Author: Janine Perri

    Cruise lines set sail toward sales recovery

    The cruise industry is one of the many areas within the travel sector—such as airlines, rental cars, and hospitality—that have been rebounding over the summer. Despite a recent uptick, sales for the cruise line industry remain far below pre-pandemic levels.

    Coffee subscription sales perk up during pandemic

    During the pandemic, many coffee drinkers turned to DTC coffee subscription companies for their daily cup of joe. Our data reveals how three major coffee brands—Blue Bottle Coffee, Peet’s Coffee, and Philz Coffee—whose offerings include retail cafes, coffee bean delivery, and coffee subscriptions experienced a sizable shift to online sales, as well as how some smaller coffee subscription box companies saw strong sales growth during the pandemic. 

    Rental car sales accelerate amid nationwide shortage

    As travel-related sectors are bouncing back from the COVID-19 pandemic, rental cars have been in short supply. We analyzed how industry sales have changed over the past two years, as well as how peer-to-peer car rental platforms stack up against traditional rental car companies.