Simon Property Group and Brookfield Property Partners, two of the biggest REITs in our database, are evolving to combat the retail apocalypse.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
Data on one side shows decreasing users and revenue, but hiring activity and improving app reviews point to a potentially bright 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.
In honor of National Cheeseburger Day, we take a big bite out of Wendy's data to see where it focuses its store locations.
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.
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.
Ten years ago, Washington Mutual Inc. — known in colloquial terms as WaMu — was crumbling. Here's what happened, as told by Glassdoor data.
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.
Kylie Cosmetics will prepare to fight with Estée Lauder Companies and L'Oréal premium brands for the general beauty consumer market this holiday season.
Data shows Caviar's focus on gourmet experiences and high-end clientele and Grubhub's more general sprawl within the United States.
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.
As Sears continues to reduce its retail liabilities, we take a look at its shrinking retail footprint - before and after - on the map.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Here are the largest shopping centers of America, and who owns them.
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?
The origin stories of big three in streaming, and how they're performing now according to the data.
We dive into Twitch.tv data to see if gamers are watching this new contender in the scramble for most-popular battle royale game.
By looking at everything from Facebook likes to Twitter followers and store locations, we measure up America's biggest pizza chains.
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.
A data-based look at the surprisingly short history of athleisure pheonix Lululemon
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.
We deconstruct Amazon one number, one dollar, one Prime member, one cardboard box at a time.
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.
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?
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
This $20 billion industry is untapped and underserved. Here's the data.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Until recently, Weight Watchers app users could login via Facebook. That's no longer true, and we have the data to show the dropoff.
Ready for some camping? We pulled data from commerce-giants Amazon and Walmart to distill the top tents. Turns out Americans go big.
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.
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 a blockbuster movie does well at the box office, its related book should sell well, right? Turns out that's not always true.
Walmart acquired the hip young startup Jet.com to go after urban millennials. Can Benton, ARK really market to Bensonhurst?
The largest mattress retailer in the US is in a world of hurt. Or is it? What's up with Mattress Firm?
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?
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.
The good - and bad - sides of data harvesting
Who's buying - and overdosing - on opioids, and where (including a mind-bending map).
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.
FedEx is under pressure to cut its ties with the NRA. Here's how recent events have affected its business.
The final frontier may involve ordering what you need before you need it.
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.
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Our data show a country divided: between Sam's Club and Costco, between OKCupid and Match, between Fire and Fury, between Northrup and Grumman...
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.
Carmax sells a lot of used cars. Are their prices for luxury cars fair?
How Papa John's founder John Schnatter caused a social media ruckus, a news firestorm, and a stock dump.
We tell the stories in the numbers. Here's our mission, and a note from our publisher.