In just-released GfK research, Canadians’ concerns about key symptoms of aging were higher than global averages, with four in ten Canadians saying they are worried about not being mentally alert/losing their memory (43%), losing mobility/being unable to walk or drive (42%), and having trouble taking care of themselves physically (40%).
Results from the latest Anholt-GfK Nations Brand IndexSM (NBISM) study show that Canada has risen to the #4 spot among 50 countries measured, and sits within striking distance of the Top 3 – just behind the United Kingdom.
According to GfK’s new Mood of the World Report, just 16% of Canadians say they are “very confident” they will personally be better off in 12 months, half the global average of 32%.
Expect to be receiving store gift cards from family and friends this holiday season, as GfK’s latest Holiday Spending survey finds that many Canadians are planning on giving these one-size-fits-all presents.
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New global research reveals that Canadian shoppers are among the world’s leaders in using mobile devices during trips to bricks-and-mortar retail outlets. But in-store mobile payments still account for just 2% of all Canadian transactions – a level dramatically lower than China and other mobile-forward regions.
GfK research shows that digital devices, apps help people improve their fitness, motivate exercise.
In the first half of 2016, GfK measured over 60,000 US print ads and almost 20,000 in Canada, tracking discount frequency and levels for many major categories.
From the Brexit vote and the US' current presidential campaign...to the Zika virus outbreak and worries about terrorist attacks. 2016 has been a year of volatility. How are consumers reacting, and how should you be responding as you set your marketing plans for the coming year?
A new GfK study reveals that storage space ranks as the #1 home improvement priority for Canadians, cited by more than one third (35%) of households.
The stakes are high. Despite the steady spotlight on the explosion of eCommerce, most studies indicate that nearly nine out of ten consumer transactions are still happening in stores. It has never been more important for manufacturers and retailers alike to elevate the effectiveness of their POS programs to ensure a positive ROI from their significant POS investment.
In a new GfK study, 44% of Canadian parents in the 25-to-34 age group (often referred to as Millennials) said they plan to spend more on back-to-school shopping this year – 10 points higher than the average (34%) for all Canadian parents.