This year Ipsos celebrates 20 years of the European Media and Marketing Survey (EMS), or as it is called now, The Ipsos Affluent Survey Europe. 20 years of tracking the Affluent, with their disposable income and whom are disproportionately important to most marketers of products and services.
This briefing pack summarises Ipsos research on public attitudes in Europe during 2015.
Thailand continues to be the dominant hub within South East Asia, with the best automotive supply and logistics chain as well as impressive production figures for domestic and export markets. Whilst the industry has suffered significantly in recent years, the underlying trend suggests that the industry is close to being back on a growth path. As with other markets, Thailand is moving towards eco cars and SUVs, but the country’s industry is still dominated by one ton pick-up trucks.
Despite the recent downturn, HK remains a major Financial Services hub.
This first edition of the newsletter tells you all about the interests and leisure activities of the upper layer of the European population.
In recent years, attitudes toward the richest 1% of Americans have increasingly become part of the national conversation. Some vilify “The 1%,” others want to join their ranks, and many hold both attitudes at once – viewing the wealthy with a sometimes paradoxical mix of anger, envy and aspiration.
The European affluent are generally more positive towards their country’s membership of the European Union than the non-affluent.
There is nothing average about Europe’s Affluent. Understanding the behaviour of Europe’s Affluent is crucial to marketers, not only do they have the majority of disposable income in the region but as early adopters and opinion formers, where they lead others follow. However, it would be a mistake to think of them as in anyway average.
“Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité” - The French national motto (“freedom, equality, brotherhood”) dates back from the French revolution, more than 2 centuries ago. Since then, those values have trickled through Europe with ups and downs. How free, equal and connected do people in Europe feel today?
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