When considering new launches, the role that advertising plays is consistent: Advertising drives awareness; awareness drives trial; and trial drives volume. It makes sense therefore, that when compared to existing products, new products are more reliant on advertising support to grow.
Two important narratives have been necessarily conflated as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has made its way around the world this year: the devastating impact of the deadly disease on the lives of millions and their loved ones and the almost immediate effect on the global economy.
Many markets across the globe begin to ease living restrictions, and many consumers are returning to a world that's far different from the one they left at the beginning of the year. Nielsen has identified six major areas where consumption dynamics will change moving forward in this unprecedented...
The unforeseen shocks from the global COVID-19 pandemic will draw consumers, industries and societies into a course of restoration and renewal as they look to revive growth. FMCG manufacturers and retailers will need to consider what consumers have endured and how they will emerge over the next few...
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.
COVID-19 has changed everything, hasn’t it? So why should businesses and marketers have sustainability on their agendas? While certain sustainability claims may not seem as relevant today, some, such as local sourcing, will become ever more important to consumers in the near future.
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 Australians actively use digital media and frequently check their social media channels, they trust traditional channels more, and they still prefer real-life conversations when it comes to sharing brand experiences or seeking recommendations.