About SpendTrend

Using data created while processing nearly half of U.S.-based consumer payments, First Data's SpendTrend® economic analyses provide timely and accurate insight into U.S. consumer spending to help guide market forecasting, identify sales growth areas and inform business decisions.

With a combination of macroeconomic reports and customized data services, SpendTrend economic analyses offer a comprehensive view of retail sales by merchant category, region and payment type. Our subscribers include financial institutions, Wall Street brokers, analysts, researchers and merchants.