Although the long-tail impact of economic slowdown will continue into 2021, the success of the FMCG industry depends on how retailers and manufacturers address evolving behavior and shifts in the retail landscape by leveraging best-selling locations and e-commerce, assortment and promotions.
The FMCG sector in Egypt has been through numerous fluctuations throughout the last 4 years. How have all these changes, from floatation of the US Dollar to the COVID-19, impact the market?
Some of the highest revenue-generating grocery stores in the world are facing sweeping changes to their customer bases and their ability to deliver value to brands as people change where they shop—a change that, for some, may be permanent.
The sentiment around staying safe and hygienic has amplified the relevance of certain product claims. Specifically, consumers now believe product claims focused on killing germs, providing immunity and overall health promotion are more relevant than claims around naturalness, sustainability,...
As we move toward the post-COVID era, it is important for retailers and manufacturers to look beyond the day-to-day situation and proactively work hand in hand, equipped with solid data-driven insights, to develop strong action plans for when stability returns.
The COVID-19 outbreak has forced a permanent recalibration of consumer habits and consumption patterns. With a large percentage of the world now in lockdown, it is important to look beyond the day-to-day maelstrom and adjust for a new normal.
Staying put is what’s best for reducing the spread of the COVID-19, but home bound consumers are having an immediate impact on brands. Marketers now have to reduce spending while continuing to engage buyers. How can businesses support their brands and make money in such uncharted waters?
The Nielsen Intelligence team has been following COVID-19 developments since January and identified significant changes in consumer behavior that will impact how consumers are served all over the world.
Consumers across Asia have signaled their eating habits may change permanently once the world moves beyond the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In an exclusive Nielsen study of 11 Asian markets, only Japanese consumers say they are less likely to change their eating habits as a result of...
Brick-and-mortar retail may be readying for a resurgence. And somewhat ironically, a handful of digital brands are leading the charge.
Challenges arising from the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) are likely to accelerate the use of existing and new technologies and tools as consumers go into lockdowns, millions are forced to work from home and digital connectivity takes even more of a hold on everyday habits.
As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads across the globe, we're monitoring key consumer behavior thresholds to help fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands and retailers understand the status of each market, as well as how to best respond.
During the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak, Murtaza Ahmed Khan, head of field operations in Pakistan and the Arabian Peninsula, said there were instances where outlets were selling high-demand items, particularly in traditional trade settings, for twice their normal retail price.