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Nielsen Trends
May 21, 2020

Recalibrated Consumption Dynamics in a COVID-19 Altered World
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 environment—and will have differing impacts for these two consumer groups.

Nielsen Trends
May 18, 2020

Marketers, It's Time to Engage Asian American Consumers
Today, more than ever, marketers are relying on digital platforms to sell their products. As early digital adopters, Asian American consumers can help deliver an immediate sales boost for those digitally savvy brands who make the effort to target them where they are.

Nielsen Trends
May 18, 2020

Engaging Asian American Consumers at The Dawn of a New Decade
This report explores Asian American consumer behaviors that are setting the pace for two important industry trends: First, the media platforms that are winning amid the streaming wars and the content that is capturing their attention. Second is the gaming industry, which is breaking boundaries as entertainment.

Nielsen Trends
May 18, 2020

Still Concerned About COVID-19, U.S. Consumers Will Want More from Convenience Stores
Across the U.S. retail landscape, the convenience channel has been the offline channel to watch over the past year. With the country now in the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic, the convenience channel is poised to be even more dominant.

Nielsen Trends
May 15, 2020

Adapting Advertising to a New Normal: Insights, Trends and the Path Forward During COVID-19
As people adapt to a new way of living during COVID-19, companies are tasked with reevaluating how to reach them with the right message at the right time across platforms. As an advertiser, agency or publisher, how can you adapt your strategy to enable short-term and long-term success for your business? Our recent webinar explores recent shifts in media, why you should continue investing in advertising and how to adapt for success.

Nielsen Trends
May 13, 2020

COVID-19 Can Inhibit Innovation Or Foster It: It's Up To You
If you think innovating can be hard normally, try doing it during a global pandemic. It can become downright defeating if you allow it. But if innovation were easy, everyone would do it.

Nielsen Trends
May 12, 2020

Become the Brand that People Remember: How to Increase Share of Market in Uncertain Times
Even during a crisis like the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, businesses need to consider strategic plans and continue to invest in their brands. Continuing to invest in advertising will help set your company up for success when life eventually settles into a new normal.

Nielsen Trends
May 07, 2020

Rebalancing the ‘COVID-19 Effect' on Alcohol Sales
What would it take to rebalance topline market performance for alcohol? And how can current behavioral shifts toward take-out restaurant services and "off-premise"* alcohol sales be leveraged to offset the immense "on-premise" losses?

Nielsen Trends
May 04, 2020

Scenarios Beyond COVID-19: Rebound, Reboot, Reinvent
Nielsen has identified three distinct time horizons for global market regeneration beyond the COVID-19 global health emergency and attached likely scenarios to each. The three-tiered framework identifies the conditions for businesses to rebound, reboot or reinvent as they confront expected unprecedented recessionary conditions.

Nielsen Trends
May 01, 2020

In Latin America, COVID-19 Will Hit Low-Income Consumers the Most
Consumers in Latin America expect the impact of COVID-19 to be lengthy. In fact, a Nielsen study of 13 Latin American markets found that 76% of Latinos are now concerned about COVID-19, and 51% estimate that it's here to stay for the next four months or even more.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 30, 2020

Kids and Teens Drive Daytime TV Viewing and Streaming Increases During COVID-19
TV makes a pretty good babysitter for homebound kids. Now several weeks into the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) shutdown in the U.S., a clearer picture is emerging around how "shelter-in-place" orders are affecting the daily lives of American families in local cities across the country---specifically as it relates to their TV appetites.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 30, 2020

During Times of Uncertainty, Let Consumers Take the Wheel
In times of uncertainty, it's important to stay connected with your consumers. Whether you're trying to add new benefits to your offerings to keep up with changing consumer opinions, updating claims on your packaging or building your innovation pipeline to meet emerging needs, you need consumer input. But at the same time, getting that input is more difficult.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 28, 2020

Quarantined Consumers Are Staying Connected With TV and Social Media
Marketers are adapting to a new world of TV advertising in the midst of COVID-19. With consumers staying home and TV consumption at a high, we look to highly engaged social media communities to discover what TV audiences are tuning in to in response to disruptions in regular TV programming. Here we look at some of the top social TV trends in the U.S.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 23, 2020

