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2009-09-30 05:02:00

LONDON, September 30 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Study Reveals That Consumers are Leading the Digital Revolution! There is a rapidly increasing awareness that the digital revolution is fully underway. The challenge given by Martha Lane Fox (the UK Government's Digital Champion) to "get as many of the 17 million currently without access to the net online by the time of the Olympics in 2012", and the recent report 'Digital Britain' from Lord Carter, confirms that serious political...

2009-07-15 07:00:00

ORANGE, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- SRC, LLC, the leader in Geographic Business Intelligence(TM) solutions, today announced the addition of the Consumer Household List feature now available on DemographicsNow.com. This new feature brings tactical capability to the power of strategic planning that is inherent to DemographicsNow, making this online subscription service a complete solution for market analysis, consumer profiling and direct marketing execution for any industry. The...

2009-06-26 14:04:00

Consumer perceptions of Jackson prior to his death less favorable than those of Elvis, Elton, McCartney LOS ANGELES, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- He may have been the "King of Pop," but according to one celebrity index, Michael Jackson wasn't exactly royalty when it came to earning consumer trust. According to data from the Davie Brown Index (DBI), which uses consumer surveys to score 2,500 celebrities across various attributes, at the time of his death, Jackson's trust among U.S. consumers was...

2009-03-17 10:11:00

Site is a joint effort of Consumer Reports WebWatch and the StopBadware.org project at Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet and Society CAMBRIDGE, Mass., and YONKERS, N.Y., March 17, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- StopBadware.org and Consumer Reports WebWatch announced today the full launch of BadwareBusters.org, a new online community for people looking for help preventing and countering viruses, spyware, and other "badware" on their computers and websites. Viruses and spyware...

2009-03-11 06:50:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Complaints.com now includes company profiles of more than 20 million businesses in the US so that companies receive email and voice message notifications alerting them of the complaint. Businesses can now respond to complaints listed against them, ensuring a company's reputation can be upheld, while satisfying the consumer's concerns and resolving the complaint. A strong reputation is critical in a difficult economy. Numerous websites, forums, online...

2009-02-19 07:00:00

Consumer Goods Companies Choose MicroStrategy for Enhanced Reporting and Analytics MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MicroStrategy(R) Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence (BI) software, today announced that it was recognized by Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) in its ninth annual Readers' Choice survey. Each year, CGT asks its subscribers to identify their most valued solution and service providers across multiple categories....

2008-12-31 07:00:00

America's most trusted consumer advocate bolsters new media offerings; Purchase comes during period of organization's continued growth YONKERS, N.Y., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers Union (CU), the highly trusted, independent publisher of Consumer Reports magazine and ConsumerReports.org, has purchased Consumerist.com from Gawker Media. The popular consumer watchdog blog will operate independently of Consumer Reports publications and be the first property housed under a new...

2008-12-12 08:12:00

RESTON, Va., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In a nationwide survey conducted by the American Consumer Institute, 93.4% of consumers say that the economy is worse than a year ago with only 1.1% saying that the economy is stronger. The results are significantly worse than the Institute's December 2007 Consumer Pulse Survey, which found that 68.8% of consumers believed that the economy was worse than in the previous year. The latest results show that consumer perceptions of the poor economy closely...

2008-10-31 09:00:13

When it comes to viewing TV and video, growth in consumer markets is more limited by consumers' ability to absorb new usage models and new applications than by limitations of technology, according to a new US consumer survey from ABI Research. "The willingness to adopt new forms of entertainment delivery is in many cases determined by the age of the consumer," says ABI Research principal analyst Steve Wilson. "That means that market growth is simply a matter of time." The online survey,...

2008-10-09 09:00:00

Research and Markets Laura Wood, Senior Manager, press@researchandmarkets.com U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907 Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716 Logo: http://www.researchandmarkets.com Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ c376fa/consumer_targeting) has announced the addition of the "Consumer Targeting in Food and Drinks: Lifestyle Brands, Personalized Nutrition and Customized Flavors" report to their offering. Personalized nutrition is an emerging trend...