Southern Rail caught the public's attention in December as hundreds of thousands of rail customers struggled to get to work as a result of a two-day rail strike.
Why do some news stories stick in the public’s minds more than others? Do people that notice particular news stories have anything in common?
In November, recall of businesses in the news was largely drowned out by Donald Trump’s victory and the aftermath of his election. Nonetheless two companies featured highly in every week of this month’s top ten most noticed business stories: M&S and Tesco.
In October, Marmite-gate hit the business headlines and Nissan agreed to keep its Sunderland plant open.
In September, long running business stories including the sad demise of BHS and the continuing problems at Sports Direct are again recalled by Britons. However, the biggest business story of the month belongs to Apple.
Are consumers influenced by online reviews? Do reviews have the power to make or break product sales? Our latest consumer study reveals what retailers can be doing to harness the power of customer feedback.
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Populus is delighted to announce that our fantastic fieldwork and data collection partner Populus Data Solutions has picked up the MRS Operations Award for Best Data Solution for the second year running.
Featured in this month's PR Week, Populus Managing Director Rick Nye argues that the level of public anger at big businesses failing to put their house in order helped to drive Brexit.