British consumer spending confidence has hit its highest level on record but a huge rise in concern about the economy saw it overtake terrorism and immigration as the nation’s biggest concern.
The latest Nielsen Global Survey of Consumer Confidence and Spending Intentions revealed that across 2016, the economy saw the biggest rise in the amount of Britons citing it as their 1st or 2nd biggest concern. The proportion doing so rose 12 percentage points to 28%. Political stability saw the next biggest rise, jumping eight points to 10% – five times higher than at the end of 2015.
As more marketers work to produce better ROIs against tighter budgets, in 2017 new research predicts that the true costs of poor-quality customer data are about to hit home for major UK brands.
New research from Royal Mail Data Services into the use and management of customer data reveals that UK organisations estimate poor-quality customer data is costing them an average of six per cent of their annual revenues. So how can marketers and data experts finally clean up their customer data to improve overall operational efficiency and campaign effectiveness?
- Brits spring into action to book short breaks ahead of Valentine’s Day
- Searches for short breaks up nearly a fifth year-on-year
Bing Ads today releases insights into the growth of Britain’s love of a mini-break as UK consumers search for more me-time moments.
In its Spring Travel Insights report, released today, Bing has found that Brits are increasingly looking for quick escapes with loved ones with searches for short breaks up by nearly a fifth (18%) year-on-year.
Mr Clean and Skittles produced the most engaging Super Bowl ads according to a study that measured people’s facial expressions.
Mr Clean’s Cleaner of your Dreams and Skittles’ Romance both scored 98.0% on the emotionally compelling, or engaging, scale, which is a combined measure of how well the ad grabbed viewers’ attention, kept it and left a lasting impression.
The score comes from Realeyes emotion measurement technology which tracked the facial expressions of 3,300 people via their webcams, who were provided by audience platform, Lucid.
Product reviews and testimonials are so important today that companies pay people to review their products or service. It’s a good idea too, as it turns out 68 percent of women say they rely on reviews when making purchasing decisions.
The rise of emotion measurement technology continues as former senior Toluna and Harris Interactive executive joins Realeyes to help clients achieve greater success using data/research provided by the technology.
Realeyes has appointed former senior Toluna and Harris Interactive executive to help clients achieve greater success using emotion measurement technology data.
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