Insights

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.

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.

The Million Dollar Fine

If you’re a woman in North America, the OECD estimates that you make $10,000 less than your male counterparts each year, and you’re charged between $1,300 and $2,135 more for products and services. It’s a gender fine that adds up to about half a million dollars over your lifetime—and...

Women: Primed and Ready for Progress

For brands to succeed today, they need to find ways to address the challenges women face. Making up half of the population, women are key influencers across the globe. And the reality is that women still shoulder most of the household responsibilities.

The Increasingly Connected Canadian Home

“Smart” technologies—including televisions, refrigerators, home security systems and more—can be found in different rooms in homes today. To better understand Canadian consumers’ level of familiarity with these technologies, Nielsen's Connected Home report segmented consumers into four...

Female Connected Consumers in Canada

In Canada, women account for 60% of primary shoppers, giving them significant influence over the household basket. With the never-ending rise in technologies to assist in purchase decisions, how can retailers and manufacturers connect with female consumers?

Asian-Americans: Culturally Connected and Forging the Future

Proud of their roots in a continent that represents over 60% of the global population, hailing from more than 40 countries, and speaking dozens of languages, Asian-Americans are sharing their unique stories, influencing tastes and trends, displaying their style, and flexing their wallets.

Nielsen TV: The Polarization of the Canadian Consumer

When asked about the CPG space in Canada, Carman Allison summarizes the environment in one word: challenging. In a relatively flat growth market retailers and manufacturers are eager to cash in on the opportunities that do exist. And when we take a closer look, we see a polarization, where some...