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.
A whopping 46% of consumers tell us they are more likely to try new brands than they were five years ago; a clear signal to a trend we should expect to intensify. Yet we see few signs that adjustments have been made to marketing initiatives or innovation pipelines to match these numbers.
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.
My experience with the orange pack of biscuits is typical of how shoppers interact with product packs. Packs catch the shopper’s attention at the “Zeroth moment of truth”—when the shopper is in front of a screen. They then catch the shopper’s attention in front of the shelf—that’s the...
Esports fans around the world include some of the hardest to reach consumers for brands because of their cord-cutting and ad-blocking tendencies. While esports unites them as a fan base, their digital-first mindset is pervasive in their approach to broader entertainment consumption.
By placing the shopper at the center of decision making, manufacturers can better collaborate with their retailer partners to address the inefficiencies of trade spend—one of the largest costs of doing business.
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...
There are many ways to create a community of beauty consumers that are loyal to retailers and brands. But don’t be overwhelmed: It’s not too late to join the conversation with your beauty consumers—they’re listening, and they’re more than happy to connect directly with you to provide...
Consumers today are more disloyal than ever before; the once steadfast consumer retail environment primed to grow brand-loyal hearts has shifted to a more capricious climate, where product infidelity is now the norm.
Granularity matters to marketers because it gives them the ability to distill huge chunks of marketing activity so that you can understand the smaller components.