Global sport's top-line metrics, notably global sponsorship and media rights spend, continued to point in the right direction in 2016 but it was also a year of rapid change across the industry.
Though global consumer confidence remained flat in the second quarter of 2016, confidence in the U.S. maintained positive momentum, increasing three points to 113 from the previous quarter. In fact, confidence has been at or above the optimism baseline of 100 for more than two years.
While many Canadians may be celebrating lower prices at the pump, others are experiencing the downside of lower prices, including job losses and declining spending power. Canada’s Prairies, consisting of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, have been especially hard hit.
Around the world, consumer confidence in the first quarter of 2016 showed a fair amount of country-by-country variation, with perhaps no better example than in North America, where confidence remained strong and above the optimism baseline in the U.S. at 110, but declined six points in Canada to 93.
Looking into trends for next year, the reinvigoration of the centre of the store will be integral to success. Canadian insights expert Carman Allison explains the emerging trends for 2016 including the reinvigoration of the centre of the store, the preference for new meal occasions and...
There’s no debating the recent gains in perimeter sales across Canada’s grocery landscape. What many often neglect to realize, however, is that the centre of store has generated sales growth of more than $3 billion over the past five years.
U.S. consumer confidence decreased six index points in the second quarter to a score of 101, but it remained at an above-the-baseline optimistic level. Consumer confidence in Canada increased two points to 98 after declining six points in the first quarter. Despite these declines, confidence in...
Canadian consumers love music, and they’re spending more time with it in more ways. This is particularly the case with Canadian teens. According to Nielsen’s Music 360 Canada report, teens report listening to 40% more music than they did in 2013. So what’s driving the surge?
U.S. consumer confidence increased one index point in the first quarter to a score of 107, maintaining an above-the-baseline optimism level for a year now. Conversely, confidence declined six points in Canada to a score of 96, marking the country’s lowest score since 2012.
When Care Innovations began developing its online Health Harmony platform that helps patients, their families and physicians share health data and educational information, it found itself divided on critical product development issues. That’s where Nielsen’s website optimization solutions came...