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US Store Closures: Where Are Department Stores Closing?

The Covid-19 crisis has significantly impacted the US department store sector. We offer a state-wise depiction of the locations of over 1,300 store closures. We present maps of confirmed store closures by the major department stores that have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this year—including JCPenney, Stage Stores and Stein Mart—as well as by other companies such as Macy’s and Nordstrom.

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Open for Business with Conor Flynn, Kimco Realty: The Future of Retail Real Estate

As part of our Open for Business webinar series, Coresight Research hosted Conor Flynn, CEO of Kimco Realty, to discuss how the REIT is working with tenants at its shopping centers to adapt to the transformed physical retail landscape. We present key insights into the future of retail real estate across three topics: resourceful use of space, tenants as partners and shifting store structures.

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US Mall Closures: Impact of Covid-19 Likely To Accelerate Mall Consolidation

Considering the impact of Covid-19 on mall consolidation, we present our estimates for mall closures in the next five years. We explore how department store and other anchor store closures are exacerbating the challenges faced by mall owners and the influence of tenant mix on near-term vulnerability—as well as opportunities for malls to adapt and survive, such as through repurposing space into fulfillment centers and tapping health-care and grocery retail.

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US Store Closures: Retailers Refocus on Product over Experiences, Driving Up Closures

As one result of the “mask economy” due to Covid-19, retailers are refocusing on product over experiences—a reversal of the previous trend toward experiential retail. We discuss how this shift is leading to retail store closures in the US, as well as its impact on e-commerce fulfillment and the implications for retailers and real estate firms.

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US Store Closures: Apparel Sector Accelerates Toward Record Number of Store Closures

Store closures are continuing to mount across various discretionary sectors in the US retail industry against the backdrop of Covid-19—with the apparel sector having seen a high number of permanent closures and bankruptcies so far in 2020. We provide an overview of these developments and discuss the outlook for the sector over the remainder of the year.

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Exploring Covid-19 Recovery with Ethan Chernofsky, Placer.ai: A Retail Turning Point or a Return to Status Quo?

Coresight Research hosted Ethan Chernofsky, VP of Marketing at Placer.ai, in a webinar to discuss the future of US retail and the impacts of the Covid-19 crisis. We present an edited transcript from this webinar, which offers insights into the return of traffic to malls, mission-driven shopping and channel innovation in grocery, and retailers’ market positioning in the changing landscapes of different sectors.

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Retail Reimagined: Making the Store Experience Frictionless

As part of our Retail Reimagined series, which explores the outlook for retail in a post-crisis world, we discuss how retailers are removing friction from the shopping process by adopting technologies that support seamless and integrated in-store experiences—including self-guided scanning and augmented and virtual reality technology.

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US Store Closures: Department Store Closures Exacerbate Challenges Faced by Mall Owners

Store closures are continuing to mount across various discretionary sectors in the US retail industry—with the rise in department store closures and bankruptcies a particular cause for concern for mall owners. We provide an overview of announced department store closures and bankruptcy filings and discuss the implications for mall owners and the retail industry as a whole.

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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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