Meal delivery sales are expected to spike as more Americans shelter at home during the coronavirus outbreak. Our data shows sales did grow year-over-year in February, but not as much as many predict they will in March.
The coronavirus outbreak is prompting many Americans to forgo gatherings and non-essential activities, which is expected to lead to a drop in sales for ride-hailing and scooter companies. But, through February, sales data shows, it was largely business as usual.
With public concern growing over the coronavirus pandemic, year-to-date sales at Costco, BJ's Wholesale, and Sam's Club are on the rise.
Point-of-sale financing is gaining popularity. Payments to the industry nearly quadrupled since January 2018 and are likely to surge this shopping season.
Unicorn cosmetics sensation Glossier held just one major sale in 2018, and it paid off. It also attracted more returning customers than new ones; a common occurrence for the brand. And the company’s 2019 sales are up year-over year.