Total US retail sales excluding gasoline and automobiles increased 4.7% year over year in August, versus the5.6% year-over-year rise in July.
Honolulu Fashion Week was launched in 2014 to celebrate the local fashion industry and up-and-coming fashion designers.
On September 15-18, the grocery and CPG world will come together in Las Vegas for one of the most important industry events of the year: Groceryshop. The Coresight Research team will be attending the event – and Founder and CEO Deborah Weinswig will kick off a session in which 20 startups will present their retail technology solutions.
Singles’ Day, held annually on November 11, began as a festival of young Chinese people celebrating their pride in being single. Alibaba started promoting the day as a shopping day (now officially called the 11.11 Global Shopping Festival) back in 2009.
Sears: From American Icon to Chapter 11 — Reviewing the Path to Failure for a Storied, Century-Old Retailer
Richard Warren Sears and Alvah Curtis Roebuck founded Sears in 1893 and over the next century it grew into an icon of American retailing. On October 15, 2018, Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and emerged out of it in early February 2019. We look at what happened.
Short video app Kuaishou achieved sales of over ¥100 million (US$14 million) in its first “Trustworthy Goods Festival” from August 28−30.
This report offers our first look at expected US retail demand this holiday season, ahead of our fuller holiday outlook report, publishing in later September.
Costco’s global same-store sales growth slowed marginally from July but came in substantially ahead of the consensus estimate. The company’s online growth accelerated to 23.9% in August, from July’s 21.3%.
Avenida Santa Fe is a famous shopping district set amid Parisian architecture featuring reasonably priced shops, boutiques and cafes.
Gamification in supply chain and inventory management training can motivate employees. To be effective, gamification training programs should be well designed, have clear objectives and be able to provide real-time feedback and rewards.
On August 27, Costco opened its first store in China. First-day traffic was so heavy the store was forced to close early due to overcrowding. The Coresight Research team was there for the opening day and made a return visit on August 29.
In this report, we continue our Retail-Tech Landscape report series, which spotlights innovative retail-tech companies that are disrupting the retail industry. This retail-tech landscape covers innovation in the supply chain, featuring start-ups in addition to a few more established companies that are disrupting the current scenario.
In this report, we discuss recent macroeconomic indicators from the US and China. US GDP increased by an annual seasonally adjusted rate of 2.0% in the second quarter of 2019, while GDP in China increased 6.2% year over year in the second quarter of 2019, slowing from 6.4% in the last quarter.
Insights from China: China Unveils Plans to Make Shenzhen A Model City with Further Economic and Investment Reforms
Beijing’s new development plan gives Shenzhen an even more favorable position, setting it up for continued growth at the heart of the Greater Bay Area.
The Monthly Fashion Trend Report highlights the fashion trends that are emerging, growing and maturing- offering insights for designers, planners, retailers, buyers and merchandisers.