Coffee is to Australia what tea is to England—arguably the national drink after beer—synonymous with socialising, avocado on toast and the Aussie sunshine. However, since the start of the COVID-19 lockdown in Australia, our coffee consumption habits have shifted.
As we look for a pathway out of the global COVID-19 pandemic, one thing is clear: This situation requires collective action and meaningful collaboration across different communities, countries and cultures. We've identified some consistent themes across sustainability, brand loyalty and efficacy...
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is affecting the economy and individual households, and the lockdown has pushed Australians to spend 87%1 more time on financial news and Information websites to stay up-to-date with the financial implications of the pandemic.
With the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 emergency being felt around the globe, there is a natural tendency to make comparisons to the Great Recession. Some habits from that period will be repeated, but to make side-by-side comparisons would be overly simplistic.
In the wake of COVID-19, Australian consumers have ensured their pantries are packed with food essentials. But new Nielsen research has revealed that consumers are stocking up on produce items, both shelf- and fridge-friendly, as well.
The sentiment around staying safe and hygienic has amplified the relevance of certain product claims. Specifically, consumers now believe product claims focused on killing germs, providing immunity and overall health promotion are more relevant than claims around naturalness, sustainability,...
While sports stadiums around Australia continue to gather dust due to the COVID-19 lockdown, sports fans are still finding a way to get their sporting fix. In fact, video views of sports content on social platforms is actually up, despite the lack of actual live sporting events.
The average Australian household has enough essential food supplies to last the next few months as COVID-19 restrictions and lockdown laws continue to play out. Nielsen Homescan research reveals that volume sales for long-life meals, bread mix, rice, flour and pasta have more than doubled in the...
The COVID-19 outbreak has forced a permanent recalibration of consumer habits and consumption patterns. With a large percentage of the world now in lockdown, it is important to look beyond the day-to-day maelstrom and adjust for a new normal.
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?