Staying put is what’s best for reducing the spread of the COVID-19, but home bound consumers are having an immediate impact on brands. Marketers now have to reduce spending while continuing to engage buyers. How can businesses support their brands and make money in such uncharted waters?
The Nielsen Intelligence team has been following COVID-19 developments since January and identified significant changes in consumer behavior that will impact how consumers are served all over the world.
For the two weeks ended March 21, 2002, total U.S. CPG sales (in-store and online) increased $8.5 billion from the two weeks prior. For context, that’s 15x the average rate of change for a typical two-week period.
Consumers across Asia have signaled their eating habits may change permanently once the world moves beyond the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In an exclusive Nielsen study of 11 Asian markets, only Japanese consumers say they are less likely to change their eating habits as a result of...
Amid the various media options consumers have to choose from, including streaming platforms and connected TVs, a recent Nielsen survey found that 83% of consumers say they’re listening to as much or more radio as they were before the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Sunday, March 22, NASCAR broke new ground by holding the first ever eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race, putting actual NASCAR drivers into simulators for a virtual competition that aired live on FOX Sports 1. Drivers—including Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin and the recently retired...
As concerns and restrictions around COVID-19 heighten in the U.S., consumers are gravitating to local news outlets to stay informed about the impact of the pandemic on their communities.
Brick-and-mortar retail may be readying for a resurgence. And somewhat ironically, a handful of digital brands are leading the charge.
Challenges arising from the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) are likely to accelerate the use of existing and new technologies and tools as consumers go into lockdowns, millions are forced to work from home and digital connectivity takes even more of a hold on everyday habits.
With a relatively low number of reported cases of COVID-19 in Russia, Nielsen’s 700 auditors have largely been able to operate normally, barring the addition of face masks where individuals choose to use them.