March 2020: Consumer confidence still holding up globally, but expectations are down
Two months after the first coronavirus outbreak reports, China loses its status of consumer sentiment champion to Saudi Arabia while Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico and the United States see a notable drop in their expectations Index since February.
A hard day’s work: global attitudes to gender equality in the workplace
Gender equality at work is still not achieved as nearly three in ten men (28%) around the world think it’s acceptable to tell jokes or stories of a sexual nature at work, according to a new global survey to mark International Women’s Day. By contrast, only 16% of women globally say such jokes or stories are acceptable.
Affluent Highlights: how do the European Affluent travel the world?
Over in Europe, we are beset by storms, rain and cold weather. So, for many people, booking a holiday in the sun offers a glimpse of hope amidst the gloom. With far more money to spend, the Affluents are particularly keen on travel – and do so for both business and pleasure. In fact, the average Affluent in Europe takes about 10 flights a year and stays around 24 nights in hotels.