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Bayou Business Download: What Online Data from Google, Yelp and Open Table Tell Us Amid COVID-19

Published Jul 17, 2020 by A.J. Mistretta


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In this episode of Bayou Business Download, we look at a number of leading indicators from online platforms that shed light on how Houstonians and our businesses are surviving during the pandemic. Partnership Senior Vice President of Research Patrick Jankowski shares what he and his team are monitoring. 

Key topics include: 

  • A look at the data from resources such as Open Table, Google Mobility and Yelp and what kind of picture they create more more than four months into the pandemic. 
  • How temporary hiring has fallen and what that tells us about companies' near term outlook. 
  • The results of the most recent Houston Business Barometer survey and what local small businesses say are their biggest concerns right now. 
  • How the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the region is impacting consumer activity that had picked up in May and June. 

Read the most recent Houston Economy at a Glance for additional insight on these topics. 

 

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