NEW YORK — A recent report from Nielsen looks at the impact the coronavirus is having on some health-related retail products in the U.S. The report noted that hand sanitizer sales are up 73% for the week ending 2/22/20 compared to the same week in 2019. Not surprisingly, demand for medical and health-safety essentials is
ORLANDO, Fla. — Nielsen announced on Tuesday its predictions for 2020 and the decade ahead from Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo. Built on the most holistic and predictive view of consumer purchasing habits, Nielsen anticipates that 2020 will represent an inflection point for trust and transparency, 5G and time to purchase in the U.S. retail and consumer
NEW YORK — Nielsen and Charlotte’s Web, jointly announced on Wednesday an analytic relationship. Together, Nielsen and Charlotte’s Web will help guide the U.S. retail market for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies through the evolution of the CBD space. Mirroring the changing tide happening across the U.S. retail and CPG industry, this new relationship marks
The self-care movement is playing a key role in reshaping health care in a way that drug store retailers and manufacturers cannot afford to ignore. Recent data from The Conference Board Global Consumer Confidence Survey, in collaboration with Nielsen, shows that 18% of Americans reported health as a top concern, next only to the economy
NEW YORK — Nielsen announced Wednesday the global winners of the 2019 Nielsen Design Impact Awards, recognizing successful package redesigns in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) space. Over the past three years, the Nielsen Design Impact Award has gained distinction and prestige within the design community for underscoring the very real and measurable business value
NEW YORK — Building on the enduring strength of the Trax-Nielsen alliance, Nielsen and Trax, the leading provider of computer vision solutions for retail, Tuesday announced three new offerings that will enhance shelf insight visibility and advance the way U.S. manufacturers and retailers use computer vision technology. Nielsen and Trax, alongside sales and marketing service
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.