Nielsen Celebrates Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month






In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Nielsen, a leading global provider of consumer information and insights, is releasing a series of video vignettes highlighting the consumer preferences of Asian Pacific Americans throughout May. The series, titled The Conversation, feature four Asian American millennials from various ethnicities who reflect on the ways in which their cultural backgrounds have shaped their watch, listen and buy behaviors. The series draws key insights from Nielsen셲 ongoing research to better understand and serve Asian American consumers.

Nielsen is proud to recognize Asian Americans and their unique culture, stories and perspectives, said Betty Lo, vice president, Community Alliances & Consumer Engagement for Nielsen. These videos highlight and underscore the growing influence of this burgeoning segment, and we hope it inspires Asian Americans to recognize their positive impact on the economy. We encourage our corporate clients and media partners to watch the videos, share them and further understand the opportunity that Asian Americans offer to grow their businesses and stay relevant.

In 쏷he Conversation series, the interviewees speak candidly about their upbringings and consumer preferences as well as touch upon how corporate and media representations affect their household decisions. The four part series dives deeper into the following topics:

Consumer Spending

In this segment, the interviewees discuss how Asian American representation in advertising and media affects their perceptions of brands and programs, as well as what they buy.

Culture and Heritage

The interviewees touch upon how they embrace their ethnic backgrounds, and share stories about their families and purchasing behaviors.


Asian Americans continue to be at the forefront of digital music consumption, and the on-screen talents talk about their preferences between American and home-country music. They also reflect on what technological tools they use to consume their music.

Online Activity

As an over-indexing segment when it comes to online engagement and social media, Nielsen asked the four interviewees about their favorite digital platforms, and how they leverage these technologies to stay in touch with their relationships, news and emerging trends.

To view the series, visit the혻Nielsen Knows YouTube page,혻or visit Nielsen Community on Facebook. To learn more about Nielsen셲 insights on Asian American consumers, please visit