Insights

COVID-19: Key questions all marketers should be asking

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?

Upsizing, Shrinkflation, Premiumization

Drawing from Nielsen BASES’ history of testing over 200,000 new products and over 40 years of forecasting, we have a clear understanding of consumer demand and the impact that price and package changes have on that demand. Throughout our experience, we have identified a few strategies that have...

Win the Retail Tech Race by Winning Women’s Trust

If brands want to win the technology race, they need to focus on using technology as an enabler of humanity and use it to build trust and connection in this world. That’s because trust is at the epicenter of the decisions that women—and all consumers—make.

Diamonds in the Rough: Navigating the Many Pathways to CPG Success

It’s time to break repetitive cycles of lackluster innovation management. Companies are spending excessive amounts of capital supporting weak products, and it’s clear that CPG companies need better insight into what successful innovations look like before thinking about supporting them with...

Innovating with Digital in Mind

Despite the relative commonness of online shopping today, many brands still have questions about how to best adapt their innovation strategies for the digital age. It should go without saying, but launching a product in a physical environment is not the same as doing so online. Yet as intuitive as...

Brands, It’s Time to Wise Up to Women

Despite the headlines and hashtags, women around the world are fatigued and believe meaningful change is coming too slowly. So how can brands ensure they’re making authentic connections with women?