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    • 07/24/17
    • Technology
    • Point of Sales Tracking
    • Point of Sales Analytics
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • Global
    • English

    Global smartphone demand peaks alongside a leap in average sales price in 2Q17

    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.
    • 07/19/17
    • Press
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • Global
    • English

    The EU consumer climate remains friendly

    The positive mood among European consumers has also continued into the second quarter of 2017.

    • 07/10/17
    • Press
    • Global
    • English

    Christoph Erbenich joins GfK as Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer

    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.
    • 07/10/17
    • Press
    • Global
    • English

    Dr. Gerhard Hausruckinger leaves GfK

    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.
    • 07/05/17
    • Media and Entertainment
    • Media Measurement
    • Global
    • English

    NOM and GfK to deliver total readership of print brands in the Netherlands

    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. 
    • 06/30/17
    • Financial Services
    • Retail
    • Technology
    • Consumer Goods
    • FMCG
    • Consumer Life
    • Global
    • English

    Three weeks after the general election, UK Consumer Confidence decreases five points to -10

    GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index decreased five points to  - 10 in June. All five measures decreased this month.
    • 06/29/17
    • Technology
    • Market Opportunities and Innovation
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • Global Study
    • Connected Consumer
    • Global
    • English

    Teenagers and higher-income households most likely to struggle with technology addiction

    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’ .
    • 06/29/17
    • Press
    • Financial Services
    • Public Services
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • Global
    • English

    Consumer climate in Germany picking up further

    Findings of the GfK Consumer Climate Study for June 2017
    • 06/21/17
    • Press
    • Global
    • English

    GfK wins Innovation Prize from the Association of German Market and Social Researchers

    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. 
    • 06/13/17
    • Press
    • Geomarketing
    • Geodata
    • Global
    • English

    More purchasing power in Austria in 2017 – same for Switzerland, but only in national currency

    Two new GfK purchasing power studies evaluate purchasing power in Austria and Switzerland in 2017. The studies reveal substantial regional differences both within and between these two countries. GfK's 2017 purchasing power data for Austria and Switzerland is now available.
    • 06/13/17
    • Press
    • Retail
    • Technology
    • Geomarketing
    • Geodata
    • Geo+RealEstate
    • Global
    • English

    European retail: Central and Eastern Europe gaining ground

    GfK has released a comprehensive analysis of the retail scene in 32 European countries. The study evaluates purchasing power, the retail share of private consumption, inflation and sales area productivity, and also includes a turnover prognosis for 2017. The study appears in the new edition of ACROSS Magazine and will be presented at the ICSC European Marketing Conference in Vienna.
    • 06/02/17
    • Media and Entertainment
    • Media Measurement
    • Advertising
    • TV Audience Measurement
    • Global
    • English

    MMS and GfK close-in on Total Video Ratings Currency in Sweden

    MMS – which measures the moving image in Sweden – has released its digital ad ratings service. The service covers video advertisements on broadcasters’ websites and apps viewed across PC, smartphone, tablet and smart TV. It is built upon GfK’s data integration and data science capabilities that fuse MMS’s multi-source data streams into actionable currency.
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