Rural areas are arguably the most overlooked spaces in Africa, in terms of government services as well as corporate attention. It's a mistake to rule out rural spaces and consumers, especially in Africa. Global commerce is fiercely competitive, with business leaders and investors still waking to the vast potential of Africa's burgeoning consumer market. The continent, now home to more than 1.1 billion people, will account for one-fifth of the world's population by 2025...
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SANTIAGO, CHILE: comScore, Inc, a global leader in digital measurement and analytics, has released insights from the 2013 Latin America Digital Future in Focus report.
28 May 2013
SANTIAGO, CHILE: comScore, Inc, a global leader in measuring the digital world, has released its latest report on social networking in Latin America from its comScore Media Metrix service.
14 Jun 2012
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND: IMD, a top-ranked global business school based in Switzerland, has announced the findings of its annual World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY). The WCY rankings measure how well countries manage their economic and human resources to increase their prosperity.
1 Jun 2012
SANTIAGO, CHILE: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, has released its annual report on Latin America's key digital trends of the past year and what they mean for the year ahead. The 2012 Latin America Digital Future in Focus examines how the prevailing trends in social media, online video, digital advertising, mobile and search are defining the current marketplace and how they are likely to shape the coming year.
22 Mar 2012
NEW YORK, US: Global consumer confidence increased one index point last quarter to 89, while Europe led confidence declines in 24 of the region's 27 measured markets, according to fourth quarter 2011 global consumer confidence findings from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.
8 Feb 2012
BRASILIA, BRAZIL / BOGOTA, COLOMBIA: comScore, Inc recently released its latest report on connected device usage in Latin America from comScore Device Essentials.
10 Jan 2012
NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.
9 Nov 2011
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL: The role of South America in the worldwide consumer durables market is growing. In 2009, the continent was responsible for 9% of all expenditures for Consumer Electronics, ranging from traditional Consumer Electronics, to Telecommunication and IT products. In 2010, this share grew to 10% and the expectation is that by the end of 2011, it will be 12%.
16 Sep 2011
SANTIAGO, CHILE: comScore, Inc has released a study on Internet usage in Chile from its online audience measurement and media planning solution comScore Media Metrix. The study found that Microsoft sites led all web properties in audience size reaching 97.3% of the Chilean online population in May, followed by Google sites and Facebook.com.
22 Jul 2011
SANTIAGO, CHILE: comScore, Inc has released the latest results from a study on the online coupons market in Latin America. The study found that Brazil, Argentina and Chile demonstrated the highest penetration of Coupons site visitors with more than 10% of Internet populations in these markets visiting the category in March.
2 Jun 2011
SANTIAGO, CHILE: comScore, Inc. released its white paper, The Impact of Cookie Deletion on Site-Server and Ad-Server Metrics in Latin America: An Empirical comScore Study. The study addresses the key sources of discrepancy between server-based and panel-based data and reveals that cookie deletion can lead to large overstatements in server logs' measurement of the size of online audiences.
12 May 2011
SANTIAGO, CHILE: comScore, Inc has released results from a study of the most popular online activities in Chile and Argentina. The study found that in both markets, social networking now accounts for more than one-quarter of all time spent online, ranking as the top activity in Chile (28.5% of total minutes) and the second most popular activity in Argentina (27.8% of total minutes).
9 Mar 2011
NEW YORK, US: Consumer confidence fell in 25 out of 52 countries in Q4 2010 as hope for a global economic recovery evaporated at the end of last year, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which tracks consumer confidence, major concerns and spending intentions among online consumers.
27 Jan 2011