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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.

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.

Retail 2020: Five Forces, 10 Trends in Global Retail

Coresight Research looks ahead at the 10 trends we think will reshape retail in 2020. We expect inclusivity to become more inclusive, innovative business models to become more mainstream and technology to continue to drive retail innovation.

CES 2020, Day 2: Physical Retail, Tourism and Data Strategy

The Coresight Research team is in Las Vegas for CES 2020. We offer our top five insights from the second day of the event, including the transition of digitally native brands into physical retail, increasing demand for personalized travel experiences and the explosion of data in healthcare retail.

CES 2020: Insights from the Media Days

The Coresight Research team is in Las Vegas this week for CES 2020, held on January 7–10. We present our top five insights from the media days on January 5–6, including the new Intelligence of Things, the application of 5G in agriculture and the consumerization of artificial intelligence.

How Robotics Is Transforming the Retail Value Chain

Large brands, retailers and technology companies have been teaming up to use robotics in retail, and have already tested and deployed them in production, warehousing and distribution, last-mile delivery and even in client-facing roles.

Highlights from the Taobao Maker Festival 2019

The Coresight Research team attended the Taobao Maker Festival 2019 in Hangzhou, China, on September 12. Alibaba’s Taobao Maker Festival, first launched in 2016, celebrates the “maker spirit” of Chinese merchants and designers, and how that spirit is resonating among China’s young generation (millennials and Gen Zers).

Reviewing Grocery Tech Innovations from Walmart and Kroger

The digitalization of grocery retailing is about much more than e-commerce. In the US, Walmart and Kroger are leading the charge in digital adoption across the grocery supply chain. In this report, we review a number of grocery tech innovations from these two retailers.