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Chinese New Year: Five Strategies for International Brands and Retailers To Capitalize on the Holiday

Chinese New Year, also called Spring Festival, is the most important holiday of the year in Chinese culture, falling on February 11–17 in 2021. We discuss five ways in which international brands and retailers can capitalize on this retail opportunity in 2021 and future years, covering new products, red packets, themed campaigns, livestreaming and logistics.

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Retail Robustness Index: January 2021 Update—Scores Rebound as Product Mix Shifts Back to Normalized Levels

Coresight Research’s Retail Robustness Index evaluates the 100 largest US retailers (by revenue) on their ability to weather dramatic shifts in demand amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The January 2021 update revises the scores based on financial reports and store-reopening announcements. Alongside the report, our infographic summarizes key changes since the previous Retail Robustness Index update in December 2020.

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3Q20 US Retail Inventory Tracker: Inventory Turnover Rates Increase Year over Year for Most Retailers

In our quarterly US Retail Inventory Tracker reports, we analyze inventory trends among those US retailers listed in the Coresight 100. We look at the inventory levels of various retailers in 3Q20 and assess why levels may have changed from the year-ago period—with most retailers posting increased inventory turnover levels.

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2021 Retail and Technology Outlook

Against the challenging coronavirus-impacted retail environment, Coresight Research’s analysts provide directional outlooks and sector headwinds and tailwinds for 2021. We discuss the trends and data points that we expect to see during the year ahead, covering 10 channels, sectors or markets, with a focus on the US.

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3Q20 US Earnings Season Wrap-Up: Discretionary Sectors Regain Momentum

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 third quarter of 2020, considering consensus estimates and year-over-year changes. Against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, many companies beat revenue consensus estimates, and most of the discretionary sectors regained their momentum during the quarter.

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Retailers United “Help America Stay Open” Pitch Event Recap: Five Competing Startups, One $10,000 Grant Winner

On December 8, 2020, Deborah Weinswig, Coresight Research CEO and Founder, emceed Retailers United’s second pitch competition, in which five US retail startups competed for a $10,000 grant. We offer insights from the “Help America Stay Open” digital pitch event, providing highlights from the presentations of the five competing startups, as well as from the pitches of the three participating RevTech Ventures-backed companies.

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Retailers United “Help America Stay Open” Pitch Event Preview (Part 1): Five Retail Startups To Compete for $10,000

On December 8, 2020, Deborah Weinswig, Coresight Research CEO and Founder, will emcee Retailers United’s second pitch competition, in which five US retail startups will compete for a $10,000 grant and mentorship from industry leaders. In this report, we outline the event’s structure and the judges involved, and profile the five startup contestants.

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Unified Commerce for the Channel-Agnostic Consumer

In this free report, we analyze the rise of channel-agnostic shoppers, opportunities for brands to offer unified commerce experiences across selling platforms, and the correlation between order fulfillment and customer satisfaction. We also explore the Project Verte platform, an end-to-end e-commerce solution that helps brands increase their online market presence, reduce fulfillment costs and enhance decision-making.

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New Retail Briefing: Alibaba Invests in Hypermarket Chain Sun Art and Luxury E-Commerce Platform Farfetch

We discuss recent developments in New Retail in China, including Alibaba’s investment to increase its stake in domestic hypermarket Sun Art Retail to become the controlling shareholder and JD.com’s partnership with Kuaishou to host a 200-hour livestreaming session for Singles’ Day from November 1 to 9.

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Singles’ Day 2020: Analyzing New Retail Strategies

Started as an online-only shopping festival, Singles’ Day has been shifting toward an omnichannel presence, leveraging Alibaba’s concept of “New Retail” to extend the event to offline retail. We discuss three key New Retail strategies that brands and Alibaba’s Tmall platform launched for this year’s Double 11: offline experiential events, such as pop-up shops; 3D virtual showrooms; and online coupons.

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