| May 2022 Earnest Research Spend Index
Earnest Research Spend Index decelerated from April, as low single digit in-store spending growth
| Amid Target’s inventory woes, inflationary pressures test markdown abilities
Amid ongoing inventory issues, including a rise in out-of-stock SKUs, Target announced it would
| 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.
| February 2022 Earnest Research Spend Index
Earnest Research Spend Index (ERSI) reaccelerated from January, recovering from two months of consecutive
| January 2022 Earnest Research Spend Index
Earnest Research Spend Index (ERSI) growth remained above year-ago levels but decelerated for the
| Peloton is keeping customers, but are they adding enough?
Recent news that Peloton ($PTON) would be pausing equipment production made waves for the
| December 2021 Earnest Research Spend Index
Earnest Research Spend Index growth decelerated from November as online spend fell below year
| In-store Conversions Key to 2021 Holiday Performance
Converting store visits to spending was the key to 2021 holiday retail performance during
| November 2021 Earnest Research Spend Index
Earnest Research Spend Index growth was flat compared to October, with an online spend