In this week’s Placer Bytes we’re breaking down Lululemon’s post-COVID situation and the home improvement sector’s return to ‘normalcy’.
In nearly a year since the launch of the Chicken Wars, Popeyes has ridden its chicken sandwich fame to new heights, Chick-fil-A has continued along with its normal strength and a new player, KFC, looks to maximize its namesake and enter the battle.
In this Placer Bytes we check back on the growth in the plus-size apparel sector to see if the promise of the space is being fulfilled. Then we dive into DIY player Michaels to see if the wider sector bump can give a boost to this key player.
Pre-pandemic, Dick’s Sporting Goods was riding high with strong traffic growth and some powerful initiatives to drive further in-store strength. Pier 1, on the other hand, is facing the end of its road.
Whether it be by category or by region, or even in some cases by brand, it is becoming increasingly clear that the return of offline retail is going to be staggered.
In this Placer Bytes, we analyze Dollar General and Dollar Tree ahead of their upcoming earnings. The early sentiment? The value model looks to be a powerful combination of short term success and long term potential.
In this Placer Bytes we dive into Costco’s performance and what changes to consumer behavior could mean for the coming months. Then we take a look at two of retail’s strongest pre-COVID performers to get a sense of how they could rebound.
The short term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the primary focus, and with good reason. But, with states beginning to loosen restrictions and retail showing signs of a recovery, there are changes to consumer behavior that could have potentially long-lasting ramifications.
With some states already loosening restrictions, retail is slowly starting to show signs of recovery from COVID-19’s effect. In this Placer Bytes, we dove into the pandemic’s impact on pet stores and C-stores to see who is well-positioned and whether a return to normalcy could be on the horizon
In this Placer Bytes we dig into the huge potential BJ’s Wholesale Club is showing and how two Off-Price leaders are positioned for the months to come.