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2014-02-20 12:26:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mintel is proud to announce the appointment of Marla Commons as the new Vice President of Research. Marla has a strong background in research methodology, particularly qualitative research, with a clear focus on developing trusted relationships with clients. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120222/CG58099LOGO) Marla returns to Mintel after a nine-year hiatus. In her previous position at Mintel, she specialized in social and...

2014-01-10 08:22:37

CHICAGO, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As 2014 begins, Mintel's Consumer Trends Analysts Jennifer Zegler and Stacy Glasgow outline the four trends set to impact the American consumer market, examining the areas of commercial opportunity for brands - and what consumers will be buying into in 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120222/CG58099LOGO) Below are brief quotes about each trend. Download the complete Mintel 2014 US consumer trends at www.mintel.com/us2014 or...

2013-10-15 16:21:18

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cohen Group announced today that Ambassador Jim Smith, the outgoing U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, will join the firm this week as a Senior Counselor. "We are honored and delighted to add Ambassador Smith to our very strong team," said firm chairman William S. Cohen, who served as Secretary of Defense under President Clinton as well as for 24 years in the House and Senate. During his tenure, Ambassador Smith helped to strengthen U.S.-Saudi...

2013-10-10 12:25:35

CHICAGO, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent recession caused dramatic changes to the banking industry. While those changes created challenging situations for industry players, it created opportunities for others. Because of rapid technological advancements and new industry players, Mintel Comperemedia is tracking "alternative banks" entering the market. In the first 8 months of 2013 20% of the checking and savings direct mail was from direct banks, compared to only 4% in 2012....

2013-09-19 08:26:06

CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- High underemployment may be the new normal in America as a new report from Mintel reveals some 31% of Americans describe their current employment situation as under- or unemployed. Among adults who are underemployed, more than one-third (34%) of those working full time have had to take a position at a lower skill level. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120222/CG58099LOGO) Some 7% of Americans working full-time have taken a job with a...

2013-09-11 12:22:19

CHICAGO, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While US consumers continue to recover from the recession, it seems that for many, economic difficulties have left their legacy. Indeed, new research from Mintel reveals that today, one in four households (25%) feel that the level of debt they are carrying is causing significant stress in their lives, and the same percentage (25%) state that the amount of debt they have impacts their day-to-day lives. (Logo:...

2013-08-19 12:23:12

CHICAGO, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As a new school year looms on the horizon, many American households might be trying to squeeze in one last trip to the amusement park before it's time to hit the books. But when it comes to theme parks, new research from Mintel reveals that while teens are still the most prolific visitors, teen visitation has dropped over the past five years with 67% of those aged 12-17 having visited a park in the last year compared with 76% five years...

2013-08-03 23:01:39

Maetrics, LLC, one of the leading consulting firms for compliance and quality in the life science industry, has opened a new office in Exton, PA to serve new clients on the East Coast. This expansion is a direct result of the company’s third straight year of industry-leading double-digit growth. EXTON, PA (PRWEB) August 03, 2013 Maetrics, LLC, one of the leading consulting firms for compliance and quality in the life science industry, has opened a new office in Exton, PA to serve new...

2013-07-12 08:25:24

Mark Whittington Joins Expert Team, Deepening Technology Consulting Capabilities WASHINGTON, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading international homeland and national security advisory firm Command Consulting Group announced today that Mark Whittington has joined its growing team of veteran leaders from across the homeland and national security mission space providing services to government and private sector clients. "During his time at both Microsoft and Oracle, Mark...

2013-04-19 16:21:26

CHICAGO, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- No matter how you are (or aren't) celebrating Earth Day on Monday, it's likely that Americans are at least thinking about the health of the environment and considering ways they can be more responsible. However, new Mintel research on green consumer habits suggests that they might be motivated to go green to improve their image, as roughly one in five (19%) survey respondents say they believe it's important for others to perceive them as being "green."...