For the parents of school-age children, the coronavirus pandemic has made this year’s back to school season anything but routine. Across the country, college students return to colleges that may roll back to virtual learning at any moment, business owners continue to stay nimble amid changing guidelines and local outbreaks and parents navigate managing at-home… Read more
In honor of National Dog Day (August 26), Yelp teams in Chicago, Chicago ‘Burbs, and Chicago North Shore, used Yelp data to highlight 10 tail-waggin’ places to celebrate your furry best friend! From homemade treats to play spaces and grooming, there’s a little something to celebrate every breed and give them the joy they give… Read more
With COVID-19, summer travel looks a little different this year. Americans are spending their weekends and days off exploring their own backyards as well as hidden gems in their home states and regions. On Yelp, we’re seeing a surge of searches for “glamping,” a term that combines the words “glamour” and “camping” to describe an… Read more
Our latest Yelp Economic Average report, released this week, reveals that the beauty industry has been hit incredibly hard by COVID-19 and stay-at-home orders. Though, like many industries that rely on brick-and-mortar locations, we’ve seen that beauty businesses have been resilient, with many pivoting to offer virtual consultations, mobile salon treatments like manicures and waxing,… Read more
As cities reopen and COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the country, local governments have taken action, pivoting their reopening plans. Many businesses that eagerly reopened doors in June were forced to scale back operations and in some cases even shut down again — a costly action for many small businesses.
To celebrate the restaurant launch of Impossible™ Sausage Made From Plants, Yelp teamed up with Impossible Foods to curate a list of top diners across America that will be the first independent restaurants to serve the award-winning patties*. Consumers across America can now seek out these beloved local eateries to experience the new plant-based breakfast… Read more
Local economies around the U.S. have continued to change quickly and dramatically – states and cities are slowly reopening, unemployment rates are starting to decline from the recent all-time high, COVID-19 cases are increasing in some states while decreasing in others, and communities are responding to the social unrest and George Floyd protests with city-wide… Read more
Data as of April 16, 2020 If you’d like additional detail on how the economy is shifting, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or join our mailing list to receive an email when new reports are released. Find more economic reports from Yelp here. Coronavirus is quickly reshaping every corner of the U.S. local economy — and Yelp data… Read more