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Earnings Insights 3Q20, Week 4: Apparel Specialists See Strong Recovery; Home Categories Remain Strong

Our weekly Earnings Insights reports feature highlights from recent management commentary at major US retailers as they report third-quarter 2020 earnings. We condense what retail companies are reporting, with a focus on the impact of the coronavirus crisis. This week, there are highlights from companies that reported in the week ended November 29, namely American Eagle Outfitters, Best Buy, Burlington Stores, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Dollar Tree, Gap Inc., Nordstrom, Urban Outfitters and Wiliams-Sonoma.

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Retail Robustness Index: November 2020 Update—Most Metrics Improve Slightly

Coresight Research’s Retail Robustness Index evaluates the 100 largest US retailers (by revenue) on their ability to weather dramatic shifts in demand as the Covid-19 lockdowns began. The November 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 October.

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The 12 Weeks of Holidays: #7: Outlook for the US Apparel and Footwear Sector

Apparel and footwear retailers are having to rethink their approach to the holidays this year, due to the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. As part of The 12 Weeks of Holidays series, we provide an outlook for the sector, including our estimates for consumer spending during the holiday period. We also discuss e-commerce fulfillment, digital sales growth, the winning trends in apparel and insights into how select retailers are preparing for the holidays.

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The Inaugural 10.10 Shopping Festival: From Concept to Creation—and the Five Factors That Drove Its Success

Coresight Research launched the 10.10 Shopping Festival exactly one month ago, to bring fun and excitement back to the retail industry and to help retailers and shoppers address the disruption caused by Covid-19. We provide insights into the creation and launch of the inaugural 10.10 Shopping Festival, which took place on October 9–12, and the five key factors that drove its success.

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The US Menswear Market: More Casual, More Competitive

The US menswear market is becoming more focused on comfortwear, casualwear and activewear, with these categories trending among consumers amid the Covid-19 pandemic. We explore the market shift and discuss what brands and retailers are doing to differentiate themselves in an increasingly competitive environment—including through value private labels, technical innovation and collaborations.

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Introducing the New Coresight 100: The Companies Reinventing Retail

With 2020 having accelerated the pace of change in retail, we have re-evaluated the Coresight 100, our focus list of the top 100 of the largest and most influential companies in the global retail ecosystem. We introduce the new list of the top companies to watch, which spans eight sectors and now includes select innovators and private companies.

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Amazon Prime Day 2020: Exclusive Pricing Data Reveal Depth and Breadth of Promotions

In collaboration with competitive intelligence provider DataWeave, Coresight Research analyzes the level and distribution of discounts on Amazon.com during Prime Day 2020 across the beauty, electronics, men’s fashion and women’s fashion categories. We also offer some comparisons to discounts at Best Buy, Target and Walmart during the Prime Day period. See our free infographic for a summary of select data.

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Amazon Prime Day 2020: Exclusive Pricing Data Reveal Depth and Breadth of Promotions—Infographic

In collaboration with competitive intelligence provider DataWeave, Coresight Research analyzes the level and distribution of discounts on Amazon.com during Prime Day 2020 across the beauty, electronics, men’s fashion and women’s fashion categories. We also offer some comparisons to discounts at Best Buy, Target and Walmart during the Prime Day period.

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Big Billion Days and Great Indian Festival 2020: Highlights So Far from India’s Key E-Commerce Festivals

Flipkart’s annual Big Billion Days (BBD) sales event and Amazon’s Great Indian Festival (GIF) kicked off on October 16 and October 17 respectively, with BBD running for six days through October 21 and GIF set to continue for a month without a specific end date. We discuss the festival highlights so far, including sales data released by the retailers, consumer reach, headline promotions and top offer categories.

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