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Coresight Research x CEW: Innovations in Beauty Retail—How Brands and Retailers Are Reimagining the Store Post Crisis

Beauty brands and retailers need to rethink how they can entice consumers back to brick-and-mortar locations in a post-crisis world. Together with CEW, we discuss how beauty brands globally are launching innovative store formats and turning to technology to offer convenience, increase sales and drive consumer excitement. In this free report, we present examples from L’Oréal, MAC Cosmetics, Shiseido, Tom Ford and more.

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10 Trends in China’s E-Commerce Market: Coresight Research Presents at Bucharest Tech Week

Deborah Weinswig, CEO and Founder of Coresight Research, presented at the Bucharest Tech Week event on May 19, 2021. We offer key insights from the presentation, in which Weinswig discussed China’s e-commerce growth and Coresight Research’s 10 key trends in the market for 2021—including livestreaming, shopping festivals, community group buying and more.

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Coresight Research x Prevedere: The Power of Intelligent Forecasting for US CPG Companies in an Increasingly Volatile World

Coresight Research and Prevedere hosted an online event to discuss the current consumer packaged goods (CPG) landscape in the US and the importance of using artificial intelligence and machine learning in demand forecasting and personalization. We present key insights from the event.

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RetailTech: Electronic Shelf Labels—The Shelf Is Where the Retail Action Is At

Electronic shelf labels (ESLs) are hardware that sits on the store shelf and provides automatic price updates—interacting with both consumers and inventory. As part of our RetailTech series, we discuss the functions and components of ESLs and the benefits that they offer to retailers and consumers. We outline recent developments in the global market and leading vendors of the technology.

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How Retailers Can Unlock True Profit Potential

Uncovering potential savings in GNFR (goods not for resale) expense has become increasingly important, as many US retail and CPG companies have encountered constrained profit margins as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. In this free report, we explore the profit improvement potential offered by GNFR, leveraging proprietary survey findings. We also discuss how services and technology solution providers such as LogicSource can help businesses reduce GNFR expense through improved access to data analytics and automation.

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Playbook: Evolving the Last Mile in the US

In this Playbook, we present four key strategies that US retailers can adopt to gain a competitive advantage in the last mile, covering in-house logistics infrastructure, returns, sustainability, and technology for BOPIS and curbside pickup.

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Coresight Research x Inspectorio: Data-Driven Collaboration—The Missing Link to Achieving Operational Efficiency

Coresight Research and Inspectorio hosted an online event that brought together leaders from selected textile companies to discuss the use of data in ensuring operational efficiency in the supply chain. We present insights from the event, covering the benefits of digitalizing quality assurance and compliance processes and the importance of collaboration among key stakeholders across the supply chain.

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Innovator Intelligence: Why Retail Needs To Revisit SEO

The pandemic-driven surge in e-commerce and the tightening of marketing budgets present an opportunity for retailers to review their search engine optimization (SEO) strategies. In this free report, sponsored by Botify, we analyze the key industry trends driving the need for SEO reconsideration in retail and discuss the importance and benefits of organic search. We also explore the Botify enterprise SEO platform, which can help retailers uncover SEO opportunities to derive real business value.

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Retail-Tech Landscape: E-Commerce Fulfillment and Returns

The pandemic-driven acceleration in e-commerce presents huge opportunity for retailers but has also given rise to challenges in inventory management, order fulfillment and returns. This Retail-Tech Landscape comprises selected startups globally that can help retailers improve their e-commerce fulfillment operations and thus enhance the overall customer experience, as well as manage returns.

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CEW’s State of the Industry: Coresight Research Presents the Livestreaming Playbook for Beauty

Deborah Weinswig, CEO and Founder of Coresight Research, presented the Livestreaming Playbook for Beauty at the Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW)’s State of the Industry event on May 13, 2021. We present key insights from Weinswig’s presentation, covering an overview of livestreaming e-commerce in China and the US and selected recommendations for US beauty brands and retailers to excel in this innovative sales channel.

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Livestreaming Latest, May 2021: Personalization and Community Building Emerge as Key Trends

Our new Livestreaming Latest series provides regular updates on the variety of approaches in livestreaming e-commerce that are emerging around the world, across different retail sectors. We present recent market developments and discuss three notable trends in the livestreaming space, covering personalization and community building. We also offer examples of recent livestreaming events from retail companies globally.

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China Retail Insights: The Rise of Virtual Influencers as an Innovative Marketing Tool

Virtual influencers are a growing phenomenon in China. We explore the evolution of the concept, the different types of virtual influencers, and how brands and retailers can use these digital characters to increase engagement with young consumers in China—including through livestreaming. We present notable examples in the market and consider the benefits and drawbacks of virtual influencers.

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Innovator Trends That Are Reshaping the Retail Industry

The global Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way consumers shop and accelerated the adoption of various advanced technologies. We outline our expectations for the top innovator trends that are impacting the retail industry, covering contact-light shopping, personalized experiences, livestream e-commerce, last-mile delivery, micro-fulfillment centers and more.

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Cybersecurity and Retail: Hackers Have Shifted Their Attacks from Consumers to the Technology Providers

Retailers are a particularly attractive target for hackers as they possess customer and payment data, and point-of-sale terminals represent another connected device that can be attacked. Hackers are now attacking data stored in the cloud as well as providers of Internet and cybersecurity tools. We discuss cybersecurity as it affects retail, including an overview of this space, selected technology providers and recent developments. We explore types of cyberattacks and the measures that all types of enterprises, including retailers, can take to defend themselves.

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