Today in Numbers You Need to Know: 1, 68%, and 74%.
Every wonder where all of America's retailers, restaurants, and malls are? Wonder no more. instead, take a look.
When it comes to the most common job titles, retail still reigns supreme.
As we head into the weekend, here are some digits to digest.
Time is running out to get your Amazon deliveries under the Christmas tree. Here's what people are ordering last-minute.
With its $1 billion investment in a new campus in Austin, Apple is already busy recruiting talent in the city.
36, 40 million, and 1 billion. Three numbers you really need to know this morning.
Despite trade-in programs and heavy ad rotations, sales are going in the wrong direction for Apple's flagship series of smartphones.
Glassdoor released its Employees’ Choice Award list for 2019, which included the best companies to work for. What they didn't include were the worst companies to work for. Here's the list.
Our hump day edition delivers figures about newspaper readership, holiday good will, and America's overworked college students.
GoPro hiring is up overall, but not in China, a country where the company will move production from as the U.S. tariffs continue to cause an impact.
Dolce & Gabbana continues to lose traction on Weibo and Twitter two weeks after major controversy in China.
Job openings at SpaceX as of yesterday totaled 395; on October 1 there were 242 openings.
The Roots, Verizon, and Voyager 2 are all featured in today's Numbers You Need to Know!
Back on August 31, there were 2,976 job openings at Verizon. Today, there are 1,848, a decrease of 37.9%.
On April 10, Mark Zuckerberg testified regarding Facebook's privacy policies. That same day, the company began a hiring spree for privacy experts.
In October, the average Tesla went for $87,000 at CarMax. Today, they average just over $60,000.
Coworking offices, YouTube, and football. What do they all have in common? They're all in today's Numbers You Need to Know!
Our latest report compares three coworking companies to see which ones offer the most — and most affordable — workspaces in America and the world.
It already sold 2 million copies, and doesn't look to be slowing down.
In the days leading up to Quora's massive hack, it had the 10th-best Monthly Active Users rank based on Facebook logins.
In this Friday edition of Numbers You Need to Know: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Lyft and Pete Shelley.
Apple, Sony, and Rockstar all had a big November at the world's largest tech retailer.
Acquisition rumors abound, but hiring trends suggest that Uber might simply be building its own scooter network.
Takeda is going to acquire Shire. They'll be bringing on a workforce who isn't afraid to voice their anger with their company's management.
In this Numbers You Need to Know, we dive into resumes, subways, and the Nintendo Switch.
On November 8, Whole Foods had 2,164 individual listings. By December 2, there were only 1,516, a decrease of 29.9%.
The public just learned of a massive data breach at Quora, but employees appear to have been ahead of the game, at least on LinkedIn
Commuting, stocks, and Apple products are all part of the Numbers You Need to Know for today.
CEO of Disney since 2005, Iger's Glassdoor ratings are on the decline. Here's how much.
On October 9, Tesla was hiring for 2,450 positions. Today, it's hiring for 2,380.
To take advantage of BK's latest 1 cent Whopper deal, the average consumer will have to drive about 1.34 miles to get it. Here's why:
Although Gemmy Industries and Walmart-brand holiday lights rule the market, new tariffs could ruin that market, and the holidays, as we know it.
Today in Numbers You Need to Know: Tumblr, Tuesday mornings, and the trouble with name bias.
Usually, you want people talking about your brand. But in this case, a series of scandals has people buzzing about CBS in a not-so good way.
Owned by KSL Capital Partners, Village Hotels got a huge traffic bump thanks to its Black Friday deal.
As we head into the cooler months, Tinder's popularity appears to be declining.
Our first full week of Numbers You Need to Know kicks off with George H.W. Bush, Friends, and Bitcoin.
Public Storage, Inc. ($NYSE:PSA) is America's largest opreator of storage lockers. On November 28, 2018, the operator had 23,112 various forms of storage — lockers, vaults, etc. — available for rent.
For whatever reason — millennial apathy or a paucity of sporting events — Buffalo Wild Wings' social numbers don't look so hot.
In this Numbers You Need To Know, we talk about life expectancy, murder, and city shoutouts.
Lobbying positions in NYC for Bird and Lime started becoming available for both companies as soon as July. Four months later, an e-bike bill package is in city council.
From November 22 to November 26, inventory at Carmax dropped 6.33%, and a similar negative trend is also present at other online car buying websites
Home buying, homelessness, and Home Depot; this Numbers You Need to Know focuses on some statistics based around homes.
Apple, Amazon, Sony and Roku all had interesting weekends during the busiest shopping season of the year.
Chico's sales slide 6.1% as the company tightens up discounts and looks to shake up its leadership.
Our new daily series covers a few significant digits from around the web, including stats about Fortnite and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Another D&G blunder in China is putting the luxury fashion company on thin ice in an emerging luxury market.
Sure, Apple may have just built a massive headquarters in Silicon Valley, but what about New York?
Here's how bad things are at Papa John's when it comes to workplace culture, business outlook, and more
Business outlook hits an all-time low while Facebook traffic slows for the struggling chain pizzeria.
Yet another canary in the coal mine: hiring at General Motors ground to a halt months before they announced layoffs.
During a record breaking holiday shopping season, loans issued by Lending Club are seeing a rise year-over-year.
We tracked over 700,000 individual restaurant listings on 10 different food delivery platforms to see which one is dominating the world.
As Amazon's Black Friday week is winding down, here are some of the best-selling product trends we've tracked on their website.
Have you been waiting for that great deal at Amazon? Best check those prices closely.
The 4K TV is here to stay, and consumers are looking for 4K content. Most are turning to Amazon Fire stick and Apple TV. Data inside.
Today, IKEA announced that it will cut 7,500 jobs over the next few years. Leading up to the announcement, employee sentiments plummeted.
Victoria's Secret, movie theaters and Premium Outlets saw foot traffic skyrocket on Black Friday last year, as told by Facebook's "Were Here" count.
Bottled water is one of the most popular items sold at Walmart the world's largest retailer. Here's just how popular it is.
Shopify's stock slid over 11% on November 19, yet the company is still moving tens of billions of dollars this year and increased its use rbase by 20%
Billions of humans don't have access to safe water and sanitation. For those who do, here are the most popular types of toiler paper they're buying.
Job openings at Bombardier fell about 50% after the company announced thousands of looming layoffs.
As new owners look to buy Teslas and previous owners look to trade in, Tesla's e-commerce picture is getting more complex. Here's how it's hiring ahead of the curve.
Spothero lots in Manhattan are the most expensive to park in, while Long Island City has two of the cheapest garages... For now.
LIDL's acquisition of Best Market gives it a presence in a highly populated, high income metro area, which could help it catch up to its competitors.
Slipping usage numbers, increasing competition from hungry upstarts, and a cord-cutting audience. Can ESPN be saved?
In Paradise, California, the largest town affected by the Camp Fire 200 businesses are tracked and listed as open.
It was once a healthy retail mover, but DVDs and other physical movie disc formats sales-rank trends spell an uncertain future.
After shares tumbled towards 52-week lows, a crude oil price crash and Brexit concerns, BP looks to be weathering the storm well.
Esports continues its break into the mainstream with Esports Arena, a joint venture from three Chinese video game companies, getting floor space inside the largest retailer in America.
These two travel startups couldn't be any more different when it comes to their social presences.
Job listings data showed a decrease in openings at Starbucks HQ weeks before 5% of its staff was cut.
While people were guessing where Amazon would expand, it was already quietly hiring software engineers in New York's Long Island City.
