Insights

A Guide To Winning In Store In 2021

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.

Keep Your Customers Close, But Retailers Closer

A sharp increase in demand is expected in the post-pandemic marketplace, but new stores and distribution expansion may not be the best way for manufacturers to grow. Our data shows that under-serviced and deprioritized stores result in brands exiting from 30% of new stores in the first three months...

Unemployment is at the Heart of Long-Term Consumer Change

Two important narratives have been necessarily conflated as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has made its way around the world this year: the devastating impact of the deadly disease on the lives of millions and their loved ones and the almost immediate effect on the global economy.

Good For Me, And Good For We

COVID-19 has changed everything, hasn’t it? So why should businesses and marketers have sustainability on their agendas? While certain sustainability claims may not seem as relevant today, some, such as local sourcing, will become ever more important to consumers in the near future.