This week’s note “From the Desk of Deborah Weinswig” looks at another record-breaking Singles’ Day – and what it means for Western retailers.
Continuing our coverage of Singles’ Day 2019 in China, we visited physical stores and e-commerce websites on November 11 to gauge the adoption of the shopping holiday by retailers globally and to gather examples of 11.11 deals.
German business software group SAP announced ambitious plans to expand profit margins by five percentage points through 2023.
Five Key Takeaways from the AAFA Executive Think Tank 2019: The Importance of Digitalization and Transparency in Supply Chains
The Coresight Research team attended the American Apparel and Footwear Association Executive Think Tank 2019 in Hong Kong on November 7. We discuss the key insights from the event, which touched on digitalization and transparency in supply-chain operations, as well as the secrets to entering the market in China.
Continuing our coverage of Alibaba’s Singles’ Day 2019 in China, we summarize the record-breaking sales performances of major e-commerce players on November 11, namely Alibaba and JD.com. This year, the event saw an expanded scope of new consumption and a focus on sustainability.
With China’s recent relaxation of its one-child policy in 2016, alongside an increase in the average national household income, the parent-and-baby market is seeing consistent growth across the country. In this report, we discuss the booming parent-and-baby sector in China, with a focus on the e-commerce landscape.
Continuing our coverage of Alibaba’s Singles’ Day 2019 in China, we provide early sales updates from Hangzhou on November 11, including record-breaking milestones and increasing channel diversity for brand promotions.
Continuing our coverage of Singles’ Day 2019 in China, we assess the performance of selected brands in the pre-sale period of the shopping holiday. In the lead-up to November 11, it seems that the exposure of US retailers and other international brands to the Chinese market may have been impacted by trade tensions and the success of targeted marketing strategies employed by indigenous 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.
This week’s note “From the Desk of Deborah Weinswig” looks at the rise of Spectacular Retail.
US and China Quarterly Economic Update, 3Q19: Growth Slows in Both Countries; Trade Tensions Show Impact
In this report, we discuss macroeconomic indicators from the US and China. US GDP grew by a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.9% in the third quarter of 2019, while GDP in China increased 6.0% year over year.
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.
The global travel retail market has witnessed robust growth over the past few years, in part due to the increasing number of Chinese travelers. Beauty brands are now implementing strategies to further increase product sales at airports and other duty-free stores.
This report details the results of our fifth annual survey of Chinese overseas tourists’ travel, spending behavior and preferences.
Universal Beijing Resort is partnering with Alibaba to use Alibaba’s Business Operation System to accelerate its digital transformation.