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Earnings Insights 1Q21, Week 1: Estée Lauder and L’Oréal Report Positive Sales Growth on a Two-Year Basis

Our weekly Earnings Insights reports feature highlights from recent management commentary at major US retailers as they report first-quarter 2021 earnings. This week, there are highlights from companies that reported in the week ended May 16, 2021 (and earlier), including Amazon, Estée Lauder, Grocery Outlet, Guess?, Hanesbrands, L’Oréal, Tractor Supply Company, Wayfair and more, as well as selected REITs.

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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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Earnings Insights 4Q20, Week 2: Apparel and Beauty Brand Owners Experience Mixed Recovery; REITs Remain Badly Hit

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 14—namely, brand owners Coty, Estée Lauder, Hanesbrands and Under Armour, as well as three REITs: Macerich Company, Simon Property Group and Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield.

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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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US Store Tracker Extra, January 2021: Major US Retailers Announce 24 Million Square Feet of Closed Retail Space in 2021

In Coresight Research’s new US Store Tracker Extra monthly series, we offer insight into retailers’ store closure and opening announcements on a monthly basis—supplementing our Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker report. We include retailer-level 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 at the end of each month in 2021 versus the comparable period in 2020.

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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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Livestreaming from Malls: An Innovative Way To Attract Shoppers

Once popular meeting hubs, malls have faced challenges from the rise in e-commerce and declining foot traffic in recent years. With Covid-19 representing another blow to mall ecosystems, it is important for mall operators to find new ways to engage with consumers. We discuss how livestreaming can be a useful tool for malls in attracting shoppers.

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Retail-Tech Landscape: Retail Real Estate

We have observed an increasing number of startups focusing on retail real estate to forge new partnerships and help mall operators cope with the pressures caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. This Retail-Tech Landscape comprises selected startups globally that we believe have the potential to help mall operators stay relevant amid the Covid-19 crisis and reach their customers in a more efficient way.

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Six Ways Covid-19 Will Continue To Impact US Retailers and Consumers

Coronavirus vaccines are now in production, and there are indications that the US economy is on the road to recovery from the global pandemic. We analyze six ways in which pandemic-driven changes to the economy, retail and consumer behavior will affect the US retail industry moving forward. These include impacts related to unemployment rates and changed business operations—such as work-from-home practices and reduced travel—and the outlook for the service industry.

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America’s Changing Shopping Centers: Part 3—Malls Seek To Adapt as Pandemic Expedites Retail Shakeup

As malls grapple with the repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic—including a rise in e-commerce, retail bankruptcies and the threat of declining foot traffic—mall owners are finding new ways to compete for consumer’s attention and retail spending. In this report—the third and final in our America’s Changing Shopping Centers series—we discuss the steps taken by mall operators to future-proof their centers amid the changing retail landscape.

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