Thinking Ahead

Drawing on insights across the globe, this podcast talks about research, innovation, and discovery that will help you understand today's consumer to prepare you for tomorrow's marketplace.
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UK Consumer Confidence Uncut March 2024

In this episode of Thinking Ahead, GfK’s Neil Bellamy and moderator Lucy Green discuss the March 2024 results. The overall Index score...
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The rise of the UK’s second-hand mobile phone market

One-quarter of all UK mobile phones sales in 2023 were for second-hand or refurbished handsets
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UK Consumer Confidence Uncut February 2024

The Consumer Confidence Index took a knock in February, dropping two points to -21, with all but one of the measures that make up the...
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Living with technology around the world

The Living with Technology report explores how consumer tech sentiment, usage, and adoption have shifted and continue to evolve amid major...
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UK Consumer Confidence Uncut January 2024

In this Thinking Ahead podcast, GfK’s Neil Bellamy and our moderator Lucy Green, discuss the January 2024 results of UK Consumer Confidence...
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UK: Black Friday 2023 results and outlook

In this Thinking Ahead podcast, Kelly Whitwick and Neil Frackiewicz from GfK UK’s retail team discuss the performance of Black Friday in...
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UK: Why buy in a cost-of-living crisis?

In this Thinking Ahead podcast, Neil Bellamy our Consumer Insights expert and Helen Collins our Home Appliances Industry expert, discuss...
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From Green to Glam: Where consumers sit on the sustainability spectrum

In this episode, we sit down with GfK Tim Kenyon of GfK Consumer Life (VP, Consulting) to explore the different and sometimes surprising...
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