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Welcome to the Press Room. Find here press releases about GfK's offering, selected market research findings, corporate news and more. 

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Press Releases

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    • 11/29/19
    • Retail
    • Consumer Insights
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • Consumer Insights Engine
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    UK Consumer Confidence flatlines at -14 for November 2019

    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.
    • 10/31/19
    • Consumer Insights
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • Consumer Life
    • Consumer Insights Engine
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    UK Consumer Confidence decreases two points to -14 for October 2019

    Does reduced confidence in personal finances for the year ahead pose a risk to the wider economy? 
    GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index decreased two points to –14 in October, with decreases in all five measures this month.
    • 09/27/19
    • Retail
    • Consumer Insights
    • Consumer Insights Engine
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    UK Consumer Confidence improves two points to -12 for September 2019

    GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index for the UK improved two points to –12 in September. All five measures increased this month.

    • 08/30/19
    • Retail
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    GfK’s Neil Frackiewicz takes on Head of Retail UK

    GfK appoints Neil Frackiewicz as Head of Retail UK, effective from 1 September 2019. Frackiewicz takes over from Michael McLaughlin, who was promoted earlier in the year to GfK’s Head of Retail Europe.  
    • 08/30/19
    • Consumer Insights
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • Consumer Insights Engine
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    UK Consumer Confidence decreases three points to -14 for August 2019

    GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index decreased to –14 in August.   All five measures decreased this month. 
    • 08/20/19
    • Press
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    PC hardware for gamers: Performance and experience drive demand in a maturing market

    The gaming PC hardware market recorded a 15 percent increase year-on-year (January-June 2019) to reach over $6.1 billion turnover. 
    • 07/31/19
    • Consumer Insights
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • Consumer Insights Engine
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    UK Consumer Confidence improves two points to -11 for July 2019

    UK confidence in our economic situation improved two points to –11 in July, according to GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index. Four measures increased since last month and one is unchanged.
    • 07/18/19
    • Travel and Hospitality
    • Consumer Insights
    • Point of Sales Tracking
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    Strong late sales for Summer 2019 see cumulative travel bookings return to growth

    Nine consecutive weeks of passenger growth have helped to turn Summer 2019 fortunes around for the UK travel market. As we fast approach the peak season departures during the six week school holiday period, departures for Summer 2019 are up +1% against Summer 2018.

    • 06/28/19
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    UK Consumer Confidence slips back to -13 for June 2019

    GfK's long-running UK Consumer Confidence Index slips back to -13 for June 2019, with falls across all five measures.
    • 05/31/19
    • Consumer Insights
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • Consumer Insights Engine
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    UK Consumer Confidence sunnier in May, but long-term forecast is less certain

    GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index increased to –10 this month. Four measures increased and one stayed the same.
    • 04/30/19
    • Consumer Insights
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • Consumer Life
    • Consumer Insights Engine
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    Consumers keeping calm in April amid the Westminster carry-on

    GfK’s long-running UK Consumer Confidence Index stayed at the same level of - 13 in April.   Two measures increased and three saw a decrease during this month.

    • 04/01/19
    • Consumer Insights
    • Trends and Forecasting
    • Consumer Insights Engine
    • United Kingdom
    • English

    Brexit climbs to #1 concern in UK for first time

    A monthly GfK survey asking "What are you personally most concerned about?" has seen the response "Our role in Europe" rising to the no.1 spot for the first time. "Having enough money to live right and pay the bills" comes next, while "NHS and the cost of healthcare" drops from its previous no1 spot to 3rd place.
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