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, Second Measure transaction data can surface U.S. spending trends in near-real time to provide insights in these unprecedented times. Recent data reveals, as of the week of March 23 … Continued
Shelter-in-place orders in response to the coronavirus have pushed Americans to spend more at major office supply retailers, like Office Depot and Staples.
With public concern growing over the coronavirus pandemic, year-to-date sales at Costco, BJ's Wholesale, and Sam's Club are on the rise.
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.
Customers dramatically increase their spending at Amazon after joining Prime. Surprisingly, they also increase their spending at Target and Walmart.