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How 10 Retailers are Pushing Private Label’s Potential

By Todd Hale, SVP, Consumer & Shopper Insights, Nielsen Private brands are a significant player in today’s U.S. retail landscape, reaching $112 billion out of $643 billion in total retail sales in 2013. But given the perfect storm of a struggling economy, rising consumer perception of quality...

Sports Fans Amplify the Action Across Screens

Sports fans love to follow their favorite games on TV, and their Twitter conversations speak volumes about how much they share their excitement with others. Just look at the numbers from 2013. During the year, 50 percent of Tweets about TV in the U.S.—a total of 492 million Tweets—were about...

Women Consumers, the Economy and Rising Food Prices

Women have long exercised great influence over household purchasing decisions. But how do women feel about the economy, and are their financial concerns affecting their shopping strategies? According to Nielsen’s fourth-quarter 2013 Consumer Confidence Index, the overall global confidence level...

E-Commerce: It’s an Evolution, Not a Revolution

People love to shop, and advances in online retail now let consumers shop anytime, anywhere. This access is unprecedented—and not just for shoppers; retailers also have 24/7 access to their consumers. As a result, e-commerce has transformed the business model and changed how shoppers approach...

The Female/Male Digital Divide

In today’s digital and social media-driven world, consumers have the world at their fingertips, but are men and women’s fingers doing the same thing? A closer look into today’s rapidly evolving digital behaviors highlights the differences between what engages men and women—as well as how...