First Data SpendTrend Mid-Month Flash - July 2012
SpendTrend® Mid-Month Flash provides advanced insight on card-based spending in the United States. This report looks at same store sales data for the first fifteen days of the current month compared to the prior month, as well as the corresponding period in the prior year.
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· Dollar Volume, Transaction Growth Downshifted in Early July.
· Overall Retail Spending Quelled.
· Consumers Chose PIN Debit As Leading Payment Method.
· Average Ticket Growth Down.