The spread and influence of technology will be a key driver of change across the globe over the next five years. However, there will be regional differences, and some countries will leapfrog traditional cycles of development.
What causes a consumer to pull a product into their lives? Simply put, we bring a product into our lives because it meets a need or desire. That’s the crux of Jobs Theory: doing a job that needs to be done.
Globally, more than six-in-10 respondents (63%) say they like when manufacturers offer new products. But while consumers across the globe are enthusiastic about new products, their purchasing patterns vary widely.
Innovation matters. In the consumer product realm, it can drive profitability and growth, and it can help companies succeed—even during tough economic times. On the opposite side of the sales counter, consumers have a strong appetite for innovation, but they’re increasingly demanding and expect...
The path to purchase for innovation in Asia is a long one, as consumers are typically wary of new products and services. Given the rise in innovation in Asia and existing consumer tendencies regarding new products, Nielsen has identified five key ways to succeed with innovation in Asia.
By Tobias Puehse, Vice President of Nielsen’s Innovation Practice in Southeast Asia, North Asia and Pacific and Sonia Kapoor, Director, Thought Leadership and Knowledge Management With buoyant economies, burgeoning populations and a fast-growing middle class segment, Asia is ripe with growth...
Achieving a breakthrough innovation is every company's goal. They're extremely profitable, can redefine the basis of competition, and can reinvent companies--and markets.
Ad spend remains one of the biggest and most strategic resource allocation decisions that the management of any leading consumer marketing company has to make. So the speed of change in the world of media and advertising is creating new uncertainties in the executive suite.