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Coresight Research helps retail clients accelerate innovation and growth. We focus on disruption at the intersection of retail and technology – and help you understand what it means for your business. Coresight Research has a global presence spanning the US, Europe and Asia, including deep expertise in the China market.

Retail 2020: 10 Retail-Tech Startup Trends

In 2020, the retail industry will be shaped by emerging technologies that will change the way consumers interact with brands, while retailers will collaborate more than ever with tech startups to future-proof their businesses. Discover our 10 trends for the year.

Retail 2020: Five Forces, 10 Trends in Global Retail

Coresight Research looks ahead at the 10 trends we think will reshape retail in 2020. We expect inclusivity to become more inclusive, innovative business models to become more mainstream and technology to continue to drive retail innovation.

Reviewing 2019 US and UK Store Closures

We review store closures and openings in the US and UK for the full-year 2019. We break down the numbers by sector and analyze the key retailers that significantly contributed to total openings and closures over the course of the year.

Weinswig’s Weekly—January 12, 2020

January 12, 2020 This week’s note “From the Desk of Deborah Weinswig” offers our take on six major CES 2020 product launches in Las Vegas this week. In the news this week: Neutrogena has updated its app with AI technology that eliminates the need for specialized scanning gear to offer personalized skincare advice. Uniqlo will open a store in Hanoi, its second in Viet Nam after opening one in Ho Chi Minh City in 2019. Brazilian cosmetics company Natura has completed the acquisition of direct-selling company Avon after securing the requisite regulatory approvals.

Estée Lauder Beauty: A Timeline of Key Events

Tracking Estée Lauder’s rise to prominence from its founding in 1946 to modern beauty icon and innovator. The company now boasts a portfolio of over 25 prestige brands spanning cosmetics, skincare, haircare and fragrances with annual revenues totaling $14.9 billion in fiscal 2018.

CES 2020, Day 2: Physical Retail, Tourism and Data Strategy

The Coresight Research team is in Las Vegas for CES 2020. We offer our top five insights from the second day of the event, including the transition of digitally native brands into physical retail, increasing demand for personalized travel experiences and the explosion of data in healthcare retail.

CES 2020: Insights from the Media Days

The Coresight Research team is in Las Vegas this week for CES 2020, held on January 7–10. We present our top five insights from the media days on January 5–6, including the new Intelligence of Things, the application of 5G in agriculture and the consumerization of artificial intelligence.

Computer Vision and Visual Search: Transforming Retail Operations and the Shopping Experience

The retail industry has seen the rapid adoption of computer vision over the last few years. This transformative technology is enabling greater operational efficiency for retailers and is providing shoppers with new ways to explore products and interact with retailers and brands. Walmart is leading legacy retailers in the R&D of computer vision, while collaboration with emerging technology providers is a key adoption strategy for many retailers.