Surging Streamers

Enabled smart TVs can be found in 29% of all U.S. TV homes, up from 22% in January 2016

TV-connected digital streaming devices (Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast or Roku) are also gaining popularity, as 23% of TV homes currently own one of these devices, up from 19% in June 2016. 


Teeing Up Twitter

Over the course of the four-day event, 335,800 unique authors in the U.S. sent 721,400 Tweets about the 2016 Masters tournament.


How Sweet It Is

Easter candy represents an impressive 30.8% of total seasonal candy sales, generating more than $1 billion in sales in the U.S.


Snack Attack

In the U.S., the meat snack category has posted compound annual sales growth of more than 7% over the past four years, with sales growth of 3.5% for the year ended Feb. 25, 2017.



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Tasneem Ali, Director, Consumer Insights, Canada

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