As businesses and travel open back up, I began to wonder how the shifting times would affect subscriptions, and more broadly, how consumers spend their money. As I started my research I quickly came across an unfamiliar term: “revenge spending.” At first glance, I thought this might have to do with getting back at an ex—I expected shopping sprees, expensive beauty treatments and weekend getaways to follow. While I wasn’t that far off, I came to understand “revenge spending” had nothing to do with getting back at another person but instead revenge on something we are all familiar with: the pandemic