Insights

What’s price got to do with it?

Malaysians are price sensitive shoppers. They go through great lengths to find the best deals in order to keep their grocery shopping within their budget. How can retailers and manufacturers use price promotions effectively to attract shoppers?

What’s new? Malaysians say yes to trying new brands

Rapid urbanisation, high connectivity and a booming retail landscape have provided Malaysian consumers with more choice than ever before. And while choice is good for consumers, it could spell bad news for brands as they must work twice as hard to keep the attention of fast and fickle consumers.

From Great Panels Come Great Insights

At Nielsen, we believe that our panels make our company stand out. We devote a great deal of time and resources to ensuring that our panels produce high-quality data. By combining big data with smaller data sets from carefully chosen and measured households, we believe that we provide a higher...

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.

A Digital Giant Awakens

Marketing has evolved over the last several decades from marketing to many, marketing to some and now marketing to one. With advancements in technology and the growth of digital media and addressability, precision marketing is now a reality.

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.

Women’s Football 2019

Fan interest and commercial investments in women’s football, or soccer, are growing leading into the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. According to Nielsen Sports, 40% of the people in countries with a team competing in this year’s tournament are interested in women’s football.

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...