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2010-07-07 10:15:00

CHICAGO, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) issued a statewide consumer alert Wednesday notifying AT&T customers that three often-overlooked, low-cost calling plans created by CUB have had their prices frozen by the recently passed Illinois Telecommunications Act and could save Land of Lincoln families about $200 a year. The three Consumer's Choice plans, which AT&T offers as the result of a legal settlement with CUB, were designed by the consumer...

2010-06-02 13:28:00

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminosity Marketing, announces the release of its Boomerang Consumer Study, a research effort that analyzed the lifestyles, values and purchasing habits of a consumer group known as Boomerangers. Boomerang consumers are defined as young adults who, after living away from home, have returned to live with their parents. The study was conducted using the Luminosity Real-Time Lifestyle Map®, a proprietary research tool that deploys mobile...

2010-02-03 05:00:00

Cleaner, Greener Paints Make Projects Faster, Easier and Less Expensive YONKERS, N.Y., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Reports' March issue features the biggest interior paint test ever of more than 50 paints. For the first time, Consumer Reports found nearly all top-scoring paints to be among the lowest in volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which are linked to pollution, smog, and respiratory problems. The full report appears in the current issue of Consumer Reports and online...

2010-01-05 06:11:00

Plus, how to decide which is right for your workout needs YONKERS, N.Y., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After putting 48 machines to the test, Consumer Reports Health lists 14 recommended treadmills and ellipticals for a home workout, including five Best Buy choices which combine performance and value. The report is part of "Get Fit In 2010," a do-it-yourself Web guide at www.ConsumerReportsHealth.org. The Web site includes new ratings of bathroom scales, fitness tips for a variety of...

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....


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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