A month after buying out Versace and hearing its creative director tout a potential increase in jobs for Italians, Michael Kors seems to not be hiring as many full-time workers in the struggling country.
GPUs for gaming enthusiasts are one thing, but gearing up for a future of AI appears to be Nvidia's big bet.
Over half of all public schools tracked within the Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey Data have at least one JUUL retailer within a one mile radius.
Vape shops, dialysis centers, and auto parts dot the US-Mexico border. Here's what - and where - they are.
#Gains and #Grub defined the businesses that Facebook users visited the most in October.
Carmax and Cars.com have tens of thousands of car listings, but by design, they are two totally different websites for purchasing a used car.
When it comes to ranking US cities by number of job openings on average per day, Seattle tops our list.
With declining employee sentiment present, Krzanich will be on watch to innovate at his new post at CDK.
A look at the retail footprints of two of America's most storied Mexican fast-food joints
We asked attendees at the 2nd Annual FinTech Symposium to ask a few FinTech investors and professionals to find out what they think alternative data is.
Headphone dongles continue to sell well for Apple while the hot LOL Surprise dolls shot up the charts.
As HQ Trivia enters its second year of programming, internal and external issues with the app and its publisher, Intermedia Labs, show that it could be running out of time to answer the question of its relevancy.
For Lowe's, four California store closures among the 51 it announced Monday shows a further decline in its once rosy relationship with the Sunshine State.
When it comes to America's largest companies, a growth in full-time employment doesn't appear to be accelerating as much as some would like us to think.
In a sign of success for Take-Two Interactive subsidiary Rockstar Games, five different versions of Red Dead Redemption 2 listed in the top-ten Gamestop best-seller rankings for October.
Lime had a consistent rating around 5-stars on the App Store with over 100,000 reviews in October.
Signs of job-listing slowdown at Publicis don't bode well for an advertising industry threatened by technology
While Pinterest and Spotify cement their popularity, Tinder and Yelp fade while Wish.com continues to climb the Facebook monthly active users rank charts.
Our monthly roundup of the biggest social media gainers includes Wish.com, Bareburger, and a science research company with a penny stock.
Comparing the best-selling toys lists from 2016 and today gives some insight into the shifting focus of what toys kids want.
Groupon was once ubiquitous — even used as a verb — but today it's struggling to find its way in a competitive e-commerce landscape
Outside the newly released Solo: A Star Wars Story, the Disney Halloween classic Hocus Pocus spellbound the Best Buy sales rank charts.
Dead retail chains, art schools, and Dean Foods all have CEOs with terrifying approval ratings on Glassdoor.
Fear not, lest you fail to learn from the lessons of the companies that have met their ends in 2018. Images of their final days inside.
Taking away the "Like" button would hurt how branded accounts, especially those run by chain-restaurant companies, to interact with potential customers.
At Walmart, America's largest retail chain, sales of cereal began their slow decline in 2016 as Americans are turning towards other options for the most important meal of the day.
CEO approval rating drops and declining hires for restaurant managers are happening at Outback while its parent company is under fire from investors.
Build! Build! SpaceX fires up hiring with 24% more open positions, the majority of which are production-line openings for its Hawthorne, CA facility.
Red Hat and IBM Cloud's data trails on Slack and Stack Exchange show that IBM's recent acquisition is to up its share in the hybrid cloud market dominated by Amazon.
Credit Suisse is looking for about 50% more employees now than it was in the beginning of 2018.
Stitch Fix’s biggest seasonal growth in Facebook users, as well as a killer app and upward hiring trends, all show that the style subscription service could be fixed for a strong future.
If developer interest tells us anything when it comes to mobile platforms (and it does), Google's Android dwarfs that of Apple's iOS.
Target is trying to become a better Amazon, increasingly turning its stores into fulfillment centers for online purchases.
An alternative-data snapshot of YETI through its Facebook profile, distributor count, and job listings reveals some insight into the Austin-based cooler manufacturer.
As casual dining faces new challenges from the fast casual industry, Applebee's is leading the pack... For now.
Consumers buy smart thermostats when they're thinking about home comfort the most: in the dead of winter and the apex of summer. Data inside.
Nine-out-of-ten of the best-selling Halloween costumes are based on Disney characters.
A change in Amtrak's operations is causing concern among employees and passengers while the company keeps chugging along with technical position hires.
Think Tinder, the king of all dating apps, is popular? Just wait until Christmas.
GM’s employees reported on Glassdoor that they are more optimistic than not about the company’s future
Between six popular pharmacy chains and department stores, there are over 26,000 places to get a flu shot in the US. Less than 3% of them are 10 miles or more away from each other.
This pot company is growing faster than any Canadian pharmacy. We map out where and when.
While overall Twitch.tv viewership is up, Fortnite's concurrent viewer count has slowly started to decline.
After years of poaching top talent from traditional media giants, some of the largest new media website are not hiring as much as they used to.
The Saudi Arabian government recently put a billion dollars into Lucid Motors. Here's who they are hiring and what their traction looks like.
Out of all REITs tracked by our database, Simon Property Group, CBL & Associates Properties, and Brookfield Property Retail Group are in the top-three for most Sears locations in their portfolios.
The new iPhone XS was released to the public on September 21. The day before that, Apple job openings jumped from 4,120 to 4,600.
Upwork, which recently filed for an IPO, is one of the largest platforms for freelance workers. Here's what the freelance landscape looks like on it, and how much those workers are charging.
Simon Property Group and Brookfield Property Partners, two of the biggest REITs in our database, are evolving to combat the retail apocalypse.
As H. Lawrence Culp Jr. continues his first month in office, he'll have to address failing subsidiaries, declining employee sentiment, and a dip in revenue flowing in from the U.S. government.
How did In-N-Out become a West Coast empire? It all boils down to three generations of a family, a commitment to quality, and a glowing corporate culture.
The iPhone XS and XS Max have followed our predictions from early September, but is underperforming considerably against the launch periods of older models as well as the next Samsung Galaxy Note 9 at Best Buy.
Across Macy's, Target, Kohl's, UPS, FedEx, and Amazon, hiring is picking up as they all prepare for what should be another huge holiday retail season.
Houston, Texas is nationally recognized as a culinary mecca. It's also the place with the most fast food locations from the six biggest brands in America.
As Halloween draws near, here are the most popular candies being bought on Walmart.com right now.
Marriott International may claim the largest hotel chain in the world, but with a killer app and growing website traffic, Airbnb is coming after the entire industry.
Abercrombie & Fitch's history dates back to 1892 when it sold hunting and sporting wear. After several ownership changes and brand overhauls, it faces a new challenge in 2018: relevancy.
Investors sold off luxury stocks earlier this week, including that of jeweler Tiffany & Co. Despite hiring being up, store closures in Asia markets may hint at trouble ahead.
Barnes & Noble's announcement of a strategic turnaround comes at a time where website traffic and employee sentiment is at all-time lows.
NBA 2K19 beat NBA Live 19 on the GameStop sales rank charts and crushed viewership on the popular streaming platform Twitch
As Sears looks to be going bankrupt, we take another look at its retail footprint that it may need to shrink further to pay off debt holders, as well as where it has already closed up shop.
Join Katya Chupryna, Thinknum's Chief Strategy Officer, Insight Data Science Program Director Donald Lee-Brown and three talented fellows on October 18 at 11 a.m. EDT.
Elon Musk's approval rating and Tesla's business outlook reaches an all-time low, but the company is still on track with hiring increases across the board.
