There are six key consumer behavior threshold levels that tie directly to concerns around the COVID-19 outbreak. The thresholds offer early signals of spending patterns, particularly for emergency pantry items and health supplies.
The Smart Shelf whitepaper will allow you to better understand the ingredients of the Smart Shelf and what you need to do to build your first planogram.
Consumers today are increasingly craving immersive, real-life experiences. But they want these experiences without foregoing time or effort. The solution? Augmented and virtual reality technology, coming to a “store” near you.
When a popular trend takes a market by storm, it’s tough to not want to go all in on it. There is, however, something to be said for having too much of a good thing. And in many ways, having too much of a good thing can actually have a negative effect on category sales.
Around the world, there are five key ways that consumers are influencing the fast moving consumer goods sector and these trends are consistent with what we are currently seeing in New Zealand. All of these factors create new demand for consumers and new growth opportunities for manufacturers and...
2018 marked one of the biggest turnarounds in the Australian grocery industry in 10 years, with the percentage of sales on promotion dropping to 38% and the amount wasted on price promotion down to $10.1 billion.
There are fewer opportunities to convert a shopper to a sale while in-store. Retailers and manufacturers need to think very deeply about how to best influence each shopping experience to maximise the potential of a sale.
While online has been growing as a channel in several developed markets in recent years, it’s broadening in scope, and is fast becoming a popular shopping destination for consumers around the world, particularly those looking to purchase premium products, as these platforms are able to attract...
As companies look to break into new markets, they must understand that each market demands its own approach. In burgeoning sustainability markets, however, natural and organic are paving the way for more detailed and specific claims.
The fish and seafood category is well-positioned to be a premium protein offer for Australian consumers. In the 52 weeks ending 8 September 2018, more than nine-in-ten (94%) Aussie households purchased some type of fish or seafood. These households spent an average of $167 split across 16 shopping...