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Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker 2021, Week 15: UK Retailers Open New Stores as Lockdown Restrictions Ease

Our Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker reports on store closures, openings and bankruptcies. This week, there are highlights from Roche Bros in the US and Frasers Group, Gym+Coffee, Kurt Geiger, Monsoon Accessorize, No Chaos, The Original Factory Shop and Zara in the UK.

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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)—Mobile Friendly

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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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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March 2021 Leading Indicators of US Retail Sales: Economy Is Poised To Lift Off with Stimulus and Vaccines

In our monthly Leading Indicators of US Retail Sales series, we examine several key macroeconomic indicators of US retail sales and analyze how they may impact the industry in the months to come. We analyze the latest available data, as of the end of March 2021, covering the job market, income and savings, and housing.

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4Q20 US Retail Inventory Tracker: Discretionary Retailers Post Improved Inventory Turnover Rates

Our quarterly US Retail Inventory Tracker analyzes inventory trends among US retailers listed in the Coresight 100. In this report, we look at the inventory levels of various retailers in 4Q20 and assess why levels may have changed from the year-ago period—with most retailers posting improved inventory turnover levels.

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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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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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US Store Tracker Extra, March 2021: Openings Set To Outpace Closures by Almost 9 Million Square Feet

The US Store Tracker Extra monthly series offers insight into retailers’ store closure and opening announcements. We include details on closures and openings as a percentage of total store base as well as square-footage impact. This report also offers a comparison between year-to-date announced closures and openings, as of March 26, 2021, versus the comparable period in 2020.

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