From a global perspective, conditions and prospects for the remainder of the year appear largely positive. In Q1, confidence grew across Western Europe, economic recovery in Latin America looks promising in key markets, FMCG sales in North America performed well, and growing disposable incomes...
Navigating the FMCG landscape has become difficult. It’s not just the consumer path-to-purchase that’s grown in complexity. The playing field for manufacturers and retailers has evolved as well.
There’s no denying the impact that e-commerce is having on overall FMCG sales. While e-commerce has driven 7% of all U.S. FMCG sales this year, it’s driven nearly all the growth.
Backed by improving global consumer confidence, many regions are seeing improved conditions for businesses and the fast-moving consumer goods industry. Here, we’ll look at trends in a few select countries.
Consumers globally were more confident in the second quarter of 2017 than at the end of 2016, but concerns remain. So where are consumers spending any extra cash and cutting back on expenses?
Global consumer confidence showed signs of continued improvement in the second quarter of 2017, with an index score of 104, which was up three points from quarter four 2016.
In 2016, the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry saw a slowdown in revenue. Finding an upside can be tough in this new environment when it’s overshadowed by macro-scale challenges, but the good news is, it was a “glass half full” slowdown.
Global consumer confidence increased modestly in 2016, a time of great political and economic change around the world, rising three points between the first and fourth quarters to 101. Confidence scores finished the year more strongly than they began in every region except Africa/Middle East.
Amid great political and economic change around the world, global consumer confidence moved modestly in 2016, rising three points between the first and fourth quarter to 101.
People are fundamentally shopping differently today than they used to just five years ago. Canadian consumers are taking fewer trips to the store and changing the traditional path to purchase and offering fewer chances for retailers and manufacturers to engage. With the shopper journey shifting,...