Insights

A Rising Middle Class Will Fuel Growth in Russia

Stable gross domestic product growth, declining inflation and a record-low unemployment rate are pointing to positive consumer purchasing power in Russia. The Russian middle class, which stands at 104 million strong, is fueling that power. This segment of the population is projected to rise 16...

10 Things to Know About Today’s Female Consumer

Think you know a thing or two about women? They’re dynamic consumers and worth paying attention to. Here are a few reasons why. ESPN’s “NFL Regular Season” was the top cable TV program among American women age 21-24 in November 2012. Eighty-nine percent of women in developing countries have...

Newswire | 007 by the Numbers | Nielsen

As the Academy Awards prepare to pay tribute to British Secret Service agent 007 and the James Bond franchise this Sunday, Nielsen looked at the most popular music titles & most popular disc sales.