Insights

Make your digital dollars go further

According to Nielsen’s 2018 CMO Report, 74% of CMOs today are not very confident in their ability to measure the performance of their digital campaigns. In the latest Nielsen Digital Ad Ratings Benchmarks Report, 40% of digital ad impressions targeted at 25-54 year olds in New Zealand did not hit...

Eco-tourism is not just for greenies

Eco-tourism is for travellers who are wanting to actively minimise their environmental and social impact. It may come as a shock but eco-tourism is not just for greenies. In fact, one-in-10 Australians intend to partake in eco-tourism in the next 12 months.

From Great Panels Come Great Insights

At Nielsen, we believe that our panels make our company stand out. We devote a great deal of time and resources to ensuring that our panels produce high-quality data. By combining big data with smaller data sets from carefully chosen and measured households, we believe that we provide a higher...

Consumer Disloyalty is the New Normal

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.

Combating the Long Tail with Data Science

You don't have to look far to see rapidly growing or already mature 'disruptors' in retail and manufacturing, but the long tail of market disruption goes way beyond that in today's age of consumer disloyalty.

The Science to Make Sense of Big Data

The data generated by our day-to-day activities can help brands and marketers understand consumer needs and drive growth for their businesses. But first, they need to make sense of all the data.

My Relationship with a Biscuit Pack

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...

Finding Success Through Sustainability

Corporate responsibility and sustainability strategies can take many different forms depending on the individual retail sector, but one thing is clear: consumers are using their spending power to influence the change they want to see on environmental issues.