Months of working from home, reduced levels of commuting and high unemployment numbers are all adding up to a very different outlook for the U.S. consumer packaged goods industry.
Some of the highest revenue-generating grocery stores in the world are facing sweeping changes to their customer bases and their ability to deliver value to brands as people change where they shop—a change that, for some, may be permanent.
Thanksgiving festivities will look and feel drastically different this year, depending on location, generation and the financial impact of the pandemic. From online shopping to price hikes, consumers share commonalities in confronting a Thanksgiving unlike any other.
Nothing illustrates Americans’ resilience quite like consumer spending. And after living alongside COVID-19 for the past eight months, a majority of U.S. adults are ready to mask up, leave home and get back to a lifestyle that’s not hampered by crisis—albeit safely.
George Floyd’s death was a turning point. It made clear for many Americans that these were not isolated incidents, but symptoms of a much broader collection of work we still need to do as a society.
E-commerce was certainly not born out of the pandemic, but the pandemic has elevated consumer adoption and reliance in ways that would have otherwise taken years. Consequently, brands and retailers need to innovate to meet elevated expectations.
With less than a week until the presidential election, it is paramount for advertisers to understand how they can best reach their audience as the countdown to the election begins its final stretch.
When it comes to equal wages, Latinas in the U.S. are paid far less on average than their White male colleagues. In fact, of all the equal pay day observances of the year, #LatinaEqualPayDay is notably the last one.
Instead of hitting pause on advertising or solely focusing on short-term sales, marketers need to widen the marketing funnel from the top to sustain a healthy bottom-line in the long term.
Holiday shoppers will fall into one of five groups based on their existing financial and physical restrictions. Each will approach the reset of their holiday shopping behavior uniquely, and it will be imperative that companies align their plans with the new circumstances consumers find themselves...