Good design makes us happy

Good design makes us happy

A new piece of global research by HTC shows that surrounding ourselves with well-designed everyday objects can have the same positive effect on our mood and well-being as looking at a work of art or as doing exercise. If we look…

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What are the top executives doing with their time and money?

What are the top executives doing with their time and money?

It is always a popular event. The annual presentation of the results of the IPSOS Business Elite Survey always draws large number from the media, marketing and advertising community.

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Online ad credibility rises in Asia

Online ad credibility rises in Asia

Trust in traditional advertising remains strong while the credibility of online advertising has improved in recent years. This came out in the latest Nielsen ‘Global Survey of Trust in Advertising’. This survey covers 58 countries with more than 29,000 respondents giving feedback…

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25% of Malaysians are hot for new product innovations

25% of Malaysians are hot for new product innovations

In the Nielsen Global Survey of New Product Purchase Sentiment, it appeared that online Malaysian consumers were quite gung ho about new product innovations. 25% consider themselves early purchasers of…

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Anthem says “Older and Wiser” trumps “Youthfulness”

Anthem says “Older and Wiser” trumps “Youthfulness”

Anthem Worldwide, the brand development company, has announced its most recent consumer insights study and the results may surprise some. Anthem identified 10 consumer and shopper trends in the…

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GfK insights into mobility in SE Asia

GfK insights into mobility in SE Asia

The latest GfK research in six key markets – Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Philippines – shows the sales volume of tablets doubled across the region in 2012, while demand for smartphones…

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Nielsen reveals drop in consumer confidence in Hong Kong

Nielsen reveals drop in consumer confidence in Hong Kong

Nielsen’s fourth quarter 2012 report on Hong Kong consumer confidence shows a drop of 4 index points. More than half of respondents believe they are in recession.

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CMO research shows telecos seeking partnerships

CMO research shows telecos seeking partnerships

The Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council keeps its ear to the ground all year round. Here in a new study, conducted in partnership with HP, CMO Council reveals that marketers in the $1.3 trillion global telecommunications industry are being both challenged and enabled by…

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Familiar brands score with AP consumers

Familiar brands score with AP consumers

More than half (55%) of consumers who buy online prefer to purchase new products from a familiar brand. They would rather do this than switch brands. This consumer response is revealed in the new ‘Nielsen Global Survey of New Product Purchase Sentiment’ which surveyed more than 29,000 Internet respondents in 58 countries.

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Chief Marketing Officers can afford to smile says CMO Council

Chief Marketing Officers can afford to smile says CMO Council

Nearly 70% of CMO’s receive a bonus or salary increase in 2011 and 73% expect to get one this year. Despite varied and mixed outlook for the global economy, this was the report from these senior marketing people as collected in the CMO Council‘s sixth annual “State of Marketing” audit released on 3rd December.

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