Several major trends have solidified in the first half of 2019. The new e-commerce law has driven customers to buy though official, regulated channels, putting daigou on a downward trajectory.
New Retail is blurring the online and offline commerce in China. We review recent developments in New Retail in eight retail and consumer sectors: e-commerce; consumer electronics; fashion; fast-moving consumer goods and supermarkets; cosmetics and beauty; furniture and home improvement; department stores; and, local services.
The Internet of Things improves retail operations and shopping experiences and is likely to play an increasingly important role in retail as the technology improves and becomes more efficient.
Managing and optimizing the supply chain represents the center of a retailer, coordinating business planning and the production and distribution of goods throughout the enterprise.
We look at the growing importance of sustainability in retail and, using the results of a consumer survey, we offer a case study of a sustainably positioned retail business — Watermill Express.
Coresight Research estimates the woman’s plus-size clothing market in the US is approximately $30.7 billion in 2019. Women who wear plus sizes spend less per capita on apparel and live in lower income households relative to the overall female population.
In this report, we explain the buy online and pick up in store (BOPIS) model in detail and assess how some US retailers are using this service to enhance their omnichannel retailing.
This report explores the senior population in the US, its spending power and spending habits. We also look at senior spending in core retail categories compared to average household spending to understand how seniors allocate their budgets.
The digitalization of grocery retailing is about much more than e-commerce. In the US, Walmart and Kroger are leading the charge in digital adoption across the grocery supply chain. In this report, we review a number of grocery tech innovations from these two retailers.
The BRI is an ambitious initiative to transform the trade landscape from China to Europe via Asia and Africa. We see progress in terms of policy coordination, facility connectivity, trade and financial integration. However, there are also political and financial concerns.
Reality technology comprises virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR). This report shows how the technology is changing the way consumers shop and how 5G will contribute to accelerating its adoption in retail.
Chinese consumers have higher expectations than ever before: They are more digital than their Western counterparts, have rising incomes and are experiencing an explosion in retail and product options.
Millennials, born between 1980 and 2000, are particularly important for the beauty market due to the sizeable consumer base they represent and their growing spending power.
Coresight Research recently launched coverage of the Coresight RetailTech 20: A selection of 20 of the most important global companies providing technology tailored for retail.
The gross merchandise volume (GMV) of China’s fresh food e-commerce market is expected to increase 160% to ¥162.0 billion in 2019 from ¥62.2 billion in 2016, according to iiMedia.