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Retail 2021: 10 Trends for China E-Commerce

We expect 2021 to be a year full of innovation in China’s e-commerce market, with the Covid-19 pandemic having significantly altered the nature of how consumers engage with brands and make purchases. In this free report, we present 10 key trends for Chinese e-commerce in 2021 and discuss how brands and retailers that are targeting the China market could capitalize on the changes we expect to see over the course of the year. These trends cover livestreaming, shopping festivals, group buying, New Retail and more.

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Livestreaming from Malls: An Innovative Way To Attract Shoppers

Once popular meeting hubs, malls have faced challenges from the rise in e-commerce and declining foot traffic in recent years. With Covid-19 representing another blow to mall ecosystems, it is important for mall operators to find new ways to engage with consumers. We discuss how livestreaming can be a useful tool for malls in attracting shoppers.

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Retailers United “Help America Stay Open” Pitch Event Recap: Five Competing Startups, One $10,000 Grant Winner

On December 8, 2020, Deborah Weinswig, Coresight Research CEO and Founder, emceed Retailers United’s second pitch competition, in which five US retail startups competed for a $10,000 grant. We offer insights from the “Help America Stay Open” digital pitch event, providing highlights from the presentations of the five competing startups, as well as from the pitches of the three participating RevTech Ventures-backed companies.

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New Retail Briefing: Alibaba Invests in Hypermarket Chain Sun Art and Luxury E-Commerce Platform Farfetch

We discuss recent developments in New Retail in China, including Alibaba’s investment to increase its stake in domestic hypermarket Sun Art Retail to become the controlling shareholder and JD.com’s partnership with Kuaishou to host a 200-hour livestreaming session for Singles’ Day from November 1 to 9.

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Insights from China: Exploring Alibaba’s Success in China’s Grocery Market—Innovation at Freshippo

As part of our Insights from China series, we discuss the success of Freshippo, Alibaba’s grocery chain. We consider the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic this year and explore how the retailer has leveraged innovation across three key areas: new store formats, differentiated products offerings and the integration of technology and data.

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Singles’ Day 2020: Analyzing New Retail Strategies

Started as an online-only shopping festival, Singles’ Day has been shifting toward an omnichannel presence, leveraging Alibaba’s concept of “New Retail” to extend the event to offline retail. We discuss three key New Retail strategies that brands and Alibaba’s Tmall platform launched for this year’s Double 11: offline experiential events, such as pop-up shops; 3D virtual showrooms; and online coupons.

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Brand Journeys to Singles’ Day 2020: #5—Lab to Beauty To Capitalize on the Growing “Natural Beauty” Trend in China

Hosted annually on November 11, Singles’ Day is the world’s largest online shopping festival. Continuing Coresight Research’s Brand Journeys to Singles’ Day 2020 series, we profile beauty brand Lab to Beauty, which specializes in CBD skin care. We discuss the growing popularity of the “natural beauty” concept in China and how Lab to Beauty will utilize key opinion leaders and livestreaming to engage with consumers ahead of, and during, Singles’ Day.

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New Retail Briefing: Alibaba To Invest in Travel Retailer Dufry To Tap Into China’s Growing Domestic Duty-Free Market

We discuss recent developments in New Retail in China, including Alibaba’s planned investment in travel retailer Dufry to capture sales from China’s growing domestic duty-free market and Pinduoduo’s partnership with Yili, the largest dairy company in China, to livestream the production process in its formula factory as a move to gain consumer trust.

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Brand Journeys to Singles’ Day 2020: #3—Volition Beauty Harnesses Digital Innovation To Reach Chinese Consumers

Hosted on November 11, Singles’ Day is the world’s largest online shopping festival. We profile Volition Beauty and discuss the brand’s use of digital innovations in its Tmall Global journey. This report is part of Coresight Research’s Brand Journeys to Singles’ Day 2020 series, which profiles 11 US and international small and medium-sized brands with insights into their Tmall Global strategy in the run-up to the shopping event.

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Sustainability in Retail: Using the EnCORE Framework to Boost the Triple Bottom Line

Deborah Weinswig, CEO and Founder of Coresight Research, recently presented to the World Retail Congress about the importance of sustainability in retail. We provide key insights from the event, including how retailers can leverage Coresight Research’s EnCORE framework to boost profits and drive growth while realizing environmental benefits.

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The Resilient Supply Chain: Automation and Optimization in the New World of Retail, with Heidi Benko, Infor

On September 23, 2020, Coresight Research hosted Heidi Benko, VP Solutions Strategy for Supply Chain Management at Infor, to discuss the importance of a resilient supply chain and the need for end-to-end data sharing and visibility for retailers and suppliers. We present key insights from the webinar.

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10 Post-Crisis Retail Trends and Actions: Insights from the Dallas-Fort Worth Retailers Association September Meeting

Deborah Weinswig, CEO and Founder of Coresight Research, presented at the Dallas-Fort Worth Retailers Association September Meeting, providing insights into the trends shaping the future of retail. We summarize key takeaways from the presentation, including five post-crisis trends in retail and five actions that retailers can take to drive market share in the new environment, as well expectations for this holiday season.

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