Global consumer confidence held steady in the second quarter of 2016 at 98, an index score that was flat from the first quarter. North America was the only region to sustain growth momentum in the second quarter with a three-point confidence increase to 111.
Today, Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN), the music industry's leading data information provider, announced the 2016 Nielsen Mid-Year U.S. Music Report for the six-month period of Jan. 1, 2016, through June 30, 2016.
Nielsen today released its comprehensive Nielsen Music 360 Canada Report for 2016. The report finds that while music listening remains as popular as ever in Canada, how fans are accessing and engaging with music continues to evolve.
Part of the fun of shopping is the thrill of the chase and 59% of global respondents say they enjoy taking the time to find bargains. This is a particularly strong motivator in North America (68%) and Latin America (64%).
Nielsen Holdings, N.V. (NYSE: NLSN), a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, today announced that it has agreed to extend the period for regulatory review of the Arbitron transaction into September. The regulatory process continues to progress and Nielsen continues to be confident in the ultimate outcome.