What’s happening in Online India?

The Nielsen Global Online Shopping Report looks at how consumers shop online: what they intend to buy, how they use various sites, the impact of social media and other factors that come into play when they are trying to decide how to spend their money. More than eight out of ten Indian online consumers plan …

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Nielsen Consumer 360 – The next BIG thing

Bettering a billion lives, India’s Unique ID System

Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India, Nandan Nilekani, said over a third of India’s 1.1 billion consumers had been largely overlooked in areas such as banking and social services. Speaking to business leaders gathered at The Nielsen Company’s Consumer 360 event in New Delhi, Nilekani said this had come about in part because …

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Pond’s toothpaste

Pond’s, the popular brand for cosmetics, applied its brand name to toothpaste releasing Pond’s toothpaste. Pond’s has done a blind test and people were happy with the toothpaste. So Pond’s thought it will extend itself into the toothpaste category. But when Pond’s actually released the toothpaste with the Pond’s name on it, it is a …

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Brand Relationship Spectrum

Brand Management is a classic example of markets have changed into consumer-driven markets. Today, brand managers face a lot of market fragmentation, market realities, and competition. The Brand Managers are under pressure to leverage upon the brand assets because of higher costs of creating new brands, although this is dependent upon your brand strategy which …

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GSK planning to launch its rural drink

Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare will decide on its rural drink, Asha, after reviewing the results of the test marketing activities in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. 'Asha is targeted at the rural market. It is being test marketed in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. We will review the test market results and take a …

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How consumers think of prices in retail

Research has proven that consumer doesn't think about price in a linear manner about the MRP. In fact, when the consumer walks into a retail store he has some standard items based on whose price he decides whether the store is expensive or not. Consumers when they walk into a store will have a perception …

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