Known for its night markets and cultural products, Bangkok’s retail scene also boasts many innovative brands and retailers testing new concepts – and making space for local design talent.
June 2019 UK Retail Sales: Smaller Retailers Drive Overall Growth, Clothing and Furniture Stores See Solid Boost
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported weak growth of 2.1% year over year in May, driven by smaller retailers. Large retailers, which form the bulk of most sectors, eked out a 0.9% year-over-year increase.
Machine learning generates insights from data to help retailers make better decisions and predictions and improve operations including inventory management and last-mile delivery.
June 2019 US Retail Sales: Slowdown Seen Across Sectors, Nonstore Retailers Continue Growth Trajectory
US retail sales rose 2.5% YoY in June, weakening from the 3.2% rise in May with slips across major sectors. Nonstore retailers continued their growth trajectory, with sales rising 11.6% YoY, following May’s 11.7% rise but slower than 12.9% in April.
Total back to school spend expected to dip from last year’s level despite higher average per-person spend as fewer families report having school-age children.
Amazon kicked off its fifth annual Prime Day shopping extravaganza in the US at midnight Pacific Time on July 15. The company extended the sale to two full days from last year’s 36 hours, offering millions of deals exclusively for Prime members.
Prime Day 2019 started July 15 at midnight local time in the UK and eight other European markets and ran for 48 hours. Amazon offered Prime Day deals to shoppers in in the UK, Spain, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Germany, France, Belgium and Austria.
This year, Amazon ran its annual shopping event over two days, July 15 and 16. Amazon also offered customers a how-to guide on the home page to help first-time users become Prime members, navigate deals and discover new product launches.
New Retail Briefing: Oreo Launches New Flavors Inspired by Forbidden City; Tmall Gives Retailers New Tools to Innovate Storefronts
Oreo teamed up with Forbidden City to create a new line of featuring traditional Chinese aesthetics. Tmall has given retailers new tools to redesign storefronts to boost store traffic.
June 2019 US Same-Store Sales: Costco’s Comps Beat Consensus, Buckle’s Men’s Segment Boosts Sales, Cato’s Sales Rise
In June, Costco’s same-store sales growth was slightly above the consensus estimate while e-commerce growth slowed from May’s solid 20.7%.
In this report, we examine a timeline of key events in Kroger’s recent history that have shaped it into the retailer it is today.
Dubai is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates, and the largest in terms of total area. Home to the world’s tallest structure, the 2,716.5-foot (828-meter) high Burj Khalifa, Dubai is known for its extravagance and luxury. It is the shopping capital of the Middle East, with enormous malls, with more than 1,200 stores.
3D design technology helps retailers better meet fast-changing consumer demand, while also improving product quality and cutting costs. The technology is already helping many companies in fashion and furniture create new product designs more quickly and with higher precision.
Coresight Research estimates Amazon could generate approximately $5.8 billion in global product sales on Prime Day 2019, up by around half from our $3.9 billion estimate for 2018. Growth will be supported by the event being extended to from 36 hours to 48 hours.
In our monthly reports counting down to Singles’ Day, we help retailers prepare for the event. In this report, we discuss the content marketing strategies on Taobao and Tmall.