Press Releases

September 21, 2015

According to Car Dealers, a new Market Report from market intelligence provider Key Note, the UK car dealers market continues to recover strongly from the financial crisis, with total value sales of new and used cars and light commercial vehicles (LCVs)...

September 15, 2015

The UK housing market has witnessed a strong recovery over the past 2 years since its collapse during the 2008/2009 economic downturn. Government figures show that between 2009 and 2013 the total number of housing starts in the UK grew by 31%. New housing and first-time installations represent an important market for domestic heating,...

September 4, 2015

According to Teenage & Pre-Teen Magazines, a new Market Report from market intelligence provider Key Note, the UK market for teenage and pre-teen magazines is subject to many of the same pressures and problems that...

September 3, 2015

In 2014, mobile retail revenues in the UK fell by 1.3% year-on-year, representing the second consecutive annual decline in the market. By volume, however, the mobile market continues to grow, with total subscriptions — including mobile handset, machine to machine (M2M) and mobile broadband connections — rising by 1.7% in 2014 to just under 90...

September 1, 2015

Designer frames have been increasing in popularity among glasses wearers in recent years. According to Key Note’s exclusive consumer survey, the proportion of glass-wearers willing to pay more for designer frames has increased from nearly 30% in 2013 to almost 40% in 2015.

The survey also found of those that wore glasses and/or contact...

August 27, 2015

According to Consumer Magazines, a new Market Update from market intelligence provider Key Note, the UK market for consumer magazines is experiencing difficult conditions at present, with falling circulations affecting many...

August 27, 2015

The UK’s IT recruitment industry continues to go from strength to strength, with 7% annual value growth in invoiced sales among recruitment companies in 2014, following similarly strong year-on-year increases over the last 5 years. Not only is the rising digitalisation across virtually all segments of the economy generating growth, but the...

August 27, 2015

According to a new Market Update entitled Retail Pharmacies, published by market intelligence provider Key Note, the UK retail pharmacies market increased in value by 1.6% in 2014.

The National Health Service (NHS) is under long-...

August 19, 2015

Gone are the days of the local gym being the haunt of Mr Universe and his fellow beefcakes pumping iron, where the sight of a woman would be passed off as a wrong turn on the way to the shops; ‘protein princesses’, such as the likes of celebrity Millie Mackintosh and singer Ellie Goulding, are giving rise to a modern woman who works out, sweats...

August 18, 2015

The UK is a nation of snackers according to Snack Foods, a new Market Update from market intelligence provider Key Note, which reports that the snack foods market grew by 29.7% between 2010 and 2014. Within the report, the market is divided into...

August 7, 2015

According to Biscuits & Cakes, a new Market Report from market intelligence provider Key Note, total market volume sales remained fairly subdued in 2014. Moreover, although the market continues to expand in value terms — exhibiting growth of...

August 6, 2015

In Key Note’s latest Market Report, Travel Insurance 2015, the UK market for travel insurance is examined in terms of gross written premiums, number of policies and claims incurred. Both the value and volume of policies are divided into...

August 4, 2015

The UK market for hot beverages continues to benefit from the consumer trend towards premiumisation and demand for variety, with ground coffee, premium instant coffee, the pod market and the green, herbal and fruit tea categories driving overall growth of 1% in sales of...

August 4, 2015

The beer market is estimated to have grown by 0.5% year-on-year in 2014, according to Breweries & the Beer Market, a new Market Report from Key Note. 2014 was an extremely positive year in the beer market, with UK volume sales returning to growth over...

July 31, 2015

According to Direct Marketing, a new Market Update from market intelligence provider Key Note, the UK direct marketing sector is enjoying a period of strong and sustained growth at the moment, with the overall value of the market...

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