Tax season is a mix of opportunities and challenges for retailers. On one hand, many consumers will get a refund – creating a bump in their discretionary spending. However, consumers who owe will likely adjust spending to account for a payment to Uncle Sam. Using our purchase intelligence gleaned from partnerships with 1500+ financial institutions, we looked at how consumer tax habits are changing and the opportunities these trends create for brands.
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Welcome Karim Temsamani as CEO of Cardlytics
Today is my first day at Cardlytics, and I am raring to get started! The outpouring of support and warm welcomes I have received to date from clients, partners, employees, and investors has been nothing short of amazing, and I look forward to connecting with everyone personally in the coming days. In terms of how […]
Convenience Food Purchase Insights vs. Traditional QSR
Convenience stores have been stealing food share away from QSRs. Our data shows a slow and steady increase in convenience food share, aligned to a similarly slow decrease in share against the QSR category (convenience share is up +3pts from 2019). This could be the case due to quicker meal prep time and variety of food […]
Convenience Stores are a Surprising Threat to Quick Service Restaurants
When thinking about dining options, convenience stores don’t automatically come to mind, but industry data shows this might be changing. According to Bluedot, 59% of customers consider purchasing a meal from a convenience store when stopping for fast food. So, we dug into our data to see if our data agreed… and surprise, it did! Here is what we […]