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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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Earnings Insights 1Q21, Week 1: Estée Lauder and L’Oréal Report Positive Sales Growth on a Two-Year Basis

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 16, 2021 (and earlier), including Amazon, Estée Lauder, Grocery Outlet, Guess?, Hanesbrands, L’Oréal, Tractor Supply Company, Wayfair and more, as well as selected REITs.

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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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Earnings Insights 4Q20, Week 1: E-Commerce Players Stand Strong, While Luxury Retailers Witness Mixed Recovery

Our weekly Earnings Insights reports feature highlights from recent management commentary at major US retailers as they report fourth-quarter 2020 earnings. This week, there are highlights from companies that reported in the week ended February 7, namely Alibaba, Amazon, Brookfield Property Partners, Canada Goose, Capri Holdings, eBay, Ralph Lauren and Tapestry.

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3Q20 US Earnings Season Wrap-Up: Discretionary Sectors Regain Momentum

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 third quarter of 2020, considering consensus estimates and year-over-year changes. Against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, many companies beat revenue consensus estimates, and most of the discretionary sectors regained their momentum during the quarter.

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Retail Robustness Index: December 2020 Update—Shifting Consumer Demand Hits a Number of Top Retailers’ Scores

Coresight Research’s Retail Robustness Index evaluates the 100 largest US retailers (by revenue) on their ability to weather dramatic shifts in demand as the Covid-19 lockdowns began. The December update revises the scores based on financial reports and store-reopening announcements. Alongside the report, our infographic summarizes key changes since the previous Retail Robustness Index update in November.

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America’s Changing Shopping Centers: Part 3—Malls Seek To Adapt as Pandemic Expedites Retail Shakeup

As malls grapple with the repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic—including a rise in e-commerce, retail bankruptcies and the threat of declining foot traffic—mall owners are finding new ways to compete for consumer’s attention and retail spending. In this report—the third and final in our America’s Changing Shopping Centers series—we discuss the steps taken by mall operators to future-proof their centers amid the changing retail landscape.

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Retail Robustness Index: November 2020 Update—Most Metrics Improve Slightly

Coresight Research’s Retail Robustness Index evaluates the 100 largest US retailers (by revenue) on their ability to weather dramatic shifts in demand as the Covid-19 lockdowns began. The November update revises the scores based on financial reports and store-reopening announcements. Alongside the report, our infographic summarizes key changes since the previous Retail Robustness Index update in October.

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Introducing the New Coresight 100: The Companies Reinventing Retail

With 2020 having accelerated the pace of change in retail, we have re-evaluated the Coresight 100, our focus list of the top 100 of the largest and most influential companies in the global retail ecosystem. We introduce the new list of the top companies to watch, which spans eight sectors and now includes select innovators and private companies.

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Market Outlook: US Retail REITs—Recovery Under Pressure

In this Market Outlook, we explore the recovery of the US retail REITs (real estate investment trusts) sector in a coronavirus-impacted retail environment. We analyze data on the sector’s size and competitive landscape and consider the impact of store closures on retail REITs. This report also discusses a number of key themes in the market—including rent collection, store closures and tenant-landlord relationships.

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2Q20 US Earnings Season Wrap-Up: Reviewing the Covid-19 Recovery

Second-quarter 2020 retail earnings include recovery from the Covid-19 crisis. We assess the recent performance of US retailers in terms of revenues, earnings per share and comps, considering consensus estimates and year-over-year changes. Although the pace of recovery varies between retail sectors, many retailers initially saw strong sales in reopened stores, driven by pent-up demand. Furthermore, the coronavirus-led pivot to e-commerce led to unprecedented growth in digital sales.

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