Continuing our coverage of Alibaba’s Singles’ Day 2019 in China, we summarize the record-breaking sales performances of major e-commerce players on November 11, namely Alibaba and JD.com. This year, the event saw an expanded scope of new consumption and a focus on sustainability.
With China’s recent relaxation of its one-child policy in 2016, alongside an increase in the average national household income, the parent-and-baby market is seeing consistent growth across the country. In this report, we discuss the booming parent-and-baby sector in China, with a focus on the e-commerce landscape.
Considering US consumer spending plans, destination preferences and shopping habits, we assess the retail outlook for the 2019 holiday season. We present key trends across different age groups—including the influence of millennials/Gen-Zers on average consumer shopping behaviors—and offer key insights into the expected use of online platforms and associated services.
Costco Same-Store Sales Pick Up in October – especially online. Cato and Buckle post mixed bag of comps.
Continuing our coverage of Singles’ Day 2019 in China, we assess the performance of selected brands in the pre-sale period of the shopping holiday. In the lead-up to November 11, it seems that the exposure of US retailers and other international brands to the Chinese market may have been impacted by trade tensions and the success of targeted marketing strategies employed by indigenous brands.
This report evaluates the Brooklyn Wegmans store according to the Coresight BEST proprietary framework: The store excels in its substantial breadth of product offerings and staff of helpful, friendly employees, but could do more on technology.
Xcel Brands x Coresight Research Monthly Fashion Trend Report: November 2019 – Top Trends Include Oversized Blazers and Ruched Mini Dresses
This month’s Xcel Brands x Coresight Research Fashion Trend Report identifies Ruched mini dresses and oversized blazers as emerging fashion trends likely to rise in popularity.
US and China Quarterly Economic Update, 3Q19: Growth Slows in Both Countries; Trade Tensions Show Impact
In this report, we discuss macroeconomic indicators from the US and China. US GDP grew by a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.9% in the third quarter of 2019, while GDP in China increased 6.0% year over year.
The Monthly Fashion Trend Report highlights the fashion trends that are emerging, growing and maturing- offering insights for designers, planners, retailers, buyers and merchandisers.
Nordstrom is bringing exciting new “spectacular retail” experiences to consumers through its new flagship in New York City. In this report, we apply the Coresight Research BEST framework for physical retail to identify the primary differentiators of Nordstrom’s new store.
The global travel retail market has witnessed robust growth over the past few years, in part due to the increasing number of Chinese travelers. Beauty brands are now implementing strategies to further increase product sales at airports and other duty-free stores.
Global Eyewear Market: Technology, Sustainability and Customization Are Shaping the Industry’s Future
Global eyewear market growth has been slow - but Coresight Research believes there are pockets of opportunity in the eyewear market as innovative startups create new product and service offerings - and as established players up their games to expand the market.
Universal Beijing Resort is partnering with Alibaba to use Alibaba’s Business Operation System to accelerate its digital transformation.
With this series, 30 Global Retail Cities, we profile the world's major shopping cities – from fashion capitals such as Milan to shopping hubs such as Honolulu. This week, we look at the top stores and must-see shopping streets in Seoul.
Smart routing, which uses machine learning algorithms to optimize delivery routes, offers many benefits for both retailers and consumers, not least increased efficiency and reduced environmental impact.