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 like Xoom and Western Union.
Dollar Shave Club retains the crown for highest customer retention among a selection of DTC companies in the men’s grooming industry, while Bevel has the highest quarterly sales per customer.
Throughout the pandemic, consumers have turned to online dating platforms to find love and make new friends. Our analysis of major online dating services reveals that Bumble experienced the strongest increases in paid subscribers early on in the pandemic, as well as a second boost during the summer of 2021.
The alcohol delivery market has been abuzz with activity. Even though bars and restaurants have gradually reopened during the pandemic, sales at same-day alcohol delivery companies like Drizly, Saucey, and Minibar exceed pre-pandemic levels.
While OTT streaming platforms such as Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) and Hulu experienced a spike in sales and customers at the start of the pandemic, a different pattern has emerged for TV streaming services. TV streaming companies, especially FuboTV, generally experience the highest spike in sales and new subscribers in September, corresponding with the start of football season.
Sales for the home improvement industry skyrocketed early in the pandemic as many consumers stayed at home during shelter-in-place orders. A year and a half later, home improvement sales are still higher than pre-pandemic levels, but sales growth at major hardware store chains did not maintain the same momentum in 2021 as it did in 2020.