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April 2021 Leading Indicators of US Retail Sales: Surprisingly Slow Labor Market Mars an Otherwise Strong Month

In our monthly Leading Indicators of US Retail Sales series, we examine several key macroeconomic indicators of US retail sales and analyze how they may impact the industry in the months to come. We analyze the latest available data, as of the end of April 2021, covering the job market, income and savings, and housing.

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Livestreaming Latest, May 2021: Personalization and Community Building Emerge as Key Trends

Our new Livestreaming Latest series provides regular updates on the variety of approaches in livestreaming e-commerce that are emerging around the world, across different retail sectors. We present recent market developments and discuss three notable trends in the livestreaming space, covering personalization and community building. We also offer examples of recent livestreaming events from retail companies globally.

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US CPG Sales Tracker: Tough Comparatives Trigger Slowdown in CPG E-Commerce Growth

The Coresight Research and IRI monthly US CPG Sales Tracker provides our data-driven insights into online sales trends in the US CPG industry—covering the product categories of food & beverage; health & beauty; and general merchandise & homecare. In this free report, we present five key insights from the four weeks ended April 18, 2021.

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China Retail Insights: The Rise of Virtual Influencers as an Innovative Marketing Tool

Virtual influencers are a growing phenomenon in China. We explore the evolution of the concept, the different types of virtual influencers, and how brands and retailers can use these digital characters to increase engagement with young consumers in China—including through livestreaming. We present notable examples in the market and consider the benefits and drawbacks of virtual influencers.

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Six Months to Singles’ Day: Set 11.11 on Your Retail Calendar

Singles’ Day is the world’s largest online shopping event in terms of GMV, with Chinese e-commerce giants Alibaba and JD.com being the two major players. With six months to go until this year’s event, we discuss the reasons why brands and retailers should set Singles’ Day 2021 in their retail calendar—covering the recent performance of the annual shopping festival, examples of success by international brands, and the actions that brands and retailers can take now to plan for the event.

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US Grocery Private-Label Market Set To Maintain Growth Momentum

Consumer interest in purchasing private-label products continues, with 2020 proving to be a major milestone for private-label evolution. We discuss the segment's recent growth and market share, as well as the impact of price inflation on private-label sales. We also provide insights into two key trends in the private-label grocery segment in the US and the opportunities that these trends present to retailers.

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Cybersecurity and Retail: Hackers Have Shifted Their Attacks from Consumers to the Technology Providers

Retailers are a particularly attractive target for hackers as they possess customer and payment data, and point-of-sale terminals represent another connected device that can be attacked. Hackers are now attacking data stored in the cloud as well as providers of Internet and cybersecurity tools. We discuss cybersecurity as it affects retail, including an overview of this space, selected technology providers and recent developments. We explore types of cyberattacks and the measures that all types of enterprises, including retailers, can take to defend themselves.

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