Retail & consumer

VW: A force for good?

VW: A force for good?

Last Tuesday as I walked down Old Street I was surprised to see a line of Stormtroopers patrolling the streets. This was, of course, the Greenpeace guerrilla ad campaign entitled ...

  • YouGov/Vogue Business Report 2011

    British, female glossy magazine readers lead the way when it comes to new technology usage, the Vogue Business Report 2011, undertaken by YouGov, has ...

  • Customers cold over energy prices

    Energy companies measured a drop in buzz on our BrandIndex service earlier in June as it was announced that Scottish Power would be increasing ...

  • Consumer confidence: China/UK

    In recent months when we have looked at the economic confidence figures from the Bloomberg/YouGov Household Economic Activity Tracker (HEAT), we have seen that ...

  • Rich Brits seek greener grass

    Significant numbers of wealthy British people think the UK offers a poorer lifestyle, worse well-being, and less 'general happiness' than other developed countries, our ...

  • Mobile money

    Almost a quarter of people are interested in using their mobile phone instead of cash to pay for purchases, our latest research shows. Based ...

  • The writing on the wall

    At the start of last month the Focus DIY chain entered administration. BrandIndex data gives us a read on the problems that the brand ...

  • Santander's satisfaction problem

    At the start of the year, we looked at how Santander’s BrandIndex scores had nose-dived during 2010, taking it from competing with HSBC as ...

  • Driving up fuel costs

    Half of UK motorists say they have reduced the amount of driving they do due to the rising cost of fuel, while more than ...