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US Back to School 2020: A Redefined Shopping Basket

Part of our US Back to School 2020 series, we look at what the shopping basket may look like this season amid uncertainty around school and college reopening models due to the coronavirus crisis. We discuss the challenges that retailers face in determining demand and the implications of the transformed BTC season for students and retailers.

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Coresight Research x Alibaba Group: Finding Growth in the China Market—Tapping the 6.18 Shopping Festival

Coresight Research and Alibaba Group hosted Amanda Baldwin, President at Supergoop!, and Erick Haskell, President of International at Allbirds, in a webinar to discuss how international brands can find growth in the China market by leveraging Alibaba’s Tmall Global e-commerce platform. We present an edited transcript from this webinar, which offers insights into consumer trends in China, the 6.18 shopping festival and the challenges presented by the Covid-19 crisis.

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Coresight Research x CEW: Beauty Insights—Spectacular Retail Drives Beauty Growth in China

The Chinese beauty market is the second largest in the world behind the US, and it is growing at a rapid rate—fueled by e-commerce and social and digital technologies. Together with CEW, we highlight China’s spectacular retail model in beauty, which blends engaging strategies with technologies and optimizes digital marketing and shopping formats with an AI-enabled supply chain.

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Retail Reimagined: Using Shopping Festivals To Boost Sales

As part of our Retail Reimagined series, which explores the outlook for retail in a post-crisis world, we discuss shopping festivals as an innovative way to drive generate interest in products, boost brand awareness and drive sales following the coronavirus pandemic. We consider the implications for brands, retailers and technology vendors.

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Retail Reimagined: Leveraging Social Media To Drive Consumer Engagement and Conversion

As part of our Retail Reimagined series, we discuss the importance of social media as a marketing channel for brands to showcase their products and drive conversion—particularly in the context of increased reliance on digital channels due to recent Covid-19 retail shutdowns. We consider the use of social media beyond the crisis and consider the implications for brands, retailers and technology vendors.

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Key Insights from CEW’s State of the Beauty Industry Conference: Spectacular Retail and Self-Sufficiency

Global beauty executives came together in July for the annual Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) State of the Beauty Industry conference, which was hosted online for the first time. We present key insights from the presentations given by industry leaders on beauty and wellness markets in the age of Covid-19.

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Livestreaming E-Commerce Takes Off in the US

China has a relatively mature livestreaming e-commerce market, but we are now also seeing momentum in the US as brands and retailers further explore the use of social media platforms to engage with consumers and boost sales. We discuss selected retailers’ and social media platforms’ moves into livestreaming e-commerce in the US and consider the impact of in-video checkout functionality and social media influencers on consumer shopping behavior.

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Open for Business with Bjoern Peterson, Sensormatic Solutions: The Physical Store and Inventory Accuracy Post Crisis

As part of our Open for Business webinar series, we hosted Bjoern Petersen, President of Sensormatic Solutions. We present an edited transcript from this webinar, in which Petersen offered insights into how retailers can work toward gaining inventory accuracy in the wake of the coronavirus crisis—covering key topics such as consumer demand, e-commerce and fulfillment.

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1Q20 US Earnings Season Wrap-Up: Reviewing the Covid-19 Impact

First-quarter 2020 retail earnings include the negative impact on sales caused by the coronavirus outbreak. We assess the recent performance of US retailers in terms of revenues, earnings per share and comps, considering consensus estimates and year-over-year changes. With retail sectors weathering the Covid-19 crisis in different ways, sales declines are now easing due to stores reopening post lockdown, but the pace of recovery will vary.

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Fashinnovation’s Worldwide Talks 2020—Second Edition: Sustainability, Innovation and Inclusivity

Industry leaders in the fashion industry came together for two days of discussion amid the coronavirus pandemic. We present key insights from the second edition of Fashinnovation’s Worldwide Talks 2020, a digital event that highlighted the major themes of sustainability and innovation in the fashion industry.

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