For this special report, in collaboration with Leaders, a global sports business organization, Nielsen Sports has focused on the social media endorsement power—and potential—of a younger generation of global athletes.
What are the big “watch-outs” that CPG manufacturers and retailers need to be mindful of among the many that might not carry as much weight over the long term? While we could list many, we’ve identified three blind spots that we believe should be top of mind given the long-term nature of the...
Unlike elsewhere in the world, corporate sponsorships on professional sports jerseys in the U.S. are far from commonplace. With an inside baseball view of how lucrative they could be for the MLB, however, going mainstream might be just around the corner.
With the rise of higher-end store brand products comes U.S. consumers’ inclination to spend more on store brands.
This year’s winners represent a wide range of business situations across food, beverage, personal and home care. Some transformed brands; others tacked challenges with competing in saturated categories; and some adapted heritage brands to stay relevant amid an evolving FMCG landscape.
Only 8% of global consumers are committed to the brands they purchase. That’s an alarming stat, and it highlights the challenge brands face as they seek to engage with consumers and retain them.
How big will this year’s Prime Day be? While there’s little doubt that it will continue on its upward trajectory, the growth areas might surprise you.
Some athletes are great at repeatedly making the highlight reels, and some excel at connecting with fans when they’re not competing. But does strong athletic performance always correlate with impactful fan engagement? Perhaps surprisingly, not always.
Only 9% of U.S. consumers say they’re brand loyal, and consumers in Canada are on par with the global average of 8%. Compared with the global average, however, Americans are the opposite of adventurous: In fact, only 36% of Americans say they love trying new brands and products, a full 8...
With so much choice available, how are modern consumers navigating the “paradox of choice” and deciding what to listen to and watch? Are they embracing subscription and and-demand services, or relying on traditional means like scheduled programs and live radio?