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February 2021 Leading Indicators of US Retail Sales: Without Additional Stimulus, Early Spring Sales Look Set To Weaken

In our monthly Leading Indicators of US Retail Sales series, we examine several key macroeconomic indicators of US retail sales and analyze how they may impact the industry in the months to come. We analyze the latest available data, as of the end of February 2021, covering the job market, income and savings, and housing.

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US Retail amid Economic Recovery: Learnings from the Global Financial Crisis

In this report, we examine the impending economic and retail recovery from the coronavirus crisis in the US through the lens of recovery from the 2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC). We discuss how lessons from the 2008 financial crisis are useful for understanding the shape and speed of the expected retail recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, as well as exploring the differences in the nature and cause of the two crises.

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US Consumer Tracker: Where Are High-Income Consumers Cutting Spending? (Full Report)

Our latest survey report provides a detailed update on US consumers’ behaviors, concerns and expectations, with a focus on the implications for retail. This week, we explore consumer spending on different categories by income level. We present findings on what activities consumers have done in the past two weeks and what product categories they had purchased in-store and online in the past two weeks. Our consumer survey was undertaken on February 15.

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US Housing Market Macro Overview

Our Housing Market Macro Overview report offers the latest insights into the state of the US housing landscape. We cover nine recent metrics for the US market, including existing home sales, the Housing Affordability Index (HAI) and the Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI).

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US Consumer Tracker: Consumers Spend Stimulus Checks on Bills and Essentials (Full Report)

Our latest survey report provides a detailed update on US consumers’ behaviors, concerns and expectations, with a focus on the implications for retail. This week, we explore how consumers have spent or plan to spend their second stimulus checks. We present findings on what activities consumers have done in the past two weeks and what product categories they had purchased in-store and online in the past two weeks. Our consumer survey was undertaken on February 8.

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January 2021 Leading Indicators of US Retail Sales: Employment Recovery Stalls but Stimulus Should Again Boost Income

In this new monthly series, Leading Indicators of US Retail Sales, we examine several key macroeconomic indicators of US retail sales and analyze how they may impact the industry in the months to come. We analyze the latest available data, as of the end of January 2021, covering the job market, income and savings, and housing.

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Market Outlook: Understanding India’s $800 Billion Retail Sector

In this Market Outlook report, we explore India’s retail sector. We analyze data on the sector size and present our growth estimates for 2021. We discuss key market drivers and e-commerce penetration in India’s retail market compared to other global markets. This report also covers a breakdown of India’s top 15 retail companies by revenue,—including Avenue Supermarts, Flipkart Internet, Reliance Retail and V-Mart Retail.

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Retail 2021: Global Trends

We present our key global retail and consumer trends for 2021, which fall under five umbrellas: the new consumer; the future of physical retail; the evolution of digital retail; doing good is good business; and discovering ways of transacting. The trends range from some of the biggest, multiyear, multicategory trends such as wellness and sustainability to more nascent or niche trends such as livestreaming and experiential e-commerce. In this free report, our analysts outline their predictions, as well as the details and impacts of each trend on various retail sectors and regions.

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US Consumer Tracker: Online Bounce for Apparel and Grocery Categories (Full Report)

Our latest survey report provides a detailed update on US consumers’ behaviors, concerns and expectations, with a focus on the implications for retail. This week, we explore what shoppers are buying and which retailers they are buying from, and we present findings on consumers’ avoidance of public places and what activities they expect to do in the next two weeks. Our consumer survey was undertaken on January 25.

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