Failure is one of the most important sources of success – especially in times of Covid-19 – but only when companies allow their employees to experiment and adapt to changing customer needs. And fast feedback is necessary if companies are going to allow their employees the leeway to fail fast.  by Manfred Maier - Global Platform Solutions Lead Customer Experience at Kantar

You've heard it before and you’ll hear it again. Millennials have been a hot topic for years now, but why? In this episode, we look into the minds of Millennials as the first of them turn 40.  Learn what truly makes this generation different from the rest.

When was the last time you reconsidered your approach to consumer monitoring? Your usual methods of tracking consumer trends may work well under typical, everyday market conditions—but these are not everyday market conditions.

When it comes to Latinos, there is no shortage of audio consumption among our community. As we are about to see, the same is true for podcast listening. The irony, however, is in the shortage of resources available to the Latino podcasting market. This strong consumption — paired with a lack of research – merits a formal look into the podcast listening terrains of the Latino listening world. This is exactly one reason why we teamed up with leaders in the audio space to conduct a study that will provide insights into the podcast listeners and non-listeners of our often simplified, but truly complex, ethnic group.

Many factors come into play when choosing a market research vendor. Some of the most common are methodological expertise, pricing, and, most importantly, data quality. However, when a multicultural research need comes up, rarely do corporate researchers vet their vendor’s multicultural expertise. So, should it be a prerequisite for getting the job? Absolutely, and here’s why.

The U.S. Census Bureau released estimates showing the nation’s 65-and-older population has grown rapidly since 2010, driven by the aging of Baby Boomers born between 1946 and 1964.

Nielsen announced that its Local People Meter (LPM) market service and Set Meter measurement services in 19 of 31 U.S. Set Meter markets have been granted continued accreditation by the Media Rating Council (MRC).

COVID-19 continues to take a drastic and broad impact on the global economy and touches everyone on the personal level, impacting their consumption and purchasing habits. On this webinar, we invite Stacie De Armas, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives & Consumer Engagement, Nielsen, as she shares their latest data and insights on patterns of Hispanic's shopping and media consumption habits during this time.

When working women have children, they experience a permanent setback in their likelihood of working and a big but temporary drop in earnings.

In this third study of advertising Buyers, IAB focuses on Upfronts/NewFronts spend, plus the impact of COVID on total advertising spend for the 2nd half of the year.

Gen Z Deconstructed: The Shifting Tides of Race & Diversity is a continuation of our partnership with The University of Texas, Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations. It focuses on how the Gen Z generation is fighting for equality and shifting society as we’ve known it – more significantly than any proceeding generation. Today we are already witnessing how this generation’s voice is finally helping force individuals to hear, listen, and understand the inequities of those who have been oppressed and deserve social justice.

The 2020 Edelman Trust Barometer Spring Update: Trust and the Covid-19 Pandemic shows a significant rise in Americans’ trust in both government and business. Since January, trust in government has risen nine points, and trust in business has risen six points.

Agencies and publishers will face a paradigm shift in the months to come as marketing priorities realign in light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Advertisers will demand their media partners, moving forward, drive value at the bottom of the purchase funnel.

After 11 weeks of lockdown and quarantine in most of Europe and Asia, and as lockdown are starting to be relaxed in most markets, linear TV viewing levels are gradually returning to 2019 levels in many markets but we are still seeing the last two weeks up 4% to 10% vs 2019, despite the lack of sports and fresh content on TV.  In Canada, the US and the UK, viewing has fallen below 2019 by now. In the US in lockdown week 11, viewing was down -4% on Persons 2+ and -13% on adults 18-45.  The return of major sports competitions (European Soccer, NASCAR etc) may sustain consumption in June.

A recent KPMG survey of 1,000 consumers in the U.S. revealed that consumer behavior and purchasing patterns are rapidly changing, and is impacting consumer and retail companies. As consumer-facing businesses adapt to the “new reality,” they face more challenges to innovate and reinvent their businesses to survive.

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