Sustainable Brands Can Pivot With Purpose to Help Address COVID-19
As we look for a pathway out of the global COVID-19 pandemic, one thing is clear: This situation requires collective action and meaningful collaboration across different communities, countries and cultures. We've identified some consistent themes across sustainability, brand loyalty and efficacy that demonstrate how brands can meaningfully pivot with purpose to advance the common good.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 22, 2020

Streaming Consumption Rises In U.S. Markets with Early Stay-at-Home Orders During COVID-19
In March 2020, most states across the U.S. implemented stay-at-home orders as concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic swept across the country. And many Americans stuck at home turned to streaming content to fill their time. New Nielsen data shows that streaming trends varied across markets, age groups and times of day during the first month of living restrictions in the U.S.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 21, 2020

Good For Me, And Good For We
COVID-19 has changed everything, hasn't it? So why should businesses and marketers have sustainability on their agendas? While certain sustainability claims may not seem as relevant today, some, such as local sourcing, will become ever more important to consumers in the near future.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 20, 2020

Advertising in the Age of COVID-19
Faced with uncertainty about the future, many companies are responding by trying to freeze all activity, from hiring to marketing. But stopping and cutting all activity can only persist for so long without dramatic downstream effects. Adaptation will be the key to survival.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 20, 2020

Real-Time ‘Recessionary' Response Holds Key to COVID-19 Fallout
With the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 emergency being felt around the globe, there is a natural tendency to make comparisons to the Great Recession. Some habits from that period will be repeated, but to make side-by-side comparisons would be overly simplistic.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 17, 2020

Pantries Padded With Produce as North Americans Prepare for the COVID-19 Long Haul
Much like the sentiment felt among European consumers, many North Americans expect the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to last for quite some time. That means the inordinate rise of in-home food and beverage consumption we've seen this year will likely continue for the foreseeable future.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 16, 2020

It's Time for Facts, Not Fear: Asian Americans are Doing Their Part
We've seen many headlines about Asian Americans falling victim to hate and harassment amid the COVID-19 pandemic. But we are not a community that will sit quietly and turn a blind a eye. We are one with a voice to be heard.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 16, 2020

During COVID-19 Sports Viewers Are Still a Scoring Opportunity for Brands and Media Owners
The sports blackout at the hands of COVID-19 hasn't dampened the passion that many fans have in terms of their media behavior, according to a recent Nielsen analysis on sports viewing.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 15, 2020

A Look at How Home Care Product Claim Preferences Have Shifted Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
The sentiment around staying safe and hygienic has amplified the relevance of certain product claims. Specifically, consumers now believe product claims focused on killing germs, providing immunity and overall health promotion are more relevant than claims around naturalness, sustainability, quality and brand.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 09, 2020

The Fight to Remain Relevant if the U.S. Enters a Recession
Amid record job losses and unemployment filings in the last month due to travel restrictions and physical retail closures, it's not an understatement to say that the FMCG industry is operating in uncharted territory.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 09, 2020

10 Minutes Today Will Shape the Next 10 Years
As we grapple with the spread of COVID-19 and its implications for our lives, we need to remember that public health experts, first responders and government officials rely on data from the U.S. Census to make critical decisions. Everything from the size and number of hospitals to the amount of emergency resources funneled to communities is influenced by census data.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 09, 2020

Do Device Swipes Deliver A Perfect Match For Innovation Testing?
At Nielsen BASES, the prospect of deriving new insights from consumers by using different interfaces is an exciting idea. Could dating app style swiping be the next great market research technique?

