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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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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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Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker 2021, Week 12: US Openings Continue To Outpace Closures

Our Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker reports on store closures, openings and bankruptcies. This week, there are highlights from 7-Eleven, Alimentation Couche-Tard, At Home, Designer Brands, Fabletics, Hobby Lobby, Kroger and Signet Jewelers in the US and Beales, Decathlon, Dunelm, John Lewis, Joules and Mango in the UK.

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Playbook: Alternative Models in Retail

The new Coresight Research Playbook series provides recommendations for brands, retailers and marketplaces seeking to tap growth segments and emerging trends. In this Playbook, we present six key strategies for retail players to capitalize on gradually maturing alternative models in retail: collaboration, DTC (direct to consumer), rental, resale and subscription. We discuss examples of the strategies and models across multiple categories, with a focus on the US market.

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Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker 2021, Week 9: TJX Companies To Open 81 Net US Stores in 2021

Our Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker reports on store closures, openings and bankruptcies. This week, there are highlights from Amazon, Bath & Body Works, Bob’s Discount Furniture, Casper Sleep, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Hudson, Macy’s, Paper Source, Payless, Sprouts Farmers Market, TJX Companies and Victoria’s Secret in the US and Amazon, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Thomas Pink in the UK.

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US Store Tracker Extra, February 2021: 2,222 Store Closures by Major US Retailers Will Result in 31 Million Square Feet of Closed Retail Space in 2021

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 February 26, 2021, versus the comparable period in 2020.

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Earnings Insights 4Q20, Week 4: Home Categories Stand Strong, While Apparel Sees Weak Demand

Our weekly Earnings Insights reports feature highlights from recent management commentary at major US retailers as they report fourth-quarter 2020 earnings. This week, there are highlights from companies that reported in the week ended February 28—namely, Best Buy, Farfetch, Home Depot, L Brands, Lowe’s, Macy’s, The RealReal, The TJX Companies and Wayfair.

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US Resale Market Set To Boom in 2021, as Consumers Increasingly Embrace Secondhand Products

The US resale market, from apparel to furniture and toys, is set to boom in 2021. We provide an overview of the US resale market, with a focus on fashion resale. We discuss six resale models that represent the majority of resale businesses today, as well as major players and opportunities and challenges in the US market.

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Earnings Insights 4Q20, Week 1: E-Commerce Players Stand Strong, While Luxury Retailers Witness Mixed Recovery

Our weekly Earnings Insights reports feature highlights from recent management commentary at major US retailers as they report fourth-quarter 2020 earnings. This week, there are highlights from companies that reported in the week ended February 7, namely Alibaba, Amazon, Brookfield Property Partners, Canada Goose, Capri Holdings, eBay, Ralph Lauren and Tapestry.

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Innovator Profile: Savitude Leverages AI To Streamline Design

As part of our Innovator Profile series, we profile Savitude, a provider of digital ideation and design solutions that leverages analytics and artificial intelligence to improve the efficiency of fashion design while enabling designers to continue expressing their creativity. This free report is sponsored by Savitude.

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