Results for GfK TEMAX® Western Europe for the fourth quarter of 2015
A 22-country GfK survey show 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.
Overall, consumer confidence improved slightly in February. For March, the overall indicator is forecasting 9.5 points in comparison to 9.4 points in February. There is a noticeable rise in income expectations but hardly any change in the economic outlook. The propensity to buy remains stable.
GfK has acquired Netquest, the leading access panel provider with strong presence in Spain, Portugal and Latin America.
Brazil climbs ahead of Greece, widening lead over Argentina. Russia, China and Singapore push Argentina down to the very edge of the top half. Mexico overtaken by Czech Republic and India.
Findings of the GfK Consumer Climate Europe study for the fourth quarter of 2015
It’s time to think differently. Today’s consumers are harnessing technology to reinvent themselves, their lives and their communities. They are changing the existing value system. Connected Consumers embrace freedom, acceleration and intimacy.
Sales increase by 1.1 percent in organic terms
Sales rise by 6.3 percent compared with the previous year to approximately €1,544 million
Adjusted operating income increases by €9 million to approximately €188 million
Margin of 12.1 percent (previous year: 12.3 percent)
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. What motivates people to try to look their best?
In this issue we would like to present you some pioneering shop concepts from our trend scouts for the German fashion retail industry as well as show you how we, on the basis of our study, can work with you to develop a customized Future Fashion Shop concept for your company.
As a trend analyst, I particularly value the campaign photos published by major international brands such as Prada, Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana.
Baseline study on the future of fashion retail in Germany.