GfK’s long-running UK Consumer Confidence Index remained the same in June at -1. Two of the measures used to calculate the Index saw increases this month, with one measure showing a decrease and the remaining two measures staying the same.
The overall consumer climate indicator is forecasting 10.1 points for July compared with 9.8 points in June.
Internationally, 42 percent of the online connected population agree firmly1 with the statement “To me, it is important to always be reachable wherever I am” – and only 11 percent firmly disagree1. However, four countries – Germany, Sweden, Canada and Netherlands – run counter to this trend, with more of their connected consumers firmly disagreeing than agreeing.
Natural pet food cornered well over half (58 percent) of the USA’s total $13 billion spend in the ‘pet specialty’ market last year, while grain-free came in just short of the 30 percent mark.
A team of four students from Aurora University has won GfK’s fifth annual Next Generation (“NextGen”) Competition, which gives undergraduates firsthand experience in designing and executing market research projects.
The latest GreenBook Research Industry Trends (GRIT) Report cites GfK as one of the five most innovative consumer insights suppliers.
GfK TEMAX® results for Western Europe for the first quarter 2016
GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index for the UK increased two points in May to -1. All of the measures, except one, used to calculate the Index saw increases this month.
The mood of German consumers shows a mixed picture in May. The overall consumer climate indicator is forecasting 9.8 points for June compared with 9.7 points in May.
Over half of people internationally have at least one pet living with them. Argentina, Mexico and Brazil have highest percentage of pet-owners, followed by Russia and USA. Asians are least likely to have a pet.
Eighth Annual General Meeting of GfK SE
Latest study commissioned by GfK Asia in the country’s Mandalay and Yangon regions reflected consecutive monthly growth in adoption of flat screen TVs, washing machines and air-conditioners in the first three months of 2016.