The new sugar tax in Malaysia is set to spur innovation in the beverage industry, providing consumers with more choice than before.
A new group of travellers has emerged, eco-tourists, and they are eager to align themselves with brands that reflect their sustainability and environmental preservation values. This group of travellers actively to take steps to minimise their environmental and social impact in the way they travel....
Marketing has evolved over the last several decades from marketing to many, marketing to some and now marketing to one. With advancements in technology and the growth of digital media and addressability, precision marketing is now a reality.
Only 8% of global consumers are committed to the brands they purchase. That’s an alarming stat, and it highlights the challenge brands face as they seek to engage with consumers and retain them.
Nielsen's What's Next In Southeast Asia report examines how the consumer and retail landscape has transformed over the past few years, highlighting the key commonalities and differences between the countries.
In Singapore, a positive monetary outlook is displayed. About 50% of Singaporeans believe they are better off than five years ago and with rising affluence among Singaporeans, locals have become attuned to premium products and are looking to more avenues to consume them.
Amidst shifting consumer and market landscapes, supermarkets continue to be the major retail player with grocery sales proving to be indispensable. Last year, supermarkets and hypermarkets contributed to 68.4% of retail sales share, setting a solid retail footprint. This is according to Nielsen’s...
With Southeast Asia’s (SEA) consumer goods market valued at almost US$100 billion, it is rapidly becoming a choice destination for growth opportunities. In 2018 alone, SEA registered sales value growth of +3.4% as compared to 2017, and this growth is nearly double of that for the previous year.
There are fewer opportunities to convert a shopper to a sale while in-store. Retailers and manufacturers need to think very deeply about how to best influence each shopping experience to maximise the potential of a sale.
While online has been growing as a channel in several developed markets in recent years, it’s broadening in scope, and is fast becoming a popular shopping destination for consumers around the world, particularly those looking to purchase premium products, as these platforms are able to attract...
In Q4 2018, Malaysia's FMCG market grew by 4.9%. However, this growth did not come easily as companies have had to work hard to find untapped pockets of growth, which still remain in the region. To unlock this growth potential, companies must answer two key questions: Where to grow? And how to grow?
Parents everywhere invest in countless resources to provide for their babies’ needs - from the type of milk fed to the brand of diapers purchased. As parents are often willing to spend on quality, these little consumers are providing big market opportunities.
As companies look to break into new markets, they must understand that each market demands its own approach. In burgeoning sustainability markets, however, natural and organic are paving the way for more detailed and specific claims.