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US Easter 2021 Retail Preview: High-Growth Context Provides Opportunities for Retailers

With Easter fast approaching, we assess the planned spending of US consumers on the holiday this year. We discuss the outlook for retail this Easter in light of current shopping trends and against weak comparatives for April 2020 amid a coronavirus-impacted retail environment. We also consider opportunities for retailers to drive Easter spending and prominent seasonal themes at major US retailers Kohl’s, Target and Walmart.

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US Department Store Insights, 4Q20: Elevated Digital Sales and Strength in Home and Active Categories

Coresight Research’s new US Department Store Insights quarterly series covers the recent performance of Kohl’s, Macy’s and Nordstrom, highlighting trends in comparable sales, revenue, digital sales, product categories and areas of note by management. In this report, we look at the performance of the three retailers in the fourth quarter of 2020 (4Q20, ended January 30, 2021) and discuss relevant fiscal 2020 highlights.

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Retail-Tech Landscape: Frictionless Payment

Payment methods that reduce friction at the point of sale improve the customer experience—and digital technologies are becoming integral to frictionless checkout. This Retail-Tech Landscape comprises selected startups globally that can help retailers improve how they receive payments and thus enhance the overall customer experience.

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Earnings Insights 4Q20, Week 7: Home-Goods and Discount Remain Strong; Apparel Sees Mixed Recovery

Our weekly Earnings Insights reports feature highlights from recent management commentary at major US retailers as they report fourth-quarter 2020 earnings. This week, there are highlights from companies that reported in the week ended March 21—namely, Dollar General, Five Below, NIKE, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet and Williams-Sonoma.

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Coresight Research x CEW: How Is Technology Transforming the Beauty Industry?

Today’s beauty consumers are looking for a high level of online interaction with brands and retailers, particularly with the Covid-19 pandemic having given rise to concerns around hygiene. Together with CEW, we discuss how beauty brands are embracing new technologies such as AI, AR and VR to engage with consumers online and offer them a more personalized beauty shopping experience. In this free report, we explore how technology is transforming the beauty industry and highlight the implications of its adoption for brands and retailers.

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US CPG Sales Tracker: CPG E-Commerce Growth Further Decelerates to 56%

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 January 24, 2021

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