Walmart’s array of centrally located properties are increasingly being seen as possible airports for drones, while toy brand Mattel recently unveiled a collaboration and direct-to-consumer platform. In fuel commerce, Payment24 is launching a new touchless tech that could forever change how gasoline payments are made. And, in recurring commerce, subscription box brands have to strategize for continuing personalized engagement if they want to keep long-term relationships with the new subscribers they gained within the past year. All this, Today in Data.
1968: Year that Hot Wheels cars, one of Mattel’s signature products, hit the market.
90%: Percentage of U.S. consumers who live within 10 miles of one of Walmart’s 4,700 stores.
25%: Share of subscription services customers who have signed up for promotional automatic emails.
20: Minimum number of fuel and fleet management offerings provided by Payment24. *
14M: Number of U.S. consumers who have enrolled in at least one new subscription plan since the pandemic began.