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    • 05/15/17
    • Press
    • HQ financials
    • Investors
    • Global
    • English

    GfK down versus prior year

    In the first three months of 2017, GfK recorded a decline in both sales and income. In organic terms, consolidated sales were down 2.7 percent.
    • 05/09/17
    • Press
    • Media and Entertainment
    • Global
    • English

    GfK and Eyeota consumer purchasing-power retail data available to advertisers across Europe

    “Retail Purchasing Power” and “Purchasing Power for Retail Product Lines” improve the accuracy of targeting consumers online according to their offline shopping habits.
    • 04/28/17
    • Press
    • Financial Services
    • Retail
    • Technology
    • Consumer Goods
    • FMCG
    • Global
    • English

    UK Consumer Confidence drops to -7: Is pre-Brexit economic turbulence brewing?

    GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index dropped one point to -7 in April.  Four of the five measures decreased, leaving only the Major Purchase Index showing an increase.
    • 04/27/17
    • Travel and Hospitality
    • Market Opportunities and Innovation
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • Global
    • English

    Almost twice as many people prefer relaxing vacations to active ones

    Internationally, 59 percent of people prefer a relaxing vacation, while 35 percent prefer an active one. Brazil, South Korea and Japan lead for favoring relaxing vacations; Italy, France and Spain lead for active holidays. Teenagers are the most energetic, with 43 percent preferring active vacations.
    • 04/27/17
    • Press
    • Financial Services
    • Public Services
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • Global
    • English

    Consumer climate on the rise again

    Findings of the GfK Consumer Climate Study for Germany for April 2017
    • 04/19/17
    • Press
    • Financial Services
    • Public Services
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • Global
    • English

    EU consumer climate at a nine-year peak

    The positive mood among European consumers has continued into the first quarter of 2017. At the end of December 2016, the consumer climate for the 28 EU countries had already risen to its highest level since January 2008. In January 2017, it further climbed by two points to 19.9 points, before settling at a level of 18.9 in March.
    • 04/07/17
    • Press
    • Investors
    • Global
    • English

    GfK announces changes to Supervisory Board

    Upon application of GfK SE, the Register Court of Nuremberg has appointed Thomas Ebeling, Johannes P. Huth and Philipp Freise as members of the Supervisory Board, effective April 7, 2017.
    • 04/06/17
    • User Experience (UX)
    • UX Design
    • UX Measurement
    • UX Strategy
    • Global
    • English

    GfK hosts 12th User Experience (UX) Masterclass in China

    GfK, in partnership with the UXalliance, will host the 12th User Experience (UX) Masterclass at the InterContinental Puxi in Shanghai on April 20.
    • 03/31/17
    • Press
    • Financial Services
    • Health
    • Media and Entertainment
    • Retail
    • Technology
    • Automotive
    • Consumer Goods
    • FMCG
    • Global
    • English

    UK Consumer Confidence stays at -6 in March

    GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index remains stable at -6 in March.  Three of the five measures stayed at the same level and two measures saw increases.
    • 03/30/17
    • Press
    • HQ financials
    • Investors
    • Global
    • English

    Squeeze-out request submitted to GfK

    The formal request by GfK’s majority shareholder Acceleratio Capital N.V. (Acceleratio) for a squeeze-out of the minority shareholders was submitted to the Management Board of GfK SE today.
    • 03/30/17
    • Media and Entertainment
    • Market Opportunities and Innovation
    • Global
    • English

    GfK builds out martech team with string of new hires

    The newly launched GfK Customer and Audience Activation service takes GfK data such as pan-European purchasing power and combines it with Eyeota’s audiences to create aggregated segments for digital activation. 
    • 03/23/17
    • Press
    • Financial Services
    • Public Services
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • Global
    • English

    Higher inflation dampens consumer climate

    Consumer sentiment in Germany sends mixed signals in March. While economic expectation and the propensity to buy picked up again after a decline in the previous month, income expectations fell slightly. Because propensity to save also rose again in March, the consumer climate prognosis in April is 9.8 points, and thus slightly lower than the 10.0 points in March.
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