Coresight Research, formerly Fung Global Retail & Technology, provides future-focused analysis, thought leadership and partnership building to organizations navigating the intersection of retail, technology and fashion. Our robust research and analysis program provides daily research, news and updates from the intersection of retail and technology. Our work includes in-depth reports, market overviews, daily news flashes, earnings analyses, profiles of startups, on-the-scene reports from key industry events and more. We believe in the power of networks. Our experience in the industry allows us to tap a vast group of thought leaders, start-ups and influencers to build collaborative communities for our clients.
Deborah Weinswig is the Founder and CEO for Coresight Research. An award-winning global retail analyst and a specialist in retail innovation and technology, Deborah is responsible for building research capabilities and providing insights into the disruptive technologies reshaping today’s global retail landscape. Her in-depth knowledge and understanding of global retail and emerging technology trends were fostered through her previous experience, which included serving as Head of the Global Staples & Consumer Discretionary Team at Citi Research, where she worked for nearly 12 years.
Ms Weinswig consistently ranked among the top analysts in her field by publications such as Institutional Investor (#1 for nine years), StarMine and Business Insider (where in 2012 she was named one of Wall Street’s top 36 analysts). In 2012, she also received the Researcher Award for Outstanding Service by the International Council of Shopping Centers. She is frequently quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Barron's and is a regular guest on CNBC. Before her time at Citi, she held senior research positions at Bear Stearns and Morgan Stanley.
Ms Weinswig is an advocate for innovation, creativity and the implementation of efficient technologies in the retail sector. She has helped US startups develop and implement retail technology systems and strategies, some of which have been adopted by top-tier, national retailers.
Ms Weinswig also serves as a mentor to Silicon Valley accelerators including Alchemist Accelerator and Plug & Play, and ERA (Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator), and sits on the advisory boards of several early-stage companies in both the US and Hong Kong. She is a Certified Public Accountant, and holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago. She is also on the Boards of many philanthropic organizations including Dignity U Wear.