MCVUK August 17, 2020
UK bank account data shows 71% rise in gaming spending during lockdown
We all know that UK spending on games has skyrocketed during the pandemic, with charts, publishers and developers all stating big gains. But the latest figures, from UK bank accounts, pin that boom at a whopping 71 per cent year on year. The figure is taken from the lockdown period, from mid-March to the start […]
Martech Series August 4, 2020
Cardlytics Appoints OpenTable Chief Marketing Officer Jessica Jensen to Board of Directors
Recently elevated to CMO from her position as SVP Marketing, Jensen leads global marketing for the online restaurant-reservation service company. Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, Jensen led growth in customer acquisition on the OpenTable platform. Her current focus is helping customers regain confidence in the food service industry and embrace dining and travel again.
Chain Store Age July 30, 2020
Study: Brick-and-mortar shopping makes a comeback
COVID-19 continues to have a major impact on consumer spending, but bright spots include physical stores and food delivery. According to the July 2020 Cardlytics “U.S. State of Spend” report, with the start of July, in-store retail sales are now showing positive year-over-year growth. Spend at brick & mortar retailers is up 1.2% compared to […]
The Points Guy July 23, 2020
Wells Fargo adds new deals program for credit and debit cardholders — how does it stack up?
Wells Fargo has announced a new way for cardholders to earn cash back with its cards through its My Wells Fargo Deals. The program operates similarly to Amex Offers, Chase Offers, and Bank of America’s BankAmeriDeals. Eligible debit and credit cardholders can go through their Wells Fargo account online or through the mobile app to view and activate […]
Ad exchanger July 13, 2020
Banking On Data, With Cardlytics CEO Lynne Laube
Transaction data is a rising signal for digital advertising, and not only when it comes to Amazon, ecommerce and loyalty card data (i.e., Nielsen Catalina). Many banks now use information about their customers’ purchases to deliver ads, thanks in large part to ad tech firm Cardlytics.
PhocusWire July 2, 2020
Travel spending in the U.S. ticks up, led by alternative lodging
Cardlytics, a platform that analyzes both online and in-store purchases from more than 140 million bank customers in the United States, says it is seeing signs of recovery in most sectors of travel. Its most recent dataset, based on spending through June 17, shows consumers have been spending more in recent weeks as states reopen.
Research & Insights
What can the £10 million drop in Black Friday Spending tell us about spend across the Golden Quarter this year?
Sitting at the halfway point of the Golden Quarter, Black Friday is a crucial bellwether on consumer spending, indicating how retailers are performing and what they can expect over the critical festive period. This year saw Brits spend nearly £10 million less than in 2021 as rising inflation and the cost-of-living crisis tightened consumers’ belts. […]
Insight: Casual Dining bucks category trend when it comes to in-restaurant dining
Small Bytes: Your serving of bite-sized analytics for your business With inflation at an all-time high, have consumers shifted their dining behaviors? Cardlytics has the purchase data to uncover the most relevant insights within the Restaurant category and beyond. Does Third Party Delivery’s continued growth indicate a more permanent post-pandemic prioritization of ease & convenience? […]
Insight: Traditional grocers are losing share of stomach in multiple directions
With inflation at an all-time high, have consumers shifted their food shopping behaviors? At CDLX, we have the purchase data to uncover the most relevant insights within grocery and beyond.