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A Speedbump for Used Car Sales

As inflation in categories like grocery restricts consumer spending in other areas, and as rising interest rates make auto loans more expensive, have used car sales hit a speedbump?  Following up on our data’s accurate capture of last week’s CVNA reported sales decline – which sent the stock plummeting 50%, in today’s Insight Flash we […]

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Combining Datasets to Get to the Core of AAPL Sales

With yesterday’s AAPL earnings report beating expectations, the iPhone maker seems to have weathered the storm battering other tech companies for now.  In today’s Insight Flash, we demonstrate how the combination of our CE Transact and CE Receipt datasets could have provided early insight into iPhone 14 performance, giving a preread on preorders. CE Transact data […]

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Is Inflation Causing a Different Kind of Senior Moment?

Today’s cost of living increase for Social Security is the highest in 40 years.  With recent inflation hitting those on a fixed income particularly hard, such a large increase is likely to provide much-needed relief to senior citizens.  In today’s Insight Flash, we dig into spending patterns for those aged 65+ using our access to […]

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