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Do Not Touch: Contactless Technologies for Retail

We explore the adoption and evolution of contactless and contact-light technologies at various stages of the shopping journey, including ordering, checkout, payment and delivery. With the Covid-19 pandemic fueling the development of such technologies—due to heightened consumer sensitivity to safety and out of necessity during temporary store shutdowns—retailers are likely to introduce more innovations to remove physical contact in transactions over the long term.

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Social Commerce Platforms: Diverse Opportunities for Brands and Retailers

We present the social commerce landscapes in China and the US, discussing major platforms across areas such as social media, livestreaming, group buying and e-commerce. This report highlights the broader scope of the Chinese market and the learnings that Western companies could take from China’s alternative social commerce models, as well as the opportunities for brands and retailers in the sector.

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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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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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