Research & 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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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. 

Retail Innovation Watch

This series highlights key trends across the consumer and retail sectors, current examples of industry innovation, and forward-looking predictions for what’s next.

The Future of Retail 2030

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

Retail Research

U.S. Industrial & Logistics ViewPoint: Reverse Logistics Stress Test 2020

December 8, 2020
Holiday E-commerce Spike Will Lead to Record Returns
December 8, 2020

U.S. Real Estate Market Outlook 2021

November 11, 2020
Explore the 2021 U.S. Real Estate Market Outlook for insights on accelerating trends and recovery forecasts for the economy and various real estate sectors.
November 11, 2020

2020 U.S. Retail Holiday Trends Guide

From evolving brick-and-mortar stores to surging e-commerce, the 2020 holiday shopping season will be shaped by four key trends

How the Global Economy and CRE Fare Through 2020 and Beyond

Explore our Midyear Global Real Estate Market Outlook for in-depth insights on the economy, capital markets, office, industrial & logistics, retail, multifamily, hotels and alternative sectors.

Food in Demand: Grocery

This installment of CBRE’s Food in Demand series examines the state of the U.S. grocery industry and how emerging and future trends will impact real estate strategies.

Food in Demand: Consumers

This installment of CBRE's thought leadership series examines the food & beverage sector. The report examines the fundamental drivers of changing consumer spending habits.

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