Nielsen Trends
Apr 08, 2020

While Still in Lockdown, Many Europeans Expect the Impact of COVID-19 to Last Another Year
The majority of Europeans believe the impact of COVID-19 is here to stay for the next 12 months, signalling that some of the major changes we've seen in the consumer and retail environment will stick around as well.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 07, 2020

Concerns About COVID-19 Push U.S. E-commerce Boundaries
With most of the world now on lockdown in an attempt to mitigate further spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), it's not surprising to see heightened e-commerce adoption across the U.S. What is somewhat surprising, however, is that in some categories and locations, online sales have been more closely correlated with the local spread of the virus.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 07, 2020

Three Essential Steps to Getting Your Product On the Shelf
Having the right business intelligence and market data will help you better understand your product category, retail landscape and develop a successful go-to-market plan.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 03, 2020

Multicultural Consumers Are Streaming Content More Than Ever as Social Distancing Continues
As we explore and analyze the impacts of current events like the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on media consumption, we certainly can't ignore the influence of multicultural consumers in the U.S.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 02, 2020

4 Tips from our Clients on Breaking Down Operational Silos
Our clients discuss the implications of operational silos in the face of ever-changing consumer tastes and offer practical strategies for increasing agility.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 02, 2020

COVID-19 Forces Recalibration of Priorities as World Embraces New Habits
The COVID-19 outbreak has forced a permanent recalibration of consumer habits and consumption patterns. With a large percentage of the world now in lockdown, it is important to look beyond the day-to-day maelstrom and adjust for a new normal.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 01, 2020

5 Common Challenges After Launching Your Product and How to Overcome Them
Increase your product's staying power with our Small and Mid-size CPG Manufacturer's Success Guide. Download now.

Nielsen Trends
Apr 01, 2020

Improve Your Odds of Success After Your CPG Product's Launch
Get Nielsen's five-step checklist for small and mid-size manufacturers and find out how to improve your product's success post-launch.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 31, 2020

COVID-19: Key questions all marketers should be asking
Staying put is what's best for reducing the spread of the COVID-19, but home bound consumers are having an immediate impact on brands. Marketers now have to reduce spending while continuing to engage buyers. How can businesses support their brands and make money in such uncharted waters?

Nielsen Trends
Mar 30, 2020

COVID-19 Intelligence Roundup
The Nielsen Intelligence team has been following COVID-19 developments since January and identified significant changes in consumer behavior that will impact how consumers are served all over the world.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 30, 2020

Tracking the Unprecedented Impact of COVID-19 on U.S. CPG Shopping Behavior
For the two weeks ended March 21, 2002, total U.S. CPG sales (in-store and online) increased $8.5 billion from the two weeks prior. For context, that's 15x the average rate of change for a typical two-week period.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 27, 2020

Asian Consumers Are Rethinking How They Eat Post COVID-19
Consumers across Asia have signaled their eating habits may change permanently once the world moves beyond the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In an exclusive Nielsen study of 11 Asian markets, only Japanese consumers say they are less likely to change their eating habits as a result of the global pandemic.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 26, 2020

Radio is ‘Comfort Food' As Media Consumption Rises Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Amid the various media options consumers have to choose from, including streaming platforms and connected TVs, a recent Nielsen survey found that 83% of consumers say they're listening to as much or more radio as they were before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 26, 2020

From 0 to 200: Virtual NASCAR Takes Over Esports Amid Sports Blackout
On Sunday, March 22, NASCAR broke new ground by holding the first ever eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race, putting actual NASCAR drivers into simulators for a virtual competition that aired live on FOX Sports 1. Drivers—including Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin and the recently retired Dale Earnhardt, Jr.—battled it out from the comfort of their own homes.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 24, 2020

In the ‘New Normal' of COVID-19, Local TV News Proves to Be the Medium of Choice for News and Information
As concerns and restrictions around COVID-19 heighten in the U.S., consumers are gravitating to local news outlets to stay informed about the impact of the pandemic on their communities.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 17, 2020

In-Store Tech May Boost the Brick-and-Mortar Retail Resurgence
Brick-and-mortar retail may be readying for a resurgence. And somewhat ironically, a handful of digital brands are leading the charge.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 16, 2020

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.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 16, 2020

From The Field: Nielsen Russia Offers Personal Insight On Shopping Trends Amid The Covid-19 Outbreak
With a relatively low number of reported cases of COVID-19 in Russia, Nielsen's 700 auditors have largely been able to operate normally, barring the addition of face masks where individuals choose to use them.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 16, 2020

