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Coronavirus Tracker: Retail Metrics and Key Developments

Coresight Research’s Coronavirus Tracker includes a timeline of key developments; details temporary US store closures and reopenings; charts weekly data on shoppers' purchasing behaviors; and notes US retail hirings, US states' reopening dates for businesses and furloughs by major retail companies. Recently added are details of capital raising, management changes, financial guidance updates and bankruptcies in retail.

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August 2020 US Retail Traffic and In-Store Metrics: Traffic Declines by 41%, Easing Toward the End of the Month

August 2020 saw total US nonfood store traffic decline by nearly 41% year over year, with nonessential businesses continuing to reopen and some states revisiting their reopening plans on indoor malls as the spikes in coronavirus cases slowed toward the end of the month. We review store traffic changes through the month and the sectors most impacted by the current crisis.

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The Time for Sustainability in Retail Is Now

Employees, investors and consumers expect sustainability to be addressed at the companies for which they work, in which they invest and by the brands from which they buy. In partnership with IBM, we discuss the development of sustainability in retail and present Coresight Research’s EnCORE framework, which is designed to help retailers and brands frame their approach to sustainability.

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August 2020 US Retail Sales: Further Strong Year-Over-Year Growth

Building on strong growth momentum in total US retail sales in July 2020, US retail sales continued to rebound strongly in August, driven by multiple nonfood sectors—including sports and leisure goods and home improvement. Using data from the US Census Bureau, this report looks at which retail sectors saw sales surge and which did not do well in August 2020.

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Retail Robustness Index: September 2020 Update—Store Reopenings Drive Higher Index Values

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 September 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 August.

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Insights from China: China’s Domestic Duty-Free Market Grows in the Wake of Covid-19

The Covid-19 crisis has heavily impacted airport retail in 2020. By contrast, China’s domestic duty-free market is accelerating. We discuss the market’s size and potential for growth, exploring three key drivers that present opportunities for brand and retailers—namely Hainan’s new duty-free policy, the rise of downtown duty-free stores and the shift of spending to the online channel.

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Why Not-for-Resale Savings Could Be the Key to Unlocking Profitability

Covid-19 has seen retailers become laser-focused on profitability as they search for cost-saving initiatives to combat declines. Using proprietary Coreseight Research survey findings, we analyze the negative impact of the crisis on business profitability and explore how NFR (not-for-resale goods and services) savings represent a substantial opportunity for retailers to unlocking profitability.

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US Survey Update: Discretionary Purchases Continue To Pick Up (Full Report)

Our latest survey report provides a detailed update on US consumers’ behaviors, concerns and expectations, with a focus on the implications for retail. This week, we discuss shoppers’ current shopping behaviors—including a pickup in discretionary purchases—online spending habits and avoidance of public places, as well as what activities they expect to do in the next two weeks. Our consumer survey was undertaken on September 9.

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