On February 4th, the first case of the new coronavirus outbreak, COVID-19, emerged in Belgium. Though initially contained, the virus spread almost a month later—approximately a month after neighbors in Italy, Germany and France.
Drawing from Nielsen BASES’ history of testing over 200,000 new products and over 40 years of forecasting, we have a clear understanding of consumer demand and the impact that price and package changes have on that demand. Throughout our experience, we have identified a few strategies that have...
As we watch this situation unfold and get a handle on the length of time COVID-19 may be in play, the ability to guarantee the quality and safety of products, environments and consumption, coupled with the recognition of how important this will be to communicate to consumers for the foreseeable...
By 2028, women will own 75% of the discretionary spend, making them the world’s greatest influencers. But they're also shouldering more of the household burdens, feeling less financially secure and still are facing serious barriers when it comes to equality. It's time brands wise up to women.
Globally, women earn less than men and shoulder more of the household responsibilities. This can often leave them feeling like it's just not worth it. The good news is that companies and brands are starting to get it—and starting to understand that they can help.
Nielsen’s initial investigation across major countries around the world has found significant spikes in the hoarding of emergency supplies is occurring in China, the U.S. and Italy, where consumers are rushing to build what are being labelled “pandemic pantries.”
If brands want to win the technology race, they need to focus on using technology as an enabler of humanity and use it to build trust and connection in this world. That’s because trust is at the epicenter of the decisions that women—and all consumers—make.
In our latest research, we examine the challenges and accelerators affecting how and when consumers around the world will engage with the myriad forms of emerging technologies primed to make their lives easier and more efficient.
The story of FMCG in Belgium has remained relatively unchanged during the past few years: growth has continually declined due to ongoing pressure on price and promotions, price gaps with neighboring countries and a consistent demand from Belgian consumers on getting a good deal.
With food e-commerce sales up more than 30% in the Netherlands last year, it seems that the much anticipated acceleration of the food e-commerce market is finally here. With EUR1.4 billion in the till last year, we project that the e-commerce grocery market will reach EUR1.8 billion this year.