Spending Trends Charts

Even More Americans Are Trying New Ways to Buy

Even More Americans Are Trying New Ways to Buy

Since the start of the pandemic, consumers have adjusted to new ways of doing things. That includes exploring new ways to buy. Recent research from Ipsos shows that close to half (47%) of US adults have tried a new e-commerce or delivery brand, product, service or...

Q1 Consumer Spending on Videogames Up 30% Y-O-Y

Q1 Consumer Spending on Videogames Up 30% Y-O-Y

Continuing the trend from last year, quarterly spending on video game products in the first quarter of 2021 saw double-digit growth. This is per recent data [press release] from The NPD Group, which found that Q1 consumer spending on video game products grew by 30%...

Consumers Want A Lot from Brands on the Sustainability Front

Consumers Want A Lot from Brands on the Sustainability Front

When it comes to challenges such as fighting climate change, the vast majority of consumers believe businesses need to be doing their part (86%) and put people and the planet ahead of profits (82%). Additionally, nearly 9 in 10 (88%) believe sustainability should be...

FMCG E-Commerce Spend Up by Almost Half Across the Globe in 2020

FMCG E-Commerce Spend Up by Almost Half Across the Globe in 2020

Fueled by COVID-19 and the resultant consumer buying behaviors, spending on grocery items increased last year. A lot more of that spending was done online, per a report from Kantar, which found e-commerce’s share of global grocery sales in 2020 increased by 45.5% over...

Global App Revenues Continue to Grow in Q1

Global App Revenues Continue to Grow in Q1

Global customer spending on Apple’s App Store and Google Play grew by 31% year-over-year (y-o-y) in Q1 2021 to reach $31.8 billion. This is per data from Sensor Tower Store Intelligence which postulates that the growth “indicates a lasting lift for the mobile market...

Which Consumer Buying Changes Are Likely to Stick?

Which Consumer Buying Changes Are Likely to Stick?

The vast majority (78%) of consumers have come to prefer online shopping for specific items over the course of the past 6 months, according to a Cheetah Digital report [download page] on the digital consumer trends that are set to outlast the pandemic. Among the more...

Why Subscribe Rather Than Own?

Why Subscribe Rather Than Own?

Close to 8 in 10 (78% of) adults in various markets across the globe currently have at least one subscription service, while three-quarters say they will subscribe to more services and own less physical “stuff” in the future. What is driving consumers to subscribe...

Why Subscribe Rather Than Own?

Why Subscribe Rather Than Own?

Close to 8 in 10 (78% of) adults in various markets across the globe currently have at least one subscription service,...

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