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Maximising Mobile at BAFTA

May 23, 2014

It can feel as though we are constantly being bombarded with facts, figures and statistics about mobile. But what does any of it mean, and how can we start to make sense of the mobile jungle? This was the theme of Maximising Mobile, hosted by GfK at the iconic BAFTA location in London, which …

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Trends that drive the auto industry

March 24, 2014

Recently, I was reading an article about how consumers' choices are influenced not only by the usual decision drivers of price, quality and reputation, but also by their values and beliefs. This reminded me of our Roper Reports® Worldwide Study which tracks 12 major global trends. In …

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Going Green Not So Easy for Brazilian Drivers

March 12, 2014

Brazilians, despite their tendency to think in a green way, have few options for purchasing an Electric Vehicle (EV), even though Brazil is home to some of the most congested cities on the planet. Sao Paulo, for instance, has the third highest number of inhabitants per vehicle. Brazilians …

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Streamlining Auto R&D: ROI Gaming Modules

November 18, 2013

Automotive marketers know that they must perform at or above an expected level on Key Performance Indicators to stay competitive.  On an on-going basis, we as analysts help our auto clients track their relative position in the industry at every stage of the purchase process letting them see …

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The New American Mobility

November 14, 2013

With the days getting darker and the temperatures dropping, talk among my consumer-trend colleagues has turned to how long into the winter people will use New York’s new Citi Bikes bike-sharing program. If our research on Americans’ changing lifestyles is indicative, the answer seems clear: as …

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