Nothing illustrates Americans’ resilience quite like consumer spending. And after living alongside COVID-19 for the past eight months, a majority of U.S. adults are ready to mask up, leave home and get back to a lifestyle that’s not hampered by crisis—albeit safely.
When it comes to equal wages, Latinas in the U.S. are paid far less on average than their White male colleagues. In fact, of all the equal pay day observances of the year, #LatinaEqualPayDay is notably the last one.
Shoppers have been primarily driven to buy based on health and safety concerns throughout the pandemic, but a second layer of consumption behavior has been emerging from those experiencing financial restraint.
Two important narratives have been necessarily conflated as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has made its way around the world this year: the devastating impact of the deadly disease on the lives of millions and their loved ones and the almost immediate effect on the global economy.
As businesses across the U.S. begin to re-open, companies need to understand evolving consumer sentiment before assuming that open-for-business means business as usual.
Nielsen has identified three distinct time horizons for global market regeneration beyond the COVID-19 global health emergency and attached likely scenarios to each. The three-tiered framework identifies the conditions for businesses to rebound, reboot or reinvent as they confront expected...
With the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 emergency being felt around the globe, there is a natural tendency to make comparisons to the Great Recession. Some habits from that period will be repeated, but to make side-by-side comparisons would be overly simplistic.
We’ve seen many headlines about Asian Americans falling victim to hate and harassment amid the COVID-19 pandemic. But we are not a community that will sit quietly and turn a blind a eye. We are one with a voice to be heard.
The majority of Europeans believe the impact of COVID-19 is here to stay for the next 12 months, signalling that some of the major changes we’ve seen in the consumer and retail environment will stick around as well.
If you’re a woman in North America, the OECD estimates that you make $10,000 less than your male counterparts each year, and you’re charged between $1,300 and $2,135 more for products and services. It’s a gender fine that adds up to about half a million dollars over your lifetime—and...