Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)

The latest marketing best practice, trends, case studies and statistics on the FMCG sector

FMCG brands are re-evaluating media strategies as consumers shift to online grocery shopping

 ‌ With shoppers now turning to ecommerce channels as part of their everyday purchase journey, FMCG manufacturers are suddenly having to re-evaluate how they create and convert demand for their products and re-consider how and where they invest in brand advertising and marketing. There is a growing need to divert more spend towards digital media to influence their target audiences closer to the online point of purchase.

How FMCG brands are adapting products in response to the shift to ecommerce

 ‌ The shift to ecommerce has been particularly noticeable within FMCG. In December 2020, 8.5 million UK households shopped for their groceries online – up from 5.7m households the year previously.

In response to this, and to capitalise on new consumer behaviour, many FMCG companies are re-assessing their product portfolios, and expanding into new categories and channels.

How digital is shaping customer experiences for FMCG brands

FMCG brands have historically generated the lion’s share of their sales offline, with consumers typically buying their groceries, toiletries, and other consumables from supermarkets or third-party retail stores. In recent years, however, the rise of digital technologies has resulted in changing consumer expectations, and a greater demand for convenience, better brand relationships, and an omni-channel […]

Ecommerce Best Practice Guide

 1. Introduction This guide has been created to help marketers either review their company’s existing ecommerce strategy or to help create an ecommerce proposition from scratch. It includes a multitude of practical tips that can be applied to individual aspects of an ecommerce business to maximise results. Brands must make many choices when thinking through […]

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For brands who primarily sold to or interacted with customers via a physical venue, the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown that it brought prompted an abrupt shift towards finding ways to interact with customers in the digital realm instead. This was particularly true for beverage company Diageo, which owns drinks brands like Guinness, Baileys, Smirnoff, […]

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It’s been a major year for ecommerce, as consumers shifted their spend online due to retail closures. But what will happen on the back of huge acceleration in the industry? We spoke to the experts to find out what they think is in store for ecommerce in 2021. Giants to grow while mid-market retailers suffer […]

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How can FMCG brands make the most of their hard-won first party data & deliver more effective digital advertising?

 ‌ During the coronavirus pandemic, many FMCG brands have established new channels and relationships with consumers. How can they use these to gather first-party data and put it to effective use in their advertising and marketing campaigns?

Direct-to-consumer

Close-up photograph of a bottle of Baileys alongside a glass that has a small amount poured into it.

Diageo on D2C strategy, owning search and adapting to new consumer moments

For brands who primarily sold to or interacted with customers via a physical venue, the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown that it brought prompted an abrupt shift towards finding ways to interact with customers in the digital realm instead. This was particularly true for beverage company Diageo, which owns drinks brands like Guinness, Baileys, Smirnoff, […]

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Econsultancy's Internet Statistics Database - Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)

Stats on FMCG marketing

 ‌ The Internet Statistics Database contains global charts and statistics related to the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector, for you to browse, save and export.

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