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US Apparel Retail: Post-Crisis Outlook—Fall 2020 Update

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We explore the continued impacts of the Covid-19 crisis on the US apparel retail sector and present an outlook for the remainder of 2020 and into 2021

This Post-Crisis Outlook covers the following key topics:

  • Our estimates for 2020, including consumer spending on clothing and clothing and footwear specialty retailers’ sector sales
  • An outlook for 2021—including the expected drivers of demand
  • What retailers have said about the upcoming holiday season
  • Select retailers’ expansion of their digital presence
  • Inventory management and the importance of a resilient supply chain
  • The adoption of new selling models—such as livestreaming
  • Modification of lease conditions
  • Key market trends—including technological innovation, automation and demand for activewear
  • Commentary from select US apparel brands and retailers—including American Eagle Outfitters, Gap Inc. and NIKE
  • Bankruptcies and store closures in 2020
  • How direct-to-consumer brands are positioned in a post-crisis environment
  • Factors impacting the apparel sector’s resilience

Click here to read the previous US Apparel Retail: Post-Crisis Outlook report, published in June.

Click here to read more Coresight Research Market Outlooks and Post-Crisis Outlooks for other retail sectors.

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