The eighth Nielsen Africa Prospects Report highlights shifting country priorities and sources of potential, with multi-dimensional, comparative indicators covering business, consumer, retail and macro-economic dynamics.
While online has been growing as a channel in several developed markets in recent years, it’s broadening in scope, and is fast becoming a popular shopping destination for consumers around the world, particularly those looking to purchase premium products, as these platforms are able to attract...
Recent years have shown an upward trend in the private label category in South Africa, with improving consumer perceptions around their quality and value, driven by a greater focus from retailers to develop value for money offerings resulting in increased innovation and differentiation within this...
In just 2 years Black Friday has become a headline feature on South Africans' promotional calendars. Black Friday activities, if executed well, have the ability to incrementally ramp up the necessary growth and returns. As manufacturers and retailers gear up for this year’s Olympian promotional...
South African consumers are facing an increasingly stressful, time-starved lifestyle which has created a burgeoning demand for convenient solutions that can help simplify their lives and points to a host of untapped opportunities for South African manufacturers and retailers.
The latest Nielsen Shoppergraphics Syndicated Report released in South Africa, reveals that local consumers have dropped an unprecedented three grocery categories from their shopping basket.
Convenience isn’t just about store formats, products or packaging. And it means more than the latest technologies or new engagement strategies. Rather, it’s about every encounter, interaction and action that can help fulfill consumers’ growing demand for efficiency.
Shortcuts and automation are top of mind as consumer chase ways to overcome everyday obstacles to effortless living. For FMCG companies, the task at hand involves adapting and enhancing their solutions to do more than keep pace—they’ll need to stay ahead of the pace.
One FMCG category that is seeing significant growth, and is indicative of shifting spending in emerging markets, is beer. So what can beer tell us?
Growth in the online FMCG sector is outpacing offline FMCG, with e-commerce sales set to surpass traditional retail sales within the next five years.