Global predictions for 2020
65% worldwide believe 2019 was a bad year for their country and half of them considered it a bad year for their family and themselves. And most of our respondents’ predictions worldwide are not very optimistic yet 75% of people polled in 33 markets are confident 2020 will be a better year for them.
US Affluents and smart home technology
As more and more consumers embrace innovations such as smart home speakers and appliances, it's clear the concept of connected or smart homes has finally entered the mainstream. In fact, in the US, 60% of Smart Home Affluencers are more interested in smart home technology than they were two years ago.