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The cultural earthquake that is 2020 has transformed the landscape of brand..
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The coronavirus crisis has altered supply chains beyond recognition. And as we embark..
The new GfK website is a key marketing tool for all GfK teams to leverage a new set of..
Strong brands are the lifeblood to generate aspirational demand and to foster trust..
The COVID-19 crisis has put forth a lot of challenges in changing consumer behavior,..
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With an estimated value turnover of 140 billion USD in 2019 and projected robust..
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The reckoning of the importance of ethics in tech and the need for new approaches to..
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Point of Sales (POS) data tells you what consumers buy as well as when..
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You just could not miss it at CES 2019. As the monorail snaked its way north towards..
Gaming PCs continue to be one of the positive drivers of growth on a PC market which..
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While to have a strong presence in the developed markets is very important to any..
Customers are increasingly asking for omni-channel shopping. Our FutureBuy study..
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It is a common assumption among consumers that the retail price of flagship tech..
We ran a test recently on some ads that were airing in the UK during the World Cup,..
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A major sporting event offers a fantastic opportunity for manufacturers and retailers..
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There is no doubt we are in the midst of a fourth industrial revolution – one in which..
“That was close... watch out!” That was my husband, his eyes fixated on his 32-inch..
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I was born in 1981, after the malaise of the 70’s that produced Gen X, but before the..
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Winter has come for American sports fans in the best possible way, as this Sunday’s..
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Much has been written about US generations for, well, generations. Starting with the..
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It’s again the time of the year when retailers are eager for the attention and wallet..
Over the last 10 years, the media landscape has been hit by a full-blown digital..
The future of media measurement is a very hot topic right now. So, in association with..
Category management is the ultimate team sport. Smart retailers, just like good..
Think about the consumer! Now picture her or him. You see a woman or man with a..
In a recent study, 62% of shoppers in a mature, low involvement category interacted..
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We get more and more signals that grocery brands are shifting marketing spends to..
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Traditionally, product categories don’t get any attention unless it’s absolutely..
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Digital disruption has changed the way of human life. In the last year, India has gone..
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“I read the news today, oh boy”, John Lennon wrote this in 1967, but it seems every..
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One of my strongest childhood memories is the thrill of collecting World Cup soccer..
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I always like people-watching on my morning commute on the train. Not in a weird way..
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By 2020, 40% of consumers in Europe, the US and BRIC markets will be “iBrains”, or Gen..
You may be forgiven for thinking that high street travel agencies are a bit of an..
Dads are changing. As more mothers have entered the workforce and become empowered..
Imagine a potential customer is browsing in your store or on your website. They linger..
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As the summer of 2017 approaches in the US, there’s a veritable buffet for sports fans..
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Every brand wants to broaden its client base, but to achieve this is one of the..
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Internet sales have grown remarkably in recent years in Europe. In the technical..
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Since the mid-nineties, digitalization has ensured a regular boom in the tech..
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The expansion of the digital world through mobile technology has leveled today’s..
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Did you watch the most recent episode of Homeland last night? Maybe you caught up on..
I must admit that I find the term “mobile wallet” a little silly. After all, wallets..
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2016 was another banner year for Connected Consumers, who saw a number of new..
With more than a third (38%) of consumers globally concerned about having enough money..
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When Netflix released Stranger Things mid-way through July 2016, few people would have..
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Cisco Systems has recently been running an ad of Ewan McGregor marveling over the..
I don’t cook much in the summer, so this is the time of year when I start spending..
Media consumption behavior has become increasingly fragmented across channels and..
As mobile technology has increasingly become an everyday part of Connected Consumers’..
Today’s fragmented media landscape presents a significant challenge to automotive..
When a consumer drives a new car off the forecourt it marks the beginning of one..
As one of Facebook’s measurement partners, recently announced at its 2016 Global..