Expectations for the UK’s general economy over next 12 months drop five points
The very positive mood among German consumers continues into July, too.
A quarter of people entertain guests in their home either daily or weekly, and a further third entertain monthly, according to an online survey across 17 countries conducted by global researchers, GfK. Less than one in ten say that they never entertain guests in their home.
Global smartphone demand of 347 million units makes 2Q17 the best second quarter on record. Emerging markets are driving the growth. Average sales price (ASP) grew five percent year-on-year in the quarter.
The positive mood among European consumers has also continued into the second quarter of 2017.
GfK SE takes an important step towards accelerating its digital transformation by appointing Christoph D. Erbenich as Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer, effective August 1, 2017.
Dr. Gerhard Hausruckinger has reached a mutual agreement with GfK’s Supervisory Board to resign from his office as member of the Management Board responsible for the Consumer Choices sector.
NOM has commissioned GfK to integrate their print currency for newspaper and magazine brand consumption with NOBO online published media brand consumption data. This will deliver insights into the total readership of the brand across all platforms in the Netherlands.
GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index decreased five points to - 10 in June. All five measures decreased this month.
One in three people find it difficult to take a break from technology, even when they know they should. China, Brazil and Argentina have highest levels who struggle to take a tech break. People in Germany, Netherlands and Belgium lead for finding it easy to ‘unplug’ .
Findings of the GfK Consumer Climate Study for June 2017
GfK has won the 2017 Innovation Prize awarded by Association of German Market and Social Researchers (BVM). The award recognizes GfK’s innovative approach that allows new product and service concepts to be tested using an analysis of verbal feedback. The prize was awarded at the 52nd Congress of German Market Research in Berlin on June 19th 2017.