In 2020, several big-box chains announced that they would close their retail locations on Thanksgiving Day due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. One year later, some of those same companies—including Walmart, Target, and Best Buy—will remain closed again on Thanksgiving. Consumer transaction data reveals that among the three companies, Walmart saw the most significant decrease … Continued
Author: Janine Perri
When many Americans sheltered in their homes early in the coronavirus pandemic, meal delivery sales reached new heights. Our data reveals that in October 2021, sales for meal delivery services grew 15 percent year-over-year.
When U.S. cities and states faced shelter-in-place orders to limit the spread of the coronavirus, Americans’ reduced mobility resulted in plummeting sales at rideshare companies. With the exception of a late 2020 dip, sales have been gradually recovering since April 2020.
Glossier—the DTC beauty company that recently raised $80 million in Series E funding—has historically held one major sale each year, coinciding with Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Consumer transaction data reveals that Glossier’s sales the week of Black Friday are continuing to grow year-over-year. At the same time, a comparative analysis of other major beauty … Continued
Dutch Bros Coffee, the Oregon-based coffee chain popular on the West Coast, recently made its debut on the NYSE under the ticker BROS. In the two years leading up to its IPO, Dutch Bros launched market expansion plans aimed at reaching consumers in new states. An analysis of consumer transaction data found that Dutch Bros … Continued
Options for money transfers have expanded in recent years, as peer-to-peer platforms and cryptocurrency have grown in popularity as alternatives to traditional banks. Consumer transaction data reveals that Wise, formerly known as TransferWise, has accounted for a growing share of the money exchanged by U.S. consumers using international money transfer services, overtaking more established competitors … Continued