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Coresight Research helps retail clients accelerate innovation and growth. We focus on disruption at the intersection of retail and technology – and help you understand what it means for your business. Coresight Research has a global presence spanning the US, Europe and Asia, including deep expertise in the China market.

US Retailer Survey: Revealing the Hidden Costs of Poor Inventory Management

Today’s retail environment is marked by more intense competition and rapid changes in consumer preferences, both of which pressure retailers to make smarter inventory decisions. To minimize unplanned markdowns that impact the bottom line, retailers must ensure that they deliver products consumers want to buy to the locations where they want to buy them.

AI Creates Smarter Living: Takeaways from the TechLIFEStyle Conference in Hong Kong

The Coresight Research team attended TechLIFEStyle conference, part of StartmeupHK, held in Hong Kong January 22, 2019. StartmeupHK is an initiative launched by InvestHK to promote Hong Kong as a startup destination, connecting entrepreneurs and investors. The theme of the event was “living smarter, living better,” looking at how lifestyle technology can be woven into everyday life. These are some highlights of the event.

Retail Revolutionm – Disrupt or Be Disrupted (XSPECS)

Retail Traffic Is Down • Retail traffic has continued to struggle, although it has been showing slight improvement • According to RetailNext, retail store traffic in July declined by just 5.5%, its smallest drop since January 2016 • The conversion rate, which represents how many shoppers became buyers, rose by 0.5% in both June and July, the highest rate increase in almost a year

US Retail Revolution

Global Retail Trends 1. Democratization of Luxury 2. Amazon’s Impact on Apparel 3. Home and Big-Ticket Purchases Increasing 4. Beauty Spending Driven by the Selfie Culture 5. Brands Developing an Emotional Connection & More....