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Memorial Day vs Labor Day in New York: The Long Weekend Effect

How does New York compare to Texas and California on flattening the COVID-19 infection rate and rolling out a recovery plan?

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Texas bar owners’ stand on COVID-19 may be their last

With 10,000 new cases daily, bar owners in Texas’ COVID-19 hot-spots are vowing to defy the Governor’s latest closure order. The data says that is a bad idea.

California on the brink: What the three last months can tell us about what's next

Easing government restrictions and a decline in social distancing over Memorial Day weekend led to a doubling of COVID-19 infections and hampered recovery in California. Failure to stick to the latest shutdown could make things much worse by Labor Day.

NYC Workplace Recovery: Categories & Brands

A detailed dive into the categories and brands that are heading towards recovery, with a focus on Starbucks's current brand snapshot.

NYC Workplace Recovery: 2 Weeks into Phase Three

Workers from high-risk infection areas labor in open neighborhoods, while Manhattan residents up their recreational visits and downtown office buildings sit empty.

Travel & Hospitality Insights - June 2020

We’re here for a short time, not a good time: Motels like Microtel are battling-back, while upscale hotels like Hilton lag behind.

Unacast Launches Neighborhood Insights for Retail and Real Estate Professionals

Unacast's Neighborhood Insights can zoom into any area in the US, down to the census block group level, and illustrate the area’s vitality via simplified metrics.

Nike or Adidas: Which shoe retailer has the better recovery game?

Consumer visitation to clothing retailers took a surprise jump heading into June as more U.S. states began reopening for business.

Restaurant Industry Recovery Insights - June 2020

Among the first to issue shutdown orders and start reopening, South Carolina and Tennessee are leaders in restaurant visitation recovery.

Alabama, Louisiana beach visits double over Memorial Day 2019

Visits to most beaches in Northeast U.S. and California decline

Early Access: Unacast Recovery Tool

Preparing for the new normal in the age of COVID-19

Introducing: International Social Distancing Data

Up to now our coverage has mainly focused on the evolving pandemic situation in the US — but we see the need and demand for understanding movement behaviors within and across other countries. Moreover, as one of the few location data companies with global coverage, we have the opportunity to make a difference beyond our borders. That’s why, due to popular demand, we’ve expanded our Social Distancing scoring data internationally.

Introducing: Unacast’s Retail Impact Scoreboard

Rounding out the Social Distancing Scoreboard

How Three Metrics Become One Holistic Score

Unacast Updates Social Distancing Scoreboard

Social Distancing Scoreboard Improvements to the Interface, the Scoring System, and the Grading Methodology

The Unacast Social Distancing Scoreboard

Unacast launches Social Distancing Scoreboard

Announcing the Human Mobility Insights Buyers’ Guide — 2020 Edition

Unacast can help you understand what to consider and which questions to ask as you look to engage a location data and human mobility insights provider.