(5 May 2020)  As self-isolation mode continues across the globe, consumers waiting out the pandemic from home are relying more heavily on delivery services for personal and business essentials. Delivery dependence can be seen in the strong growth in downloads of delivery company apps, like FedEx, and package tracking apps, like Arrive, as estimated by apptopia.

  • New downloads of package tracking apps are currently above the levels seen during the most recent holiday season. While delivery company apps are not rising above holiday season levels (except for DHL), they have seen strong year-over-year growth.
  • Curious how other mobile apps are impacted by the Coronavirus? Check out COVID-19 Impact on Consumer and Business Mobile App Popularity.

Coronavirus Data and Insights

Live data and insights on Coronavirus around the world, including detailed statistics for the US, EU, and China — confirmed and recovered cases, deaths, alternative data on economic activities, customer behavior, supply chains, and more.

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Coronavirus and the US Consumer by Prosper Insights & Analytics

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