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Market Overview: E-Commerce Platforms–Mixed Impact from Coronavirus, but Innovation Continues To Support Gains

In this Market Overview, we explore the current retail e-commerce market and its future outlook, with a focus on China and the US. We consider the competitive landscape and the impact of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. This report also discusses a number of key themes in the market, including new physical store formats, social commerce and private labels.

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Israel Retail-Tech Innovator Landscape

We continue our Retail-Tech Landscape report series, which spotlights innovative technology companies that are disrupting the retail industry. Israel’s retail-tech sector is growing and quickly becoming one of the hottest and most innovative ecosystems for retail technologies, with companies offering solutions for wide-ranging applications, from supply chain logistics to the in-store consumer experience.

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Market Overview: Luxury—Taking a Back Seat to the Global Pandemic

In this market overview, we explore the personal luxury goods market landscape and consider the top 20 companies and top 15 brands in the global market by revenue. We discuss the impact of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic on both supply and demand in the luxury industry, as well as considering the importance of China’s luxury shoppers in today’s environment.

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European Apparel Retailing: Value and E-Commerce Continue To Set the Pace

In this report, we look at the European apparel retail sector, with a focus on France, Germany and the UK. In addition to discussing apparel sales in these regions, we discuss how online pure plays are on an upward growth trajectory, bucking the doom-and-gloom trend, as well as efforts by European value retailers to expand their reach and footprint. We also consider multibrand e-commerce players’ moves in the sportswear space and sustainability efforts.

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US Easter Retail Preview 2020: Retailers Must Offer Optimism and Seize the Few Opportunities amid Coronavirus Crisis

With Easter just around the corner, we assess the planned spending of US consumers on the holiday this year amid the coronavirus crisis. We consider the outlook for retail this Easter in light of current shopping trends and propose actions that retailers could take to engage with consumers over the holiday—both to drive sales in the short term and to build stronger customer relationships for long-term gains.

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US Social Commerce Survey: How Consumers Use Social Media for Shopping—Overview

We discuss the use of social media by US shoppers, as part of our report series exploring social commerce. Based on findings from a Coresight Research proprietary survey, we explore how consumers use social media platforms to research, discover and buy products across multiple categories. We also consider spending on discretionary categories and the impact of influencers on US social media shoppers.

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