GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index has decreased one point this month to -6. Three of the five measures saw decreases in February, and two measures saw increases.
GfK, has released findings showing which vehicle features, from a given list, people see as being ‘very important’ in a vehicle.
Another strong set of results for the final quarter of 2016 completes a further year of growth in sales of building materials through UK builders merchants.
Nearly three out of four GB consumers think prices have risen over the past year and they expect more rapid rises to come
Amazon’s biggest visual production to date, The Grand Tour, shows clear appeal among UK SVOD viewers. GfK’s established SVOD content tracking and analysis finds that the show swept the board versus other titles viewed on Amazon. It was the most viewed title in both November and December 2016, attracting the biggest audience reach for an Amazon show in the UK since GfK’s tracking service began in 2015.
Continued 4G expansion in China, plus accelerating growth in Russia, drove global demand over the year. Smartphone sales in 4Q16 totaled 391 million units globally, up six percent year-on-year. All regions except Western Europe saw year-on-year growth in 4Q16.
GfK launches Supercrunch. The new unit with an independent market appearance offers customers a completely new type of automated, user-defined analysis, helping them solve central marketing issues quickly and cost effectively.
But does January’s dip in Major Purchase Index predict slowing consumer spending for 2017?
GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index has increased two points this month to -5. Three of the five measures saw increases in January, one was unchanged, and the other decreased.
Those aged 30-40 are most likely to share data for rewards. China, Mexico and Russia lead for people willing to share data. Germany, France and Brazil have the most people not willing to share data.
Roller-coaster year for UK consumer confidence
London, December 22, 2016 – GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index has increased by one point this month to -7. Two of the five measures saw increases in December with the remaining three measures decreasing.
OTT (over-the-top) Services: It’s an in-home – not mobile – entertainment experience
This year we’ve seen a further evolution of Black Friday. The event, which in reality is still only a few years old on these shores, has become the key trading period in the UK retail calendar.