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US Department Stores: Post-Crisis Outlook—Fall 2020 Update

We explore the continued impacts of the Covid-19 crisis on the US department store sector and present an outlook for the remainder of 2020 and into 2021. In addition to discussing major players in the department store sector, we explore key trends to provide insight and analysis on focus sales categories, delivery services, fulfillment and digital sales. We summarize our key estimates in an infographic.

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10 Takeaways from the 10.10 Shopping Festival, a New, Global, Charitable Shopping Event

Coresight Research kicked off the holiday shopping season with its global 10.10 Shopping Festival, which engaged consumers, drove brand awareness and sparked a revitalization of retail. The new event was held on October 9–12 in collaboration with Shopkick, Fashwire and an exciting array of charities and supporting partners, retailers and brands. We present 10 key takeaways from the 10.10 Shopping Festival, exploring its success, its central theme of charitable giveback, and the pull-forward of holiday spending.

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10 Things To Know About the Perfect 10 Shopping Festival: Coresight Research Launches the Global 10.10 Shopping Festival

Coresight Research is kicking off the 2020 shopping holiday season with the inaugural 10.10 Shopping Festival, in collaboration with shopping rewards app Shopkick, online fashion marketplace Fashwire and an exciting array of charities, supporting partners, retailers and brands. We highlight the 10 things you need to know, including which retailers will participate in 10.10 and what proportion of consumers expect to shop the event.

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US Businesswear Market: Working from Home Accelerates Casualization, Hitting the Formal Clothing Market

The rapid shift toward working from home in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the longstanding casualization trend in US workplace dress codes, with significant impacts for the formal businesswear market. We discuss the US businesswear market, future trends and what retailers and brands are doing to better serve this area of the apparel industry amid changing work habits.

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Coresight Research x IBM: Redefining Sustainability for the New Era of Retail

We present key insights from the “Redefining Sustainability for a New Era of Retail” webinar, which was hosted by Coresight Research and IBM and featured speakers from The North Face and Tapestry. The webinar included discussion of Coresight Research’s EnCORE framework for sustainability in retail, and explored how retailers can set and achieve bold sustainability goals to improve the triple bottom line: planet, people and profits.

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Coresight Research, Shopkick and Fashwire Introduce the New 10.10 Shopping Festival

Together with Shopkick and Fashwire, Coresight Research is excited to announce the inaugural 10.10 Shopping Festival, a US-based event that will take place on October 9–11, 2020. We detail the rationale behind launching the event, the participation of the partner companies and the opportunities that this new shopping festival offers to brands, retailers and consumers. With both an online and offline presence, 10.10 will provide a gamified shopping experience and pull forward holiday shopping this year.

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Opportunities in the US Women’s Plus-Size Apparel Market

A growing number of inclusive apparel brands and retailers are addressing new consumer expectations in the US women’s plus-size clothing market, broadening their plus-size offerings to better serve this growing segment and take advantage of the opportunity it presents. We present a market overview and explore recent developments—including influencer collaborations and the body positivity movement.

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US Back to School 2020: Digital Trends and Digital Learning—Online Sales Set To Be Up Strongly in a Weak Total Market

As part of our US Back to School 2020 series, we present three insights into digital trends this season—covering e-commerce market share and growth, consumer expectations of how and where they will shop for BTS, and how retailers are promoting digital shopping. We also discuss the role of remote learning in school-reopening plans and how this is impacting BTS shoppers’ spending expectations for online learning.

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The US Women’s Intimates Market: Growth Opportunities at a Time of Change

Driven by shifting consumer expectations and evolving lifestyle choices, the US women’s intimates industry is showing distinct signs of opportunity. We discuss growth opportunities in the US women’s underwear market, including shifts away from traditional retail, increased consumer and brand focus on inclusivity and diversity, and expanding definitions of the underwear category.

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Apparel Retailers and Brands Launch New Products and Services To Adapt to the Changing Retail Environment

With US consumers shopping online more now than prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, brands and retailers have had to deepen their digital capabilities to adapt to the growth of e-commerce. We explore how the apparel sector is remaining competitive in the fast-changing retail environment by launching new products and services to drive sales during and post crisis.

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Retail Innovators: Apparel Technologies

The Coresight Research Retail Innovators series examines how key players and startups are disrupting different retail sectors. In this report, we focus on five innovators in the apparel market: 3DLOOK, Obsess, Bold Metrics, Unmade and Myant. We discuss these industry players in the context of the technological innovations they are using to meet changing consumer demand in the apparel sector, including the influence of e-commerce and a heightened emphasis on remote and virtual services, as well as sustainability.

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US Back to School 2020: Consumer Survey Update—Further Shift of Spending from In-School to Digital Learning

Part of our US Back to School 2020 series, we provide an update on consumer attitudes toward the back-to-school season, based on a recent Coresight Research survey of US consumers. We discuss our findings across three key topics—spending expectations, concerns about Covid-19 and attitudes toward in-store versus online shopping—with a focus on in-school versus online learning.

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Americans with Disabilities Act Celebrates 30 Years—Opportunities Still Exist for Inclusion, Education and Adaptive Apparel

Following the 30-year anniversary of the ADA, we look at how inclusion for people with disabilities is being realized in the US and the role that adaptive apparel can play in facilitating this. We also discuss the opportunity that we see for brands and retailers to enter the adaptive apparel and footwear market and develop innovations to serve the community.

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