ARLINGTON, Va. — For just over 40 hours this week, the unique dynamics and national implications of Houston’s retail, health and wellness market will be under thorough examination by the NACDS Retail Advisory Board. The group – which evaluates CPG and retail topics and makes programming recommendations to the NACDS board of directors – brings its
NEW YORK — Monday, Nielsen announced the renewal and expansion of its analytic relationship with Beiersdorf U.S. Together, Nielsen and Beiersdorf U.S. are fostering growth in the health and beauty space by accelerating the adoption of cutting edge analytics and technology. With this agreement, Beiersdorf U.S. became the first skin care company to engage with Nielsen’s newest
The cannabis and cannabidiol (CBD) craze presents both risk and opportunity to the U.S. drug store channel. Striking the interest of curious consumers, the mainstreaming of CBD could be ushering in a new era of ailment treatment, where major pharmacy chains like CVS and Walgreens have begun to respond to consumer demand by announcing the
NEW YORK — Store brands are proving to be a powerful weapon for mass merchandisers, club stores and dollar stores as they compete against both Amazon and other brick and mortar retailers the Private Label Manufacturers Association reported Monday. An analysis of the latest Nielsen data reveals that private label dollar volume in the mass retail channel
NEW YORK — Nielsen announced Tuesday that Cardinal Health has selected Nielsen as its primary U.S. analytics provider for retail syndicated market and panel data. Nielsen will be the provider of retail market data for Cardinal Health, supporting its strong network of independent retail pharmacy partners. With this announcement, Nielsen will be adding new retail outlets to
More than any other consumer industry, beauty and personal care are driven by trends. New trending ingredients, formulations, colors and brands come around every season. Walk into your average drug store and you’ll see this reflected on shelves. In fact, here in the U.S. there are more products on shelf in the average cosmetics aisle
“Actionable Insights” — is there any bigger cliché in the category management and shopper insights world than those two words? Usually you see these words in the context of a service provider making claims about its unique ability to provide value. “We translate data and reports into actionable insights that help you grow your business.
KANSAS CITY – Hallmark is partnering with retailers to drive profitability by bringing the greeting card aisle to the online marketplace. This focus on delivering new and innovative solutions comes at a time when the grocery industry is experiencing growth in online sales. A Food Marketing Institute-Nielsen report states that U.S. online grocery spending could
NEW YORK — It is a pivotal juncture for the beauty care category in the drug channel. Retailers and brands need to devise a game plan to wrest the business away from prestige power players. Sales in cosmetics, skin care and grooming are firing on all cylinders — but sadly, not in the mass beauty
NEW YORK — Store-brand sales growth in the mass retail channel approached 10% last year, according to new Nielsen data reported by the Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA). In 2017, private-label dollar sales at mass merchant, warehouse club and dollar stores totaled $54.9 billion, up 9.3% from $50.2 billion for 2016, while unit sales rose
MIAMI — Within five to seven years, 70% of U.S. consumers will be doing at least some of their grocery shopping online, according to research findings released by the Food Marketing Institute and Nielsen at the FMI’s Midwinter Conference here. The second-year findings of the “Digitally Engaged Food Shopper” study estimates that American consumers will be
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A resource tool originally designed to help Global Market Development Center (GMDC) members track and understand marketplace data has been upgraded to provide a more intuitive user experience and deeper levels of analytics. The updated GM Hierarchy was launched on Wednesday by GMDC in partnership with Nielsen and Retail Insights LLC.
It’s no secret that the U.S. retail landscape is experiencing one of the greatest seismic shifts in decades. Each day brings new challenges to navigate, such as consolidation, price wars, channel fragmentation and major shifts in when, where and how consumers shop. Drug stores are not immune to these dynamics, and in many cases they
NEW YORK — Nielsen has renewed its data insights and analytics services pact with Fred’s Inc., expanding the companies’ long-term relationship. Under the agreement, Nielsen will become the exclusive account-level data provider for Fred’s Pharmacy, covering metrics for all 601 Fred’s discount general merchandise stores in 15 states across the southeastern United States, as well