Insights

Win the Retail Tech Race by Winning Women’s Trust

If brands want to win the technology race, they need to focus on using technology as an enabler of humanity and use it to build trust and connection in this world. That’s because trust is at the epicenter of the decisions that women—and all consumers—make.

Podcast Content is Growing Audio Engagement

As new media options like podcasts mature, U.S. consumers are opting to add them to their daily routines instead of simply replacing the traditional fare. And when it comes to audio, podcast listeners actually listen to more broadcast radio than people who don’t listen to podcasts at all.

The Future Awaits: Tech-Transformed Consumption

In our latest research, we examine the challenges and accelerators affecting how and when consumers around the world will engage with the myriad forms of emerging technologies primed to make their lives easier and more efficient.

Diamonds in the Rough: Navigating the Many Pathways to CPG Success

It’s time to break repetitive cycles of lackluster innovation management. Companies are spending excessive amounts of capital supporting weak products, and it’s clear that CPG companies need better insight into what successful innovations look like before thinking about supporting them with...

Ad-Supported Audio Presents a Compelling Opportunity

Audio is fundamentally different from video in a number of ways, and business models need to reflect them. And as streaming becomes ubiquitous, it’s important for audio providers to embrace the fact that consumers are more apt to gravitate toward free options. After all, that’s where the...

Navigating the Turbulence of Tariffs

Tariffs have dominated headlines since March 2018, when the U.S. first announced the beginning of a series of tariffs affecting several industries, sectors and countries. With more potential tariffs on the horizon, how can brands and retailers position themselves to react to the turbulence tariffs...

Pet Care is the Next Big CBD Opportunity in the U.S.

Cannabis is poised to be the next big opportunity in the U.S. consumer packaged goods market (CPG). That opportunity, however, isn’t limited to just human consumers. Given the love that consumers have for their pets, the cannabis opportunity, particularly with respect to CBD, is just as big.

Which Consumer Attitudes Will Shape the Streaming Wars?

Content creators and platforms battling for audiences will be happy to know that consumers are willing to crown multiple champions. According to a special Streaming Wars edition of the Nielsen Total Audience Report, which serves as the industry’s premiere source of media truth across platforms,...