• Industry Overview

    Which company is winning the restaurant food delivery war?

    When many Americans sheltered in their homes early in the coronavirus pandemic, meal delivery sales reached new heights. Bloomberg Second Measure’s consumer transaction data analytics show that in April 2020, combined observed sales for major meal delivery services grew 162 percent year-over-year and 59 percent compared to the previous month. The meal delivery industry as … Continued
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    Uber vs. Lyft: Who’s tops in the battle of U.S. rideshare companies

    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. Bloomberg Second Measure’s transaction data shows that while sales at rideshare industry leaders Lyft (NASDAQ: LYFT) and Uber (NYSE: UBER) began to recover shortly after their early pandemic drop, they did so at different rates.
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    COVID-19 Industry Tracker

    U.S. consumer spending has been altered by the coronavirus pandemic. By analyzing industry-level data, consumer spending trends can provide insight into which sectors of the economy are recovering fastest.
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    Instacart and Walmart lead the pack in grocery delivery sales

    While demand for grocery delivery still exceeds pre-pandemic levels, sales have been gradually declining in 2021. Through all of the expansion and contraction over the past few years, Instacart and Walmart Grocery continue to be leaders in the grocery delivery space.
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    Consumer spending shifts by industry in the COVID-19 era

    The coronavirus continues to impact Americans’ daily lives as many face the stark reality of shelter-in-place orders and a volatile financial market. By analyzing consumer spending, our transaction data can surface U.S. spending trends in near-real time to provide insights in these unprecedented times.