Insights

COVID-19: The Unexpected Catalyst for Tech Adoption

Challenges arising from the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) are likely to accelerate the use of existing and new technologies and tools as consumers go into lockdowns, millions are forced to work from home and digital connectivity takes even more of a hold on everyday habits.

The Future Awaits: Tech-Transformed Consumption

In our latest research, we examine the challenges and accelerators affecting how and when consumers around the world will engage with the myriad forms of emerging technologies primed to make their lives easier and more efficient.

The Database: A Conversation with Women in Technology

On this special episode of the Database podcast, recorded at CES, Marie Lalleman, Executive Vice President, Global Client Solutions at Nielsen, and Tina Daniels, Agency Sales Director, Google, share how they’ve navigated gender inequality in their own careers and how they’re helping to pave the...

AR and VR Will Drive Omnichannel 2.0

In the next five years, A/VR technology will augment the shopping journey in increasingly meaningful ways—from the way consumers discover, choose, share, buy and engage with brands.

Game Changer

The best sports properties in the world will succeed in the long run by understanding the wants and needs of Generation Z and transforming themselves so they can attract and engage fans for years to come.

Augmented Retail: The New Consumer Reality

Consumers today are increasingly craving immersive, real-life experiences. But they want these experiences without foregoing time or effort. The solution? Augmented and virtual reality technology, coming to a “store” near you.

The 2020 Vision for U.S. Retail and Beyond

In the future, will your wearable device recommend what to add to your grocery list? Will you be able to order a new chair from a mobile 3D printer that can deliver it to you in the next hour? When you reach for your favorite brand on the shelf, will it automatically communicate to the manufacturer...