America is a nation of snackers, and sales are up across the country year-over-year. But could the “munchies” driven by legal marijuana use increase sales further?
The original electronic media, radio continues to reach more Americans than any other platform measured by Nielsen. Among adults 18+, radio reaches 92% of U.S. adults every week.
A whopping 46% of consumers tell us they are more likely to try new brands than they were five years ago; a clear signal to a trend we should expect to intensify. Yet we see few signs that adjustments have been made to marketing initiatives or innovation pipelines to match these numbers.
The combination of data integration and data enrichment enables sophisticated analytics to produce effective, actionable business intelligence—intelligence that was previously locked away in different systems.
In looking at store count trends over the past 10 years, we're able to forecast which categories are most vulnerable to future e-commerce growth. That's because store count changes across the U.S. have moved in sync with the adoption of e-commerce across categories.
The FDA has began hearings examining the potential de-regulation of cannabidiol (CBD) from hemp within food products. This could have a major impact on the U.S. consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry—particularly for the snack and confectionery category.
How important are video games to Millennials? According to our latest Millennials on Millennials report, which focuses on video game consumption among this demographic, two in three Millennials in the U.S. play video games every month.
You don't have to look far to see rapidly growing or already mature 'disruptors' in retail and manufacturing, but the long tail of market disruption goes way beyond that in today's age of consumer disloyalty.
The data generated by our day-to-day activities can help brands and marketers understand consumer needs and drive growth for their businesses. But first, they need to make sense of all the data.
As Americans gear up for summer and the Memorial Day weekend, we want to remember the real reason we celebrate—to honor members of the military who have made the greatest sacrifice for their country while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.
The cloud can save enterprises time and money while improving agility and scalability, all of which are important factors you need in today's competitive landscape.
While beer and hot dogs are staple menu options Memorial Day weekend and through the summer months, a range of emerging options are joining them on the menu.
Think about your favorite martini, or perhaps a particular variation of the Moscow Mule. To get one—and a good one—you've traditionally had to rely on a good mixologist. Today, however, ready-to-drink adult beverages are freeing consumers from the confines of their favorite watering holes.
My experience with the orange pack of biscuits is typical of how shoppers interact with product packs. Packs catch the shopper's attention at the “Zeroth moment of truth”—when the shopper is in front of a screen. They then catch the shopper's attention in front of the shelf—that's the “first moment of truth”—where most purchase decisions are made.
While marketing mix modeling can answer key channel allocation questions, this approach only works at an aggregate level. To tactically understand how an individual spot or ad performs, marketers need multi-touch attribution.
In today's landscape wrought with device fragmentation, content choices and unique consumption habits, younger audiences have seemingly been an enigmatic group that encapsulates these variables. Some of these complex issues, however, can be solved by looking toward a simple solution—out-of-home TV viewing.