January is typically one of the lowest sales months of the year for rideshare and scooter companies, and last month’s sales were, indeed, down from December. The companies are striving for profitability and as they confront a shifting legal landscape.
DoorDash starts the new year by increasing its U.S. market-share lead, and more than one quarter of American consumers have now used a meal delivery service.
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.
The sandwich broke recent sales records and attracted new customers, and sales remain elevated, even weeks after the foodie phenom ran out.