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.
The music industry in Canada has never been stronger with record consumption, growing live music attendance and a new class of emerging artists.
The world is increasingly complex, instrumented and virtual. There’s vast amounts of information about consumers and the factors that influence their behavior that simply didn’t exist in the data warehouse era. Here, we take a closer look at how all this data will affect retail when it comes...
The trend toward buying gas linked to at-home consumption and increased spending levels at grocery stores. Retailers start early on a strategy to respond.
While the economy is expected to grow in 2011, high unemployment and rising commodity prices are likely to negatively impact consumer confidence and spending patterns.
Nielsen podcast - CES Podcast with Pete Blackshaw on Consumer Engagement.