Data Observations - USA

Our global teams observe the data daily and provide insights based on the trends they detect and the current situation in their respective countries.

Is there a second wave of store closures on the horizon?

Apple closes stores in Florida due to new spikes of COVID-19, signaling a potential second wave of retail store closures and additional e-commerce growth.

Is there a second wave of store closures on the horizon?
Apple just announced they will close nearly all remaining retail locations in Florida due to recent spikes of COVID-19 cases...
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The Time for E-Commerce-First Has Arrived

Why a Digital-Led Strategy Was Important for Retailers as the Coronavirus Pandemic Altered the Habits of Shoppers

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Rescue Money Drives Retail Rebound

U.S. retail saw growth from April to May, but did the increase truly represent economic recovery? Or was it artificially driven by rescue money?

Rescue Money Drives Retail Rebound
As reported by ABC News, “U.S. Retail saw a 17.7% increase from April to May” of this year. Although this...
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Is click-and-collect the new future for retail?

As the traditional retail landscape changes post-pandemic, expect e-commerce growth, distance shopping, and click-and-collect to continue.

Is click-and-collect the new future for retail?
Starbucks recently announced they will close up to 400 stores in North America. Yet, according to CNN, the coffee retailer...
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The Time for E-Commerce-First Has Arrived

Why a Digital-Led Strategy Was Important for Retailers as the Coronavirus Pandemic Altered the Habits of Shoppers

Download Now