Key Advantages

SpendTrend proprietary data provides timely, accurate insight and analysis of U.S. consumer buying behavior, delivered in flexible, customizable formats to help facilitate forecasting, benchmarking and business decisions.

Proven Accuracy: Based on First Data’s point-of-sale processing network spanning over four million U.S. merchant locations, SpendTrend data has an approximate 94 percent correlation with the U.S. Department of Commerce Advance Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services Report.

Complete Source of Retail Sales Spending: Get a comprehensive look of retail sales with data created while processing nearly half of U.S.-based consumer payments including credit, PIN and signature debit and EBT transactions.

Customizable Offerings: Support your business intelligence efforts with data extracts tailored to your needs.

Timely Communication: Quickly react to consumer purchasing behavior using SpendTrend macroeconomic reports, which are released up to seven days before the U.S. Department of Commerce Advance Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services Report.

Easy, Flexible Access: Meet your data delivery preferences with flexible access to SpendTrend data via emailed monthly reports, a Web interface and an API.

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