Six months into the pandemic, an early reliance on e-commerce has expanded into a fundamental dependence on still-evolving omnichannel shopping experiences.
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.
Reliable data helps CPG manufacturers understand changes in consumer patterns and make accurate decisions to preserve market share and grow sales.
While the COVID-19 health crisis presents a risk to all, not all shoppers are impacted equally. Globally, two core groups have emerged. Tune in to our webinar playback and discover how Nielsen can help you discover and unlock new opportunities in understanding the shopper needs in the future...
When considering new launches, the role that advertising plays is consistent: Advertising drives awareness; awareness drives trial; and trial drives volume. It makes sense therefore, that when compared to existing products, new products are more reliant on advertising support to grow.
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.
The impact of COVID-19 on the U.S. pet retail industry has been substantial, with sales numbers fluctuating at historic proportions. Year-over-year in-store and e-commerce sales up by double-digits, but sales trends have fluctuated following pantry stockpiling in March.
While the “fewer, bigger, better” mentality is still the most prevalent route that brands take, it isn’t the only road to innovation success. A growing number of innovations are finding success through varied launch strategies, such as focusing on a targeted cohort, increasing an interested...
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.
Many markets across the globe begin to ease living restrictions, and many consumers are returning to a world that's far different from the one they left at the beginning of the year. Nielsen has identified six major areas where consumption dynamics will change moving forward in this unprecedented...