UK's autumn chill puts Sunday lunch back on the menu

Shoppers have returned to seasonal favourites as supermarket spending cools off, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks to 7 October 2018.  Overall sales grew 3.2% compared to the same 12 weeks last year. Though this is a slight slowdown from the highs reached ...

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Ireland: Dunnes takes top spot & Aldi hits record share

Dunnes Stores has claimed the top spot in the Irish grocery market for the first time since February this year, according to the latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel published today for the 12 weeks ending 7 October 2018. Dunnes posted strong sales growth of 3.4% over the latest period, ...

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Stronger growth for China’s FMCG market during Q3 2018

Kantar Worldpanel, the global market leader in consumer panels, reveals that the growth rate of the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) market in China accelerated during Q3 vs Q2 2018. There was a value growth of 6.3% in the latest 12 weeks compared to the same period last year. Price was the ...

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Jason Yu: “The new retail is a new reality for brands”

In this Perspectives video Jason Yu, Managing Director Greater China, talks about the FMCG sector in China and the rise of “new retail” in the region. Online commerce is still developing solidly in the region: “E-commerce in China continued to report very strong growth in 2017 across all regions and all city tiers”. Besides ...

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New paper: E-commerce opportunities in Asia

Kantar Worldpanel’s new insights paper “The dynamic world of e-commerce in Asia” reveals that the region has taken the lead in online shopping. The numbers show a 7.3% value share of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) in 2017. FCMG and fresh foods represent the number one category of goods on which consumers spend ...

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Sony finds success in UK's challenging gaming market

The latest data on the physical entertainment market, published today for the 12 weeks to 23 September 2018, shows strong gains in gaming for Sony in the UK, as PlayStation 4 increased its share of new generation console software to 58%. The console’s exclusive superhero adventure Marvel’s Spider-Man has proved a ...

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