Germans' 2017 per-capita purchasing power will increase nominally by 1.7 percent to €22,239. The country's 25 most populous districts alone comprise one-fourth of Germany's total purchasing power. These are some of the findings of the 2017 GfK purchasing power study released today.
Efficiency at the press of a button: RegioGraph supports companies of all industries in the optimal use of available resources and regional potential at detailed regional levels. A case study from the business-to-business sector shows how.
GfK's Map of the Month for November illustrates Europe's purchasing power density at the 2-digit postcode level. Purchasing power density refers to the purchasing power sum per square kilometer (source: "GfK Purchasing Power Europe 2016").
Europeans have around 0.3 percent more nominal purchasing power per person in 2016 compared to last year. The available net income of the population varies substantially among the 42 countries considered by the GfK study. The highest average purchasing power can be found in Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Luxembourg, while the lowest is in Belarus, Moldova and the Ukraine. Ukrainians have only one eightieth the average purchasing power of Liechtenstein inhabitants. These are some of the findings of the study "GfK Purchasing Power Europe 2016".
The distribution of online potential for product groups such as food, clothing, consumer electronics and DIY items differs substantially from region to region. Today GfK published its findings in the first-ever study on regional online potential for 17 product groups in Germany.
GfK’s Map of the Month for September shows the 2016 regional purchasing power for photography and optics product lines.
A risk modeling company needed reliable boundary and market data to create and validate its windstorm model for Europe. Constructing geographically precise risk models is essential to predicting financial risk for the insurance and reinsurance companies that use our client’s services.
GfK's Map of the Month for August shows the amount of general purchasing power available for retail spending after deducting expenses relating to rent, mortgage payments, insurance, vehicles, travel and services. GfK Retail Purchasing Power is therefore a measure of the potential demand for fixed-location retail and mail-order trade within a specific region.
We calculated the regional market potential for our client’s product line categories. This allowed the retailer to optimize these product lines at the chain store level, resulting in cost savings and a more effective response to local demand.
GfK's Map of the Month for July shows the regional market potential for office-related supplies, including telecommunications and mobile communications devices, internet service providers, PCs, networks, printers, multifunctional devices, projectors, software, office furniture and security systems.
Alpirsbacher Klosterbräu is a regional German brewery. They use our geomarketing software to analyze and objectively evaluate its regional sales and then optimize its business.
Online or offline? This is a polarized debate among today's retailers, fueled by a desire to capitalize on new trends on one hand and a fear of being overwhelmed by them on the other. In the absence of facts, retailers and investors are often guided by emotions. This has resulted in a lack of investment in locations, stores and personnel, which makes it no surprise that success remains elusive. We believe it is a mistake for Fashion & Lifestyle retailers to overlook the importance of the physical point of sale …