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2009-03-06 12:58:00

Qualitative Study by Deutsch Reveals New Rules of Consumption: From "Why Not" to "Why" and "Me" to "We" LOS ANGELES, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The past six months rank among the most tumultuous financial times in history.

2008-12-25 14:18:56

Consumer spending edged upward in November, the government said, but some economists are hesitant to call the shift an economic resurgence. Consumer spending drives about 70 percent of the U.S. economy. In November, spending notched up 0.6 percent on an inflation-adjusted basis.

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.

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.

2008-10-16 12:00:21

EcoAlign, a strategic marketing agency focused on energy and the environment, today launched Project Energy Code by releasing the first report, "Visibility, Ambivalence and Trust: Cultural Stumbling Blocks To Greater Household Energy Efficiency," written by renowned cultural anthropologist Dr.

2008-08-12 12:00:49

DALLAS, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. consumers will spend over $6 billion for Internet video services by 2013, with direct-to-TV videos accounting for 75% of that revenue, according to Parks Associates' Internet Video: Direct-to-Consumer Services (Second Edition).

2008-06-18 09:01:08

On average, Chinese consumers age 18 to 34 save 14% of their annual income, almost doubling that of Americans the same age (9%). Positive economic growth plus high consumer savings rates is a formula for strong consumer confidence among young Chinese consumers.