With the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 emergency being felt around the globe, there is a natural tendency to make comparisons to the Great Recession. Some habits from that period will be repeated, but to make side-by-side comparisons would be overly simplistic.
The sentiment around staying safe and hygienic has amplified the relevance of certain product claims. Specifically, consumers now believe product claims focused on killing germs, providing immunity and overall health promotion are more relevant than claims around naturalness, sustainability,...
At Nielsen BASES, the prospect of deriving new insights from consumers by using different interfaces is an exciting idea. Could dating app style swiping be the next great market research technique?
The majority of Europeans believe the impact of COVID-19 is here to stay for the next 12 months, signalling that some of the major changes we’ve seen in the consumer and retail environment will stick around as well.
On Monday, 23 March, in an unprecedented broadcast to the nation, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that all U.K. residents must stay at home to protect the NHS (National Health Service) amid the growing threat of COVID-19.
The COVID-19 outbreak has forced a permanent recalibration of consumer habits and consumption patterns. With a large percentage of the world now in lockdown, it is important to look beyond the day-to-day maelstrom and adjust for a new normal.
As we’ve seen in other markets, the rush to prepare for quarantined living in the U.K. amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic led to massive grocery sales over the four weeks leading to the country’s restricted living state.
Staying put is what’s best for reducing the spread of the COVID-19, but home bound consumers are having an immediate impact on brands. Marketers now have to reduce spending while continuing to engage buyers. How can businesses support their brands and make money in such uncharted waters?
Consumers across Asia have signaled their eating habits may change permanently once the world moves beyond the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In an exclusive Nielsen study of 11 Asian markets, only Japanese consumers say they are less likely to change their eating habits as a result of...
Brick-and-mortar retail may be readying for a resurgence. And somewhat ironically, a handful of digital brands are leading the charge.