Convinced that huge levels of COVID-driven FMCG growth in many countries were masking a larger, fundamental change, a team of Nielsen data scientists dug into the data to understand the nuances underneath the broader retail data. And they were right.
Pandemic-led shifts to further online adoption and an increased focus on neighborhood and small-format stores have become an ongoing normal in China's rebound from COVID-19.
Although the long-tail impact of economic slowdown will continue into 2021, the success of the FMCG industry depends on how retailers and manufacturers address evolving behavior and shifts in the retail landscape by leveraging best-selling locations and e-commerce, assortment and promotions.
Some of the highest revenue-generating grocery stores in the world are facing sweeping changes to their customer bases and their ability to deliver value to brands as people change where they shop—a change that, for some, may be permanent.
Holiday shoppers will fall into one of five groups based on their existing financial and physical restrictions. Each will approach the reset of their holiday shopping behavior uniquely, and it will be imperative that companies align their plans with the new circumstances consumers find themselves...
Six months into the pandemic, an early reliance on e-commerce has expanded into a fundamental dependence on still-evolving omnichannel shopping experiences.
During this latest Australia-focused webinar session hosted by Bernie Hughes, Managing Director, Nielsen Pacific, Scott McKenzie, Nielsen’s Global Intelligence Leader, and key Nielsen leaders revealed what’s next for Australian grocery shoppers and the implications for businesses.
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...
With more time at home, Australian consumers have an opportunity to reflect on their eating habits and find creative and resourceful ways to prepare and use up their supplies, and brush up on their cooking skills so that ultimately nothing goes to waste.
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...