Leverage the largest transaction dataset available to investors, merchants, and financial institutions. Access U.S. monthly total retail spend a week before U.S. Department of Commerce release to better predict sales numbers. Historically, SpendingPulse™ unadjusted total retail sales numbers have a high correlation (.95+) to Department of Commerce figures.
Gain a greater understanding of total market and regional sales. Examine consumer purchasing habits by broad sector and sub-sector, demographic differences, eCommerce sales trends, and top spending periods to uncover patterns, inform business decisions, and take advantage of marketing opportunities.
Identify trends during peak shopping times, e.g. the holiday season, Black Friday, Easter, and back-to-school time with specific analysis focusing on sector trends during these periods.
SpendingPulse is the only macroeconomic indicator of U.S. industry performance based on actual, near real-time retail spending data. An industry standard, SpendingPulse generates comprehensive monthly reports far earlier than government or industry sources.
Mastercard (NYSE: MA) is a technology company in the global payments industry. They operate the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. Mastercard products and solutions make everyday commerce activities - such as shopping, traveling, running a business, and managing finances - easier, more secure, and more efficient for everyone.