News from GfK A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jun 30, 2015, 05:00 ET

Americans, Canadians and British Happiest with Amount of Leisure Time

  - Internationally, only 16 percent of people are completely satisfied with the amount of leisure time they have.  -...

Jun 30, 2015, 05:00 ET

Estadounidenses, canadienses y británicos son los más felices con la cantidad de tiempo libre

El ritmo de vida ocupado es una queja común entre muchas personas, pero los hallazgos de GfK muestran que, internacionalmente, la mayoría...

Jun 30, 2015, 05:00 ET

Ao lado de russos e japoneses, brasileiros, são os mais insatisfeitos com tempo de lazer, aponta pesquisa da GfK

 Um recente estudo global da GfK demonstra que  58% das pessoas estão completa ou suficientemente satisfeitas com a quantidade de...

Jun 30, 2015, 05:00 ET

Les Américains, les Canadiens et les Britanniques sont les plus satisfaits de leur temps disponible pour les loisirs

- Seulement 16% de la population de la planète est entièrement satisfaite du temps disponible pour les loisirs.   ...

Jun 29, 2015, 05:25 ET

Experiência anterior é principal influência para as decisões de compras na América Latina

De acordo com os resultados da edição 2015 do Shopping Monitor Electro,  da GfK, os fatores que mais fortemente influenciam as...

Jun 24, 2015, 00:01 ET

La experiencia previa es la más importante de las influencias en las decisiones de compra en LatAm

Los últimos resultados del ElectroMonitor de Gfk Shopping 2015, revelan que los consumidores en América Latina...

Jun 24, 2015, 00:00 ET

Previous Experience is Biggest Influence in LatAm Shopping

  - Previous experience beats recommendations, price comparison sites, in-store displays and advertising  - Apps and ability...

Jun 09, 2015, 00:00 ET

Dissatisfaction in Atopic Dermatitis Treatment Revealed; Clear Opportunities for New Entrants

- Over four out of 10 physicians and six out of 10 patients are not satisfied with the level of control achieved for moderate to severe...

May 29, 2015, 05:00 ET

Une personne sur dix se dit « entièrement satisfaite » de son apparence

- Plus de la moitié des habitants de la planète sont assez satisfaits ou entièrement satisfaits de leur apparence physique...

May 29, 2015, 05:00 ET

1 in 10 "Completely Satisfied" With Their Looks

- Over half of people internationally are fairly satisfied or completely satisfied with their personal looks  - Teenagers only...

May 15, 2015, 00:00 ET

Global Smartphone Sales of $96bn Set a New Q1 Record as 4G Ramps Up

- In Q1 2015 global smartphone sales value was up +8 percent year-on-year. Sales of larger screen devices (5"+) continue to drive growth...

Apr 21, 2015, 15:19 ET

Tres de cada cuatro consumidores dicen que las marcas tienen que ser medioambientalmente responsables

 Con la celebración esta semana del 45to Día Mundial de la Tierra, GfK ha publicado los resultados de una encuesta que...

Apr 21, 2015, 14:27 ET

Three Quarters of Consumers Say Brands Have to Be Environmentally Responsible

- Close to two thirds feel guilty when they do something that is not environmentally friendly. - The same number says they only buy...

Apr 13, 2015, 06:13 ET

Les Français prennent plaisir à cuisiner mais sont critiques sur leurs compétences culinaires

  - Les Français sont ceux qui cuisinent le plus fréquemment par plaisir, juste après les Chinois  - Pour...

Mar 30, 2015, 05:00 ET

Which Countries Are Top of the Cooking Charts?

  - Over half of people internationally say they cook purely for fun once a week or more.  - Italy and South Africa lead on...

Mar 27, 2015, 05:00 ET

'Leading Edge Consumers' Leaning Towards Connected Cars

- 'Ultra safe' car concept most popular across all drivers, followed by 'data tracker' - a car that runs diagnostics, checks repair costs...

Mar 02, 2015, 11:57 ET

GfK Forecasts 51 Million Wearables Bought Globally in 2015

  - 17.6 million smartwatches and health and fitness trackers (HFT) bought worldwide last year  - HFT accounted for 77...

Feb 23, 2015, 05:52 ET

Shoppers Bringing Online Competition Inside Bricks-and-mortar Stores

  - Four in ten shoppers worldwide are using their mobile phones while shopping inside a store to compare prices  - Four in...

Jan 05, 2015, 12:38 ET

Zwischen Vernetzen und Teilen: Generation Y prägt das Auto der Zukunft

Die Zahl der Neuwagenverkäufe bewegt sich in einigen Schlüsselmärkten auf einem ähnlich niedrigen Niveau wie während der...

Jan 05, 2015, 05:00 ET

Carros conectados e compartilhamento: Geração Y tem impacto sobre o futuro automotivo

 Os consumidores da Geração Y ainda não são muito ativos no mercado de carros zero, mas com o seu interesse por tudo o...