Insights

What's the New Normal for CPG in the GCC?

The changing economic landscape in the GCC is pressuring the job market, which is affecting consumers’ disposable incomes and overall sentiment levels. Nielsen monitors the shift in consumer behavior in the current climate and its implications for the CPG sector, while identifying way for you to...

Spend on Consumer Packaged Goods Slowing in Key GCC Markets

The UAE and KSA have experienced significant change over the last few years. Current global economic conditions, oil price fluctuations, decreased tourism activity, an unstable real estate market in the UAE, and higher defense spending in KSA over the last year have all pressured the growth rate of...

Q2 2016 Consumer Confidence Report

Global consumer confidence remained stable in the first quarter and below the optimism baseline score of 100, edging up one index point to 98. The score reflected mixed confidence levels reported in every region.

Worry Lines Deepen For Many Around the World

Though global consumer confidence remained stable in the first quarter, there was notable variation on a country-by-country basis, and many markets noted a growing recessionary sentiment. In fact, six in 10 global respondents believed their nation’s economy was in recession in the first quarter.

Q1 2016 Consumer Confidence Report

Global consumer confidence remained stable in the first quarter and below the optimism baseline score of 100, edging up one index point to 98. The score reflected mixed confidence levels reported in every region.

Global Consumer Confidence in 2015: A Year of Change

Global consumer confidence ended 2015 on a subdued note as the index declined two points from the third quarter to 97. Compared to first-quarter 2015, confidence in the fourth quarter remained flat in Asia-Pacific at 107, while Europe edged up four points to 81. All other regions ended the year...