A 22-country survey from GfK shows that just under a quarter (23 percent) of online consumers agree1 that virtual interactions with people and places can be as good as being there in person. This compares to just 15 percent who disagree1.
In the fourth quarter of 2015, several major issues preoccupied consumers and the media, with discussions centering on the refugee crisis, the Paris attacks, and especially the improving economic figures in almost all European countries, as well as the fact that energy costs were still extremely low. From September to December 2015, the consumer climate index for the European Union increased by 1.9 points to 12.2 points.
Findings released by GfK from a 22-country survey show that women spend an average of almost five hours a week on personal grooming (bathing, shaving, dressing, hair, make-up), while men spend just over three hours. But what are the major (as opposed to minor) reasons that motivate people to try to look their best?
Le commerce en ligne belge a déjà parcouru plus de la moitié du chemin pour atteindre le cap des 7 milliards d’euros à la fin de l’année 2015.
Online shoppen nog steeds populair in België. Belgische e-commerce al meer dan halfweg om de kaap van € 7 miljard te behalen tegen eind 2015.
Online shoppers are famous for having instant access to price comparisons at the very moment of making a purchase – but now ‘bricks and mortar’ shoppers are bringing this behavior in-store.
The Belgian smartphone market remained more or less stable in the first part of 2015, which is in line with last years’ expectations but contrary to the growing global market.
Internationally, nearly a third of all surveyed strongly agree that cloud storage is essential to them, with agreement peaking in Mexico, Brazil, Turkey, China and Russia.
Results of GfK Consumer Climate Europe for the second quarter of 2015
CIM extends the contract with GfK to deliver television audience measurement (TAM) services in Belgium until the end of 2017.
The busy pace of life is a popular complaint for many people. But findings released by GfK show that the majority of people internationally – 58 percent – say they are completely or fairly satisfied with the amount of leisure time that they have.
CLEAR, a project initiated by the European Commission, enables Consumers to Learn about, Engage with and Adopt Renewable energy technologies.