Consumers in pre-Brexit UK are less confident about the economy and seem set on self-imposed austerity
With the tournament kicking off in Russia this month, May and June represent crucial months for sales in the UK TV market. To win the lion’s share of this opportunity, TV manufacturers and retailers are focusing hard on competitive pricing and product promotion to entice shoppers. What's the best pricing strategy? Where should you focus your promotional activity? Find out more in our blog!
We've combined a range of our data to show how next month's World Cup will affect TV sales. Find out our predictions on how the World Cup will impact TV sales in this interactive infographic.
What is the real impact of big sporting events on sales? We've combined a range of our data to show how next month's World Cup will affect TV sales (taking just one example product). Watch our technology expert, Zak Haeri, to discover the key findings from our data.
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Contrasting views on personal finances versus the wider UK economy continue to keep GfK's overall Consumer Confidence Index Score in negative territory.
GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index decreased two points in April 2018. Four of the five measures were lower, with the remaining measure increasing.
In the first quarter of 2018, consumer sentiment in Europe remained at a relatively stable level, despite slight declines after the overall upward trend seen throughout 2017. At the end of the quarter, the GfK Consumer Climate for the 28 EU stood at 20.6 points, compared to 21.1 points in December – but is still higher than at the same time last year. For 2018, GfK predicts an increase in private household consumer spending in the European Union, from 1.5 to 2 percent in real terms.
The early timing of Easter 2018 combined with crazy weather conditions, has brought about a very different pattern of trade to that seen in previous years. In fact, comparisons between Easter 2018 and 2017 show stark differences for both the Technology and DIY sectors.
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Spring is in the air with increases across the board on personal finances, the general economy and purchase intentions
GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index increased three points in March 2018. All five of the constituent measures recorded higher values.
Overall Index Score has bounced between zero and -13 since February 2016