First Data Releases June 2014 SpendTrend Analysis

Like a toddler balancing on newly discovered, yet slightly rubbery legs, consumer spending tottered a bit in June, but remained on its feet, poised to tackle its next steps forward. While slower than last month, solid June spending growth in a number of sectors was reported by First Data Corporation, in its First Data SpendTrend

First Data Releases May 2014 SpendTrend Analysis

First Data Corporation, has released its First Data SpendTrend analysis for May 1, 2014 through May 30, 2014, compared to May 2, 2013 through May 31, 2013. SpendTrend tracks same-store point-of-sale data by credit, signature debit, PIN debit, EBT, closed-loop prepaid cards and checks from nearly four million merchant locations serviced by First Data. Spending

First Data Releases August 2013 SpendTrend® Analysis

First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, released its First Data SpendTrend® analysis for August 1-30, 2013 compared to August 1-30, 2012. SpendTrend tracks same-store consumer spending by credit, signature debit, PIN debit, EBT, closed-loop prepaid cards and checks at U.S. merchant locations. August’s dollar volume growth was 7.3%, a