What use is a sports sponsorship when there’s no sport?

2020-05-29T12:38:25+01:00

BLOG | by Victor Gras ... In the absence of much live sport recently, we wanted to look at how perceptions of sports sponsors may have changed. With reduced exposure for brands, are the benefits deals normally rely on standing up?

What use is a sports sponsorship when there’s no sport?2020-05-29T12:38:25+01:00

Consideration for William Hill varies as firm considers reopening 2,000 stores

2020-06-03T09:21:56+01:00

DATA INSIGHTS | by Stephan Shakespeare, CEO and Co-Founder, YouGov ... Businesses that rely on sports for a large percentage of their revenue have suffered particularly during two months of nationwide lockdown. Gambling firms have consequently seen customer bases diminish. As the betting giant William Hill prepares to reopen stores with the easing of lockdown in Europe, new YouGov data shows that certain groups will be more open to returning to stores than others.

Consideration for William Hill varies as firm considers reopening 2,000 stores2020-06-03T09:21:56+01:00

Changing consumer landscape: Sports, dieting, and exercise

2020-06-03T09:08:40+01:00

DATA INSIGHTS | by Stephan Shakespeare, CEO and Co-Founder, YouGov ... Under lockdown most Brits have made use of their daily outdoor exercise allowance, but what effect has this had on the market for home gym gear and clothing, and will Britons return to their gyms after lockdown ends?

Changing consumer landscape: Sports, dieting, and exercise2020-06-03T09:08:40+01:00

Old favorites, Olympics will be big draw for NBC’s new streaming service

2020-03-04T10:15:55+00:00

DATA INSIGHTS | by YouGov ... Classic shows will likely be the biggest draw to NBC’s forthcoming streaming service Peacock, according to ongoing data gathered by YouGov for Variety on America’s streaming habits. We asked Americans which aspect of the service they were most interested in. Of those aware of the service, 45 percent say they are interested in classic TV shows.

Old favorites, Olympics will be big draw for NBC’s new streaming service2020-03-04T10:15:55+00:00

The beer brands 49ers fans and Chiefs fans can agree on

2020-03-04T10:13:54+00:00

DATA INSIGHTS | by YouGov ... A San Francisco 49ers fan and Kansas City Chiefs walk into a bar. What kind of beer do they order? Funny you should ask, because we actually know that. YouGov’s BrandIndex and TeamIndex tools tell us a lot about what these fans like.

The beer brands 49ers fans and Chiefs fans can agree on2020-03-04T10:13:54+00:00

Are we raising a generation of helpless gamblers?

2020-01-23T16:23:53+00:00

BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... With plenty of conversation in 2019 focused on young people and betting, we thought it would be interesting to look at the demographics of the UK’s gamblers. Our data shows that the gambling activity most likely to be undertaken by younger people (18-24-year-olds) is the purchase of scratchcards. Nearly one in five (19.1%) of this group has bought one in the past 12 months.

Are we raising a generation of helpless gamblers?2020-01-23T16:23:53+00:00

What America plans to eat (and drink) during the Super Bowl this year

2020-03-04T10:11:30+00:00

DATA INSIGHTS | by YouGov ... About one-quarter (26%) say they plan to watch the game at home by themselves or other members of the household. But 10 percent are planning to attend a Super Bowl party at someone else’s home, while 2 percent are planning to watch the game at a bar or restaurant. 

What America plans to eat (and drink) during the Super Bowl this year2020-03-04T10:11:30+00:00

Annual health check for the betting industry

2020-01-06T12:06:17+00:00

BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... Given that this is our end-of-year column, we thought it would be interesting to review some of the 16 metrics we track against betting brands every day by looking at the performance of the sector as whole over the past 12 months.

Annual health check for the betting industry2020-01-06T12:06:17+00:00

Despite closures, the data suggests that the bricks and mortar betting experience is going nowhere

2019-12-02T12:03:02+00:00

BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... When William Hill announced that it was to change its CEO in September, it was no accident that Philip Bowcock’s successor was the company’s former digital chief, Ulrik Bengtsson. The appointment is consistent with William Hill’s strategy to become a digitally-led company, but given the sector’s journey from high street to online what does the future hold for the UK’s betting shops?

Despite closures, the data suggests that the bricks and mortar betting experience is going nowhere2019-12-02T12:03:02+00:00