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.
A new era of sustainability is rising and it’s touching every corner of the world. Consumers in markets big and small are increasingly motivated to be more environmentally conscious and are exercising their power and voice through the products they buy. But why do these shifts feel so urgent?
There’s a new retail revolution underway, and it’s going to affect the global food industry in ways the market hasn’t seen before. The revolution comes at the hand of store-branded products, which continue to gain share across all major geographies around the globe.
Around the world, consumers are looking for a taste of the good life. And it’s not just those who are wealthy. Sales of products in the “premium” tier are growing at a rapid pace. In fact, the growth of the premium sector in many markets is outpacing total growth for many fast-moving consumer...
When it comes to learning about which diapers are best, 44% of global respondents go direct to the people they know and trust for recommendations, which is the top source of information in every region.
As the media landscape evolves, so too do the sources consumers use to find out about new products. Globally, shoppers' reliance on earned media is growing while their attention toward some paid media sources are declining.
Advertising during the Super Bowl requires very deep pockets, as the average 30-second spot cost marketers well over $3 million the last two years. And the stakes for those dollars are just as big, considering that viewership routinely tops the hundred-million viewer mark. So when you take a step...
According to the U.S. Entertainment Consumer Report, there is a strong correlation between income and entertainment spending. In fact, big earners seem to take an if you got it, spend it mentality when it comes to entertainment escapism.
By Taddy Hall, Project Director, The Cambridge Group Much has been discussed about the short tenure of CMOs. The primary reason for the brevity, however, is a frequent misgiving that successful marketing begins with allocation and ends with execution and measurement. Their dedication to an...
Marketers keen to reach African consumers need to look beyond the obvious and explore innovative and persuasive ways to resonate with niche and mass audiences.