Java still persists among banks as the most popular programming language, as job listings data from eight American banks show it has more needed developers that know Java than all other languages combined.
Just Eat conquers the entire United Kingdom, listing more restaurants on its service than both a young competitor in Deliveroo and American invader Uber Eats combined.
With an average discount of 30% on all discounted items in the past year and declining employee sentiment, Under Armour looks to reshape its brand with recent restructuring plans.
Pfizer COO Dr. Albert Bourla will have to fill out current CEO Ian C. Read's shoes in 2019, but he will not be alone; Bourla will also inherit a workforce that's growing and confident in the company's future.
Mattress Firm's stores tend to be clumped close together; nearly half of all of its stores are within a one mile radius of each other.
Bank of America has Charlotte, PNC is based in Pittsburgh... But what other non-traditional business hubs are top banks flocking to?
After announcing it would pay at least $15 per hour, Amazon appears to be scrubbing its job listings of underpaid positions.
It's rare that a single videogame charts at Best Buy, let alone in the top-10. Here's September's full list.
Thinknum data shows that at least a third of all U.S. public schools are within one mile of a place where its students could find JUULs.
Match.com, Tinder and Bumble have some serious relationship problems, sparked by a race to be the #1 dating app in the scene and by several high-profile lawsuits.
With similar products and customer bases, Target and Walmart are daily destinations for thousands of Americans. Here's how they compare when it comes to location data.
Sony's answer to Nintendo's NES and SNES Classic, the PlayStation Classic, is the best-selling Gamestop item in September.
General Electric's business outlook is at an all-time low... But shares of the company jumped on Monday and hiring is on the rise.
Based out of New York, Morgan Stanley's hiring reached a recent plateau, but is still looking to fill about 2,000 open positions.
50 million Facebook accounts' login tokens were compromised, but what are people accessing with those tokens? We have the list.
The most liked Facebook page of all time is... Facebook itself.
Victoria's Secret is the largest lingerie brand in the world, with annual revenues of nearly $5 billion and 1,176 stores in the U.S. and Canada. Here is its story and the story of its CEO, Les Wexner.
IHOP is back with a boozy viral marketing campaign in IHOPs, and it's conveniently timed at the end of a fiscal quarter.
SpaceX has been hiring for a "Crew Mission Management" group since 2016. Here's what some of those positions looked like over time.
Data on one side shows decreasing users and revenue, but hiring activity and improving app reviews point to a potentially bright future.
Kenneth Frazier will remain CEO of pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. past December 2019, and employees are in high spirits about their chief executive as well as the company's future.
Initially a staple of the northeast, Dunkin' Donuts (now Dunkin') plans to open another 1,000 new locations by 2020. Here's where it currently operates.
Live in Seamless' coverage areas? Then you can snag a free 4-piece Crispy Chicken Tenders from Burger King. If you're near the other 85% of BK's in the country, you're out of luck.
Michael Kors just acquired Versace for €1.83 billion. While fashion fans aren't all happy, the acquisition will see the Italian fashion house join a brand with a sizable global presence and growing workforce.
Apple continues to build its Siri AI and digital assistant team, now with more focus on Natural Language Processing and deep learning.
Papa John's could close 150-250 stores in "non-core" markets should sales continue to decline. Here's where they could be.
The just-announced $3.5 billion acquisition is big news for digital radio. But how healthy is Pandora as a company? We have the data.
Blackout viewership on Twitch during its beta week shows promising signs that the game could rival Fortnite and outpace PUBG when Black Ops 4 launches in October.
The overall inventory price of medical marijuana and related paraphernalia at Bluepoint Wellness in Connecticut has dropped by a few dollars over the past six months.
Alibaba CEO Jack Ma recently said that tariffs are in the way of his pledge to create 1 million American jobs. But even before the tariffs, it appears the company wasn't westward bound.
Before Tom Hayes steps down from Tyson at the end of the month, we look at how his employees review him on Glassdoor.
Where Tilray, the marijuana producer that's cleared for a U.S. clinical trial, is positioning itself in Canada
Tilray Inc., the first marijuana producer to go public, is trading at levels near $300 after being approved for a clinical trial in the U.S. Here's who it's hiring and where it distributes in Canada.
As Goldman Sachs approaches its 150th birthday, we take a look at where the international financial services firm is hiring.
In honor of National Cheeseburger Day, we take a big bite out of Wendy's data to see where it focuses its store locations.
As the company migrated career site hosts, it also scrubbed some very curious positions from its listings.
Nike's controversial ad campaign paid off in the form of an increased social media following, even if it came at the cost of a few boycotts.
Ten years ago, Lehman Brothers sank in the middle of the sub-prime crisis. This is what its employees were thinking before, during, and after its bankruptcy.
With steady growth around the world and an eye on hiring talented product designers, Facebook's future is revealed in its job listings data.
Need to splurge on an expensive set of wheels? Or would take anything with four wheels, an engine, and a steering wheel? These were the top-10 most and least expensive vehicles on Cars.com right now.
Highwoods Properties, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers rank among the top real estate trust companies in terms of its portfolio size in the Carolinas.
Measuring foot traffic can be difficult, but it's a lot easier when billions of consumers pop open Facebook when they're moving about.
As Hurricane Florence makes landfall, we look at hotels and grocery stores in the Carolinas that could be affected by the strong Category 2 storm.
Ten years ago, Washington Mutual Inc. — known in colloquial terms as WaMu — was crumbling. Here's what happened, as told by Glassdoor data.
Although he may not be looking to be President, DImon's approval rating among his employees shows that he has overwhelming private support as JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO.
There were dozens of versions of the Apple Watch. These ones sold the most at Best Buy.
As Ryanair pilots and crew in Germany strike, we take a look at how its employees feel about the company compared to those working for other budget airlines.
Taco Bell was recently named the best Mexican restaurant in the country by Harris Poll. Here's a look at where you can nosh down on a Cheesy Gordita Crunch or Nacho Fries.
Forever 21's global footprint continues to grow despite lawsuits and social media controversies.
Join Thinknum Media Publisher Joshua Fruhlinger as he discusses how data can inspire ideas not just for reporting, but also for marketing, PR, and business. With special guest Jeremy Kaplan, Editor-in-Chief of Digital Trends.
We take the best of the top-college lists and see what they cost when it comes to rent.
From July 3 to September 10, Lyft saw a job listing increase of 27%, mostly due to its new venture into bike and scooter sharing.
Used Model S prices have dropped $20,000 since the beginning of the summer.
Kylie Cosmetics will prepare to fight with Estée Lauder Companies and L'Oréal premium brands for the general beauty consumer market this holiday season.
The new iPhone is coming, but we're in a mid-model revision year. Here's a look at the previous three years' sales-rank data for iPhones at Best Buy to predict how the new ones will do.
After a steady average decline that began in 2013, personal loan interest rates at Lending Club are once again climbing.
Axel Dumas might need to take a bow during Fashion Week - not because of Hermès' latest fall fashion lineup, but due to rave reviews from his employees.
After a brief spot at the top, Tinder was displaced by Pinterest as the most-used app in the month of August.
Data shows Caviar's focus on gourmet experiences and high-end clientele and Grubhub's more general sprawl within the United States.
Theranos is finally shutting down. Here's the data trail it leaves behind.
Dollar General and Dollar Tree are growing — especially in middle class neighborhoods — while the American economy is booming.
Based on pre-orders alone, this new release from Sony and Insomniac topped August sales charts followed by NBA 2K19.
