Press Releases

  • Department store closures and shift of spending away from goods will prompt malls to focus on experiences over apparel, writes CEO and Founder Deborah Weinswig May 24, 2018Expect the malls of 2023 to include new uses and experiences, as retail real estate responds to five major industry and demographic trends over the next five years, […]

  • New report outlines the top 18 trends that will affect retail this year January 11, 2018NEW YORK (January 11, 2018) – More than ever before, spoiled shoppers will want more, want it their way and want it now in 2018. That desire should further splinter consumer spending and favor retailers with strong identities, as well […]

  • FGRT's Managing Director ranks No. 2 on list of 100 most influential analysts, consultants and journalists worldwide December 19, 2017NEW YORK (December 19, 2017) – The honors keep coming in for Deborah Weinswig, Managing Director of global think tank FGRT (formerly Fung Global Retail & Technology). The retail analyst and startup advisor has been named the […]

Press Coverage

  • Retail TouchPoints

    “We believe closures will be on such a scale as to suggest that many malls will see an average of one anchor-store closure by 2023,” said Deborah Weinswig, Founder and CEO of Coresight Research in an interview with Retail TouchPoints.

  • Retail Dive

    "To those who read headlines of a retail apocalypse, it may seem counterintuitive to be opening malls," Coresight Senior Analyst John Mercer told Retail Dive in an email. "But what we are really seeing is an accelerated— and, in some cases, belated — evolution of retail. These kinds of experiential, destination malls resonate with where leisure shopping is headed: high-quality, experience-rich, multi-category centers with a substantial share of space taken by non-retail tenants."

  • Retail Dive

    Almost three-quarters of consumers, 72%, prefer video to text for receiving branded marketing information, according to a HubSpot Research study cited in a report by Coresight Research. Based on Cisco data, Coresight estimates a 29% compound annual growth rate for consumer Internet video from 2017 to 2021.

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