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Alibaba’s Tmall Global Summit: Retail Opportunities and Strategies for Success in China’s E-Commerce Market

Deborah Weinswig, CEO and Founder of Coresight Research, moderated Alibaba’s Tmall Global Summit on March 25, 2021. We present three key insights from the event, covering a framework for brands to enter the China market, strategies for startups to go global and recommendations for brands to succeed in China.

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Playbook: Alternative Models in Retail

The new Coresight Research Playbook series provides recommendations for brands, retailers and marketplaces seeking to tap growth segments and emerging trends. In this Playbook, we present six key strategies for retail players to capitalize on gradually maturing alternative models in retail: collaboration, DTC (direct to consumer), rental, resale and subscription. We discuss examples of the strategies and models across multiple categories, with a focus on the US market.

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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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Earnings Insights 4Q20, Week 6: Discounters and E-Commerce Players See Continued Strength; Substantial Recovery for Beauty Category

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 14—namely, Big Lots, Dick’s Sporting Goods, JD.com, Stitch Fix and Ulta Beauty.

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US Store Tracker Extra, February 2021: 2,222 Store Closures by Major US Retailers Will Result in 31 Million Square Feet of Closed Retail Space in 2021

The US Store Tracker Extra monthly series offers insight into retailers’ store closure and opening announcements. We include details on closures and openings as a percentage of total store base as well as square-footage impact. This report also offers a comparison between year-to-date announced closures and openings, as of February 26, 2021, versus the comparable period in 2020.

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China Retail Insights: How Are Emerging Offline Beauty Retailers Winning Young Shoppers?

Beauty was one of the most resilient discretionary categories in China in 2020, and a new wave of domestic offline beauty retailers is emerging. We explore how these new brick-and-mortar beauty retailers are achieving success in the China market by enhancing the shopping experience and gaining huge exposure on social media to appeal to young Chinese consumers.

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Coresight Research Innovator Showcase: Five Retail Technology Innovators Compete for Digital Outreach Opportunity

On February 18, 2021, Coresight Research hosted its Innovator Showcase—an online pitch competition between five retail technology innovators: Engagement Agents, Inspectorio, Newmine, Nexite and Savitude. We present highlights from the innovators’ pitches, as well as from the presentations of three early-stage retail startups that presented their businesses while the judges deliberated. We also reveal the winner of the pitch competition.

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L Brands, Inc. (NYSE: LB)

L Brands is a US-based retailer of apparel, beauty and personal care products, and home goods. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, the company operates stores across Canada, China, Hong Kong, Ireland, the UK and the US and sells worldwide through its websites.

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Earnings Insights 4Q20, Week 3: Walmart and CVS Health Remain Strong, While L’Oréal Sees 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 February 21—namely, beauty brand owner L’Oréal, drugstore retailer CVS Health and mass merchandiser Walmart.

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