Apple's acquisition of AR lens company Akonia Holographics is clear evidence that the company is getting into AR. But what's happening on the hiring front for this new team?
Our latest update to the Thinknum Media Burrito Index breaks down the prices for regular burritos, as well as what people pay in each state for guacamole and queso.
As the go-private tweet dust settles, hiring at Tesla has re-focused on selling, prepping, and delivering cars to new customers.
People are buying binders, pens, and, yes, VR helmets when it comes to back-to-school shopping at Walmart.
As Pumpkin Spice Latte season kicks off, we look at how "third wave coffee" shops are invading Starbucks' biggest market: Manhattan.
Farfetch delivers $43,000 fur coats via an app. Here's the data behind the company that's about to IPO.
This e-commerce company sells products that average over $1,000 each. Here's what it sells and how it's seen on social media and by its own employees.
While sales have been on an upward trend according to record companies, sales-rank data shows a steady decline, at least at Best Buy
As Sears continues to reduce its retail liabilities, we take a look at its shrinking retail footprint - before and after - on the map.
Hiring at the largest bank in America is steady with an average of over 8,500 open positions in the last two months.
CoolSculpting, the body sculpting treatment offered at health spas and other aesthetic medical offices, burns bright for ZELTIQ Inc. and its parent company Allergan, growing from 3200 to 5700 locations in just 2 years.
As the European Commission's impeding decision on Apple's acquisition of Shazam draws near, we look at the music ID app's ratings with consumers and employees.
While not cause for alarm, a slowdown in hiring at Elon Musk's SpaceX is at the very least interesting for the aerospace industry.
After initial positive ratings, Revlon's new CEO Debra Perelman, daughter of its chairman Ron Perelman, is seeing her ranking sink as the company struggles to reverse its losses.
Thinking of buying a used car? You might not want to do it in March nor August, according to data tracked from CarMax, the largest used-car dealer.
Flea and tick prevention meds dominate the top-10, followed only by heartworm prevention drugs.
When Pepsi officially completes its $3.2 billion deal for SodaStream, it will inherit a workforce that's flat on company outlook as well as ratings for CEO Daniel Birnbaum.
GEO Group and CoreCivic (formerly known as The Corrections Corporation of America) employees are having significant doubts about their employer's future, according to Glassdoor data.
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA are hiring up to launch its generic version of the EpiPen.
External data trends show that despite what some may say, The New York Times is actually on the ups when it comes to external data sources.
When looking at America's largest REITs, GNC claims the most stores, beating out food services and even fashion retailers.
Netflix may be winning when it comes to the streaming market in the US, but it's increasingly focused on international expansion.
With lagging sales and layoffs, Lego is showing signs of internal strife.
What began as a single menswear store in 1950s Japan is now a worldwide clothing band with 1,900 stores worldwide.
We've tracked Elon Musk's SpaceX since mid-2016. Here's where - and how much - it's been hiring since then.
BODYARMOR has fresh investment capital and a partner in Coca Cola. It also has Kobe Bryant and Gatorade in a state of re-brand. Can it tackle the market?
New York City's MTA will shut down the L Train to repair tunnels damaged during Hurricane Sandy. These startups are poised to catch some capital from abandoned commuters.
With an uptick in hiring and a $375 million cash from Alphabet, Oscar Health gets a second wind
Titles with the term "deep learning" are on the rise at the Cupertino tech giant.
ALDI is now dominating the discount-grocery wars, beating both Whole Foods and Trader Joe's combined
ALDI already has 3x the number of stores as both Whole Foods and Trader Joe's, and plans to open 2,500 stores by the end of 2022. How does that stack up against its competitors?
With 2,000 new listings since the start of 2018, Citigroup hiring is on the rise. We take a look at the open-position data trends.
As of October 3, Indra Nooyi will end her 12-year tenure as CEO of PepsiCo, Inc. Here's what employees think of her and her departure, according to data tracked via Glassdoor.
Jobs are up at Tesla, but outlook down as Elon Musk teases privatisation for electric-car manufacturer
Tinder passed Candy Crush and Spotify for the first time when it comes to app user ranks.
CEO Evan Spiegel's approval rating dropped from 93% to 25% in less than a year.
In honor of International Cat Day, we take a look at what our furry friends are eating (and relieving themselves on) most.
From cool toys, to videogames, to batteries and Q-tips, these items dominated sales ranks at Walmart last month.
Here are the largest shopping centers of America, and who owns them.
On Apple's App Store, the Facebook app scores a ho-hum 3.2 out of 5 stars. On Google's Android Play Store, it gets a healthier 4.02 out of 5.
SpaceX is accelerating hiring for its human-grade Dragon 2 team as it readies for test launches this fall.
After a massive hiring slow down last spring, Tesla appears to back on the workforce-expansion path.
Now that it's back in stock, Nintendo's $59 NES Classic Edition jumped to the top of Best Buy's sales ranks in July. Meanwhile, Amazon Fire Stick and Apple AirPods continued to sell well.
As Apple hits a trillion-dollar value, here's what it sells most of, who it's hiring, and what its employees think of the company.
Now that Sonos is going public, how does it compare to Bose when it comes to social following and company culture?
How do two of America's most beloved - and ubiquitous - breakfast restaurants compare when it comes to location data?
It's not a big surprise that 4K Blu-Ray buyers love their sci-fi, especially Blade Runner.
The origin stories of big three in streaming, and how they're performing now according to the data.
In June, SpaceX listed jobs with "BFR" in their titles for the first time. Here are those positions and what they could mean.
We take a look at Apple, Walmart, Boeing, Harley Davidson hiring over the past few months to understand how - if at all - the companies are responding to potential Chinese tariffs.
TJ Maxx discount data, when tracked over time, reveals a fascinating pattern as to how the company slashes prices and moves inventory.
Twitter is building a "Media Understanding" group that will use machine learning to cut troublesome content
With a focus on machine learning experts, Twitter is hiring aggressively to create tools designed to moderate discussion on the social network.
Chick-Fil-A recently announced the launch of a meal kit trial in its native state of Georgia. Here's a look at how and where they are hiring to support the new effort.
Professor Panos Mourdoukoutas suggested that Amazon bookstores should replace US library services - but would Amazon even be able to? The task would be tougher than it sounds based on data alone.
Lululemon has been looking for a new CEO to take on the athleisure giant for a while. Now that Sephora's Calvin McDonald has been given the job, here's the employee sentiment he's about to confront.
We dive into Twitch.tv data to see if gamers are watching this new contender in the scramble for most-popular battle royale game.
They key to getting people in your restaurants doors? Slash prices for a day.
By looking at everything from Facebook likes to Twitter followers and store locations, we measure up America's biggest pizza chains.
Hiring at Snap is down except for in some strategically critical divisions that show where the company is now focused
Elon Musk's SpaceX had 556 openings in May. Today, there are just 285. But don't panic - this isn't necessarily a bad thing.
It used to be that you'd go to the local mall, try out a couple mattresses, make a deal, and have it delivered. These days, people are ordering their mattresses online. Here are the major players and how they've grown.
1.1 million rooms, 30 brands, and 6,000 properties. Here they all are mapped.
Wayfair has screamed from a humble e-commerce startup selling equipment racks in 2002 to a nearly $5 billion e-commerce giant. How'd they do it, and what can we learn?
With the abrupt closing of Chef'd, how do the two meal-kit market leaders fare in terms of business health? We look at the data.
It's time to give back - here's your chance to get one of just five special-edition Thinknum t-shirts to show that you're ahead of the data curve.
