Research

NRF: Pandemic's Impact on Imports Easing
June 10, 2020 at 3:58 pm

The impact of COVID-19 at major U.S. retail container ports appears to be easing slightly, with projected imports remaining below last year’s levels but not as much as previously forecast, according to the National Retail Federation.

Retailers Adjusting Well to Life Under Lockdown
May 26, 2020 at 3:21 pm

The challenges during the pandemic of reduced hours and foot traffic haven’t hindered sales performance as much as expected thanks to independent retailers’ mass adoption of digital and web services.

Streaming Services Surge, Behaviors Change During Pandemic
May 26, 2020 at 10:28 am

Smart TVs (+60 percent) and streaming boxes/sticks (+39 percent) saw significant year-over-year upticks. Over the last two months, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Disney+ saw growth in share of streaming hours.