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Women: Primed and Ready for Progress

For brands to succeed today, they need to find ways to address the challenges women face. Making up half of the population, women are key influencers across the globe. And the reality is that women still shoulder most of the household responsibilities.

Speak Up—The Media Industry Is Listening

With new digital devices and platforms fragmenting audiences, consumers have found power through their choices and voices. The media industry needs to look carefully at whose voices they listen to and communicate with in order to create the most empowering and engaging content. It’s not just the...

What’s Next in Media Measurement?

The only thing consistent about the media industry is change. Media fragmentation is the new norm. People are constantly modifying what media they consume, how they consume it and when they consume it. Currency data is critical to understanding the engagement of these audiences through reach and...

From Great Panels Come Great Insights

At Nielsen, we believe that our panels make our company stand out. We devote a great deal of time and resources to ensuring that our panels produce high-quality data. By combining big data with smaller data sets from carefully chosen and measured households, we believe that we provide a higher...

Consumer Disloyalty is the New Normal

A whopping 46% of consumers tell us they are more likely to try new brands than they were five years ago; a clear signal to a trend we should expect to intensify. Yet we see few signs that adjustments have been made to marketing initiatives or innovation pipelines to match these numbers.

Combating the Long Tail with Data Science

You don't have to look far to see rapidly growing or already mature 'disruptors' in retail and manufacturing, but the long tail of market disruption goes way beyond that in today's age of consumer disloyalty.

The Science to Make Sense of Big Data

The data generated by our day-to-day activities can help brands and marketers understand consumer needs and drive growth for their businesses. But first, they need to make sense of all the data.

My Relationship with a Biscuit Pack

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...

Quality Data Equals Truth Sets, and Nothing Less

AI is enabling companies to better understand how consumers are shopping, why they shop and most importantly, predict what consumers will buy in the future. This is fundamentally shifting how companies explore product development cycles, pricing models and understandings of how to change the minds...