Insights

The Perfect Game Plan

Football and wings go hand-in-hand, and for Buffalo Wild Wings it’s one of the busiest times of the year. So the 2012 season, Buffalo Wild Wings saw football as the perfect opportunity to implement a cross-device advertising campaign to capture more consumer time and drive in-store traffic.

Guiding Light: Latinas Turn to Digital for Purchase Decisions

As consumers, U.S. Latinas are readily using digital platforms to steer their decision-making—both online and off—according to a recent report by Nielsen. Eight out of 10 Latinas are using online information to make decisions about buying products on the Web, three-fourths are using it to make...

The Full Twitter TV Picture Revealed

Over the past two years, the growth in Twitter activity around TV shows has been nothing short of remarkable. Tweets about live TV and the number of Twitter authors talking about TV programming are both increasing in double-digit fashion, steadily broadening the landscape at a record pace. And with...

Reaching Consumers Online: The New “Norm”al for Digital Ads

There’s no doubt that online advertising has seen tremendous growth in recent years, but advertisers and publishers alike are still unsure if their campaigns are successfully reaching their desired audiences. A new benchmark study from Nielsen provides much-needed context into online advertising...

“Binging” is the New Viewing for Over-The-Top Streamers

New streaming devices and services make it easy for consumers to watch as much as they want whenever they want. And according to Nielsen’s 2013 Over-the-Top Video Analysis, viewers are streaming video at a breakneck pace—demonstrating incredible binge appetites for programming available anytime...

Smartphone Switch: Three-Fourths of Recent Acquirers Chose Smartphones

Between June and August, 15 percent of smartphone owners said they recently acquired their handset (within the last three months), bringing smartphone penetration up to 64 percent of mobile phone owners in the U.S. And among recent acquirers, 80 percent percent chose smartphones as their mobile...