Research

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Expected increase in delivery is coming to pass

Vividata finds Canadians are more interested in UberEats and Instacart, while spending on Amazon is nearing holiday levels.

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Driving trust (and purchase) during a pandemic

Consumers will reward brands that create solutions and support government action, finds Edelman’s Trust Barometer.

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Confectionery faces a downturn in sales this Easter

A Field Agent survey suggests most parents will either spend less or not at all during one of the category’s most important seasons.

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Canadian brands could lose 16% of their value

Brand Finance’s predictions come with its annual report, which ranks TD and Canada Life as the country’s most valuable brands.

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What Canadians want to hear from brands right now

The latest wave of IMI’s COVID-19 research also provides updates on how consumer shopping habits continue to shift.

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Young people least concerned about COVID-19

A report from Angus Reid and Sid Lee shows how behaviour and the kinds of messages people listen to vary by age group.

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How attitudes changed over the course of a week

Bond Brand Loyalty tracked intent towards things like food delivery and brand preference as social distancing became the new normal.

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What is the economic impact of the pandemic lasting through summer?

Conference Board of Canada predicts a $20 billion drop in household spending.

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Quebecers most concerned about COVID-19

However, a study by Dalhousie University and Angus Reid shows concern levels don’t always correlate with behaviour.

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Shopping visits predicted to hold steady in months ahead

IMI’s ongoing analysis of consumer behaviour amid the COVID-19 pandemic shows the impact differs across categories.

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The most trusted brands in CPG today

BrandSpark’s annual awards identify the products leading their categories at a time when many are facing increased demand.

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Consumers are stocking up on ‘pandemic pantries’

Nielsen highlights categories that could see the most supply chain pressure as behaviour shifts in response to COVID-19.

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How coronavirus is already shaping consumer behaviour

An IMI study takes an early look at how Canadians are looking to limit public activities, including shopping, in the near future.

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Stabilizers and optimists: Meet the consumers of 2022

From the C-Suite newsletter: WGSN’s Andrea Bell reveals the new segments set to emerge over the next two years.

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Canadian retail sales growth lowest since recession

Ed Strapagiel’s latest analysis shows every sector contributed to a “funk” that isn’t set to let up soon.