Nielsen’s Friday morning data shows that FMCG saw more than $16.6 billion in sales the week of Independence Day. And both ice cream and beverage saw sales rise, as shoppers sought relief from record high temperatures.
Why are consumers starting their holiday shopping sooner? It turns out it’s part of a phenomenon called “holiday creep,“ and the first episode of “The Database,“ a new podcast from Nielsen dives into this trend and holiday retail 2017.
From what you buy to the media you consume and much more, Nielsen has the data brands and marketers need to understand today's quickly changing marketplace. And this podcast aims to explore trends across industries using these data and insights.
As Americans sit around the dinner table and give thanks, food retailers are also thankful. The week of Thanksgiving generates one of the highest selling moments in the year for food and beverage sales across the country.
Despite warmer-than-usual fall temperatures in many areas of the U.S., winter is undoubtedly coming—and with it comes the cold and flu season.
As summer comes to a close, students across the U.S. are heading back to school and parents are once again facing the pressure of packing healthy lunches. For retailers looking to reach these shoppers, deli lunch meats could be a bright spot.
For consumers across the U.S., the Fourth of July is an annual holiday to celebrate American pride and enjoy traditions both old and new. With the country’s increasingly diverse population, new flavors are being added to the holiday table.
On Monday, May 29, Americans will celebrate Memorial Day. From beef, shrimp or vegetables on the grill to beer, wine or spirits in cups, there is something on the Memorial Day menu for everyone.
A stop at the local grocery, convenience or drug store provides a vast array of beautiful flower bouquets, floral arrangements, potted plants and outdoor plants for those looking to express their love and admiration for their moms this Mother's Day.
Cinco de Mayo is just days away, and when it comes to fresh and packaged food, as well as alcoholic beverages (for legal-aged drinkers, 21+), Mexican-inspired spices, flavors and drinks dominate.