125: Consumer Insights from Mobility and Transportation
Why, where, and when people drive changed dramatically during the pandemic. Many of those shifts are proving sticky — with big implications for the CPG and retail industries. In this podcast, Circana’s Nathan Shipley shares insights on the impacts these changes are having on the auto aftermarket. He also explores how remote work and consumer mobility trends are affecting CPG consumption and how shifts in local and distance travel could change retail.
- Working from home has meant more local trips and more demand for on-the-go products from untethered workers who are combining business with leisure travel.
- Airline disruptions have driven more people to drive for travel, as has the pandemic boom in RV purchases.
- New car sales are coming back but are tempered by high interest rates. Many Americans are continuing to invest in their current vehicles to defer the purchase of a new car.