| May 2022 Earnest Research Spend Index
Earnest Research Spend Index decelerated from April, as low single digit in-store spending growth
| April 2022 Earnest Research Spend Index
Earnest Research Spend Index reaccelerated from March, as consumer spending lapped March 2021 stimulus
| March 2022 Earnest Research Spend Index
Earnest Research Spend Index decelerated sharply from February, as consumer spending lapped March 2021
| Shoppers spending 2022 tax refunds on electronics and apparel
How tax refunds are impacting consumer behavior, and what this means for retailers.
| Shoppers pull back in wake of Russia-Ukraine War
How US consumers are behaving in the wake of the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
| Among new stocks, FinTech added most customers in 2021
Winners and losers of major consumer stocks that went public in 2021.
| (Still Not) Back-to-Office, Back-to-Starbucks
Starbucks foot traffic indicates most Americans aren't back-to-office.
| Back-to-Office, Back-to-Starbucks
Are people returning to the office? Foot traffic to Starbucks may provide a clue.
| Travel’s Roadmap to Recovery
As summer begins, is travel poised to recover from its near-death experience last year?
| Will It Work Out for Gyms?
What the post-COVID future looks like for gyms and home fitness.
| The (Un)Vaccinated Consumer
How local economies are responding to the vaccine rollouts.
| Exodus Refresh: Coming Back Home?
Revisiting our foot traffic analysis of COVID-driven migration.