Data Observations - Americas

Our global teams observe the data daily and provide insights based on the trends they detect and the current situation in their respective countries.

US Likely to Lose 33% of Its Shopping Malls by 2021

While the US sees an increase in e-commerce growth, 33 percent of its retail shopping malls may close due to changes in consumer shopping trends.

US Likely to Lose 33% of Its Shopping Malls by 2021
The impact of COVID-19 on retail has been two-fold. Not only did social distancing and store closures cause a huge...
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The Time for E-Commerce-First Has Arrived

Why a Digital-Led Strategy Was Important for Retailers as the Coronavirus Pandemic Altered the Habits of Shoppers

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Is there a second wave of store closures on the horizon?

Apple closes stores in Florida due to new spikes of COVID-19, signaling a potential second wave of retail store closures and additional e-commerce growth.

Is there a second wave of store closures on the horizon?
Apple just announced they will close nearly all remaining retail locations in Florida due to recent spikes of COVID-19 cases...
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Is click-and-collect the new future for retail?

As the traditional retail landscape changes post-pandemic, expect e-commerce growth, distance shopping, and click-and-collect to continue.

Is click-and-collect the new future for retail?
Starbucks recently announced they will close up to 400 stores in North America. Yet, according to CNN, the coffee retailer...
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Online and e-commerce growth shows a new future for retail

While physical stores are forecasted to close throughout the US, the changing retail landscape indicates new online and e-commerce growth opportunities.

Online and e-commerce growth shows a new future for retail
CNBC recently shared an article in which research experts forecasted the closing of 25,000 retail stores this year. The same...
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The Time for E-Commerce-First Has Arrived

Why a Digital-Led Strategy Was Important for Retailers as the Coronavirus Pandemic Altered the Habits of Shoppers

Download Now