This week’s note “From the Desk of Deborah Weinswig” looks at another record-breaking Singles’ Day – and what it means for Western retailers.
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.
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.
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.
Costco's same-store sales picked up in October. Cato and Buckle posted a mixed bag of comps.
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.
With comp sales declining, Gap Inc CEO steps down; company revises down guidance.
This week’s note “From the Desk of Deborah Weinswig” looks at the rise of Spectacular Retail.
This report evaluates the Brooklyn Wegmans store according to the Coresight BEST proprietary framework: The store excels in its substantial breadth of product offerings and staff of helpful, friendly employees, but could do more on technology.
Xcel Brands x Coresight Research Monthly Fashion Trend Report: November 2019 – Top Trends Include Oversized Blazers and Ruched Mini Dresses
This month’s Xcel Brands x Coresight Research Fashion Trend Report identifies Ruched mini dresses and oversized blazers as emerging fashion trends likely to rise in popularity.
Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker 2019, Week 45: Dressbarn Announces Final Wind-Down
Our Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker reports on store closures, openings and bankruptcies. This week, there are highlights from Harrods in the UK and Dressbarn, Forever 21 and Kroger in the US. In the US, year-to-date announced closures have already exceeded the total we recorded for the full year 2018.
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.
The Monthly Fashion Trend Report highlights the fashion trends that are emerging, growing and maturing- offering insights for designers, planners, retailers, buyers and merchandisers.