Such are the societal consequences of the coronavirus pandemic and the speed at which events have unfolded, that playful variations on the calendar terms BC and AD have begun to appear in the press: if 2020 is the year of the coronavirus, then BC now stands for Before Coronavirus; AD has been replaced with AC, which stands for After Coronavirus.
The most recent data from May and early June 2020 suggest that a modest recovery in the auto industry is ongoing, with market-wide shoppers in May 2020 rising 24 percent and sales rising 57 percent from the record lows of the previous month.
Amidst stock market volatility and uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic, new research from Comscore (Nasdaq: SCOR) shows consumer interest in brokerage and investment accounts and financial education increased significantly during the first quarter of 2020 as account application and opening volumes reached all-time highs.
In Europe, 40% of respondents said that they purchased more items online, including supplies and groceries, since the pandemic began, according to the latest wave of Comscore’s Global Digital Payments Tracker.
The latest insights from Comscore (Nasdaq: SCOR), a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms, show an increase in consumer interest across several travel categories, signaling the industry may be showing signs of recovery.
For consumers in India who have been confined at home since March 24, 2020 due to stay-at-home restrictions, the internet has become their main channel to work, socialise, entertain, and explore the world.
As consumers across Europe adapt to the coronavirus pandemic, Comscore data has shown that many of those confined to home have decided to tackle home improvement projects they may have been putting off. With a combination of bank holidays and the desire to improve our new home office, we have seen a significant increase in visits to online home improvement websites and apps, and this analysis will dig deeper into two of these categories.
As millions of Americans adjusted to working from home and having to practice distance learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, new research from Comscore (Nasdaq: SCOR), a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms, shows engagement with streaming services and year-over-year in-home data usage surged in the beginning of May 2020.
As the COVID-19 pandemic took hold of the globe these past weeks, comscore has continued to see the downturn in visitation to travel sites. With society still adhering to social distancing guidelines, consumers continue to avoid unnecessary travel and visitation to travel sites is still 55-65 percent lower than volumes we saw during the week of February 3, 2020.