Tag Archives: Nielsen

Opportunities for Restaurant Growth

Americans like to eat out, and this was so even during the recent Great  Recession. According to Nielsen: “While consumer confidence and saving trends paint a picture of relative restraint in the U.S., a look at how much we’re spending at … Continue reading

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Retail Sales Growth in Developing Markets

The developed (mature) retail marketplace is seeing relatively stagnant sales growth around the globe. However, many developing markets are witnessing strong sales increases across various retail store categories. In addition, the popularity of different store formats is evolving. This has … Continue reading

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Store Loyalty Down — Even in Australia

We know that many consumers are less store loyal and more fickle than ever before — due to both greater retail competition and higher expectations. So, what do hard data show us? Here’s a Nielsen example from Australia: “Shoppers are prepared … Continue reading

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