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  • European optics market records over €17 billion in 2016
    • 03/06/17
    • Fashion and Lifestyle
    • Optics and Acoustics
    • Point of Sales Tracking
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • Global
    • English

    European optics market records over €17 billion in 2016

    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.

  • UK Consumer Confidence drops one point in February to -6
    • 02/28/17
    • Fashion and Lifestyle
    • Financial Services
    • Media and Entertainment
    • Retail
    • Technology
    • Travel and Hospitality
    • Automotive
    • Consumer Goods
    • FMCG
    • Market Opportunities and Innovation
    • Global
    • English

    UK Consumer Confidence drops one point in February to -6

    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.

  • Vehicle features: Latest driver tech ‘very important’ to 1 in 3 people across 17 countries
    • 02/24/17
    • Technology
    • Automotive
    • Market Opportunities and Innovation
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • Global Study
    • Consumer Life
    • Connected Consumer
    • Connected car
    • Global Consumer Values
    • Global
    • English

    Vehicle features: Latest driver tech ‘very important’ to 1 in 3 people across 17 countries

    GfK, has released findings showing which vehicle features, from a given list, people see as being ‘very important’ in a vehicle. 

  • German consumer optimism declines slightly
    • 02/23/17
    • Press
    • Financial Services
    • Public Services
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • Global
    • English

    German consumer optimism declines slightly

    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.

  • GfK study on product-line purchasing power in Poland
    • 02/21/17
    • Geomarketing
    • Geodata
    • Global
    • English

    GfK study on product-line purchasing power in Poland

    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.

  • GfK shareholders accept voluntary public tender offer by KKR
    • 02/11/17
    • Press
    • Global
    • English

    GfK shareholders accept voluntary public tender offer by KKR

    KKR voluntary public tender offer for GfK successful

  • Amazon’s ‘The Grand Tour’ drives into pole position for its online video streaming service
    • 02/10/17
    • Media and Entertainment
    • Media Measurement
    • Global
    • English

    Amazon’s ‘The Grand Tour’ drives into pole position for its online video streaming service

    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.

  • EU consumer climate at its highest level in nine years
    • 02/09/17
    • Press
    • Financial Services
    • Public Services
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • Global
    • English

    EU consumer climate at its highest level in nine years

    Results of the GfK Consumer Climate Europe study for the fourth quarter of 2016

  • Smartphone market up 6.6 percent year-on-year in 2016
    • 02/08/17
    • Technology
    • Consumer Goods
    • Market Opportunities and Innovation
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • Tech Trends
    • Global
    • English

    Smartphone market up 6.6 percent year-on-year in 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.

  • GfK Consumer Insights for Mobile Programmatic Advertising
    • 02/07/17
    • Geomarketing
    • Global
    • English

    GfK Consumer Insights for Mobile Programmatic Advertising

    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.

  • GfK partnership with Xinsight and Miaozhen to launch GfK Crossmedia Link capabilities in China
    • 02/06/17
    • Media and Entertainment
    • Media Measurement
    • Crossmedia Link
    • Global
    • English

    GfK partnership with Xinsight and Miaozhen to launch GfK Crossmedia Link capabilities in China

    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. 

  • GfK down versus prior year – impacted by growth projects
    • 01/31/17
    • Press
    • Investors
    • Global
    • English

    GfK down versus prior year – impacted by growth projects

    1.7 percent organic decline in sales
    Adjusted operating income approximately €154 million
    Margin 10.4 percent (prior year: 12.2 percent)

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