Staying PUT: Consumers Forced Indoors During Crisis Spend More Time On Media
Regardless of whether you call it social distancing, quarantining or retreating to a safe place, heading home amid concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is bound to affect media consumption habits. In fact, staying put in our homes can lead to almost a 60% increase in the amount of content we watch in some cases and potentially more depending on the reasons.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 16, 2020

COVID-19: Tracking the Impact on FMCG and Retail
As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads across the globe, we're monitoring key consumer behavior thresholds to help fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands and retailers understand the status of each market, as well as how to best respond.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 16, 2020

COVID-19: Tracking the Impact on FMCG, Retail and Media
As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads across the globe, we're monitoring key consumer behavior thresholds to help fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands and retailers understand the status of each market, as well as how to best respond.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 16, 2020

From The Field: Nielsen Indonesia Offers Personal Insight On Shopping Trends Amid The Covid-19 Outbreak
The complexity of a country made up of over 6,000 inhabited islands with a population of more than 265 million people can never be underestimated. But for Nielsen's retail data acquisition teams in Indonesia, the COVID-19 outbreak has been something they have tackled head on.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 13, 2020

From The Field: Nielsen South Korea Offers Personal Insight On Shopping Trends Amid The Covid-19 Outbreak
Katherine Kim and her team of 60 retail auditors had never had to deal with anything like the COVID-19 outbreak. Of course, no one had, and the sheer scale of it was daunting.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 13, 2020

From The Field: Nielsen China Offers Personal Insight On Shopping Trends Amid The Covid-19 Outbreak
Joe Fan, who has a team of more than 1,200 retailer auditors operating across China, said access for his team was difficult at first, but they remained protected throughout the toughest days of the crisis.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 13, 2020

From The Field: Nielsen Pakistan Offers Personal Insight On Shopping Trends Amid The Covid-19 Outbreak
During the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak, Murtaza Ahmed Khan, head of field operations in Pakistan and the Arabian Peninsula, said there were instances where outlets were selling high-demand items, particularly in traditional trade settings, for twice their normal retail price.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 12, 2020

From the Field: Nielsen Italy Offers Personal Insight on Shopping Trends Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak
At the height of panic buying, Maurizio Nardiello, Data Acquisition Leader, Retail Measurement Service, Italy, saw retail sales reach levels that he normally sees only during holiday periods like Christmas. But once the initial rush on stores was over, sales plateaued outside of spikes driven by news events such as the expanded quarantine efforts.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 11, 2020

COVID-19 Concerns Are a Likely Tipping Point for Local Brand Growth
Never mind national pride, opting for locally produced products may fast become a necessity for retailers and consumers concerned about products originating from countries where novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 10, 2020

Key Consumer Behavior Thresholds Identified as the Coronavirus Outbreak Evolves
There are six key consumer behavior threshold levels that tie directly to concerns around the COVID-19 outbreak. The thresholds offer early signals of spending patterns, particularly for emergency pantry items and health supplies.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 05, 2020

Upsizing, Shrinkflation, Premiumization
Drawing from Nielsen BASES' history of testing over 200,000 new products and over 40 years of forecasting, we have a clear understanding of consumer demand and the impact that price and package changes have on that demand. Throughout our experience, we have identified a few strategies that have historically led to positive outcomes.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 05, 2020

Quality and Efficacy May Beat Out Price Sensitivities Amid Coronavirus Concerns
As we watch this situation unfold and get a handle on the length of time COVID-19 may be in play, the ability to guarantee the quality and safety of products, environments and consumption, coupled with the recognition of how important this will be to communicate to consumers for the foreseeable future, may help remove some of the potential panic from the consumer environment—and place the industry in a better position to avoid volatility.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 02, 2020

LEAD Network Webinar: Wising up to Women
Nielsen recently hosted and participated in the kick-off webinar of the LEAD (Leading Executives Advancing Diversity) Network's Diversity & Inclusion Best Practice series with Unilever to explore the challenges women face and how they are communicating and engaging to create equality.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 02, 2020

Break Through the "It's Just Not Worth It" Moment to Keep Women Engaged
Globally, women earn less than men and shoulder more of the household responsibilities. This can often leave them feeling like it's just not worth it. The good news is that companies and brands are starting to get it—and starting to understand that they can help.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 02, 2020

Wise up to Women
By 2028, women will own 75% of the discretionary spend, making them the world's greatest influencers. But they're also shouldering more of the household burdens, feeling less financially secure and still are facing serious barriers when it comes to equality. It's time brands wise up to women.

