NCS Releases New CPG Industry Research: Focus Now on Buyers – All Buyers – for Growing Your Brand

Landmark project continues to uncover the science behind building strong CPG brands

April 16, 2019

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–At the ARF’s annual AUDIENCExSCIENCE conference, NCS announced today new findings from the ongoing research study, How to Build Brands. The new analysis proves that the most effective way for brands to impact both current and future sales is to focus on the purchases they can influence now. Continue reading “NCS Releases New CPG Industry Research: Focus Now on Buyers – All Buyers – for Growing Your Brand”

NCS Chief Research Officer to be Honored for Her Contribution to Elevating the Science of Advertising and Marketing

Leslie Wood First Woman to Receive ARF Erwin Ephron Demystification Award

NEW YORK – March 20, 2019 – NCS announced today that Chief Research Officer Leslie Wood, Ph.D will be recognized with one of the advertising industry’s most prestigious awards at the ARF’s upcoming AudienceXScience conference. Created to honor Erwin Ephron’s legacy, the award seeks to acknowledge those in the advertising industry who most contribute to simplifying the complex ideas that make up the business of advertising and media research.

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Nielsen Catalina Solutions (NCS) Sales Effect Measurement Service For YouTube Advertising Is Now Available for CPG Advertisers

New Solution Moves the Industry Toward a New Standard of Digital Ad Accountability By Delivering Comparable Sales Metrics for Nearly Any Publisher

NEW YORK – January 30, 2019, Nielsen Catalina Solutions (NCS) announced today the availability of a new solution for reliably and quickly measuring the in-store sales driven by CPG advertising delivered on YouTube. The NCS Sales Effect solution for CPG advertisers provides trusted and independent measurement, allowing brands to optimize the business outcomes driven by their YouTube campaigns. Continue reading “Nielsen Catalina Solutions (NCS) Sales Effect Measurement Service For YouTube Advertising Is Now Available for CPG Advertisers”

Nielsen Catalina Solutions Announces Expanded Ad Targeting Capabilities Now Across Any TV Screen or Platform

Nielsen Catalina Solutions Launches Advanced TV Suite


New Solution Enables CPG Advertisers and Agencies to Buy Television Advertising with Digital-like Precision Based on In-Store Purchase Behavior

NEW YORK– October 3, 2018 –Nielsen Catalina Solutions (NCS) announced today an expansion of its Advanced TV Suite, which now enables purchase-based ad targeting in addition to sales measurement for data-driven linear TV, addressable TV, over-the-top (OTT) and connected TV (CTV). With the addition of a new capability that enables CPG advertisers and agencies to buy connected-TV inventory based on in-store purchase behavior, it’s now even simpler to reach the right household on their choice of device(s) with advertising that is most likely to influence a purchase.

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YouTube Is Launching New Ad Formats and Ways to Measure Them

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Adweek—October 2, 2018—YouTube has also made efforts to help advertisers better understand how their YouTube media spend is affecting offline actions and its latest updates include efforts to woo big-spending CPG advertisers. This includes adding offline measurement specialist IRI to its Google Measurement Partners program–Oracle Data Cloud and Nielsen Catalina Solutions (NCS) already participate–helping marketers better attribute online spend to offline actions.

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Nielsen Catalina Explores MVPD Universe for Addressable TV

NCS's Tom Eaton discusses AddressableTV with BeetTV header

BeetTV—September 24, 2018—The same 90 million shopper loyalty cards that have long fueled Nielsen Catalina Solutions’ digital advertising targeting and measurement efforts are helping to open doors to household addressable. “It’s just the mechanics of doing it differ as to where it goes,” says Tom Eaton, the company’s SVP of TV & Programmatic Solutions.

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Snapchat and Nielsen Partner to Integrate Offline Data For Audience Targeting

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Some say it could help CPG brands

AdWeek—July 19, 2018—Snapchat and Nielsen are adding deeper audience targeting capabilities, such as offline purchasing data, that could help Snapchat better compete with the likes of Facebook and Google.

According to Nielsen, media buyers will have access to 30,000 audience segments on Snapchat—including demographics, buyer insights and mobile behavior—through products such as Nielsen Catalina and Nielsen’s Marketing Cloud.

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