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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.

Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker 2019, Week 46: Amazon Plans To Launch New Grocery Store Format

Our Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker reports on store closures, openings and bankruptcies. This week, there are highlights from Amazon in the US and supermarket chains Lidl and Sainsbury’s in the UK. In the US, year-to-date announced closures have already exceeded the total we recorded for the full year 2018.

Holiday 2019: Consumer Survey Insights—Gen-Zers Show Biggest Gains in Spending Intent

Considering US consumer spending plans, destination preferences and shopping habits, we assess the retail outlook for the 2019 holiday season. We present key trends across different age groups—including the influence of millennials/Gen-Zers on average consumer shopping behaviors—and offer key insights into the expected use of online platforms and associated services.

Insights from the Singles’ Day Pre-Sale Period: US Retailers’ Exposure to China

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.

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.