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Earnings Insights 2Q21, Week 6: American Eagle Outfitters Maintains Strong Growth Momentum; PVH Corp. Sees Gradual Recovery

Our weekly Earnings Insights reports feature highlights from recent management commentary at major US retailers as they report second-quarter 2021 earnings. This week, there are highlights from companies that reported in the week ended September 5, 2021—namely, American Eagle Outfitters, PVH Corp., Big Lots and Five Below.

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10 Trends in Global Apparel and Footwear Retail

After so much disruption in 2020 amid the pandemic, 2021 is proving to be a year of change and recovery for apparel brands and retailers. We present 10 trends that are impacting global apparel and footwear retail and identify strategies for apparel brands and retailers to best capitalize on momentum in each area in 2021 and beyond.

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Retail Robustness Index: July 2021 Update—Slight Gains Amid Volatility from Management Changes

Coresight Research’s Retail Robustness Index evaluates the 100 largest US retailers (by revenue) on their ability to weather dramatic shifts in demand amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The July 2021 update revises the scores based on financial reports and store- and management-related announcements. Alongside the report, our infographic summarizes key changes since the previous Retail Robustness Index update in April 2021.

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US Dress Wear Revival: How Brands and Retailers Can Capitalize on the Return in Consumer Demand

With the vaccination rollout and easing of lockdowns in 2021 in the US, we are seeing signs of dress wear sales recovery and a revival of consumer demand in the market. In this report, we present our dress wear market outlook for 2021 and proprietary data insights into consumer dress wear spending. We also offer three strategies for brands and retailers to respond to the swing in demand.

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1Q21 US Retail Inventory Tracker: Most Retailers Post Higher Inventory Turnover Rates on a Two-Year Basis

Our quarterly US Retail Inventory Tracker analyzes inventory trends among US retailers listed in the Coresight 100. In this report, we look at the inventory levels of various retailers in 1Q21 and assess how and why levels are changing—with most retailers posting improved inventory turnover levels on a two-year basis.

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Earnings Insights 1Q21, Week 3: American Eagle Outfitters, Foot Locker, Gap and Urban Outfitters Report Strong Sales Growth

Our weekly Earnings Insights reports feature highlights from recent management commentary at major US retailers as they report first-quarter 2021 earnings. This week, there are highlights from companies that reported in the week ended May 30, 2021, including American Eagle Outfitters, Dollar Geeral, Foot Locker, Gap, Guess?, Ulta Beauty, Urban Outfitters, VF Corporation, Williams-Sonoma and more.

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Market Outlook: Apparel and Footwear Specialty Retailers in the US, the UK and China—Prospects for Recovery

In this Market Outlook, we discuss the performance and outlook for the apparel and footwear specialty retail market, with a focus on the US, the UK and China. We provide our market sizing estimates for 2021 and beyond, and we consider the primary trends that will drive demand. This report also explores e-commerce penetration, the competitive landscape, US retail innovators and key themes—including demand for activewear, sustainability initiatives and the growth of DTC (direct-to-consumer).

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4Q20 US Retail Inventory Tracker: Discretionary Retailers Post Improved Inventory Turnover Rates

Our quarterly US Retail Inventory Tracker analyzes inventory trends among US retailers listed in the Coresight 100. In this report, we look at the inventory levels of various retailers in 4Q20 and assess why levels may have changed from the year-ago period—with most retailers posting improved inventory turnover levels.

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4Q20 US Earnings Season Wrap-Up: Discretionary Sectors See Mixed Recovery

We assess the recent performance of selected US-based retailers, brands, e-commerce platforms and REITs in terms of revenues, earnings per share and comps for the fourth quarter of 2020, considering consensus estimates and year-over-year changes. Just over half of the companies covered beat revenue consensus estimates, with home and home-improvement retailers, discount retailers, e-commerce companies and mass merchandisers enjoying a particularly strong quarter.

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US Retailers Leverage Technology To Make the Last Mile a Competitive Advantage

Consumer demand has been increasing for faster, more secure and trackable fulfillment. We discuss four technological innovations that US retailers are implementing to increase the efficiency of their last-mile logistics operations and thus gain a competitive advantage: autonomous delivery robots, BOPIS and curbside pickup, smart lockers and visibility tools.

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