Research and Insights from CBRE Retail

At the heart of the retail environment, lies the intersection of data and the consumer experience.  Below our subject matter experts and researchers explore insights and perspectives that illuminate trends and drive better business decisions.  Browse the latest retail research, explore retail market trends and retail industry perspectives. 

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The Definitive Guide to Omnichannel Real Estate

We have assembled the industry’s definitive source of omnichannel insights – from e-commerce, to store formats, to industrial & logistics — to outline how e-commerce is impacting the retail and real estate industries today and to forecast how it is likely to shape our sector in the future.

Retail Innovation Series

CBRE subject matter experts offer insights on the key trends shaping the retail industry.

Featured Podcasts

Explore industry podcasts featuring CBRE Retail experts. 

The Future of Retail 2030

We predict what the world will look like in 2030 and offer our insights into how retail will evolve.

Our Latest Retail Research

Q1 2019 U.S. Retail Figures

Net asking rents increased across all retail property segments on both an annual and quarterly basis, reflecting increased demand for retail space.

2018 U.S. Retail Holiday Trends Guide

Retailers get ‘BOSSy,’ upgrade their loyalty programs and rush to fill the ‘toy void’ 

US MarketFlash: E-commerce retail sales hit $453.5 billion in 2017, as brands invest in omnichannel  

E-commerce retail sales increased by 16% to $453.5 billion in 2017, accounting for 8.9% of total retail sales for the year, according to a recently-released U.S. Census Bureau report. The growth was due in large part to brick-and-mortar retailers’ active investment in omnichannel platforms.

Global Placemaking Value and the Public Realm

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