After almost 2 months of slowdowns, it appears Tesla is aggressively hiring again.
Prime Day isn't over yet, but here's what sold best yesterday during the annual sale's first few hours
Prime Day is growing in popularity, as evidenced by "talking about" activity on Facebook from Prime Days past
Google Chromecast has struggled to keep up with the Amazon Fire TV until now. Can it keep up the sales momentum or is this just a price-related blip?
A data-based look at the surprisingly short history of athleisure pheonix Lululemon
Despite a rough week for the chain after a fumbled promotion that resulted in thousands of unhappy customers, the company has a strong retail footprint that's likely to see it through
The average best-selling item sold at Best Buy is $125. Here's how product releases and holidays move that number over time.
After one-too-many PR disasters for Papa John's Pizza, founder John Schnatter has stepped down. Here's the workplace culture at the company over the past year according to Glassdoor.
On June 12, Nintendo announced that popular videogame Fortnite would be coming to its Switch console that very same day. Within 24 hours, viewers for the game on Twitch.tv jumped 300%.
We take a look at hundreds of Jamba Juice locations and hundreds of thousands of lines of menu data to cost-average by state.
Think you can wait it out and grab a used Tesla for cheap? Think again.
Usage of Tinder, the iconic swipey dating app, appears to be heating up as temperatures do the same.
With a huge $1.1 billion valuation and $225 million from Uber along with inclusion in the Uber app, LimeBike is looking to land talent in 58 major areas. Here's where.
Now that Spotify has pulled off a successful IPO, how is the company positioning itself for scale when it comes to talent acquisition? A look at the raw data.
Sales ranks for Oculus, Vive, PlayStation VR, and Samsung Gear units are all declining at Amazon.com.
Ratings for Parneros were down significantly since the new year, as our data shows.
Of the top-10 best selling videogames at Amazon in June, 8 were for the Nintendo Switch console.
As Macy's prepares to launch its iconic 4th of July fireworks display, here's a data-based look at the company
When it comes to sales and footprint expansion, these five chains are unstoppable.
The average Toys 'R' Us location was 46,000 feet. That leaves behind a lot of unused space for Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).
Today, HTC announced it would cut 1,500 jobs from its Taiwan manufacturing unit. This comes after sagging sales and slumping employee morale, as our data shows.
Amazon sales-rank data for June is in, and original titles rule all, including Black Panther, Jumanji, and more.
As Toys R Us closes its last sets of doors, we take a look at what the beloved toy store leaves behind
Based on Glassdoor CEO ratings, here are the 10 CEOs with the lowest employee ratings for June, 2018
The company is hiring dozens of "Delivery Experience Specialists" who handle "delivery day" for new Teslas and their new owners.
We deconstruct Amazon one number, one dollar, one Prime member, one cardboard box at a time.
According to Facebook Were Here counts, foot traffic at Costco has surpassed that of Walmart's Sam's Club.
After our Shake Shack vs. In-N-Out map went viral, we were asked to include midwest-favorite Portillos. We also look at the massive footprint of Five Guys.
This $9.99 adapter is a consistent best-seller at Best Buy as consumers continue to struggle with the iPhone's lack of headphone port
Once the stuff of gyms and fields, brands like Adidas, Lululemon, and Under Armor are now leading sales and trends in the fashion industry.
From an e-commerce experiment in 2011 to 11 stores throughout the US, here's the brief story of this unlikely fashion phoenix.
Thousands of locations throughout the world and more than 8,000 jobs could be under the microscope as the company gets slammed by 33% EU tariffs.
One of the world's largest bulge bracket banks, Bank of America is hiring for 10,593 positions as of Friday. More than 1,000 of those positions are client services representatives. This, and more in this morning's quick take.
The Big Apple leads The Emerald City, at least when it comes to hiring activity in the past year.
Hiring activity at the company has dipped precipitously since the beginning of the month.
You may like one over the other, but chances are you don't have much of a choice based on where you live. Here's how the two compare on the map.
After botched game releases and controversy throughout 2017-2017, videogame giant EA has seen dipping social media numbers. We look at that trip downward as well as EA's plans to reinvigorate its brand.
Gatorade's popularity has been waning, as our data shows. Can a new sugar-free version turn things around?
Audi, Mercedes, and BMW vehicles have all seen their resale values drop since 2015. Here's the data.
The world's biggest gaming conference saw some major announcements. So which games and gaming companies got the biggest reaction, according to objective Thinknum data?
A sudden spike of this magnitude is possible, but unlikely. We take a look at one of the most extreme rating spikes for an app we've ever seen.
The Phoenix-based organic grocery clearly has its sights set firmly on Whole Foods, as our Thinknum Data Lab map shows.
A look at Glassdoor ratings over time for the two companies as they prepare to become one
For months, Fitbit activity and sales have been on the downslope. We take a look at the small universe of fitness trackers to determine if consumer interest in the product and practice is eroding.
Apps are often the main touchpoint for retail banks. In the case of JPMorgan Chase, a spike in ratings shows that consumers are responding to smaller, focused banking apps.
The company has responded to our report, admitting that the numbers are misleading. Be careful out there, crypto investors.
Turns out people would rather have cheap pancakes instead of burgers from the restaurant chain
After 73% reduction in hiring, Tesla has announced a 9% cut in its jobforce. Meanwhile, the company is dropping more jobs from its recruitment site nightly. Here's how it looks today.
Sure, the internet is great and all, but there's a certain something about a good ol' magazine. Here are the ones people are subscribing to most according to Amazon.
A proudly touted engagement number on the blockchain startup's homepage appears be machine-generated as well as possibly manipulated around the time of a writeup in Wired.
In May, there were 3,214 open positions at Tesla. Today, there are 2,049. For a company that's supposedly ramping up car deliveries, something doesn't add up.
People deal with loss in many ways. In the case of Anthony Bourdain, many are doing so by reading his books as they shoot to best-seller positions at Amazon.
Facebook will be shuttering its "Trending" news feature, and hiring for any editorial news positions has all but dried up.
Candy Crush Saga continued to dominate while other people were looking for love on Tinder.
With massive social engagement in $1.3 billion in funding, you'd think Wish would be a great place to work at. You'd be wrong.
As people look for options outside of TV and streaming service, watching others play videogames is becoming big business.
For the first time, Subway is looking outside the DeLuca family for a new CEO as sales slip. Here's how employees are reacting to the changes.
The $199, all-in-one VR headset from Facebook's Oculus was a top-seller on Amazon's Video Game charts for the entire month of May.
A month after promising to hire 400 people per week in May, data shows just the opposite: hiring is down at Tesla, including Fremont
Government contract data that we track shows that SpaceX is picking up launch contracts as others lose out.
Despite falling out of favor with the Obama administration, private immigration detention facilities are fluorishing under Trump.
A graduation favorite from Dr. Seuss ranks at the top just behind a popular recipe book.
With hotspots and mobile gaming, Domino's is beating all expectations - and competitors - in the digital space
As the ride sharing service looks to expand internationally before a long-awaited IPO, we look at the data
With a new facility in Oregon and uptick in hardware engineering positions for CPU validation, it certainly appears that Apple is making its own CPUs in a future break from Intel.
When comparing smart speaker sales at Best Buy - the only place where you can buy all three major brands - Amazon'd Echo Dot rules the space.
With $424 million in losses and dwindling retail foot traffic, Sears is closing another 72 stores. Here's what its retail footprint looks like, before and after.
