South Africa is home to a nation of promotion obsessed shoppers. The increasing price consciousness of consumers has led to a deal seeking behaviour. However, our analysis shows that 67% of promotions don’t break-even. See how you can build your pricing strategy to get the best out of promotions...
While Kenya has favourable future prospects and a stable consumer confidence, the Kenyan shopper is becoming more complex with tighter pockets. At the same time trade is getting more complicated with the evolution of new channels and supply chain changes. See how you can beat the odds in Kenya.
The eighth Nielsen Africa Prospects Report highlights shifting country priorities and sources of potential, with multi-dimensional, comparative indicators covering business, consumer, retail and macro-economic dynamics.
The Nigerian consumer landscape is set for a multitude of shifts. By 2025, 55% of Nigerians will live in cities or towns, and the country will experience a 50% urban growth – the fastest urban growth, globally. In this challenging environment, finding opportunities with the right insights becomes...
The purchasing power of South Africa’s 18-million female consumers is undeniable given that 71% of them are responsible for grocery shopping, while 60% are the primary purchaser within South African households making them a force to be reckoned with, in the local retail sector.
In this webinar, we highlight our collective learning and wisdom on 'How to Launch More Incremental Innovations'. Showcasing examples from local markets in multiple regions, we present local factors that play out in favour of incremental growth and also hotspots where failure risks lie.
In our world today, consumers live an increasingly “hyper-connected, hyper-life” - they are more stretched than ever before and are striving to repurpose their time and effort, searching for simpler, easier, more pleasant and purposeful ways of living… including shopping.
In 2015, companies were primarily focused on the retail environment and growth could be achieved by making more or new products available to consumers in the right stores. Three years on, and route to market/ distribution is still the core focus, but four other areas are now present in the top five...
When it comes to feeling prosperous, mindset matters more than income according to Nielsen’s 2019 Changing Consumer Prosperity Report, which highlights how global consumers think and feel about their financial situation.
South Africa’s latest Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for the fourth quarter of 2018 shows a two point decrease to 88, presenting a relatively stable (though still negative), quarter on quarter picture for consumer sentiment in South Africa.