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Sustainability Insights: The Hidden Costs of Retail Returns

Retail returns are looming large in the executive suite at many retailers due to the rapid growth of e-commerce. In this free report, sponsored by Newmine, we discuss the costs—financial and environmental—of retail returns. Using Coresight Research’s EnCORE framework for sustainability in retail, we explore how retailers can minimize returns and thus address their impact on the environment while improving profits.

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Retail-Tech Landscape: Frictionless Payment

Payment methods that reduce friction at the point of sale improve the customer experience—and digital technologies are becoming integral to frictionless checkout. This Retail-Tech Landscape comprises selected startups globally that can help retailers improve how they receive payments and thus enhance the overall customer experience.

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How Category Management Has Changed Forever

We explore the future of retail category management with a focus on grocery, mass merchandisers and drug retail. We discuss the key skills necessary for success and consider current challenges and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on collaboration. We leverage findings from a December 2020 Coresight Research survey of global retailers and suppliers of grocery products/consumer packaged goods.

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Coresight Research x Placer.ai: US Retail 2021—A Data-Driven Exploration of Retail Traffic Trends and the Future of Malls

Coresight Research and location analytics provider Placer.ai hosted a webinar to delve into some of the key shifts impacting the retail industry in the US. In this free report, we present data-driven insights from the event, covering foot traffic trends at selected brands, the future of malls and consumer migration from cities to suburbs.

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Market Outlook: Retail Technology Becomes Even More Crucial in 2021

In this Market Outlook, we discuss the global retail technology market in a pandemic-impacted retail environment. We present data on the size of the global market and its major segments, and we outline the primary market drivers in 2021. This report explores the competitive landscape and key tech trends across the segments of cloud computing, enterprise software, supply chain software, AI platforms and retail hardware.

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Coresight Research Innovator Showcase: Five Retail Technology Innovators Compete for Digital Outreach Opportunity

On February 18, 2021, Coresight Research hosted its Innovator Showcase—an online pitch competition between five retail technology innovators: Engagement Agents, Inspectorio, Newmine, Nexite and Savitude. We present highlights from the innovators’ pitches, as well as from the presentations of three early-stage retail startups that presented their businesses while the judges deliberated. We also reveal the winner of the pitch competition.

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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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Innovator Profile: Engagement Agents Optimizes Marketing Campaigns

As part of our Innovator Profile series, we profile Engagement Agents, a software platform provider that enables retailers to optimize the marketing that they pay for within store leases—thus helping retailers to drive traffic and sales in-store and online, and potentially save time and resources in the creation and implementation of marketing campaigns. This free report is sponsored by Engagement Agents.

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NRF 2021 Day Four: The Importance of Transparency in the Supply Chain; Optimizing the Online Shopping Experience

NRF 2021, the annual “Retail’s Big Show” event hosted by the National Retail Federation, is taking place virtually over six days between January 12 and 22. The Coresight Research team presents our 10 key insights from day four of the event, which focused on the importance of a strong supply chain in enabling better supplier-retailer communication and facilitating reliable last-mile delivery. The benefits of optimizing the online shopping experience by increasing personalization also emerged as a key theme.

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Retail-Tech Landscape: Warehouse Automation

The recent surge in e-commerce growth amid Covid-19 has seen demand spike for warehousing space, fulfillment efficiency and storage capacity. This is driving the need for increased automation in the warehousing sector. This Retail-Tech Landscape comprises selected startups globally that can help retailers automate their warehouse operations.

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Innovator Intelligence: Leveraging AI To Enhance Creativity, Sustainability and Efficiency in Modern Fashion Design

The world of fashion design has changed rapidly as brands and retailers have been forced to adapt to shifting consumer behavior. Increasing demand for fast fashion is being met with calls for sustainability and inclusivity in apparel—creating challenges for fashion brands and retailers. We explore challenges in the shifting design landscape and areas of opportunity for fashion brands, retailers and designers to improve the efficiency and creativity with which they design and to cater for a multitude of body shapes and sizes. This free report is sponsored by Savitude.

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NRF 2021 Day Three: Data-Driven Solutions, from Supply Chain to Store; Understanding Changed Shopping Patterns

NRF 2021, the annual “Retail’s Big Show” event hosted by the National Retail Federation, is taking place virtually over six days between January 12 and 22. The Coresight Research team presents our 10 key insights from day three of the event, which focused on the importance of understanding consumers, many of whom have changed their behaviors over the course of the pandemic. The benefits of integrating technology across all retail operations, from supply chain to stores, emerged as another key theme.

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NRF 2021 Day Two: Leveraging Technology To Engage Consumers and Empower Employees

NRF 2021, the annual “Retail’s Big Show” event hosted by the National Retail Federation, is taking place virtually over six days between January 12 and 22. The Coresight Research team presents our 10 key insights from day two of the event, which focused on how retailers can benefit from using data, artificial intelligence and voice commerce to appeal to consumers in the new environment. Sustainability and social responsibility also emerged as key themes.

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NRF 2021 Day One: Digital Strategy, Inventory Agility and Loyalty Are Top of Mind

NRF 2021, the annual “Retail’s Big Show” event hosted by the National Retail Federation (NRF), has moved online for the first time, taking place entirely virtually over six days, from January 12 to 22. The Coresight Research team presents our 10 key insights from day one of the event, which focused on new digital strategies, the importance of an agile supply chain and the growing value of loyalty programs amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

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