Along Came A Cider

Cider sales in the U.S. jumped from $78 million in 2011 to $470 million in the last year

Flavored beverage sales seem to peak with the young female consumer, as only 8% of women ages 21-34 indicated a dislike for flavored alcohol beverages, while 72% of men age 65 and older said the same. 


Debit Domination

44% of Hispanic consumers use a debit card most often for all purchases.


Good (For You) Influence

A recent study found that women are generally more likely than men to consider health attributes as important influences in their food purchases.


3 Rs Realigned

Despite the rapidly evolving media landscape, online advertising campaign success still finds a foothold in traditional objectives – Reach, Resonance and Reaction.


Uncommon Sense

News and views from Nielsen's leading voices

By Dan Beltramo, EVP,
Product Leadership

Make Your Ad
Process Successful

There is no single, absolute formula for advertising effectiveness, but there are common elements that result in higher performance.

Featured Reports

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    Hispanics differ greatly from other ethnic groups in their purchasing habits and preferred methods of payment. Nielsen’s Share of Wallet Study found that Hispanic consumers are spending more money per visit on average while making as many—if not more—shopping trips per month.
  • Global Adview Pulse Lite, Q4 2014
    After notable cooling in the third quarter, ad spending continued the trend further into the fourth quarter, as brands invested equivalent amounts to what they spent in Q4 2013.
  • The Multicultural Edge: Rising Super Consumers
    Propelled by the twin engines of population growth and expanding buying power, multicultural consumers are reshaping how marketers and advertisers use culture to connect with increasingly diverse customers.
  • The Total Audience Report: Q4 2014
    Consumers' time and attention around media is fragmenting. While the risks and rewards are potentially high in this environment, the ability to stake a claim in the expanding industry pie is central to companies’ growth. And measurement will hold a key to enabling true understanding of audiences' changing behavior.