Webinar: Who Cares, Who Does? Consumers & plastic waste

Plastic waste is a top concern for 33% of global respondents, with 48% believing manufacturers should take the most responsibility to fix the problem, yet only 12% can think of a specific one that is leading in this area.   Our upcoming publication Who Cares, Who Does? is based on the results of our global ...

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China’s FMCG spend grows 7.1% in latest quarter

Kantar Worldpanel’s latest figures, for the 12 weeks ending 12 July 2019, reveals consumer spending on FMCG in China grew by 7.1% year-on-year. E-commerce continued its onward march with rapid growth of 40%, while modern trade (including hypermarkets, supermarkets and convenience stores) continued a slow recovery with 1.9% growth whilst still facing ...

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In Spain, Mercadona and Lidl gain market share in Q2

The FMCG sector grew less than 1% in value in this year's second quarter in Spain, a period between 25 March and 16 June 2019, according to the latest data from Kantar. Despite this, in the same period Spanish consumers spent 0.7% more, keeping the volume consumed practically stable (-0.3%). It is ...

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Grocery market defies expectations in Ireland

Against a challenging back drop of last summer’s heatwave and major sporting events, the Irish grocery market continued to grow in the 12 weeks to 11 August 2019. The latest figures from Kantar show that the overall Irish grocery sector increased by 2.7% in the latest period as cooler weather led ...

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Have we fallen out of love with our smart speakers?

At first glance using a simple engagement metric such as Net Promoter Score* (NPS) then the answer to “Have we fallen out of love with our smart speakers?” could initially be interpreted as yes. Kantar’s latest wave of Worldpanel ComTech tracking in the US has identified that the NPS engagement score ...

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