Canadian consumers make, on average, 156 shopping trips annually and spend $8,645 per year across all FMCG channels. But those numbers can vary by province. Where consumers live is a key factor that affects how we spend.
Five years ago, mainstream alcohol segments drove the majority of the alcohol sales growth in New Zealand. More recently, niche products have emerged, and Kiwis are increasingly opting for more premium and unique beverage offerings.
In the face of rapidly evolving business and economic landscapes around the world, the importance of organizational intelligence and foresight thinking as a tool to unearth early indicators of change and unlock growth has never been greater.
Beyond in-store clinics and the traditional health care aisle of the store, a handful of departments should be top of mind for drug store retailers where more multicultural dollars are spent in comparison to non-Hispanic whites.
What drives consumers’ interest in non-profits? A cohesive blend of tangible and intangible elements that create powerful bonds between consumers and non-profit brands—bonds that make these brands not only important, but personally relevant.
With over 35 million residents living in almost 10 million square kilometres, Canadians have an abundance of choice when it comes to choosing where to live. Their choice defines them as urban, suburban or rural households.
As the world collaborates on the United Nation’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, good data are critical to the world’s ability to set goals, generate plans and measure our collective progress.
Quebec has been settled by immigrants from countries with distinct languages, cultures and ways of life. With their richly ingrained traditions, the populations in Quebec display varying demographic and consumer behaviours compared to the rest of the country.
Modern retail has long been guided by a powerful premise: the bigger, the better. But the retail landscape is shifting, and this mantra no longer holds true in all cases. This report explores the pain and pleasure points in global consumers' shopping experiences.
More than half (55%) of respondents around the world believed they were in recession in the fourth quarter of 2015, a modest increase from the start of that year (53%)—and a level that often exceeds official economic definitions.
To find out how much attitudes about finances differ by age, we asked Gen Z, Millennial, Gen X, Baby Boomer and Silent Generation respondents about their saving strategies and debt decisions. It turns out that no matter the age, most of us need sound financial advice.
We asked Millennials, Generation Xers and Baby Boomers around the world to tell us how satisfied they are with everything about their jobs. Across a sample of respondents from 60 countries who said they are currently employed, satisfaction levels highlight workplace trends worth paying attention to.
Our outlook on life is often shared with others who have similar traits—and age is no exception. But many of today’s consumers are bucking yesterday’s preconceived generational notions. In fact, many older people are embracing a more technology-driven world, and sizeable numbers of younger people are turning to more traditional values.
Depending on our age, our approach to something as simple as getting up-to-date news or eating out can be drastically different. But today’s consumers are bucking yesterday’s preconceived generational notions.
In 1990, 57% of Southeast Asia was in poverty and access to daily necessities one could afford was not to be taken for granted. Today, so much has changed that a new niche at the high end of the affordability spectrum has emerged to fan the aspirations of consumers – premiumization.
Reaching your audience is an important component of any ad campaign, but what good is ad reach if it doesn’t resonate with the audience? Effective campaigns require more than identifying the right channel for reaching consumers. It’s also about delivering the right message.
Whether watching TV, checking emails, or flipping through a magazine, it seems like everywhere we look there’s an opportunity for advertisers to connect with us, earn our trust and deliver their message. So has all this media proliferation watered down the resonance of their messages?
Hispanic Baby Boomer (50-64) and Greatest Generation (65+) consumers are redefining retirement by living and working longer, establishing increased wealth potential and bearing the torch as the cultural matriarchs in their families and communities.
By 2030, the middle class is expected to grow by 2 billion people worldwide. Understanding who the middle class is now and in the future is key to connecting with this growing group. But how we define this segment is changing.
In about four months, we’ll have officially made it to "the future"—at least according to the time-stamp on Doc Brown's DeLorean in the "Back to the Future" movie series. So now that we’re there, what will 2020 look like?
Canada is home to a diverse population, including dynamic LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) communities across the country. And with that diversity comes a growing level of purchase prowess. In fact, despite this group’s small size, the LGBT consumer provides a big opportunity for both retailers and manufacturers.
Proud of their roots in a continent that represents over 60% of the global population, hailing from more than 40 countries, and speaking dozens of languages, Asian-Americans are sharing their unique stories, influencing tastes and trends, displaying their style, and flexing their wallets.
What are today's Future Talent—students close to graduating or college-educated, newly working professionals—looking for when seeking employment or making purchases? A recent study on corporate reputation explores the factors these young future leaders consider.
Consumer confidence in Latin America decreased for the second consecutive quarter in Q2 2013, declining one index point to a score of 93 from 94 in Q1. Brazil led the region with the highest index of 110, which was down two points from the prior quarter. Positive sentiment was reported in Peru (99) and Colombia (87), where confidence increased one and seven index points, respectively.
Latin America’s warm climate and sustainable agriculture serve up a bounty of fresh food options for consumers, fueling frequent shopping trips for everything from tantalizing fruits to tasty baked goods.