China’s Consumer Trend Index remained at a high level of 115 points in the second quarter this year, similar to that of the last quarter, according to the latest report prepared by global performance management company Nielsen.
A whopping 46% of consumers tell us they are more likely to try new brands than they were five years ago; a clear signal to a trend we should expect to intensify. Yet we see few signs that adjustments have been made to marketing initiatives or innovation pipelines to match these numbers.
Marketing has evolved over the last several decades from marketing to many, marketing to some and now marketing to one. With advancements in technology and the growth of digital media and addressability, precision marketing is now a reality.
The only thing consistent about the media industry is change. Media fragmentation is the new norm. People are constantly modifying what media they consume, how they consume it and when they consume it. Currency data is critical to understanding the engagement of these audiences through reach and...
It’s not practical, feasible or necessarily a good idea to try measuring consumer behaviors by engaging with as many people as possible. That’s where sampling comes in.
Our first-quarter 2019 report covers 66 countries across five regions. This quarterly series provides a global snapshot of what’s going on in our markets today.
Products that are environmentally friendly and use recycled packaging resonate most strongly with consumers. This is good news for all marketers seeking to connect with sustainability minded consumers.
Frictions around a growing economy like China’s should be expected. They’re growing pains. In fact, it’s these very signs of friction that demand a lubricant for business in China and for those who do business with China. And that lubricant is trust.
At Nielsen, we believe that our panels make our company stand out. We devote a great deal of time and resources to ensuring that our panels produce high-quality data. By combining big data with smaller data sets from carefully chosen and measured households, we believe that we provide a higher...
You don't have to look far to see rapidly growing or already mature 'disruptors' in retail and manufacturing, but the long tail of market disruption goes way beyond that in today's age of consumer disloyalty.
Fan interest and commercial investments in women’s football, or soccer, are growing leading into the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. According to Nielsen Sports, 40% of the people in countries with a team competing in this year’s tournament are interested in women’s football.
The data generated by our day-to-day activities can help brands and marketers understand consumer needs and drive growth for their businesses. But first, they need to make sense of all the data.
My experience with the orange pack of biscuits is typical of how shoppers interact with product packs. Packs catch the shopper’s attention at the “Zeroth moment of truth”—when the shopper is in front of a screen. They then catch the shopper’s attention in front of the shelf—that’s the...