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US Consumer Tracker: How Consumers Plan To Celebrate and Spend for Mother’s Day (Full Report)

Our latest survey report provides a detailed update on US consumers’ behaviors, concerns and expectations, with a focus on the implications for retail. This week, we discuss consumer’s celebration and spending plans for Mother’s Day. We also present findings on where, how and how much consumers are shopping, as well as consumer avoidance of public places and what activities they have done in the past two weeks. Our consumer survey was undertaken on April 26.

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The Age of Precision Category Management: Hyper-Localized Assortment Optimization Using Advanced Technologies

In order to meet customer demand and expectations, it is essential for CPG companies and retailers to carry the right product assortment. In this report, sponsored by HIVERY, we discuss how CPG companies and retailers can achieve the goal of customer-centricity through the hyper-localization of assortment. We consider challenges in using data and assortment planning, as well as the skills required to succeed in retail category management.

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US Consumer Tracker: Apparel Purchases Continue To Surge (Full Report)

Our latest survey report provides a detailed update on US consumers’ behaviors, concerns and expectations, with a focus on the implications for retail. We present findings on where, how and how much consumers are shopping, as well as consumer avoidance of public places and what activities they have done in the past two weeks. Our consumer survey was undertaken on April 19.

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How Travel Will Bounce Back and What This Means for US Retail

The travel industry and associated retail in the US were hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, as consumers stayed home at record rates in 2020 and continue to be wary of visiting public places such as tourist attractions. However, in the second half of 2021, we expect travel to pick up substantially, beginning with regional domestic travel by car and eventually spreading to international air travel. In this report, we discuss the potential bounceback of travel and its implications for US retail.

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US Consumer Tracker: Recovery in Discretionary Spending (Full Report)

Our latest survey report provides a detailed update on US consumers’ behaviors, concerns and expectations, with a focus on the implications for retail. We present findings on where, how and how much consumers are shopping, as well as consumer avoidance of public places and what activities they have done in the past two weeks. Our consumer survey was undertaken on April 12.

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Loyalty Programs: How Can US Retailers Drive Growth and Engagement?

Loyalty programs have become more significant to retailers’ sales growth and customer-engagement strategies following the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on consumer shopping behavior in 2020. We explore how US retailers can improve their loyalty programs moving forward and discuss key trends in the space, including gamification and personalization.

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Six US Industries Benefiting from the Wellness Trend

We expect wellness to be the pre-eminent multiyear trend driving discretionary spending shifts, with Covid-19 heightening US consumer focus on health and wellbeing. In this report, we discuss and quantify how six US retail industries—or segments within them—are benefiting from the health and wellness trend.

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US Consumer Tracker: Slow but Steady Progress Toward Normalcy (Full Report)

Our latest survey report provides a detailed update on US consumers’ behaviors, concerns and expectations, with a focus on the implications for retail. We present findings on where, how and how much consumers are shopping, as well as consumer avoidance of public places and what activities they have done in the past two weeks. Our consumer survey was undertaken on April 5.

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Think Tank: Textile Innovations in the Apparel and Footwear Market

In this Think Tank, we explore two key areas of textile innovation that are gaining traction in the global apparel and footwear market: performance and sustainability. We present market analysis and discuss heightened consumer focus on wellness and sustainability as key market drivers. This report provides an overview of selected textiles and considers three notable innovators—namely, Celliant, Evrnu and OROS. We also present key themes that we are watching in the textile innovation space, including partnerships and fashion upcycling.

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Think Tank: SPACs in Retail—What Rapid Expansion Means for Retailers

Coresight Research’s new Think Tank series delves into the trends and segments that we have identified as presenting growth opportunities in retail in 2021 and beyond. In this report, we explore what the significant rise in special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) means for retail and the opportunities and challenges for private retailers and brand owners seeking to enter the US public market via SPACs.

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US Consumer Tracker: More Consumers Direct Third-Round Stimulus Checks into Discretionary Retail (Full Report)

Our latest survey report provides a detailed update on US consumers’ behaviors, concerns and expectations, with a focus on the implications for retail. This week, we present findings on how consumers spent or plan to spend their third-round stimulus checks. We discuss what product categories respondents had purchased in-store and online in the past two weeks and what consumers are buying more of and less of than pre-pandemic. We also cover what activities respondents have done in the past two weeks and consumer avoidance of public places. Our consumer survey was undertaken on March 29.

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Playbook: New Ways of Living and Spending in the US

In this Playbook, we discuss how US consumer spending behaviors have changed over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic. We identify five key strategies that US retailers can take to best capitalize on the trends in spending and living habits that are driving shifts in the retail landscape, covering market segmentation, e-commerce adoption, customer loyalty and more.

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4Q20 US Earnings Season Wrap-Up: Discretionary Sectors See Mixed Recovery

We assess the recent performance of selected US-based retailers, brands, e-commerce platforms and REITs in terms of revenues, earnings per share and comps for the fourth quarter of 2020, considering consensus estimates and year-over-year changes. Just over half of the companies covered beat revenue consensus estimates, with home and home-improvement retailers, discount retailers, e-commerce companies and mass merchandisers enjoying a particularly strong quarter.

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