COVID-19 App Economy: Instacart, Walmart, Costco Way Up, Uber And Lyft Drop Like Rocks

covid-19 app economy

Lyft and Uber are at all-time low ranks in the App Store. Ride-sharing apps in China dropped 200 million sessions a month. But grocery delivery app Instacart is seeing record downloads, as is Walmart Grocery.

Coronavirus giveth, and coronavirus taketh away.

As we get more and more mobile-centric, the app economy increasingly mirrors the actual economy. And what we see in mobile provides big clues to what’s growing and what’s shrinking in our new COVID-19 reality.

Remember how Uber was the top app in travel for 2019, and Lyft was top-10?

Not any more.

Get the full story in my post at Forbes …