Nielsen Trends
Mar 02, 2020

Nielsen Investigation: "Pandemic Pantries" Pressure Supply Chain Amid COVID-19 Fears
Nielsen's initial investigation across major countries around the world has found significant spikes in the hoarding of emergency supplies is occurring in China, the U.S. and Italy, where consumers are rushing to build what are being labelled "pandemic pantries."

Nielsen Trends
Mar 02, 2020

Nielsen Investigation: "Pandemic Pantries" Pressure Supply Chain Amidst COVID-19 Fears
Nielsen's initial investigation across major countries around the world has found significant spikes in the hoarding of emergency supplies is occurring in China, the U.S. and Italy, where consumers are rushing to build what are being labelled "pandemic pantries."

Nielsen Trends
Feb 26, 2020

Win the Retail Tech Race by Winning Women's Trust
If brands want to win the technology race, they need to focus on using technology as an enabler of humanity and use it to build trust and connection in this world. That's because trust is at the epicenter of the decisions that women—and all consumers—make.

Nielsen Trends
Feb 26, 2020

Podcast Content is Growing Audio Engagement
As new media options like podcasts mature, U.S. consumers are opting to add them to their daily routines instead of simply replacing the traditional fare. And when it comes to audio, podcast listeners actually listen to more broadcast radio than people who don't listen to podcasts at all.

Nielsen Trends
Feb 25, 2020

Hard Seltzers Are Shaking Up the Competition at U.S. Bars and Restaurants
Nielsen CGA data shows that hard seltzers can both replace and supplement other beverages in U.S. bars and restaurants.

Nielsen Trends
Feb 24, 2020

It's Time to Think Omnichannel Shopper, Not Just Omnichannel
There's no shortage of omnichannel chatter across the retail landscape, and that chatter has been building for quite some time. But now that 44% of American households are actively buying food both on- and offline, the industry needs to focus more on the consumer and less on the physical channel.

Nielsen Trends
Feb 24, 2020

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.

Nielsen Trends
Feb 20, 2020

Diamonds in the Rough: Navigating the Many Pathways to CPG Success
It's time to break repetitive cycles of lackluster innovation management. Companies are spending excessive amounts of capital supporting weak products, and it's clear that CPG companies need better insight into what successful innovations look like before thinking about supporting them with millions in marketing support.

Nielsen Trends
Feb 19, 2020

Ad-Supported Audio Presents a Compelling Opportunity
Audio is fundamentally different from video in a number of ways, and business models need to reflect them. And as streaming becomes ubiquitous, it's important for audio providers to embrace the fact that consumers are more apt to gravitate toward free options. After all, that's where the advertising opportunities are.

Nielsen Trends
Feb 18, 2020

Navigating the Turbulence of Tariffs
Tariffs have dominated headlines since March 2018, when the U.S. first announced the beginning of a series of tariffs affecting several industries, sectors and countries. With more potential tariffs on the horizon, how can brands and retailers position themselves to react to the turbulence tariffs are creating in the marketplace now and in the future?

Nielsen Trends
Feb 12, 2020

Pet Care is the Next Big CBD Opportunity in the U.S.
Cannabis is poised to be the next big opportunity in the U.S. consumer packaged goods market (CPG). That opportunity, however, isn't limited to just human consumers. Given the love that consumers have for their pets, the cannabis opportunity, particularly with respect to CBD, is just as big.

Nielsen Trends
Feb 11, 2020

Playback Time: Which Consumer Attitudes Will Shape the Streaming Wars?
Content creators and platforms battling for audiences will be happy to know that consumers are willing to crown multiple champions. According to a special Streaming Wars edition of the Nielsen Total Audience Report, which serves as the industry's premiere source of media truth across platforms, people and devices, consumers in OTT-capable homes are spending nearly one-fifth (19%) of their TV time streaming content, be it through ad-supported or paid subscription models.

