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.
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.
What began as a single menswear store in 1950s Japan is now a worldwide clothing band with 1,900 stores worldwide.
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.
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.
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?
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.
We take a look at hundreds of Jamba Juice locations and hundreds of thousands of lines of menu data to cost-average by state.
When it comes to sales and footprint expansion, these five chains are unstoppable.
As Toys R Us closes its last sets of doors, we take a look at what the beloved toy store leaves behind
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.
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
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.
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
With the demise of the point-and-shoot, casual photographers are turning to action cameras, drones, and... film.
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 record sales in a complex retail environment, REI's location and branding strategy measure up to success. Here's how.
Beloved in the 90s, ridiculed in the 00s, and coming back in 2018. Or are they?
If data-based history tells us anything, Nordstrom is about to go deep on discounts. Maybe.
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.
Mapping Microsoft Store locations reveals a not-surprising me-too strategy.
The largest mattress retailer in the US is in a world of hurt. Or is it? What's up with Mattress Firm?
Being an ugly best-seller isn't easy. But making profits when you discount as much as 50% is near impossible.
Who reigns supreme in the fast food race? Data with a side of maps comin' right up.
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.
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.
Layoffs, poor sales, missed opportunities all add up for some dismal numbers.
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.
Are multiple chain-store closures a sign of the apocalypse, or just one more step in America's retail evolution?
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.
What was once the stuff of the rich and geeky is now mainstream TV tech.
Recent Sam's Club closures are being called a one-time thing, but the data says otherwise.
You may be coveting the latest and hottest in smartphone tech... but that's not the way most Walmart customers shop.
Barrow, Alaska is home to polar bears, 24-hour sun, and an Apple reseller.