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Blockchain Promises Financial Inclusion to the World’s 1.7 Billion-Plus Unbanked Inhabitants

Blockchain is a powerful, fundamental financial technology that offers benefits to consumers around the world, particularly those currently excluded from financial systems. We present its features and the benefits it provides to businesses and consumers globally. We discuss three examples of companies that are developing blockchain solutions—namely, China-based Ant Group, UK-based Electroneum and US-based Ripple.

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Retail Reimagined: Coresight Research Ebook

In Coresight Research’s Retail Reimagined ebook, we offer a thematic outlook to the post-crisis world, exploring eight key retail trends in how brands and retailers can engage with consumers (e.g., gamification, social media), adopt innovative ways of selling (e.g., livestreaming, community group buying, shopping festivals, contact-light retail) and deliver products in an efficient way. 

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Retail Reimagined: Implementing Contact-Light Retail To Deliver a Safe and Convenient Shopping Process

As part of our Retail Reimagined series, which explores the outlook for retail in a post-crisis world, we discuss how retailers are implementing contact-light retail operations to minimize contact for the consumer during the shopping journey. We discuss curbside pickup, cashierless stores, contactless payment and vending machines.

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Retail-Tech Landscape: In-Store Digitalization

In this report, we continue our Retail-Tech Landscape report series, which spotlights innovative technology companies that are disrupting the retail industry. This landscape focuses on technology companies that are enabling the transformation of physical stores through artificial intelligence, machine learning and computer vision.

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New Retail Models in E-Commerce: Opportunities To Accelerate Growth

As part of our series exploring new models of retailing across different sectors and channels, we focus on the innovative strategies being implemented by major e-commerce players in China and the US, including Alibaba and JD.com. We discuss how online platforms are using technologies to improve the shopping experience, implementing extended features such as dropshipping and alternative payment options, helping brands to adopt consumer-to-manufacturer business models and launching creative initiatives to extend their reach to customers.

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Retail 2020: 10 Retail-Tech Startup Trends

In 2020, the retail industry will be shaped by emerging technologies that will change the way consumers interact with brands, while retailers will collaborate more than ever with tech startups to future-proof their businesses. Discover our 10 trends for the year.

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Alibaba vs. Amazon: Head to Head in E-Commerce and Technology

​Alibaba Group and Amazon are innovators in retailing and technology, and both are expanding their presence into international markets. Employing its “New Retail” strategy, could the emerging China giant threaten Amazon’s global dominance? We discuss the competition between these two companies, considering their retail ecosystems, global expansion plans, financial performance and internally developed technologies.

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The Future of Payments

This report looks at payment platforms, explores their prospects, and reviews new technologies that could shape the future of the global payment landscape.

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