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100% stacked bar chart with data columns presents sales by channel (E-commerce and brick & mortar) or 2016 and 2017 FMCG based on data from Nielsen

E-Commerce Growth in Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)

November 16, 2017/by David Goldstein
Apple revenue and profits in Q4 2017, compared to Q4 2016 in stacked bar and waterfall (cascade) charts.

Apple’s Q4 Results in Four Charts

November 8, 2017/by David Goldstein
Amazon's Q3 2017 revenue increase from Q3 2016, broken down by segment and presented in a cascade chart using Mekko Graphics

Amazon’s Record Quarter

November 2, 2017/by David Goldstein
Bar chart tracks deaths in children under 5 by region. based on UNICEF data. Created using Mekko Graphics.

Worldwide Decline in Child Mortality

October 26, 2017/by David Goldstein
Bar mekko chart created in Mekko Graphics that describes the top 5 sectors for venture capital investment in Q3 2017.

Top 5 Sectors for Venture Capital Deals

October 18, 2017/by David Goldstein
Asset managers with over $1T in assets under management (AUM) grouped by geography and presented in a Marimekko chart created using Mekko Graphics software.

World’s Largest Asset Managers

October 12, 2017/by David Goldstein
Bar mekko chart created in Mekko Graphics that shows cost per driver and population of the ten most congested US cities. Based on data from Inrix.

Traffic Costs in America’s Most Congested Cities

October 5, 2017/by David Goldstein
Two 100% stacked bar charts created in Mekko Graphics software that show tequila sales in 2006 and 2016 by quality (value, standard, premium, super premium) and region (e.g., North America, Europe). Charts also include CAGR for each category and total CAGR.

Tequila Sales Growth by Quality and Region

September 28, 2017/by David Goldstein
Marimekko chart that categorizes tourist attractions by region based on number of Instagram posts. Data from TravelBird.

Most Instagrammed Tourist Attractions

September 20, 2017/by David Goldstein
Growth in travel spending from 2015 to 2016, average spend per visit, and number of overnight visitors are displayed in this bubble chart created using Mekko Graphics.

Top 20 Global Travel Destination Cities

September 14, 2017/by David Goldstein
The total spend on players transferred to the club, income on players transferred from the club and net spending for the ten biggest net spenders are presented in this Mekko Graphics chart.

Top 10 Football Transfer Window Spenders

September 8, 2017/by David Goldstein
Three charts show key performance figures for Tesla, GM and Ford, growth in Tesla's market cap from 2013-today, and market cap of top 10 auto companies.

Tesla’s Rising Market Capitalization

August 29, 2017/by David Goldstein
Asia will absorb for 40% of the $5.9B in new plane demand over the next 20 years, more than Europe and North America combined. $3B of single aisle jets will be delivered, over half of total dollars spent. Data from Boeing's Current Market Outlook 2016-2035 on airplane demand in $B by region and plane size is summarized in a Marimekko chart created using Mekko Graphics

Projected Airplane Demand by Region and Plane Size 2016-2035

August 24, 2017/by David Goldstein
Craft Beer by State

Craft Beer Market Map

August 15, 2017/by Diane Rich
Endorsements and total pay for Top 25 athletes

The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes

August 8, 2017/by Diane Rich
Over half of Americans are privately insured. The government covers 35% and 9% have no health insurance. The vast majority of private insurance is provided by employers. Medicaid and medicare cover 20 and 14% of Americans. These data are presented in a Marimekko chart and are based on 2015 data from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

US Health Insurance Coverage

August 2, 2017/by David Goldstein
The chart presents the teams, grouped by sport with a data column containing year-over-year growth.

25 Most Valuable Sports Teams

July 25, 2017/by David Goldstein
2017 Emmy nominations by network, grouped into cable, broadcast, online and premium cable. Shows growth from 2016-2017 in nominations and most nominated show in each group. Presented as a Marimekko chart created in using Mekko Graphics software.

Emmy Nominations by Network

July 20, 2017/by David Goldstein
Growth in the global market for electronic games for 2017. Market growth is presented by region and by market segment in two bar mekko charts created using Mekko Graphics software and based on data from Newzoo.

Global Games Market Growth

July 11, 2017/by David Goldstein
Firecrackers caused the most injuries overall and among children and young adults. Reloadables (mortars) injured the most adults. Sparklers injured the most toddlers. The marimekko and stacked bar charts show the number of injuries broken down by type of firework and the number of injuries by age and type of firework. Based on data from the Consumer Products Safety Commission.

Fireworks Injuries by Age Group

July 6, 2017/by David Goldstein
Airline passenger traffic will grow most quickly in some key Asian markets over the next 20 years. Traffic growth within South Asia is estimated to be 9.5% per year and within Southeast Asia 7.5%. Growth within North America, within Europe and between North America and Europe is estimated to range between 2.6 and 3.2% per year. These changes will cause major shifts in where airplanes are purchased, airports built and expanded, and in airline routes. The data for the top 10 regional flows, based on data from Boeing's 2016 Current Market Outlook, are summarized in the bar mekko chart

Airline Traffic Growth by Region 2015-2035

June 30, 2017/by David Goldstein
These bar charts, based on data from Pew Research Center, show the number of hours spent on paid, work, housework, and child care by Moms and Dads in 1965 and 2015.

Changing Roles of Dads and Moms

June 19, 2017/by David Goldstein
100% stacked bar chart showing 2016 US vehicle sales for all-electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrids vehicles by vehicle size.

