This year’s winners represent a wide range of business situations across food, beverage, personal and home care. Some transformed brands; others tacked challenges with competing in saturated categories; and some adapted heritage brands to stay relevant amid an evolving FMCG landscape.
Our first-quarter 2019 report covers 66 countries across five regions. This quarterly series provides a global snapshot of what’s going on in our markets today.
On-demand streaming continues to super-charge the U.S. music industry, as there were more than 507 billion on-demand streams in the first half of 2019. This exciting milestone was led by singles and albums by Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Halsey Khalid, BTS, LIl Nas X and Bad Bunny.
Radio continues to reach a large segment of Americans when they’re on the move, offering advertisers the ability to deliver the right message to the right audience at the right time.
Games have become part and parcel of the Millennial media diet, with two in three U.S. Millennials now playing every month. Brands and media companies should add gaming to their media plans so they reach a highly engaged Millennial audience.
Fan interest and commercial investments in women’s football, or soccer, are growing leading into the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. According to Nielsen Sports, 40% of the people in countries with a team competing in this year’s tournament are interested in women’s football.
Whether it’s watching the glitz and glamour on the red carpet, witnessing the wedding nuptials of the nerdiest theoretical physicist and neurobiologist, or rooting for the next singing sensation, U.S. consumers constantly watch entertainment programs regardless of where they are throughout the...
Asian Americans are among the most digitally enabled and tech-adopting consumers in the country–and that plays a big role in how this group is influenced, engages with brands, seeks out information and makes purchase decisions.
From manufacturers to retailers, content creators to distributors, understanding the cultural drivers of behavior is essential for marketers to exercise empathy and establish real connections with Asian American consumers.
Americans continue to watch the news to stay up-to-date in an era of mass information and accessibility. Furthermore, people aren’t just keeping tabs of the news in their homes; they’re also watching on linear TV when they’re on the go, whether it be at work or even in a bar.