Although global smartphone demand declined three percent in 2018 to 1.44 billion, sales remain strong and reached $522 billion. These findings are released to coincide with Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona.
The global market for consumer electronics ended the year 2018 with a six percent increase in sales while total sales of around €138 billion were recorded.
The global market for technical consumer goods (TCG) exceeded the one-trillion mark for the first time in 2018 with sales of €1.01 trillion.
Discounts on so-called "Black Friday" are becoming increasingly popular among European consumers.
GfK’s FutureBuy® 2018 report is now available
Greece remained in high position as a destination for German and British Tourists in 2017
GfK’s FutureBuy® 2017 report is now available
Greece: Slight nominal increase of per-capita purchasing power
With an average of €9,433 of purchasing power or available income per inhabitant, Greece remains at place 22 in the European ranking. This is a third less than the European average and a slight, nominal increase of +2.7 percent compared to the previous year (based on revised values).
GfK has released its Europe Map Edition 2017/2018, which includes thousands of updates to the previous year's edition. The digital maps reveal Europe's current administrative and postcode boundaries. As such, they provide the basis for carrying out accurate geographic analyses in geomarketing software and BI systems.
Smartphone average selling price (ASP) globally accelerated further in 3Q17, posting the highest year-on-year increase in any observed quarter. Strong 3Q demand for smartphones is powered by Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe
GfK findings for the global TV market on the occasion of IFA 2017 in Berlin.
GfK findings for the global telecom market on the occasion of IFA 2017 in Berlin.