Large Vehicles Dominate Sales of All-Electrics

June 15, 2017/by David Goldstein
The chart summarizes the domestic box office, distributor, number of locations, and average box office per location for the top 12 movies in the U.S. during the weekend of June 2, 2017

Wonder Woman Leads US Box Office on Its Opening Weekend

June 6, 2017/by David Goldstein
Facebook’s 2017 Q1 profits were 76% higher than 2016, leading the top 5 U.S. tech giants. While Apple trailed with a 5% increase, its profit was double its nearest rival.

Tech Giant Profit Growth

June 1, 2017/by David Goldstein

Tennis Leaders by Surface

May 24, 2017/by Diane Rich

EU Membership

May 17, 2017/by Diane Rich
US Government Spending by Mission, based on data from USAFacts

US Government Spending Against its Mission

May 11, 2017/by David Goldstein
Growth in Worldwide Tourism, based on data from the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UN WTO)

Growth in Worldwide Tourism

May 4, 2017/by David Goldstein
Foreign Direct Investor Confidence by Country for top 25, based on A.T. Kearney study

Foreign Direct Investment Confidence

April 27, 2017/by David Goldstein
Data on jobs in creative fields and schools that teach creative skills per capita are shown for 10 large US cities in a bubble chart.

Top 10 Creative Cities in the US

April 20, 2017/by David Goldstein
While tech unicorns get most of the press, healthcare accounted for almost 1/3 of the $97B exits over the last two years.

Valuations of Recent Unicorn Exits

April 13, 2017/by David Goldstein
Marimekko chart showing revenue mix for recorded music in 2016, based on data from RIAA

Digital Subscriptions Dominate Recorded Music Revenue in 2016

April 6, 2017/by David Goldstein
American Moviegoers by Age and Ethnicity

American Moviegoers by Age and Ethnicity

March 29, 2017/by David Goldstein
Sports revenue from the top 10 major conferences broken down into TV, football bowls and basketball tournaments. The SEC leads all others with over $500M in total and almost $37M per school. The top 5 all received over $20M per school. TV revenue made up by the the largest share.

Most Valuable College Sports Conferences

March 23, 2017/by David Goldstein
Beer consumption in 2015 in each European country. Per capita consumption is compared to growth in consumption to identify high potential markets. Bubble chart captures market size as well. The chart is based on data from Brewers of Europe.

European Beer Consumption

March 16, 2017/by David Goldstein

Best and Worst Cities for Renters

March 8, 2017/by Diane Rich

Top 10 Countries for Military Spending

March 2, 2017/by David Goldstein

US Home Entertainment Market

February 23, 2017/by David Goldstein

US Jobs in Energy Generation

February 16, 2017/by David Goldstein

Snap(chat)’s Performance by Region

February 9, 2017/by David Goldstein

NFL Team Spending by Position

February 2, 2017/by David Goldstein

Top Earning European Football Clubs

January 26, 2017/by David Goldstein

Pet Spending Dashboard

January 18, 2017/by David Goldstein

US Auto Sales Up .4% in 2016

January 12, 2017/by David Goldstein

Massachusetts Students Test Performance

January 5, 2017/by David Goldstein
Number Purchased, Average Spent and Retail Value for Real Trees Vs. Artifical Trees in 2015 in a Stacked Bar Chart

Christmas Tree Purchases

December 21, 2016/by David Goldstein
Paid Members and Streaming Contribution for the U.S. and International Businesses in Stacked Bar Charts with a CAGR Growth Line and CAGR Column

Netflix International Growth is Hurting Its Profits

December 14, 2016/by David Goldstein
The Most Popular Charts from the Chart of the Week Series Include a Stacked Bar Chart, Marimekko Chart, Cluster Bar and Scatter Chart

Top 5 Charts

December 7, 2016/by Diane Rich
Hate Crimes Based on Race, Religion and Sexual Orientation in 2015 in a Marimekko Chart

Hate Crimes in the US

December 1, 2016/by David Goldstein
Black Friday Spending and Percent of Total Holiday Spending for 2010-2015 in a Stacked Bar Chart with a CAGR Growth Line and CAGR Column

Black Friday Trend

November 22, 2016/by Diane Rich
Population by State by Category of Legalization in a Marimekko Chart

Legalized Marijuana Is Spreading Through the US

November 15, 2016/by David Goldstein
Monthly Active Users and Revenue by Region in a Stacked Bar Chart and Average Revenue per User in a Horizontal Bar Chart

Facebook’s Worldwide Revenue Challenge

November 10, 2016/by David Goldstein
Breakdown of Uninsured by Eligibility for Financial Assistance in a Marimekko Chart and Summary of Medicaid and Non-Medicaid Expansion States for 2016 in a Stacked Bar Chart

Americans Without Health Insurance

November 3, 2016/by David Goldstein
Combined Revenues by Busines Segment for 2015 in a Marimekko Chart

AT&T and Time Warner Merger

October 25, 2016/by David Goldstein
Revenue, Expenses, Profit and Year-End Stock Price for 2012-2015 in a Stacked Bar Chart with a Net Line and a Data Row

Tesla’s Revenue and Profit Growth

October 20, 2016/by David Goldstein
Cost by Region and Country From July 2015-June 2016

Economic Cost of Government Internet Shutdowns

October 13, 2016/by David Goldstein
Days per Visit, Spending per Day and Visits for Top Destinations in a Bubble Chart

Top 10 UK Travel Destinations

October 6, 2016/by David Goldstein
Subsidies by League and Team Shown in a Marimekko Chart

Federal Tax Subsidies for Sports Stadiums

September 28, 2016/by David Goldstein
10 Year Annualized Returns and Assets Under Management for Ivy League Endowments

Ivy League Endowment Fund Performance

September 22, 2016/by David Goldstein