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Dec 02, 2011, 09:30 ET Employers Skeptical of Health Care Reform, But Few Project Dropping Health Insurance Coverage

Even in an environment of uncertainty about the future of health care reform, a majority of employers surveyed (56 percent) say that they are likely...


Oct 18, 2011, 10:30 ET GfK Survey Reveals Evolving Trends in American Holiday Shopping and Spending

Retailers embarking on a seasonal hiring binge this year may want to rethink their plans, according to a new survey by GfK Custom Research North...


Oct 11, 2011, 10:00 ET Trust and Transparency Issues Emerge for Banks as Public Demands Federal Watchdog

As public perception sours about the banking industry, financial institutions need to rebuild relationships and credibility with consumers by being...


Sep 21, 2011, 10:00 ET New Report Indicates Green Sensibility Continues to Evolve

Amid a climate of economic uncertainty, Americans now place a higher value on their own financial stability over environmental responsibility....


Aug 18, 2011, 10:00 ET New Automakers on the Block: Indian and Chinese Automakers Must Overcome Obstacles to Gain Market Share Among American Consumers

As a wave of new models from Chinese and Indian auto manufacturers, including BYD, Mahindra and Tata, are poised to debut in the United States in the ...


Jul 18, 2011, 10:00 ET Tokyo Earns Strong Image, Despite Earthquake and Tsunami, in 2011 Anholt-GfK Roper City Brands Index

In the aftermath of Japan's earthquake, tsunami and subsequent nuclear accident, the city of Tokyo has seen no significant erosion to its city image...


Jun 13, 2011, 02:27 ET State Of Distrust: New Survey Indicates Corporate Trust Waning Among The Influential Americans®

Distrust of corporations remains high among American consumers three-plus years after the nation's financial crisis, with a majority (64%) saying...


Jun 08, 2011, 10:00 ET New Survey: More Education Means More On-the-Job Engagement, But Also More Stress

As the workforce emerges from the recession, and we move from an assembly-line economy to a knowledge-and-creative economy, the highest educated...


May 25, 2011, 09:30 ET A Disengaged Generation: Young Workers Disengaged by Pressures of Work Worldwide

Young workers around the world are lacking in engagement with their employers and are the most affected by perceived pressures at work, posing...


Apr 19, 2011, 10:03 ET GfK Expands Comprehensive Insight Offerings With Social Media Through Strategic Alliance With NetBase

GfK Custom Research North America, an industry leader in innovative market research tools and services, today announced a strategic alliance with...


Mar 01, 2011, 10:19 ET GfK Now Serving Public Sector Clients through GSA's MOBIS Contract

GfK Custom Research North America, an industry leader in innovative market research tools and services, today announced that it has been awarded the...


Feb 01, 2011, 09:30 ET GfK Names John Wittenbraker as Managing Director of Corporate Innovation and James Conrad as Managing Director of Brand & Communications Practice

GfK Custom Research North America today announced that John Wittenbraker, currently Managing Director of GfK Brand & Communications, will move into...


Jan 18, 2011, 09:15 ET GfK Names Angelina Villarreal as Head of Multicultural Research

GfK Custom Research North America today announced the appointment of Angelina Villarreal, Ph.D., as Vice President, Multicultural Research. In this...


Jan 18, 2011, 09:15 ET GfK nombra a Angelina Villarreal como encargada de Investigación Multicultural

GfK Custom Research North America anunció hoy la designación de la Dra. Angelina Villarreal como vicepresidenta de Investigación Multicultural. En su ...


Jan 05, 2011, 09:00 ET GfK Custom Research North America and Think Passenger, Inc. Join Forces to Create New Paradigm for Consumer Insights

GfK Custom Research North America and Think Passenger, Inc. today announced a joint venture that will co-market services used by enterprises and...


Nov 01, 2010, 02:15 ET GfK Expands Custom Research Network with Acquisition of Interscope, LLC

The GfK Group acquired 100% ownership of US company Interscope, LLC on November 1, 2010. Interscope is a leading marketing consulting organization...


Oct 12, 2010, 09:00 ET America Remains the Most Admired Country Globally in the 2010 Anholt-GfK Roper Nation Brands Index(SM)

The United States continues to lead the world in global image, according to GfK Roper Public Affairs & Corporate Communications, a division of GfK...


Sep 08, 2010, 09:00 ET More Employees Consider Changing Jobs as Economic Optimism Grows

GfK Custom Research North America, a leading global custom research company, today revealed the findings of its national survey indicating that more...


Jun 11, 2010, 09:00 ET Police Popularity Rises On A Global Scale According to International GfK Study

Firefighters enjoy the highest levels of trust internationally. The clergy and marketing specialists have suffered a considerable deterioration in...