Nielsen Trends
Feb 10, 2020

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 way for other women.

Nielsen Trends
Feb 06, 2020

The 5 New Must-Dos of Marketing
Digital channels now capture over half of all advertising spending in the U.S. Understanding that marketing has changed doesn't mean you know how to navigate the new landscape or what others in the field are doing to keep up.

Nielsen Trends
Jan 30, 2020

Why You Must Take the Product Out of the Lab Before Launch
Product innovators and marketers spend an exorbitant amount of time and effort perfecting their products before they bring them to market. So, how do they know when the innovation is ready for launch?

Nielsen Trends
Jan 29, 2020

Quiz: Business Blind Spots, Decision-Making Styles and Your CPG Business
Understand your CPG decision-making style, the type of retail market data you need to fill in your knowledge gap, and how to use that data to grow your business.

Nielsen Trends
Jan 27, 2020

Multicultural Influences are Shifting American Appetites During the Super Bowl (and Beyond)
What's on tap for your Super Bowl party this year? While potato skins, pizza, cheese sticks and American lager have a long-standing history with the big game, the growing Latinx* influence across the U.S. is inspiring many American football fans to swap their traditional fare for imported beer and jalapeño poppers.

Nielsen Trends
Jan 27, 2020

The Database: How Mixed Realities Will Enhance the Video Game Landscape
On this special episode, recorded at CES, Stephanie Llamas, Head of Research and XR at SuperData, a Nielsen company, and Vinay Narayan, Vice President of Platform Strategy and Developer Community at HTC Vive talk about the impact that XR will have on the gaming industry.

Nielsen Trends
Jan 23, 2020

The Smart Shelf: Your Pathway to Winning in Retail
The Smart Shelf whitepaper will allow you to better understand the ingredients of the Smart Shelf and what you need to do to build your first planogram.

Nielsen Trends
Jan 23, 2020

Nielsen 2020: Off-Premise Predictions for Beverage Alcohol
We've been tracking a move toward "healthier" drinking, and this trend will continue into 2020. Younger generations are leading this shift, and it will affect drinking quantities and preferences.

Nielsen Trends
Jan 22, 2020

Infographic: Inside Blue Lizard's Growth Strategy
How did this new CPG manufacturer of sunscreen products become a household name in the U.S.? It used Nielsen data to support its sell-in story and expansion goals. Our new infographic charts the Blue Lizard growth journey.

Nielsen Trends
Jan 22, 2020

Case Study: How Blue Lizard Soared from Small Manufacturer to Market Leader in 3 Years
Learn how one CPG manufacturer grew from an up-and-coming company to a market leader in sunscreen, all in just three years. Download our case study.

Nielsen Trends
Jan 17, 2020

Soft Drinks and Health and Wellness Can Coexist in the U.S. Alcohol Space
Given the growing health and wellness movement among U.S. consumers, conventional wisdom would suggest that soft drinks would suffer. But in reality, the opposite is happening, particularly in the alcoholic beverage space. And amid the juxtaposition of the sober-curious consumers and the premium spirits drinkers, soft drinks have plenty of room to grow.

Nielsen Trends
Jan 16, 2020

Nielsen Annual Marketing Report: The Age of Dissonance
This report offers a powerful view into the current state of the marketing industry. Understand the dynamics at play and identify promising areas of development for marketers and their media partners.

Nielsen Trends
Jan 16, 2020

Nielsen 2020: 10 On-Premise Predictions for the New Year
In the coming months and year, expect to see an increase in spirits with no alcohol. There will be a greater variation in products to appeal to different drinkers. On-premise creativity will continue to fuel alcohol-free cocktail menus and bars across the country.

Nielsen Trends
Jan 13, 2020

The Database: A Step Toward Widespread Addressable Ads on Linear TV
On this special episode, recorded at CES, Kelly Abcarian, General Manager for Nielsen's Advanced Video Advertising Group, and Dan Callahan, SVP of Data Strategy and Innovation at FOX, talk about what the beta release of Nielsen's Addressable TV platform means for the industry, as well as what addressable advertising in the linear TV realm will look like.

Nielsen Trends
Jan 09, 2020

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.

