USA

The world's most comprehensive market research on consumer products, commercial industries, demographics trends and consumer lifestyles in the USA.

Country Report

Store Cards in the US

Oct 2021

Store cards saw an increase in both transaction volume and value in 2021, largely due to the reopening of bricks-and-mortar retail outlets. During the pandemic, retailers were forced to contend with capacity restrictions, store closures and…

USD 990
Country Report

Pre-Paid Cards in the US

Oct 2021

Following the first round of fiscal stimulus authorised by the CARES Act in March 2020, two more rounds were approved and dispersed to US consumers in 2021. The second round included one-time payments of USD600 per adult and per child, of which eight…

USD 990
Country Report

Financial Cards and Payments in the US

Oct 2021

Although COVID-19 continued to dominate many aspects of consumers’ daily lives in the US throughout 2021, the payments landscape did show signs of reverting to pre-pandemic patterns. With the vaccine made available to all who wanted it in the first…

USD 2,100
Country Report

Debit Cards in the US

Oct 2021

Debit card payments continued to benefit from pandemic-era spending patterns in 2021, with overall sales and transactions both recording growth, although at a notably slower rate compared with the previous year. The economic uncertainty surrounding…

USD 990
Country Report

Credit Cards in the US

Oct 2021

In a sign of economic recovery, consumers borrowed more in 2021, after a sharp decline in 2020. Wary of the risks that come with heavy credit card use, many consumers shifted to debit payments during the pandemic to ensure they were not spending…

USD 990
Country Report

Consumer Lending in the US

Oct 2021

The focus of the US economy turned to recovery in 2021, with public health and economic policies coinciding to create a semblance of pre-pandemic normalcy. Mass vaccination campaigns and eased restrictions, for instance, allowed physical stores and…

USD 2,100
Country Report

Consumer Credit in the US

Oct 2021

With the onset of COVID-19, credit card debt and delinquencies were widely expected to surge alongside the unemployment rate. Instead, the opposite occurred. Benefiting from multiple rounds of government stimulus and freezes on debt repayment,…

USD 990
Country Report

Charge Cards in the US

Oct 2021

The lack of payment flexibility inherent in the use of charge cards, which require the full balance to be paid off each month, means that the performance of the category largely depends on consumer confidence. After suffering steep declines in…

USD 990
Strategy Briefing

The Next Billion Consumers

Jul 2021

The next billion consumers represent new growth opportunities worth trillions of dollars in consumer spending across the globe. However, the next billion consumers are not a monolithic cohort, as they vary hugely from market to market. In order to…

USD 1,325
Strategy Briefing

Global Recovery Tracker: Q4 2020

Dec 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has triggered the most severe global recession since World War II. In Q4 2020, the end of the pandemic started as countries began administering effective vaccines among the population; however, vaccine distribution…

USD 1,325
Strategy Briefing

Global Recovery Tracker: Q3 2020

Nov 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has triggered the most severe global recession in nearly a century. Businesses are operating in a world of anxieties and uncertainties, not knowing what will be the new normal or when output and consumer spending…

USD 1,325
Strategy Briefing

Digital Consumer Survey 2020: Key Insights

Jun 2020

Technological advances are creating unprecedented change across consumer-facing industries. The Digital Consumer Survey, fielded in March and April, offers insight into the pace and depth of this evolution, tracking consumer behaviour, attitudes,…

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Strategy Briefing

The Wealth Index

Mar 2019

Global businesses are operating in a world of economic uncertainty and rising inequality impeding the expansion of middle classes. These issues enhance the importance of high net worth and affluent consumer segments to providers of luxury goods and…

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Strategy Briefing

Healthy Living: Insights of Global Naturally Healthy Bottled Water

Mar 2018

Global growth in naturally healthy bottled water market has been driven by the US, Japan, Brazil and China, while growth in Western Europe has slowed owing to market maturity. The perception of healthy water differs from region to region. In Western…

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Strategy Briefing

Cultural Diversity and its Impact on Global Consumer Markets

Mar 2015

Strong migration flows, combined with higher birth rates among minority populations, have led to an unprecedented level of ethnic, cultural and religious diversity in developed markets. This, along with ethnic minority consumers’ rising incomes, is…

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