After a stalled merger with local competitor Tujia, AirBnB hiring trend data suggests the company is poised to make a serious play for China.
Tracking eHealth health-insurance quotes over time reveals surges in activity at end of year, right when people jump on Obamacare open enrollment
In March, the network saw a massive Facebook lift. Now that it's canceled Roseanne, its Facebook page is surging with activity. Here's what it looks like.
This $20 billion industry is untapped and underserved. Here's the data.
As the company shutters 8,000 stores to train 175,000 employees on racial bias sensitivity, we look at the company's current retail footprint in the US
You'd think that the holiday weekend would bring huge crowds to the happiest place on earth. But you'd be wrong.
As Harvey Weinstein is escorted out of a courtroom in handcuffs, his company sunk with him.
Elon Musk's space company rockets closer to Mars with massive upticks in hiring at its Redmond plant, where it's building BFR, its most-powerful rocket yet.
As the once-mighty media company shuts its doors and looks for future suitors, we take a look at how remaining employees are feeling through the guise of Glassdoor.
Trump does most of his political messaging on Twitter, so we looked at how he measures up against other top users on the platform.
It appears that Match.com is on a steady decline in favor among singles.
Hiring data shows that Ford is about to take autonomous vehicles very, very seriously
The wireless earbuds that were once the joke of tech are now among the best-selling products
When we uncover the data behind Planet Fitness' footprint strategy, a fascinating story emerges.
People tend to listen to Spotify the most in the late afternoon and into the evening.
Anecdotal evidence pointed to increased adoptions after the movie's release. We have the evidence that you've been waiting for.
The great thing about the App Store is that people can review apps. In some cases, thousands of people make it known that a particular app is really, really bad. Here are the ones people hate most.
Despite a favorable brand image, Renaissance hotels has been on a bizarre Facebook follower slide for two years.
With the demise of the point-and-shoot, casual photographers are turning to action cameras, drones, and... film.
A recent spike in hardware engineering openings could signal renewed efforts to design and build new products
Fast fashion, in the form of Forever 21, Uniqlo, H&M, and others is a massive industry. Here's how big it is, why it's so successful, and the challenges it brings - and faces.
The number of Twitter users Facebook follows jumped 60% (from 101-160) since May 1. Many are influential journalists who have covered Facebook.
Tesla needs to ramp-up Model 3 production. But hiring data shows that the company just cut 10% of its job openings.
Internet of Things positions are on the rise at Bosch, and the auto-parts manufacturer has teamed up with IOTA crypto to help create a new IOT protocol.
Under fire for allegedly faking stream numbers, app-review data suggests the company could be gaming iOS and Google play numbers, too.
It's no secret that brands go through discounting phases, but seeing when they tend to happen can make you a smarter gamer.
Even in a good economy, consumers continue to flock to discounters like Ross, Marshalls, and TJ Maxx. But analysts are bearish on the discounters. What's next?
With news of a $1.2 billion acquisition of Glassdoor by Japan's Recruit Holdings, we take a look at how the company rates on its own platform.
With record sales in a complex retail environment, REI's location and branding strategy measure up to success. Here's how.
The two biggest ride-sharing apps aren't close when it comes to usage numbers. But that could change.
Takeda is about to acquire Adderrall drugmaker Shire for $62 billion. Here's what they're getting (aside from the drugs).
Until recently, Weight Watchers app users could login via Facebook. That's no longer true, and we have the data to show the dropoff.
Despite privacy concerns, millions of users continue to use Facebook to login to their apps. Here are the top-20 most-used apps in April.
Here's what people bought most of when it comes to actual, physical music in the month of April.
Beloved in the 90s, ridiculed in the 00s, and coming back in 2018. Or are they?
Garden City, NY takes top honors when it comes to storage prices. Norman, OK is the cheapest.
With a hiring spree for Apple News developers followed by an editorial hiring period, it's clear that Apple is aiming to get into the news game
More computer-on-computer attacks occur from Mexico against US machines. But when it comes to the most common type of digital attack, it's all happening here, in America.
Now that the S9 has been selling for a couple months, we compared Best Buy sales ranks for the two devices. An iPhone X resurgence may be taking place.
As Musk snubs Wall Street, Tesla employees are taking to Glassdoor to make their disenchantment with the company known.
The Fire Stick and Echo dot - both under $50 - were Amazon's top-10 devices for the month of April.
With similar products and approaches, Walmart and Target have very different approaches when it comes to choosing locations to attract different customers.
After years of consistent growth on Facebook, Southwest is seeing its first decline in popularity after two safety incidents.
Epic Games' Fortnite: Battle Royale dominated Twitch.tv, the top game streaming site, with hundreds of thousands of concurrent viewers
Even after the option to login to dating-app Bumble via phone numbers, users continue to login via Facebook despite privacy concerns.
Missouri has the cheapest burritos. These and more Burrito Index facts.
Tesla aims to hire "400 people per week for several weeks" at its Fremont and battery Gigafactory in Sparks, NV. Here's where they're at with those job openings now.
The Uber-owned food-delivery service has a near-perfect app rating from millions of users.
Ready for some camping? We pulled data from commerce-giants Amazon and Walmart to distill the top tents. Turns out Americans go big.
After years of C-level tumult, HSN's new CEO isn't winning favor with his embattled employees.
Data shows downturns in fitness tracker usage and even cooling sales.
In the case of Shazam, a DC movie of the same name had people talking about it. But now people are talking about the company's Apple acquisition.
Job openings at Apple with the term "Siri" in their titles have been on the rise. But so have "Alexa" jobs at Amazon.
Rumors that Amazon is creating an Alexa robot at its Sunnyvale Lab126 are swirling. Hiring data seems to support the notion.
According to loans issued by industry leader Lending Club, teachers take out more loans than any other profession.
The world's most basic brand is becoming one of its most recognized. And it's growing into real estate, hospitality, and even $27,000 huts.
Used car prices vary wildly over time at CarMax - here's how the top car prices change over time
Purina tops pet-food ranks at Walmart while Taste of the Wild rules Amazon
Google, Apple, and Microsoft also have thousands of people inaccurately claiming to work for them on LinkedIn.
With job listings on the rise at Trump Organization, especially in its spa and golf operations, we take a look at job opportunities at the President's leisure operations.
When it comes to social checkins, movie theaters and fast food rule the world.
In the same week that it claimed 125 million subscribers, Netflix lists 500 job openings for the first time
Nothing can stand in the way between singles and their need for love. Not even their personal data.
Toyota's stalwart Camry is hurting - but this time it's the software that's making buyers return what was once America's best-selling car
Twitter has become President Trump's most valuable messaging platform. Who sits at the top of Twitter, and what do they do?
After years of meteoric growth and social goodwill, the Seattle coffee giant's following is sinking on social media
After over-reliance on robotics, the company is going on a human hiring spree at its Model 3 Fremont plant.
Microsoft's male employees seem very happy. For the minority of female employees, it's another story.
UPDATED: Described by CNN as "the most devastating... takedown of a sitting president in modern history," the ex FBI director's tell-all comes out tomorrow.
Hiring is slowing down. LinkedIn employee counts are sagging. Employee approval ratings are below 50%. What's next for Buzzfeed and Vox?
How did a company as smart as Apple put out a product that's three years behind the competition?
It may often be the company that folks love to hate, but there's one group that really, really loves Microsoft: its employees.
If data-based history tells us anything, Nordstrom is about to go deep on discounts. Maybe.
After bringing on Google's AI chief, Apple's Siri hiring continues full force.
