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2014-03-06 08:29:09

BOSTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Communispace, the leading consumer collaboration agency, has released a new report that delves into consumer attitudes towards targeted marketing, exploring the fine line between helpful and intrusive personalized marketing tactics. The study found that 86 percent of consumers would click a "do not track" button if it were available and 30 percent of consumers would pay a 5 percent surcharge if they could be guaranteed that none of their...

2014-02-21 08:27:10

DUBLIN, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/twx9ht/affluent_consumer ) has announced the addition of the "Affluent Consumer Tracking Study" subscription to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) A quarterly report about what products and brands luxury consumers are buying and how much they spend on luxuriesIn today's hyper-competitive environment, market research is not an option; it...

2013-12-11 12:27:09

Consumer Reports HealthLawHelper.org Cuts Through Opinions to Provide Consumers with the Unbiased Facts They Need to Make Decisions About Their Health Insurance Needs for 2014 YONKERS, N.Y., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One month after the start of open enrollment in the new Health Insurance Marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act, a new survey conducted by the Consumer Reports National Research Center shows that many American consumers now feel more confused about the...

2013-11-25 08:22:46

Amazon, Kmart, and United Airlines among those that make CR's "Naughty" List; Lands' End, Walmart, and Southwest Airlines play "Nice" in Fourth Annual Public Education Campaign YONKERS, N.Y., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Reports today unveiled its fourth annual Naughty & Nice List of company policies and practices. The list includes retailers, airlines, telecomm companies, and others that have been dinged for fees, fine print, or other punitive practices, or lauded...

2013-06-18 15:34:04

First impressions of experiences have a greater impact when consumers share the experience with others, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. "When consumers consume an experience alone, the end of the experience has a greater effect on their overall evaluations. On the other hand, when consumers consume an experience with others, the beginning has a greater influence on how they judge the entire experience," write authors Rajesh Bhargave (University of Texas, San...

2013-04-18 16:25:38

MUMBAI, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A close look at the winning strategies and the challenges ahead in the consumer space in India. Understanding the target consumer is the single most difficult thing for an entrepreneur. If one gets it right, there is no looking back. Held in Mumbai on April 17(th), 2013, the VCCircle Consumer Investment Summit 2013 saw a good mix of delegates including investors, entrepreneurs and investment bankers who discussed that and various other trends and...

2013-01-18 23:04:28

ReportsnReports.com adds new research reports on Consumer Lifestyles for Latvia, Ukraine, Turkey and United Arab Emirates to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 Consumer Lifestyles in Latvia, Ukraine, Turkey and United Arab Emirates report analyzes factors influencing national consumer expenditure. The consumer lifestyles report includes coverage of: population, urban development, home ownership, household profiles, labour, income, consumer and family expenditure, health,...

2012-10-08 15:20:57

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Drivers are breaking out their credit cards to pay record high gasoline prices at the pump. Oil companies blame power failures and a recent fire at Chevron's Richmond Refinery, but Consumer Action - a leading consumer rights organization - says the industry is pocketing huge profits while saying it can't afford to meet its clean air commitments. "Big oil is pocketing billions in profits and taking billions more in consumer-funded government...

2012-07-24 10:22:46

NEW YORK, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Local market consumer research firm, Scarborough announced today that they have forged a relationship with leading consumer behavior and motivations insights provider, GfK MRI, to combine GfK MRI's attitudinal data points with Scarborough's local and national consumer databases into a single integrated offering. This service will illuminate the WHO, WHAT, WHERE and WHY of the American consumer. (Logo:...

2012-06-24 23:02:06

The National Consumer Protection Bureau would like to recognize Value Dry Basement Waterproofing for maintaining outstanding customer satisfaction and a commitment to positive business practices. King of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) June 24, 2012 Value Dry is committed to helping homeowners and commercial property owners turn their water-logged basements into comfortable, usable spaces. Through an unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction and reliability, they have become the premier...