The ‘itch to switch’ has never been greater among Australian consumers. With the overwhelming majority of consumers actively or passively open to switching products, brand owners are increasingly at risk of eroding brand loyalty and declining market share.
Shopper behaviour is changing at an unprecedented rate due to the immense level of disruption to the retail landscape. Watch the webinar playback where Sue Temple, Dolly Jitani and Simon Christofi explore shopper trends in more than 60 markets.
When a popular trend takes a market by storm, it’s tough to not want to go all in on it. There is, however, something to be said for having too much of a good thing. And in many ways, having too much of a good thing can actually have a negative effect on category sales.
The rising popularity of Dry January, Dry July, low-carb beer, alcohol-free spirits and hard kombucha in Australia suggests that ‘mindful drinking’ is the latest health-craze among Aussie consumers.
Consumers are increasingly demanding easy-to-use food options that can quickly create a healthy meal. So how does seafood compare in the area of convenience, and is there an opportunity for seafood producers to tap further into this growth trend?
While Australia celebrates cultural diversity, new research shows that grocery manufacturers need to step up their game to better meet the needs of multicultural shoppers. With product disloyalty among consumers at an all-time high globally, the biggest grocery manufacturers in Australia have a lot...
Australian consumers are turning to preventative measures to survive the 2019 flu season. And this quest to boost immunity has also translated into strong sales performance for preventative cold and flu vitamins in Australia and in export sales of these products to China.
Australian shoppers are more time-constrained when buying their food and groceries, with shoppers now making four trips less per month when compared to 2015. From supermarkets to convenience stores, butchers to bakeries, fast food restaurants to pharmacies, the latest Nielsen Shopper Trends report...
2018 marked one of the biggest turnarounds in the Australian grocery industry in 10 years, with the percentage of sales on promotion dropping to 38% and the amount wasted on price promotion down to $10.1 billion.
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.