After a year of accelerating hiring activity, Facebook cools its jets as it weathers a rough PR storm.
When a blockbuster movie does well at the box office, its related book should sell well, right? Turns out that's not always true.
Here's what people were buying at Best Buy in the month of March, 2018.
Beloved monthly beauty subscription box service often hires more interns than it does full-time workers. Could this be part of its strategy to remain creatively fresh?
Most toy fads go through boom and bust cycles, but none quite like the Fidget Spinner
A recent drop in tenants as big companies like Sears shutter may be troubling, but subsequent mall transitions could be long-term good news
"Everything must go" is the oldest retail trick in the business, and it's working for Toys R Us.
The battery and solar-power plant now has dozens of recently-opened positions
Walmart acquired the hip young startup Jet.com to go after urban millennials. Can Benton, ARK really market to Bensonhurst?
The Counter's Impossible Burger tops the charts - and it's not even really a burger.
Or something like that. Here's how e-book and physical book best-sellers lists compared at Amazon for March.
If Apple is really planning to shift away from Intel, it will likely come after years of development.
The musical month of March: icons of the '60s were resurrected (in some cases from beyond the grave), gospel songs rubbed shoulders with death metal, and soundtracks dominated the songcharts.
Mapping Microsoft Store locations reveals a not-surprising me-too strategy.
Blockchain-focused hiring is on the rise around the globe. This interactive map displays where those jobs are concentrated.
Apple may be hiring 161 engineers to give Siri some smarts, but Amazon is hiring almost 4 times that for its Alexa voice assistant.
Who's spinning the hamster wheels at Sinclair Broadcasting? Hundreds of unpaid interns.
Can you guess what our #1 word was for the past three months? If you've been following us regularly, it'll be pretty easy...
Heading out to get a new used ride? Have we got a deal for you!
Siri needs to catch up when it comes to AI smarts, so Apple is hiring 161 engineers to teach her some tricks. But is it enough?
Tesla is behind on Model 3 production as it battles unions and attempts to replace humans with robots.
When it comes to Facebook followers, the New York Yankees win.
The largest mattress retailer in the US is in a world of hurt. Or is it? What's up with Mattress Firm?
LinkedIn is huge in the US with 44% of its population on the network. But where do the other 70% of LinkedIn users come from?
There was a time when crossing the NRA would have destroyed this company, but times seem to be changing.
Today, Apple refreshed its iPad with a focus on education. Can the strategic tweak save slipping sales?
How do NRA supporters respond to the Parkland shooting? They follow the organization on Twitter.
Disney proves there's a market for a blockbuster film with a nearly all-black cast
Being an ugly best-seller isn't easy. But making profits when you discount as much as 50% is near impossible.
Five years after Frozen was released, we still can't... let it go
It started as a simple Kickstarter campaign and turned into one of the most-successful phone accessory brands.
Who reigns supreme in the fast food race? Data with a side of maps comin' right up.
Elon Musk deleted his Facebook account, along with those of Tesla, SpaceX, and SolarCity. Here are some of the impressive usage trails they left behind on the social network.
Music sales spike after our favorite artists are taken from us. We've got the data...
100 million people watch game streams and they're all watching this surprise hit.
Managing fallout from its recent data scandal, Facebook promised the world that it would crack down on abuse. So who's going to do it?
Mike Pence's daughter created book about a rabbit who hangs out in high places, but it's been outranked and outsold by a version created by John Oliver.
This is a fact: there are a lot more men who are CEOs than there are women. This is also a fact: when women do make it to the top as CEO, they are judged more harshly. Is implicit bias responsible?
48 million workers, $5 billion, and it's all happening on sites like Fiverr.
With a focus on hip-hop, Audiomack shows that there's a future for focused streaming services.
The good - and bad - sides of data harvesting
Toys R Us was more than just a retail chain, and its end will leave more of a gaping hole in the American mallscape than your average bankruptcy. Sorry, kids.
Blockchain provides a way for companies to interact without the need for trusted intermediaries. Which explains why the existing trusted intermediaries - financial consulting and auditing firms - are getting into blockchain in a big way.
Chipotle Mexican Grill once only targeted high-income areas. That appears to be changing.
Logitech dominates in the home control space, but for how long? We look at the company's history of poor reviews for its flagship products.
Elizabeth Holmes offered her employees free lunch and investors pie in the sky. The SEC offered her a deal.
Make no mistake: The world is racing toward a future dominated by electric vehicles. We look at how often Tesla installs chargers and list out the top cities with chargers.
He lived - and passed - by and despite the numbers.
Banks need to invest in technology talent if they're going to survive. We take a look at the data - and for the most part, it doesn't look so good.
The food delivery service has changed the restaurant industry forever. Here's a snapshot of the data.
Americans love debt. But just how much? Some charts to give you something to ponder.
Who's buying - and overdosing - on opioids, and where (including a mind-bending map).
They're trying to make a comeback, but their best bet is in the autonomous car sector
Printers were once well-engineered, expensive affairs. These days, they're $50 subscription machines.
Why do you need another movie ticket purchasing site/app? We do the math (it's elementary!)
The question remains why we didn't see a surge in production hiring last fall, instead of a deep December slump.
Reports that the company is shedding 100 engineers may be a sign of contraction, but 159 openings as of today says otherwise.
Compared to Apple's hiring surge, Spotify doesn't look terribly serious about competing in the hardware space.
Fresh data on who, what, and where Apple is hiring. Hint: thousands of engineers in Santa Clara Valley.
The massive crowds who descended on the gym following New Year's have all gone back to... whatever unhealthy things they were doing before.
The Sheffield 12-in-1 has been a best-seller at Walmart since... forever. So we asked an expert to give it a spin in all 12 possible ways.
What CarFax did for used automobiles, RumbleOn could do for motorcycles
The Nissan Altima and Ford Escape top the nation's most-popular used cars according to our data via CarMax.
Sure, "It is an honor merely to be nominated". But there's actually a lot more lucre than honor on the line.
After a scandal-racked summer and CEO ouster, Uber employees are more positive
FedEx is under pressure to cut its ties with the NRA. Here's how recent events have affected its business.
The flame that burns brightest burns half as long... especially in a news cycle this fast and furious
We’re hearing a lot lately about how America is obsessed with guns. While that may be true, according to Thinknum data not all of the guns we’re obsessed with actually kill or even hurt people. Enter the Nerf N-Strike Elite Strongarm.
After 10 years of bringing music to the people, the Swedish streaming giant is taking itself public
Like In-N-Out Burger, Del Taco hasn't made its way to the Big Apple.
The final frontier may involve ordering what you need before you need it.
Only one major national chain still sells AR-15-style rifles.
Our data shows Facebook continues to invest - heavily - in its Oculus VR technology
Sometimes the captain goes down with the ship, and sometimes he's thrown overboard
Hundreds of millions of people are logging in for a fix every day. It's just a game, though, right?
Tracking logins to the service via Facebook reveals a very curious - and obvious - pattern.
The iPhone X brought favorable sales for Apple. Three months after launch, sales rankings are settling at top-retailer Best Buy.
Blockchain is in that awkward transition phase as it grows from a buzzword to a business tool
Are you getting in shape for the New Year? Maybe training for a marathon?
Despite positive growth, customers turn away from the meal-kit service on major holidays.
It's been a month since Thinknum Media went live on January 17th, 2018. In the weeks since then, we've published 91 articles on everything from Apple to Amazon.
Could blockchain be transformative? A lot of big companies are starting to climb on the bandwagon...
