GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index has decreased by two points to –9 for March. One measure increased, three measures decreased, and one measure remained the same this month.
TV sales in Britain jump in the week 15th – 21st March, up +59.5% in volume compared to the same week last year, and +43.3% in value.
British consumers almost doubled the number of IT monitors bought during the week ending 14th March compared to the week before. In contrast to the same period last year, that is a staggering growth of 133.9% in volume, and 132.3% in value.
GfK’s point of sales data is tracking large increases in the DIY / Home market for Great Britain – with sales in the week 9th - 15th March up +4.9% in value compared to the same period last year.
The first week of March alone saw almost a fifth of the total freezer sales in Great Britain so far this year.
Consumer sentiment sees third monthly increase in a row. GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index has increased two points to –7 for February. Three measures increased, one measure decreased, and one measure remained the same this month.
GfK experts estimate that more than 1.37 billion smartphones will be sold globally, accounting for nearly half of the consumer budget for tech and durable goods this year – and generating a total turnover of €444 billion.
GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index has increased two points to –9 for January. Four measures increased, and one measure decreased this month.
GfK experts expect the global market for technical consumer goods to grow +2.5 percent in value in 2020, with consumers spending an estimated €1.05 trillion*. Telecoms (+3 percent), Small Domestic Appliances (+8 percent) and Major Domestic Appliances (+2 percent) will drive the growth.
GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index has increased three points to –11 for December, thanks to sharp increase in optimism for the British economy over the coming year. Four measures increased, and one measure decreased this month.
Sales of technical consumer goods rise 16.4% in value in Britain, compared to 2018, as shoppers ‘trade up’ to premium products.
GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index is unchanged at -14 for November. One measure increased, one is unchanged, and three measures decreased this month. J“In the face of Brexit and election uncertainty, consumers are clearly in a ‘wait-and-see’ mode." says Joe Staton, Client Strategy Director at GfK.