Insights

Provence Points to a Rosé Future

The Provence varietal engages with more affluent, more mature households, and these households account for just over 80% of all wine spend in the off-trade market. These households are also increasing their overall household spend.

Wine Boxes and Cans Come of Age

Nowadays, wine is starting to gain traction in the U.K.'s off-premise market in two specific formats, which are driving excitement and helping to expand usage occasions: bag in a box and cans.

Time to spice up your Rum offer

In my household, it is a story of two halves; I, like many others, have enjoyed the variety the gin boom has offered lately, however, my partner is a rum enthusiast, collecting, displaying and consuming the different offerings from around the world.

Consumer Disloyalty is the New Normal

A whopping 46% of consumers tell us they are more likely to try new brands than they were five years ago; a clear signal to a trend we should expect to intensify. Yet we see few signs that adjustments have been made to marketing initiatives or innovation pipelines to match these numbers.

Combating the Long Tail with Data Science

You don't have to look far to see rapidly growing or already mature 'disruptors' in retail and manufacturing, but the long tail of market disruption goes way beyond that in today's age of consumer disloyalty.

My Relationship with a Biscuit Pack

My experience with the orange pack of biscuits is typical of how shoppers interact with product packs. Packs catch the shopper’s attention at the “Zeroth moment of truth”—when the shopper is in front of a screen. They then catch the shopper’s attention in front of the shelf—that’s the...