Insights

Nielsen Design Impact Awards

This year’s winners represent a wide range of business situations across food, beverage, personal and home care. Some transformed brands; others tacked challenges with competing in saturated categories; and some adapted heritage brands to stay relevant amid an evolving FMCG landscape.

The Path to Agile Innovation in a CPG World

Many CPG marketers are looking to use agile innovation, but Nielsen research has found that lifting an approach that works quite well for many technology companies may have less successful outcomes in CPG. To be successful, marketers need to adapt the agile development steps of design,...

How to Innovate Smarter Without Sacrificing Speed

Today, FMCG manufacturers are under enormous pressure to innovate faster. As a result, manufacturers are cutting corners to be more agile, yet are doing so at the expense of valuable consumer feedback and opportunities for refinement.

Brands, It’s Time to Wise Up to Women

Despite the headlines and hashtags, women around the world are fatigued and believe meaningful change is coming too slowly. So how can brands ensure they’re making authentic connections with women?

Women: Primed and Ready for Progress

For brands to succeed today, they need to find ways to address the challenges women face. Making up half of the population, women are key influencers across the globe. And the reality is that women still shoulder most of the household responsibilities.

The Art of Premiumisation: Stop Guessing, Start Innovating

Consumers are trading up—and not just on big-ticket items. For brands that get it right, this presents a big opportunity to differentiate their product portfolios, drive sales growth in increasingly competitive markets and engage with a much wider range of consumers.

Speak Up—The Media Industry Is Listening

With new digital devices and platforms fragmenting audiences, consumers have found power through their choices and voices. The media industry needs to look carefully at whose voices they listen to and communicate with in order to create the most empowering and engaging content. It’s not just the...