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US Consumer Tracker: More Consumers Direct Third-Round Stimulus Checks into Discretionary Retail (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 present findings on how consumers spent or plan to spend their third-round stimulus checks. We discuss what product categories respondents had purchased in-store and online in the past two weeks and what consumers are buying more of and less of than pre-pandemic. We also cover what activities respondents have done in the past two weeks and consumer avoidance of public places. Our consumer survey was undertaken on March 29.

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Playbook: New Ways of Living and Spending in the US

In this Playbook, we discuss how US consumer spending behaviors have changed over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic. We identify five key strategies that US retailers can take to best capitalize on the trends in spending and living habits that are driving shifts in the retail landscape, covering market segmentation, e-commerce adoption, customer loyalty and more.

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Think Tank: Community Group Buying in China—Advantages of the Model and Future Prospects

Coresight Research’s new Think Tank series delves into the trends and segments that we have identified as presenting growth opportunities in retail in 2021 and beyond. In this report, we explore the community group-buying market in China, covering a timeline of key developments and the advantages that the model presents for both consumers and retailers. We discuss the key players in the China market—including startups and Internet giants—and consider the future of the market in China and internationally.

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US Store Tracker Extra, March 2021: Openings Set To Outpace Closures by Almost 9 Million Square Feet

The US Store Tracker Extra monthly series offers insight into retailers’ store closure and opening announcements. We include details on closures and openings as a percentage of total store base as well as square-footage impact. This report also offers a comparison between year-to-date announced closures and openings, as of March 26, 2021, versus the comparable period in 2020.

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US Department Store Insights, 4Q20: Elevated Digital Sales and Strength in Home and Active Categories

Coresight Research’s new US Department Store Insights quarterly series covers the recent performance of Kohl’s, Macy’s and Nordstrom, highlighting trends in comparable sales, revenue, digital sales, product categories and areas of note by management. In this report, we look at the performance of the three retailers in the fourth quarter of 2020 (4Q20, ended January 30, 2021) and discuss relevant fiscal 2020 highlights.

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US Consumer Tracker: Shopper Behaviors and Expectations as We Head Toward Easter (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 present findings on consumers’ spending expectations for Easter 2021. We discuss what activities respondents have done in the past two weeks and consumer avoidance of public places. We also cover what product categories respondents had purchased in-store and online in the past two weeks and what consumers are buying more of and less of than pre-pandemic. Our consumer survey was undertaken on March 22.

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Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker 2021, Week 12: US Openings Continue To Outpace Closures

Our Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker reports on store closures, openings and bankruptcies. This week, there are highlights from 7-Eleven, Alimentation Couche-Tard, At Home, Designer Brands, Fabletics, Hobby Lobby, Kroger and Signet Jewelers in the US and Beales, Decathlon, Dunelm, John Lewis, Joules and Mango in the UK.

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