Insights

The Quest for Convenience

Convenience isn’t just about store formats, products or packaging. And it means more than the latest technologies or new engagement strategies. Rather, it’s about every encounter, interaction and action that can help fulfill consumers’ growing demand for efficiency.

Commercial Trends in Sports 2018

We are at a time of unprecedented commercial opportunity in global sports. Barriers to entry have never been lower. More markets around the world than ever before are receptive to the power of sports. It’s never been easier to reach millions—even billions—of fans.

Nielsen Digital Ad Ratings Benchmarks and Findings Report

In the age of digital advertising measurement, the key indicators of a successful campaign include reach and on-target percentage, or the percentage of impressions delivered within the target audience out of the total served during the entire campaign.

Mobile Money

Mobile devices may not be critical to survival, but a majority of consumers around the world can’t imagine life without them. And now, they’re transforming the world of commerce.

Gaming Gone Global: Keeping Tabs on Worldwide Trends

It’s now 2016, and gaming has firmly moved out of the basement and into the living room–and beyond. In fact, more than half of the population in the world’s industrialized countries now identifies as gamers, which has brought a tidal wave of change across the way many of us spend our free...

Video on Demand

Nearly two-thirds of global respondents (65%) in a Nielsen online survey in 61 countries say they watch some form of VOD programming, which includes long- and short-form content.

What Are Connected Shoppers Doing and Not Doing Online?

Online shopping is growing around the world, but is this affecting how people are shopping in physical stores? Consumers aren’t simply “showrooming”—browsing in store and then going online in search of the lowest-cost option. They’re also “webrooming”—researching online and buying...

Connected Commerce Is Creating Buyers Without Borders

While connected commerce is still largely a domestic affair, cross-border ecommerce is a growing phenomenon. Shoppers are increasingly looking outside their country’s borders, as more than half of online respondents in the study who made an online purchase in the past six months say they bought...