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Mastercard SpendingPulse™

Use Mastercard SpendingPulse to contextualize and forecast consumer spend in restaurants using near real-time spend insights and localized benchmarks.

Mastercard SpendingPulse™ unlocks access key spend insights across restaurant categories including fine dining, casual dining, family dining, quick service, and fast casual, as well as more categories across industries.

Backed by a team of expert economists, SpendingPulse provides market intelligence based on national retail sales across all payments types. Our SpendingPulse findings are based on aggregated sales activity in the Mastercard payments network, coupled with survey based estimates for certain other payment forms, such as cash and check.

Leverage SpendingPulse to answer key business questions, such as:


How is consumer spend changing across restaurant categories in response to economic recovery?


Which regions and segments are recovering at the fastest rate?


Which days of the month offer the highest projected spend for the restaurant industry?

Complete the form to download the one-sheet about how Mastercard SpendingPulse can help restaurants contextualize performance

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