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US Grocery E-Commerce: Sustained Shifts in Fulfillment and Service Models To Drive Long-Term Growth

Covid-19 has catalyzed the widespread adoption of online shopping in grocery, driving fundamental, lasting changes in consumer behavior. In this report, we provide an essential briefing on recent shifts in the US grocery e-commerce market and present an outlook for the future, with a focus on fulfillment and service models—including BOPIS and curbside pickup.

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2021 Retail and Technology Outlook

Against the challenging coronavirus-impacted retail environment, Coresight Research’s analysts provide directional outlooks and sector headwinds and tailwinds for 2021. We discuss the trends and data points that we expect to see during the year ahead, covering 10 channels, sectors or markets, with a focus on the US.

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Product TypeInsight Report | premium

November 2020 US Retail Traffic and In-Store Metrics: Traffic Declines by 37%; Black Friday Underperforms

November 2020 saw a total US nonfood store traffic decline of 37% year over year, as several states reinstated Covid-19 restrictions and Black Friday weekend saw a shift to e-commerce. We review weekly shopper traffic trends through the month, as well as traffic by retailer vertical, region and retailer location type.

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Holiday 2020: US Black Friday and Cyber Monday Insights—Digital Sales Growth Underwhelms on Cyber Monday

This year, Black Friday in the US has been mainly digital, as consumers shift spending to e-commerce. In this free report, we discuss digital sales performance during Cyber Week, covering total revenues and year-over-year growth, the boost provided by pickup services, US retailers’ average discount rates and popular product categories among US shoppers.

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October 2020 UK Retail Sales: Total Sales Jump 8% Ahead of Second Lockdown

We review data for UK retail in total and by sector for October 2020—a month that saw total retail sales grow at the fastest pace recorded since 2014, supported by strength at health and beauty retailers and in the DIY and hardware sector. With England having entered a second Covid-19 lockdown on November 5, we expect the strong growth momentum of UK retail sales to come to an end.

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Singles’ Day 2020: Early Observations of Alibaba’s Double 11

In China, Alibaba’s 11.11 Global Shopping Festival 2020 held its first sale period at 12:00 a.m. on November 1–3, following a pre-sale on October 21–31. In this free report, we present some early sales results from the first round of this year’s Singles’ Day event and discuss our observations so far, covering livestreaming and order fulfillment.

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Market Outlook: Understanding China’s $5 Trillion Retail Sector

In this Market Outlook, we explore China’s retail sector. We analyze data on the sector’s size and present our estimates for growth in the remainder of 2020 and into 2021. We profile China’s leading retail companies and outline the composition and trajectory of the retail market. This report also discusses a number of key themes in the market—including e-commerce as a driver of sector consolidation, high consumer demand in certain product categories, sales growth among domestic beauty brands and opportunities in the duty-free format.

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Holiday 2020: UK Retail Outlook Update—November Lockdown To Slam Retail

We provide an update on our estimates for the UK retail outlook for holiday 2020, following UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement on October 31 of a four-week lockdown in England beginning November 5. We discuss the impacts of the lockdown on nonessential retailers. We also explore our predictions for underlying holiday gifting demand, the implications of excess inventory for retailers into 2021 and our expectations for a renewed wave of UK store closures.

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