Our first monthly research round-up of the year includes both reflections on 2020 and a look forward at the year ahead. Featured topics include vaccines, behaviour change, food trends and look at the local story in a selection of countries.
Discover Ipsos UpdateA selection of the latest research and thinking from Ipsos teams around the world.
After a 2020 that is rated as the worst year for some time, people around the world are looking forward to 2021 for their country, their families and themselves, according to a new Ipsos' Global Advisor poll in 31 countries. However, worries about the long-term impact of COVID-19 are prevalent, and concerns about global warming, the economy, and general tolerance of others have not gone away.
People who fear numbers are said to suffer from numerophobia or arithmophobia. There are even those who fear specific numbers like number 7 (heptaphobics) or number 13 (triskaidekaphobics). Audience measurement is a discipline swimming in numbers and, with the emergence of Big Data to supplement or even replace more traditional survey approaches in many cases, now throws out even more numbers.
Ethnography is a research method made for investigating cultural practices, rituals, consumer behaviour, routines and social norms. It helps our clients identify previously unseen opportunities through looking at people’s worlds in a new way, through putting behaviour at the heart of our investigation.
Building on the huge success of its previous regional syndicated study, “She Speaks”, Ipsos Marketing in MENA is launching a new syndicated study, this time targeting one of the most important and most disruptive consumer segments in the region: Millennials.