Insights

Focus on Canada – The Growth Opportunity of Ethnic Consumers

Significant, profitable opportunities will extend far into the future for those companies that connect with and market to visible minorities in Canada. This group has the potential to bring an additional $5 billion to Canadian manufacturers in the next four years alone. Are you prepared to ride...

Optimizing Integrated Multi-Screen Campaigns

Integrated multi-screen campaigns are important today in effectively delivering a marketing message. However, client-side marketers, agencies and media sellers expect that importance to grow dramatically more important three years from now.

How Loyal Are Your Customers?

Earning consumer devotion to a brand or store takes more than just offering a good product. That’s why getting to the heart of what makes a consumer stick or switch can be the difference between flourishing and fading.

Global AdView Pulse Lite – Q2 2013

Marketers continue to gradually increase their global ad spending, as expenditures grew 3.5 percent in the second quarter of 2013 and 3.5 percent on a year-over-year basis for the January-June periods of 2013 and 2012. Although many marketers remain conservative with advertising budgets, those in...

State of Mind or Share of Wallet

With the global middle class growing by 70 million each year, and food prices expected to more than double within the next two decades, the world is entering an unprecedented period of rising demand, economic pressure and aspirationally driven buying behavior.

Q2 2013 Canadian Consumer Confidence

While consumer confidence was up slightly around the world in the second quarter of 2013, the increasing sense of optimism in Canada has stalled. Canada’s confidence level stands at 98. That’s down four points from the last quarter, tied for the fourth largest drop among the 58 countries...

A Gateway to a Better Life

The road to better jobs, more money and improved lifestyles is all paved by education. More than three-quarters of global online respondents agree that receiving a higher education, such as college, is important and three-fourths believe educational opportunities can lead to better employment and...

Convincing Asian Consumers to Try Your Innovation

The path to purchase for innovation in Asia is a long one, as consumers are typically wary of new products and services. Given the rise in innovation in Asia and existing consumer tendencies regarding new products, Nielsen has identified five key ways to succeed with innovation in Asia.