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?
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.
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.
The Provence varietal engages with more affluent, more mature households, and these households account for just over 80% of all wine spend in the off-trade market. These households are also increasing their overall household spend.
Total supermarket sales have started to recover, rising by +1% in the last four weeks, following a disappointing spring and early summer performance in which sales declined, falling to -0.5% in July.
Nowadays, wine is starting to gain traction in the U.K.'s off-premise market in two specific formats, which are driving excitement and helping to expand usage occasions: bag in a box and cans.
Total grocery sales fell by -0.5% in the last four weeks, despite the start of warm summer weather at the end of June and the sporting season in the UK. Shoppers also spent less per visit compared with the same period last year.
Products that are environmentally friendly and use recycled packaging resonate most strongly with consumers. This is good news for all marketers seeking to connect with sustainability minded consumers.
In my household, it is a story of two halves; I, like many others, have enjoyed the variety the gin boom has offered lately, however, my partner is a rum enthusiast, collecting, displaying and consuming the different offerings from around the world.
Growth in the grocery sector continues to slow, as industry sales increased by just +0.4% in the last four weeks, costing UK supermarkets over £120m in missed sales.