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Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker 2021, Week 12: US Openings Continue To Outpace Closures

Our Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker reports on store closures, openings and bankruptcies. This week, there are highlights from 7-Eleven, Alimentation Couche-Tard, At Home, Designer Brands, Fabletics, Hobby Lobby, Kroger and Signet Jewelers in the US and Beales, Decathlon, Dunelm, John Lewis, Joules and Mango in the UK.

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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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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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Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker 2021, Week 10: US Openings Exceed Closures as Discount Chains Expand

Our Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker reports on store closures, openings and bankruptcies. This week, there are highlights from Abercrombie & Fitch, Burlington Stores, Chico’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Dollar Tree, Foxtrot Market, Gap, Grocery Outlet, NIKE, Ross Stores and The Children’s Place in the US and Clarks and Morrisons in the UK.

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Earnings Insights 4Q20, Week 5: Discounters Stand Strong While Department Stores Remain Badly Hit and Apparel Specialists See Slow 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 7—namely, American Eagle Outfitters, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Burlington Stores, Dollar Tree, Foot Locker, Gap Inc., Grocery Outlet Holding Corp., Kohl’s, Kroger, Nordstrom, Ross Stores, Target and Urban Outfitters.

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Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker 2021, Week 9: TJX Companies To Open 81 Net US Stores in 2021

Our Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker reports on store closures, openings and bankruptcies. This week, there are highlights from Amazon, Bath & Body Works, Bob’s Discount Furniture, Casper Sleep, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Hudson, Macy’s, Paper Source, Payless, Sprouts Farmers Market, TJX Companies and Victoria’s Secret in the US and Amazon, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Thomas Pink in the UK.

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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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The New Value Retailers: Online Marketplaces Challenge Brick-and-Mortar Budget Formats

The value retail sector is expanding beyond traditional brick-and-mortar budget formats (including discount variety retailers such as dollar stores) with the emergence of online value marketplaces. We see the growth of these e-commerce platforms as presenting challenges to predominantly offline retailers in the value retail sector. We discuss the key online players, with a focus on the US, the UK and China.

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Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker 2021, Week 6: Five Below To Open 170 New Stores in 2021

Our Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker reports on store closures, openings and bankruptcies. This week, there are highlights from Aldi, At Home, Five Below, Gertrude Hawk Chocolates, Kmart, Murphy USA, Sears, Skechers, Trader Joe’s and Weis Markets in the US and Aldi, Boohoo, Clarks, Dermstore and The Hut Group in the UK.

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Market Outlook: Understanding India’s $800 Billion Retail Sector

In this Market Outlook report, we explore India’s retail sector. We analyze data on the sector size and present our growth estimates for 2021. We discuss key market drivers and e-commerce penetration in India’s retail market compared to other global markets. This report also covers a breakdown of India’s top 15 retail companies by revenue,—including Avenue Supermarts, Flipkart Internet, Reliance Retail and V-Mart Retail.

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US Store Tracker Extra, January 2021: Major US Retailers Announce 24 Million Square Feet of Closed Retail Space in 2021

In Coresight Research’s new US Store Tracker Extra monthly series, we offer insight into retailers’ store closure and opening announcements on a monthly basis—supplementing our Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker report. We include retailer-level 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 at the end of each month in 2021 versus the comparable period in 2020.

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US Valentine’s Day 2021 Retail Preview: Strong Sales Expected Despite Year-over-Year Contraction in Total Spend

In the US, Valentine’s Day has seen steady growth over the last decade, with a huge increase in spending estimated to have been seen in 2020. We examine the retail opportunities for Valentine’s Day in the US in 2021, using Coresight Research proprietary survey data. We discuss estimated spending by Valentine’s Day shoppers and the retail channels and retailer types that could prove popular for Valentine’s Day shopping this year.

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US and UK Store Closures Review 2020 and US Outlook 2021

We review store closures and openings in the US and the UK for the full-year 2020. We break down the numbers by sector and analyze the key retailers that significantly contributed to total openings and closures over the course of the year. We also present our projections of US store closures and openings in 2021.

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