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  • Online sales account for a record breaking 48% of total Black Friday sales
    • 12/02/16
    • Fashion and Lifestyle
    • Home Appliances
    • Media and Entertainment
    • Retail
    • Technology
    • Consumer Goods
    • FMCG
    • Home and Living
    • Online Pricing Intelligence
    • Point of Sales Tracking
    • Point of Sales Analytics
    • Shopper
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    Online sales account for a record breaking 48% of total Black Friday sales

    This year we’ve seen a further evolution of Black Friday. The event, which in reality is still only a few years old on these shores, has become the key trading period in the UK retail calendar.

  • Motor insurance: why premium prices might remain subdued in 2017
    • 12/01/16
    • Automotive
    • Market Opportunities and Innovation
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    Motor insurance: why premium prices might remain subdued in 2017

    On the face of it, last week’s Autumn Statement was bittersweet for the motor insurance industry. The good news is that the government announced plans to push ahead with legal reforms to cut compensation for whiplash injuries which are costing insurance companies c£1bn a year. Insurers cheered this news and pledged to pass on the savings to motorists.

  • UK travellers seek out safe-haven destinations in wake of terror attacks
    • 11/30/16
    • Travel and Hospitality
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    UK travellers seek out safe-haven destinations in wake of terror attacks

    Latest data shows outbound demand ahead of last year

  • UK Confidence
    • 11/30/16
    • Financial Services
    • Retail
    • Consumer Goods
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    UK Confidence

    GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index has decreased by five points this month to -8. All five of the measures in the Index saw decreases in November.

  • Generosity lives: Four in ten people help others a minimum of once a month
    • 11/30/16
    • Social and Strategic Research
    • Market Opportunities and Innovation
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • Global Study
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    Generosity lives: Four in ten people help others a minimum of once a month

    Mexico, USA and Netherlands lead for populations who help others a minimum of once a month. Men slightly ahead of women overall, while 20-29 year olds lead across age groups.

  • Consumer Confidence Index drops five points
    • 11/30/16
    • Financial Services
    • Consumer Goods
    • FMCG
    • Consumer Panels
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    Consumer Confidence Index drops five points

    GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index has decreased by five points this month to -8. All five of the measures in the Index saw decreases in November.

  • The Road Ahead for UK Automotive Innovation
    • 11/22/16
    • Automotive
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    The Road Ahead for UK Automotive Innovation

    Regardless of what Brexit may bring, there are clear signals from UK consumers which features they value in a car, indicating the road ahead for automotive innovation.

  • How can the CCB Forecasting tool help my business?
    • 11/22/16
    • Automotive
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    How can the CCB Forecasting tool help my business?

    Our CCB foresting tool combines new vehicle registrations with our Consumer Confidence Barometer (CCB) data to forecast if sales will increase or decrease in the next three to four months.

  • Can PlayStation Virtual Reality reach the mass market?
    • 11/21/16
    • Retail
    • Technology
    • User Experience (UX)
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    Can PlayStation Virtual Reality reach the mass market?

    Half of the UK population are interested in owning a VR device
    VR (Virtual Reality) is a well-recognized term, and it seems the concept is gaining traction with consumers.

  • Black Friday: Are we already seeing changes?
    • 11/17/16
    • Fashion and Lifestyle
    • Retail
    • Technology
    • Consumer Goods
    • FMCG
    • Point of Sales Tracking
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    Black Friday: Are we already seeing changes?

    As we now enter the month of November we are getting ever closer to the most important day in the retail calendar Black Friday, or are we?

    Over the past three years this single day has represented the most important day in the retail calendar. However we are already seeing through early communication from retailers that the focus may not be just on this single day.

  • Financial advertisers gain instant access to GfK’s FRS consumer segments
    • 11/17/16
    • Financial Services
    • Technology
    • Digital Market Intelligence
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    Financial advertisers gain instant access to GfK’s FRS consumer segments

    GfK is releasing a portfolio of financial segments from its industry-leading Financial Research Survey (FRS). The segments are being made directly available to advertisers through Eyeota on its platform partners. This is the first time the global market research organization has shared its long-running market measurement study in this way, making it available for programmatic data activation and digital advertising.

  • B2B innovation is challenging, but can be successfully executed if you know how
    • 11/15/16
    • Market Opportunities and Innovation
    • Innovation Roadmap
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    B2B innovation is challenging, but can be successfully executed if you know how

    Businesses must innovate to survive. The development of new and improved products and services is required to ensure revenue and value generation in changing economic and market conditions, customer satisfaction and loyalty, new customer acquisition, the resistance of competitive pressures, and that the challenge of disruption can be met head on.

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