Nielsen Trends
Jan 02, 2020

Distribution: The Undervalued Lever of New Product Success
Distribution affects new product sales. This is obvious. What's less obvious is the extent to which CPG manufacturers can predict and control distribution for a new product, especially during the first year in-market.

Nielsen Trends
Dec 26, 2019

Your Competitor Just Innovated: Here's the Agile Way to a Proper Response
We know a really good idea and a potential threat when we see one, right? We might, but the most common monitoring approach is to keep a close eye on the in-market performance of those innovations. But this wait and see approach relies on in-market performance, which means it has two serious flaws.

Nielsen Trends
Dec 20, 2019

Top 5 Factors that Impacted Online Grocery Businesses in 2019
As we close the book on 2019, brick-and-mortar drove the vast majority of grocery sales—particularly for fresh food—yet e-commerce maintained its meteoric rise. Understanding the factors that drove shoppers online purchase decisions in 2019 will help online grocers stack success in 2020.

Nielsen Trends
Dec 19, 2019

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.

Nielsen Trends
Dec 19, 2019

Our 2020 Forecast for the U.S. Hemp-CBD and CPG Industries
As cannabis-curious consumers and companies wait for additional guidelines from federal regulators, Nielsen believes that brands, marketers and consumers will have a big appetite for data and information about cannabis in 2020, giving us a peek into what a cannabis-rich consumer packaged goods landscape could look like.

Nielsen Trends
Dec 18, 2019

Tops of 2019: Radio
Adults 18 and older in the U.S. spend just shy of six hours (5 hours, 51 minutes) with their TV-connected devices each week. While that's nothing to snub your nose at, it's dwarfed by the amount of time Americans spend with traditional radio, the proverbial patriarch of the media industry.

Nielsen Trends
Dec 18, 2019

Tops of 2019: Television
As another decade of television becomes part of history, the definition of "TV" has never been so hard to pin down, and that's something we'll continue to see in the years ahead. In the chase for eyeballs, however, one thing, and one thing alone, will win the TV audience: good content.

Nielsen Trends
Dec 17, 2019

Tops of 2019: Video Games
In the video game industry, connectivity and access to media have fueled an immense surge in free-to-play games. That surge has helped propel topline revenue and audience growth—both of which will continue in the years to come, largely because of massive hits like Fortnit

Nielsen Trends
Dec 12, 2019

From Ideal to Real: Bridging the Gap to Better Eating in America
We're all human, and that means we don't always do as we say. But there are reasons for that. Some are logical, others are emotional...but the gap is real. And the smartest companies are dialed into the nature of human behavior.

Nielsen Trends
Dec 12, 2019

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.

Nielsen Trends
Dec 11, 2019

How America Will Eat
There's no single definition for what constitutes healthy food today. And, Millennials have certainly indicated that health is not the sole factor driving changes in eating habits. Millennials are most likely to define healthy eating in practical ways, whereas surveyed Boomers, Greatest Generation consumers and even Gen Xers indicate their eating habits are more heavily guided by health maintenance or specific health conditions.

Nielsen Trends
Dec 10, 2019

Tops of 2019: Social TV
2019 was a significant year for TV and social — from an explosion of OTT offerings to the social platforms' experimentation in hiding "likes" and "replies," it's now more important than ever to measure the impact of social TV.

Nielsen Trends
Dec 05, 2019

Bursting with new products, there's never been a better time for breakthrough innovation
30,000 new products each year is a lot for anyone to think about, and it might seem hard to stand out in a sea that large. But, in reality, there has never been a better time for manufacturers to find breakthrough success with innovation.

Nielsen Trends
Nov 25, 2019

Identifying Unique Sustainability Opportunities Across Categories to Foster Trust With Consumers
In our April 2019 Omnibus study of more than 21,000 U.S. households, we analyzed consumers' attitudes toward a cohort of sustainable attributes across 13 product categories. Within each category, consumers' sustainable priorities can differ markedly from the overall trend.

Nielsen Trends
Nov 22, 2019

New Shoppers and Nuanced Category Sales Will Drive Holiday Shopping
Brands and retailers that activate the levers for new online shoppers and category differentiators will win this holiday season.

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