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Last $45.84 USD
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Nielsen N.V. operates as an information and measurement company. The company provides media and marketing information, analytics, and manufacturer and retailer expertise about what and where consumers buy, read, watch and listen. Its Buy segment provides data on retail measurement services, such as market share and competitive sales volumes; insights into distribution, pricing, merchandising, and promotion; consumer panel measurement, which offers insight into shopper behavior and customer segmentation; and consumer intelligence and analytical services for decision making in development and marketing cycles. The company’s Watch segment provides viewership and listening data, and analytics primarily to the media and advertising industries for television, radio, digital and mobile viewing, and listening platforms. It offers national and local television audience measurement services, including more than one screen, unduplicated reach, cause and effect analysis, and program viewing behavior testing; digital audience measurement services, such as digital media and market research, audience analytics, and social media measurement; mobile measurement services comprising measurement and consumer research for telecom and media companies; and advertiser solutions. In addition, it provides radio audience measurement services, such as estimating the size and composition of national radio audiences, and audiences of network radio programs and commercials, as well as information on consumers’ lifestyles, shopping patterns, and use of media to radio, advertisers and advertising agencies, local cable television companies, national cable and broadcast television networks, and out-of-home media sales organizations. The company was formerly known as Nielsen Holdings N.V. and changed its name to Nielsen N.V. in May 2014. Nielsen N.V. was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Diemen, the Netherlands. Nielsen N.V. is a subsidiary of Valcon Acquisition Holding (Luxembourg) S.á.r.l.

42,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/20/15
Founded in 1923

nielsen nv (NLSN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $998.5K
Global President
Total Annual Compensation: $882.7K
Global President
Total Annual Compensation: $728.5K
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.9M
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $930.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

nielsen nv (NLSN) Key Developments

Bidding War Reportedly Breaks Out For dunnhumby

A bidding war looks set to break out for dunnhumby Limited. Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) is thought to be preparing to enter the race. WPP plc (LSE:WPP) is also said to be interested in Dunnhumby's vast database of shopping habits.

Nielsen N.V. Presents at Bank of America 2015 Services One-on-One Conference, May-12-2015

Nielsen N.V. Presents at Bank of America 2015 Services One-on-One Conference, May-12-2015 . Venue: Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: Jamere Jackson, Chief Financial Officer, Megan Clarken, Executive Vice President of Global Product Leadership.

Nielsen Launches Multi-Touch Attribution Solution

Nielsen announced the launch of its Multi-Touch Attribution (MTA) solution through Krux’s data management platform (DMP), which unifies, analyzes and activates cross-screen people data in real time. The new solution delivers unprecedented accuracy and will meet marketers’ need for ROI measurement across screens (mobile, set-top boxes, OTT devices), systems (CRM and POS platforms), and channels (paid media, search, social media, email). The availability of Nielsen’s MTA solution through Krux’s DMP offers marketers a complete suite for measurement and optimization, and will be available to all Nielsen customers. Marketers can gain clarity on fragmented and complex customer journeys, and understand which variables and audience attributes drive sales behavior. As the industry looks to increase the effectiveness of their advertising, this solution allows for marketing messages to be optimized in real time, and high-value segments to be reached with the right messages at the right time.


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