Logging in via Facebook makes things easy. It also unveils much about humanity.
A massive hiring slowdown began in November 2017. We take a look at the data.
If videogames are to be blamed for school shootings, the most-popular games should feature tons of guns. They don't.
First-world problems: How far are YOU from your nearest Starbucks, Walmart, or Tesla charger?
If you thought Apple products were expensive, look here.
With over 14,000 locations in the US, here's a quick look at America's number-one burger brand.
What's your benchmark for a successful social media campaign? 1000 percent sounds pretty darn good.
Layoffs, poor sales, missed opportunities all add up for some dismal numbers.
Over the past month, they jumped from 30k to 300k reviews - most of them 5-star. What's going on?
To the moon, Elon! How to generate buzz in the era of private space flight
President Trump has imposed a tariff on imported solar panels (details here) that industry analysts say will be a job-killer. Estimates range as high as 30,000 jobs sacrificed this year. And that's on top of jobs that were ...
When you have a breakup with a long-time partner, it helps if you both have new crushes... eBay and PayPal both fall into that category
You'd think people would be swiping on February 14, but the data shows otherwise.
The Olympic phenomenon may have just predicted the future of streaming services.
Lululemon is not typically known as a discounter. Their prices are high, their products are high-end, and they rarely discount - so it's surprising they added a fistful of products to their closeout special line on December 26th last year.
Choosing to buy HomePod is one thing. Choosing its color is an entirely different conundrum.
Big jumps in CEO rating and compensation satisfaction point to positive change at the company.
Gun sales have spiked after mass shootings. But that may be changing under Trump.
The restaurant chain reported better-than-expected Q4 results as a result of higher prices. Here's how much higher.
From a $500 1-bedroom in Columbus, OH to a $3,500 2-bedroom in Chatham, NJ, you too can have it all.
It's the Internet's hottest, most viral game. Do you love HQ Trivia, hate it, or wonder what the fuss is all about?
Surpassing Cards Against Humanity, Uno, and Connect Four, this game has become the party favor of choice.
Should Snapchat cater to loyal fans, or to investors and shareholders? In trying to do both, they may win over neither...
Hardware engineering openings at the company exploded from 665 to 1,198 in just 4 months.
A report released to Thinknum Media this morning says these devices aren’t just streaming Netflix: they leave you wide open. A hacker could access them remotely and implement a disturbing array of disruptions
By not revealing the underlying conduct, they've got everyone curious, and what might have been a one-day blip of bad news is turning into a week-long mystery. As they say, it's not the crime, it's the coverup.
The new lower-cost, hipster-friendly iteration of Whole Foods has shoppers buzzing and buying.
Every media outlet has jumped on the WSJ's assertion that Apple Music is growing faster than Spotify. But where's the data?
Once a huge presence at the Super Bowl and in the sports world, Gatorade is on the digital decline.
The self-storage business isn’t the most complex thing in the world: lease space, divvy it up, and rent it out at competitive, yet profitable prices. You won't be surprised to learn that Texarkana is cheap, and NYC is crazy expensive.
How to stalk us.
In the middle of a media storm about her working-woman image, the average price of her clothing line dropped by almost half, and then more.
When it comes to the numbers, who's on top - the New England Patriots, or the Philadelphia Eagles?
There are 9 chain pharmacies in my neighborhood, and 9 chain pharmacies in Wyoming. How does your locality stack up?
At America's largest retailers, the iPhone X and iPad are not Apple's hottest sellers. In fact, most are products from a time gone by.
Did the now-notorious cheat-shop deploy its bot army to game the system and up its own reputation?
Our data show a country divided: between Sam's Club and Costco, between OKCupid and Match, between Fire and Fury, between Northrup and Grumman...
As small theaters close, data shows decelerating foot traffic growth at major chains.
Quid pro quo works. When you’re monitoring a rewards program, listening to customers is an important way to keep them coming back.
President Trump will no doubt boast about job growth in his State of the Union. Much of that growth is in the war industry.
Are multiple chain-store closures a sign of the apocalypse, or just one more step in America's retail evolution?
Some may not like what the book is about, but 1.7 million people have kept it red hot at #1
How much data should we be comfortable sharing? US soldiers and contractors discovered this week that they were careless with their data, in a way that should be a caveat for us all.
TurboTax and H&R Block lead the Facebook like war... so far.
Walmart's growth has slowed way down over the past 2 years, but in its heyday, the chain staged some of the most aggressive growth in retail history.
Through the data trail of his Glassdoor ratings, we look at how the King of Sin City's employees felt about him - even before the allegations of sexual abuse went public.
What was once the stuff of the rich and geeky is now mainstream TV tech.
We told you this was going to be a problem, and asked point-blank: Why would a company gearing up for production of its make-or-break product be laying off experienced staff?
Glassdoor ratings are tanking as the company seems to be doing something similar.
Carmax sells a lot of used cars. Are their prices for luxury cars fair?
With too much competition and too much debt, there was no space left for fun and games. An update in light of recent news.
A sudden uptick in design and engineering openings at its Santa Clara HQ has us curious.
When can you get the deepest discounts? We've got the data right here.
A couple of last year's ad leaders reaped big rewards for their pricey Superbowl spots
With Model 3s arriving in dealer showrooms, an uptick in hiring, and an uptick in stock price, Tesla is booming.
Sometimes people panic order. This is what they order most.
Watching the day-by-day decimation of EA's Facebook "likes" as they botched the launch of Battlefront II.
What's the optimum business model? It's pretty sweet owning your own supply chain AND distribution chain...
From giant defense contractors to small businesses, the government shutdown is bringing on a bumpy ride. Fasten your seatbelts, folks!
Recent reports rumoring an iPhone X cancellation don't hold up when one looks at US sales data.
In the US grocery wars, is there really room for another European company? If they're going to survive, they're going to need better data.
We spin this disk in remembrance of you....
Recent Sam's Club closures are being called a one-time thing, but the data says otherwise.
From fat-shaming his customers to a tortured defense of child labor, Lululemon founder Chip Wilson took the company for a wild ride.
You may be coveting the latest and hottest in smartphone tech... but that's not the way most Walmart customers shop.
Turns out expensive produce does well where people can afford to buy it.
Natural disasters can be corporate excuses to price gouge. Not in the case of Public Storage, however. Here's the data to prove it.
Barrow, Alaska is home to polar bears, 24-hour sun, and an Apple reseller.
Buzzfeed, after a big run to legitimize itself as a major player, has slowed down its hiring - significantly.
When "4,900 singles online now" isn't really 4,900 singles online now.
Who knew? Watkins Pure Ground Black Pepper: One of the most-Alexa-ordered (and lovingly reviewed) products on Amazon
He said it was a best-seller. And maybe Milo has seen some alternative sales charts. But we have the facts.
How Papa John's founder John Schnatter caused a social media ruckus, a news firestorm, and a stock dump.
With better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings, the Mexican chain is making more on burritos. Here's what they cost in different cities.
Tesla's top priority should be reaching its production numbers. But if you thought Elon Musk would be revving up to hire more autoworkers, you'd be wrong.
When you've hit rock bottom, there's no place to go but up. This company appears to be slowly circling the drain, however.
Turns out this "Cuffing Season" thing is real, and we have the numbers to prove it.
They're cute, they're cuddly, and sales numbers already show that the Porg could be a merchandising win for Disney.
Your day at the gym isn't just a workout - it's a social experience you share with your friends (and total strangers)
We tell the stories in the numbers. Here's our mission, and a note from our publisher.