Insights

Seeking authenticity

This report looks at how LGBTQ+ adults in nine countries perceive inclusion on various media platforms and advertising, LGBTQ+ visibility in media and how to improve inclusion of LGBTQ+ people in advertising and content.

Building better connections

Brands that can harness data to dial in the right combination of influencer, platform, content and interest can create connections that drive engagement—and ROI.

Fans are changing the game

This report examines the global consumer shifts over the last two years and their impact on sports sponsorship models and content distribution.

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.

Power of One: Athletes as Endorsers

For this special report, in collaboration with Leaders, a global sports business organization, Nielsen Sports has focused on the social media endorsement power—and potential—of a younger generation of global athletes.

A Digital Giant Awakens

Marketing has evolved over the last several decades from marketing to many, marketing to some and now marketing to one. With advancements in technology and the growth of digital media and addressability, precision marketing is now a reality.

Women’s Football 2019

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.

Esports Playbook for Brands

Esports fans around the world include some of the hardest to reach consumers for brands because of their cord-cutting and ad-blocking tendencies. While esports unites them as a fan base, their digital-first mindset is pervasive in their approach to broader entertainment consumption.