Consumer sentiment dropped in October - but the foot traffic suggests that the tide may be turning as mall visits began to perk up. We dive into the location analytics to see what the holiday season might have in store for malls of all kinds.
Gyms were a 2022 winner, with exercisers flocking back to health clubs despite predictions of the sector’s imminent demise, strength that continued into 2023. Where do leading fitness chains stand as we prepare to wrap up 2023? We dive into the data to find out.
October’s white papers looked at superstore and grocery leaders transforming retail media; grocery holding companies; Q3 performance in key retail and retail-adjacent sectors; and the upcoming holiday season. Below is a taste of our findings.
Barbie and Oppenheimer re-ignited excitement around movie theaters and showcased cinemas’ continued relevance in 2023. How did these releases and Taylor Swift's recent movie impact AMC Theatres, Regal Cinemas, and Cinemark’s Q3 2023 traffic?
Today, we dive into pickleball – a sport created in 1965 that combines elements of tennis, ping pong, and badminton – which has been on the rise since well before COVID. Where is the nation’s fastest-growing sport for the fifth consecutive year heading? We dove into the data to find out.
September posed challenges for malls, with consumer confidence sliding and people directing their discretionary budgets away from retail goods. But where do pockets of optimism exist? What might lie ahead for malls? We dive into the data to find out.
Costco's visit share within the superstore space continues to grow, and the club outperformed similar stores in visit growth during the recent Back-to-School season. With the holiday season around the corner, we dove into recent visitation metrics to better understand the chain’s current strength.
This year’s Back-to-School retail performance was hampered by ongoing inflation and falling consumer confidence, but some shoppers did come out ahead of the school year. We dive into the data to see how key brands performed.