Press release

Orbital Insight Announces Expansion of GO Consumer Capabilities

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Orbital Insight announced today the expansion of its GO Consumer data
feed, part of its recently-launched GO platform that puts the power of
monitoring the earth’s economic activity into customers’ hands.

GO Consumer has increased its coverage of the U.S. retail sector to now
include 127 publicly traded companies, which account for more than 90%
of market capitalization of the U.S. retail sector and over $1 trillion
in annual brick-and-mortar revenue. Customers now have access to daily
car traffic counts of recently-added major retail brands including
Restaurant Brands International (TSX/NYSE: QSR), LKQ Corporation
(NASDAQ: LKQ), FirstCash,Inc. (NASDAQ: FCFS), and Dunkin’ Brands
(NASDAQ: DKDN) in addition to previously-covered companies including
Walmart (NYSE: WMT), Home Depot (NYSE: HD) and Costco (NASDAQ: COST),
among others. A full list of the retail company tickers covered by GO
Consumer can be found here.

The expanded GO Consumer also now incorporates Orbital Insight’s
proprietary geospatial car traffic count methodology with trusted
third-party sources of performance data directly into the product. These
include company-reported same-store sales and revenue data, which allows
customers to generate insights by comparing a broad array of factors
relative to past performance, peers, and subsectors within the retailing

Lastly, GO Consumer has improved its user experience to allow for easily
identifying trends with added features such as watchlist creation, Excel
exports, ticker comparisons, and performance vs. consensus earnings
estimates, making the product even more useful for fundamental retail

“In the past, geospatial data was only usable by specialized government
agencies and large in-house machine learning teams. GO Consumer now
gives fundamental investors a decisive edge in making their trading
decisions,” said Kevin O’Brien, Chief Business Officer at Orbital
Insight. “With GO Consumer’s new features, enhanced coverage,
integration of third-party ground truth data and historical data from
Orbital Insight’s traffic trends going back over six years, our
customers now have unprecedented real-time and unbiased visibility into
the U.S. retail sector.”

As an example of the capabilities of this product, the expanded GO
Consumer enables an investor or analyst covering Kohl’s department
stores to track car traffic to all Kohl’s locations as an indicator of
sales performance on a daily basis and throughout the quarterly
reporting period. For the first quarter ending May 4, 2019, GO Consumer
showed a 4.8% decline in car traffic to all Kohl’s stores. Seventeen
days after the end of the quarter, Kohl’s reported a major decline in
same store sales over that period, dropping 3.4% compared to last year.
GO Consumer’s time advantage over company-reported quarterly results to
estimate retail performance enables investors and analysts to make
faster, more informed trading decisions.

For more information or to request a demo of GO Consumer or any of the
GO products, please visit

About Orbital Insight

Orbital Insight leverages machine learning and computer vision to
analyze petabytes of multi-source data, including satellite and
synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imagery, geolocation intelligence, and
vessel traffic (AIS) data, to understand what is happening on and to the
Earth. By monitoring the world’s geopolitical and economic activities
with unprecedented timeliness, Orbital Insight provides its
customers—securities analysts, energy traders, NGO analysts and analysts
in federal defense, intelligence, and law enforcement agencies—with
unbiased and normalized datasets, empowering them to make better
business and policy decisions. For more information, please visit