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US Department Stores: Post-Crisis Outlook—Fall 2020 Update

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We explore the continued impacts of the Covid-19 crisis on the US department store 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, with nondiscount and discount department store breakdowns
  • An outlook for 2021—including the expected drivers of recovery
  • Accelerations in department store closures—including announcements from major retailers
  • Highlights from select department stores for the second quarter of 2020—Kohl’s, Macy’s and Nordstrom
  • Select retailers’ expansion of their digital presence in the wake of Covid-19
  • Updates on Chapter 11 bankruptcies amid the crisis for JCPenney, Neiman Marcus and Stage Stores
  • Holiday expectations for the 2020 season
  • Trend analysis and insight—including delivery services, in-store fulfillment and growth opportunity categories

Click here to read the Fall 2020 Update to the Post-Crisis Outlook report on US Apparel retail.

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

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