences shifting rapidly and retailers adapting in the face of heightened competition.

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