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

CANADA – Are Canadians more likely to follow a US hockey team if it’s closer to the border?

2019-12-04T20:41:02+00:00

BLOG | by Tracy Schoenadel ... We love it when we have a new dataset to look through and this month’s addition – Canada Profiles – is no exception. Looking at Canadian hockey fans, let’s see if there is a relationship between the fanbase of NHL teams (which Profiles measures) and their proximity to the Canadian border (information we’ve harvested manually).

CANADA – Are Canadians more likely to follow a US hockey team if it’s closer to the border?2019-12-04T20:41:02+00:00

Around the world with Global Fan Profiles: Which nations use OTT the most?

2019-11-06T15:02:32+00:00

BLOG | by Victor Gras ... To give you a glimpse of the power of our brand-new fanbase profiling tool, Global Fan Profiles, here’s one of a short series of blogs bringing it to life. In the first of our series we take a look at live online consumption in the top ten markets.

Around the world with Global Fan Profiles: Which nations use OTT the most?2019-11-06T15:02:32+00:00

Rugby World Cup final. A third of UK plan to watch, 13% with an alcoholic drink.

2019-11-01T22:29:12+00:00

BLOG | by Bruce Cook ... Tomorrow is set to be one of the biggest days in British sport for some time, with the England men’s rugby team playing in the final of the Rugby World Cup for the first time for almost 30 years. We thought we’d ask who plans to watch and how they plan to do it. Here’s a quick summary.

Rugby World Cup final. A third of UK plan to watch, 13% with an alcoholic drink.2019-11-01T22:29:12+00:00

UK – Rugby World Cup excitement set to overtake FIFA World Cup levels

2019-10-31T11:11:22+00:00

BLOG | by Bruce Cook ... While the Rugby World Cup may not enjoy the same global profile as its FIFA equivalent, there is no doubt that in rugby-playing nations it’s a big deal. But given that it’s been a pretty good year and a half for English teams competing in major tournaments, how does England’s progress to the Rugby World Cup final compare to other performances?

UK – Rugby World Cup excitement set to overtake FIFA World Cup levels2019-10-31T11:11:22+00:00

NBA – Which teams are attracting the most positive chatter?

2019-10-24T19:59:56+01:00

BLOG | by Tracy Schoenadel ... The NBA sparks into life this week, but which teams are providing the brightest flames as the season begins? We took a look at our Buzz metric to see which teams are enjoying the most positivity among the general population – and NBA fans – as the season begins.

NBA – Which teams are attracting the most positive chatter?2019-10-24T19:59:56+01:00