How have alcohol and drinks brands adapted to the highs and lows of Covid-19? We spoke to Tom Harvey, co-founder of “grain to glass” marketing agency YesMore, about direct-to-consumer sales, adapting marketing strategies, and how to be more human on social media.
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 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?
Elliott Clayton, SVP at Epsilon-Conversant, looks at the direct-to-consumer trend, how it was enhanced during the pandemic, and what we can learn long-term.
Coronavirus has resulted in a shift in shopping behaviour, with many more consumers now heading online for groceries, as well as bulk-buying food and household items.
Direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands sell their product directly to consumers, taking away the need for third-party retailers, wholesalers, and other middlemen.
By targeting customers at certain points of their journeys with the right messaging, Kiehl’s Spain achieved uplifts in conversion rates and average order values.
Online retailer Ethical Superstore’s charitable alternative to Black Friday 2018 delivers its three biggest ever sales days, making it possible to donate 4,289 grocery products worth more than £7,000 to the Newcastle West End Foodbank.
Answer Digital develops a new order capture system for Ramsden International that is expected to drive up to £12m in increased sales each year.
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is impacting every part of our lives, from the places we can go to the way we spend our time, to the priorities we have and the way we spend our money.
Is a D2C model right for your beauty brand? Karishma Joshi and Chloe Buckland of Capgemini Invent examine the challenges and opportunities in the market, taking in tech, brand, retailer strategy, content and data.
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, […]
Juliana Chu, the Director of Digital & Analytics in APAC for Kimberly Clark, spoke today at the Festival of Marketing about how Kimberley Clark’s agile approach to analytics – particularly in utilising CRM and social listening tools – has helped the company generate higher levels of consumer engagement and drive sales for its baby and […]
The acceleration of ecommerce throughout the globe over the course of 2020 was hard to ignore, as consumers shopped online often out of necessity, and brands were forced to rapidly change their strategies as a result.
Covid-19 has caused a significant shift in the way that consumers shop for goods – particularly Fast-Moving Consumer Goods, or FMCG, also known as Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG). The ecommerce penetration of grocery shopping – which had been slowly increasing pre-pandemic – has abruptly spiked over the last year reaching a record 14% in the […]
The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift to ecommerce, with the number of online shoppers globally increasing 9.5% in 2020. This growth is predicted to continue 10% year-on-year, reaching 3.8 billion in 2021.
The beauty industry was valued at a whopping $532bn in 2019; the result of global retail sales consistently rising over the past decade.
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. And if you want to hear more […]
On the final day of the Festival of Marketing 2020, acting features editor for Marketing Week, Charlotte Rogers, chaired a panel with guests Kimberley Gardiner, VP & CMO of Mitsubishi Motors; Karen Scott, Senior Innovation Director at Future Brands PepsiCo; and Andrew Garrihy, Global Chief Brand Officer at Huawei.
Sustainability is a growing concern for consumers, but at the same time, convenience remains the biggest motivation when it comes to buying online.
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.