Financial results, reports and league tables from the market research industry.
Call for change in reporting of intangible assets
Companies are failing to regularly appraise their intangible assets such as brands, people and relationships and internally generated intangibles aren’t recognised at all, according to a new report from Brand Finance.
GfK sees income and margin improvement in Q1 2016
GfK achieved organic growth of 0.9% in the first quarter of the year, with adjusted operating income increasing by 17.6%
Ipsos revenue up 1.9% in ‘best Q1’
Independent market research company, Ipsos, reported revenue of €386.9 million for the first quarter of 2016, a 1.9% increase on the same period the previous year.
UK ad spend surpasses £20bn
Last year saw UK advertising expenditure grow at its highest rate since 2010, with an increase of 7.5% to £20.1bn.
Nielsen revenues up 2% for Q1 2016
The company's revenues were $1.5bn in Q1 2016, an increase of 2% compared with the same period last year.