The 2016 Breakthrough Innovation Report, Europe Edition, celebrates 11 of the most successful new product launches across Europe
What causes a consumer to pull a product into their lives? Simply put, we bring a product into our lives because it meets a need or desire. That’s the crux of Jobs Theory: doing a job that needs to be done.
Supporting both the core business and adequately growing innovations are equally critical to sustained growth. So how should companies optimally slice their media investment to support both?
Globally, more than six-in-10 respondents (63%) say they like when manufacturers offer new products. But while consumers across the globe are enthusiastic about new products, their purchasing patterns vary widely.
Innovation matters. In the consumer product realm, it can drive profitability and growth, and it can help companies succeed—even during tough economic times. On the opposite side of the sales counter, consumers have a strong appetite for innovation, but they’re increasingly demanding and expect...
Report shows 76% of new product launches fail within a year, but outlines the critical steps needed to achieve ‘breakthrough innovation’, and identifies seven recent launches as iconic successes
Shoppers never stop shopping, and retailers must evolve to stay ahead of the pack and keep consumers engaged. And today, brick-and-mortar stores need to innovate continually to compete with e-commerce's growing appeal and loosen consumers still firm grip on on their wallets.
The need to differentiate from the competition is as great as it has ever been. While global consumer confidence was flat in third-quarter 2013 from the previous quarter, confidence was on the rise in over half of the countries Nielsen surveys, including the U.S. Still, many shoppers remain focused...
An infographic highlighting some key Nielsen firsts and innovations to have benefited our clients and the industries we serve.