Meal kits, with fresh, pre-portioned ingredients for consumers to create a healthy home-cooked meal, are increasingly popular in Australia. These easy-to-use/easy-to-prepare boxes offer the perfect sweet spot between convenience and gratification.
The ‘itch to switch’ has never been greater among Australian consumers. With the overwhelming majority of consumers saying they are actively or passively open to switching products, brand owners are increasingly at risk of eroding brand loyalty and declining market share.
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.
When it comes to health and wellness advertising, there is an opportunity for marketers to better engage with their audience by being more gender-aware in their messages. Traditionally, these ads have targeted women, but there is a growing interest from Australian men to be clued-up about their...
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...
Products that are environmentally friendly and use recycled packaging resonate most strongly with consumers. This is good news for all marketers seeking to connect with sustainability minded consumers.
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.
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...
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.