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Our philosophy is simple: Retail is Detail and Detail means Data

Our Flash Briefings give you a clear picture of the current and future landscape for your industry, city or retail topic of your interest

What Does a Flash Briefing Include?

Flash Briefings comprise access to the Retail Analytics our experts use to generate benchmarks and forecasts as well as executive summary Flash Reports that turn the data into relevant insights to aid your decision making and future-proof your investments

Proprietary Facts & Data to Future – Proof Investments

Flash Briefings

These are some of the areas we can assist your business with

RETAIL VERTICALS

Competitive Intelligence on the leading companies in – HALO

  • Fast:  Rapid delivery companies, Courier services, Locker and collection companies, concierge and personal shopper services
  • Fashion:  Fast fashion, luxury fashion, fashion accessories, lifestyle solution providers, and more
  • Food:  The dining out sectors of QSR, catering, casual dining, premium dining, and more
  • Fun:  Entertainment operators such as Cinemas, Gaming, Recreation and Fitness

CITIES

We cover any city on the world but prioritize coverage based on 3 factors

  • Current level of competition among the world’s fastest growing operators in the industries we cover
  • Current political/consumer context with a prioritization on analyzing cities undergoing structural change
  • Future levels of competition and structural change

CITIES

We cover any city on the world but prioritize coverage based on 3 factors

  • Current level of competition among the world’s fastest growing operators in the industries we cover
  • Current political/consumer context with a prioritization on analyzing cities undergoing structural change
  • Future levels of competition and structural change

TOPICS

We cover hot topics as they develop and disappear but have four high-level areas of focus

  • Modernization & Development Topics- such as role of international development funds in accelerating modern retail
  • Financial & Credit Topics – such as role of microfinancing in accelerating wholesale and cash and carry retail distribution models in rapidly developing urban areas
  • Future of Retail Topics – such as how retail will evolve in the wake of Covid-19 or Store of the Future.
  • Best-in-Class –  Our experts’ opinions on what to watch in retail around the world

Why We Focus on Cities?

Understanding retail at Market level averages the disruptors in retail today. To deaverage the average and focus on rapid disruptive retail, an assessment of the City landscape in your priority markets is a must.

Understanding retail at Market level averages the disruptors in retail today. To deaverage the average and focus on rapid disruptive retail, an assessment of the City landscape in your priority markets is a must.

Your Business Objective

New Market Entry

Assess the opportunity in new territories

Growth in Existing Markets

Improve performance and drive growth

Strategic Exit

Downsize or exit underperforming markets

NEW MARKET ENTRY

Retail Cities helps you in the discovery and investment phase by assessing the opportunity in new territories. Access our Flash Briefings to:

Understand the Current Landscape

  • What stores are present in the market/city today for my sector?
  • Who will my competitors be once I enter the market/city?
  • Who are my consumers? What are they like?
  • How is the regulatory framework?

Assess the Future Potential

  • What will the market/city look like in 5 years?
  • Does the market/city represent a real opportunity for my business in the long term?

GROWTH IN EXISTING MARKETS

If your objective is to improve performance and drive growth in markets where you currently operate, our Flash Briefings help you to:

Identify the Opportunities & Challenges

  • Which segments are winning, which aren’t, and why?
  • What is the consumer landscape like? Are premium consumers trading down? Are discount consumers trading up?
  • What is the formula for success in the market/city for my sector?
  • How do I need to adapt in order to win in this market/city?
  • What are the opportunities and challenges for my business in the market/city?

MARKET EXIT

If you are challenged with underperforming markets and need to plan a strategic exit, use our Flash Briefings to:

Understand the Changes in the Landscape

  • Which neighborhoods will grow or remain attractive in the market/city?
  • In the neighborhoods most negatively impacted, should I downsize my store network or exit altogether?