GfK’s sales tracking of four key European retail optics markets (Italy, France, Spain and Germany), shows a turnover of €17.6 billion for total year 2016. This is a sales value growth of 0.9 percent compared to the previous year. GfK released the findings at the international MIDO 2017 trade fair in Milan.
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.
After a splendid start into 2017, con-sumer confidence in Germany suffers a minor setback in February. Both economic and income expectations, as well as propensity to buy are expected to decline. The consumer climate forecast for March is at 10.0 points following a level of 10.2 in February.
Poland's 2016 retail purchasing power was approximately €89 bil. Around 43 percent of these funds were spent on food, beverages and tobacco products. Basic supply items – food, clothing, health/hygiene – comprised just under two-thirds of Poland's retail purchasing power. But according to GfK's new study, the amount and distribution of this purchasing power varies substantially from region to region.
KKR voluntary public tender offer for GfK successful
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.
Results of the GfK Consumer Climate Europe study for the fourth quarter of 2016
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.
Mobile data exchange company adsquare is making region-based consumer insights from global market research company GfK available on their platform. The combination of rich consumer insights and a real-time mobile platform takes programmatic advertising to a new level.
Campaign Performance Analysis (CPA) will be the first solution available as GfK begins a unique expansion of its GfK Crossmedia Link (GXL) services in China.
1.7 percent organic decline in sales
Adjusted operating income approximately €154 million
Margin 10.4 percent (prior year: 12.2 percent)