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Seamless and Uber Continue To Rise in Popularity for Big Cities
Seamless and Uber Continue To Rise in Popularity for Big Cities
October 22, 2014
The SpendSmart™ Report is a quarterly report by Certify that rounds up some of the biggest trends in business travel spend. As we have previously discussed, Starbucks continues to be the number one expensed restaurant in the US, beating out other popular brands such as McDonalds, Subways, and Panera Bread. When we look at the data, it is easy to see the overwhelming support for the top, familiar brands. But what if we looked at some more local trends? Do these national trends translate over to different metropolitan areas? Let’s take a deeper dive into the trends from the top 4 cities for traveling professionals. New York When looking into the SpendSmart™ database, more specifically at the Metropolitan Area of New York, we noticed a strange trend. Seamless has beaten out the #2 expensed vendor , Starbucks, by more than just a narrow margin. In fact, the growing online delivery service beat out Starbucks by 218%. And this is not the first time this has happened either. Th...

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