Close to a third of the online population across 21 countries firmly agree that they are always concerned about their safety and security. Brazil and Turkey have highest levels of people concerned; Sweden, Germany and Netherlands lead for feeling safe. Women not always more safety concerned than men.
In a special GfK Consumer Confidence Barometer (CCB) to measure post-referendum economic sentiment in the UK, the core Index has fallen eight points to -9. In fact, all of the key measures that are used to calculate the overall Index have fallen. This long-running survey dates back to 1974, and there has not been a sharper drop than this recorded for 21 years (December 1994).
GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index remained the same in June at -1. Two of the measures used to calculate the Index saw increases this month, with one measure showing a decrease and the remaining two measures staying the same.
According to our latest Quarterly Energy Monitor, of all the British households who considered switching, more than half decided to stay put - having been offered a better deal with their current supplier.
Natural pet food cornered well over a third (38 percent) of the UK's total spend in the ‘pet specialty’ market last year, while grain-free accounted for 15 percent.
GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index increased two points in May to -1. All of the measures, except one, used to calculate the Index saw increases this month.
Q1 2016: Low-end smartphones continue to drive market volume growth; increases in average selling price partially offset volume decline in the saturated Western Europe market; China delivers strongest sales growth of 19 percent.
GfK data reveals most popular pet food flavors across eight countries
The top five most important factors that shoppers say swayed their decision to make a purchase online rather than in-store, or in-store rather than on-line.
Index tumbles into negative territory for the first time in 15 months.
GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index dropped three points in April to -3.
Internationally, people with a ‘save now’ mindset just outnumber people with a ‘have fun now’ mindset – but the numbers are very close.
The value of the B2B market registered a year-on-year growth of 0.7% in the first quarter of 2016. This modest growth comes as something of a surprise considering that the previous three quarters had all seen double-digit growth rates. The main contributors to this slower growth were smaller growth rates in the key B2B categories software and mobile computing, as well as declines in some of the other categories.