We are reporting daily on the effects of Covid-19 on retail market by market. These reports are compiled from the realtime sales and payments through the Vend platform globally. We report on the previous 5 weeks – weeks start Monday (UTC)1
⚠️ Latest Update – 28 March 2020
🇺🇸 United States
🟥Extreme Decline – Daily transactions are 50% below normal levels and decreasing.
🟥Rapid decline – Daily transactions are 40% below normal levels and decreasing.
🇬🇧 United Kingdom
🟥Extreme Decline – Transactions have dropped to ~70% below regular levels.
🟥Extreme decline – In lockdown & transaction at almost non-existent levels.
🟥Extreme Decline – In lockdown & transactions down ~80%.
🟥Extreme decline – In lockdown & transactions at almost non-existent levels all week.
🇿🇦 South Africa
🟥Extreme decline – After a pre-lockdown flurry or transactions, now at ~80% of levels
🟧Slight decline – Continuing the trend over previous weeks, Australia has a slight decline in transactions. ~20% down.
🇳🇿 New Zealand
🟥Extreme decline – In lockdown and at ~80% levels
🟧Slight decline – A steady decline over recent days
- This may mean the first day of the week on the chart is a blend either side of UTC depending on your timezone.
About Vaughan Fergusson
Vaughan is the Founder of Vend. An entrepreneur and technologist, Vaughan's goal is to make retailers' lives easier. When he's not leading the team, Vaughan is working on his charitable foundation and raising his kids.