Benefits for Business

Leveraging same store sales growth data by industry, payment type and region, SpendTrend economic analyses provide the largest real-time consumer purchasing data set of its kind. Drawn from actual POS data representing nearly half of U.S. based consumer payments*, SpendTrend economic analyses provide more timely, accurate insight and analysis of U.S. consumer buying behavior to help facilitate better forecasting, benchmarking and business decisions.

  • Gain more accurate insight using actual aggregated data that has an approximate 94% correlation to the U.S. Department of Commerce Advance Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services Report.
  • Meet your individual business intelligence needs with customized datasets
  • Quickly react to changing consumer purchasing behavior with advanced notification released through monthly and mid-monthly macroeconomic reports
  • Easily access and filter spending data via a web interface for accurate, granular analysis

*Nilson Report, March 2011 for 2010 processing volume.

Key Components

  • SpendTrend macroeconomic reports – Patented reports provide monthly and mid-monthly insight and analysis of U.S. retail sales allowing subscribers to make timely decisions
  • SpendTrend web interface - A web interface into our monthly reports enables subscribers to filter data by regions, industries or payment types for more granular analysis
  • SpendTrend custom data services – Our Data Service Bureau experts deliver customized, aggregated data extractions to satisfy specific reporting needs for deeper knowledge

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