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Younger Americans And Public Libraries: Pew Research Report

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers are fascinated by Americans between the ages of 16 to 29 because of their advanced technology habits, their racial and ethnic diversity, their social attitudes and their looser...

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2014-09-17 12:23:56

TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Provincial governments should not expand public healthcare to cover the growing costs of long-term care (LTC), according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In "Paying for the Boomers: Long-Term Care and Intergenerational Equity," authors Ake Blomqvist and Colin Busby say that such a move would put too much financial stress on future taxpayers. "Long-term care expenses are set to balloon once the boomer population hits age eighty," remarks Blomqvist....

2014-09-15 23:02:24

Presentation will compare marketplace behaviors of Millennials, Gen Xers and Baby Boomers Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Inmar, a company that operates intelligent commerce networks, today announced that it will host a webinar, “Shopping Across Generations,” at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, September 24. Devora Rogers, Senior Director, Marketing Strategy and Insights, and Nicole Steward-Streng, Shopper Insights Manager, will present the webinar. Those wishing to...

2014-09-15 08:25:00

--Atlanta, Hartford and Nashville Are Latest Stations to Subscribe-- PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced it expanded its partnership with Meredith Corporation's Local Media Group. The expansion includes Meredith TV stations in Atlanta (WGCL, CBS & WPCH, Peachtree TV), Hartford, Conn. (WFSB, CBS) and Nashville, Tenn. (WSMV, NBC). These stations will utilize Rentrak's...

2014-09-10 04:21:19

Yet engineering is what the highest percentage of adults would encourage a child to pursue NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When shown a list of occupations and asked how much prestige each job possesses, doctors top the Harris Poll's list, with 88% of U.S. adults considering it to have either "a great deal of prestige" (45%) or to "have prestige"(44%). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100517/NY06256LOGO After doctors, the rest of the top ten occupations seen as prestigious...

2014-09-08 08:26:22

Millennials Least Likely to Pay Balances in Full NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than six in 10 millennials (63%) do not have a credit card, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Comparatively, only 35 percent of adults 30 and over have zero credit cards in their wallets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130805/FL58072LOGO Millennials are the least likely of any age group to pay their balances in full each month. Only 40% of millennials pay their...

2014-09-03 12:37:04

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While smartwatches--computerized watches that perform many of the same tasks as smartphones-- have barely hit the retail market, research shows there is robust interest among Millennials in purchasing a smartwatch, according to Multi-sponsor Surveys, Inc. Almost four in ten (36%) Millennials express some interest in buying a smartwatch in the next 12 months and over one in ten (13%) express strong interest. Interest drops successively...

2014-08-26 12:27:08

Younger Americans more likely than their elder counterparts to question vaccine safety NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With incidents on the rise for many diseases once considered dangers of the past, the subject of vaccinations has been a frequent topic of conversation in recent days. In fact, strong majorities of U.S. adults favor childhood vaccinations being mandatory for all children (77%), while seven in ten don't think unvaccinated children should be allowed to attend...

2014-08-14 12:21:31

ATLANTA, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, AutoTrader.com released the findings of the 2014 Automotive Buyer Influence Study, which provides insight into how consumers shop for vehicles online, offline and across multiple devices. Now in its third year, the study demonstrates how the consumer shopping process is rapidly evolving as the next generation of car buyers--Millennials--age into the largest car buying cohort. Overall, the 2014 study findings indicate that Millennials are blazing...

2014-08-12 23:06:25

New analysis finds that integrating social media with TV critical in engaging the young. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 According to new analysis from nScreenMedia, the leading analyst group covering media’s transition to multiscreen consumption models, 19% of millennials do not have pay TV. Just 2% of those say they intend to get it in the next three months. A big part of the problem for operators is that these young viewers have grown up in the interactive world of the Internet...

2014-08-12 12:25:32

Opening Sept. 26, "The Boomer List" Features Images by Award-Winning Photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sept. 26, 2014, the Newseum will open its newest exhibit, "The Boomer List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders," featuring 19 large-format portraits of influential baby boomers -- one born each year of the baby boom, from 1946 to 1964. Award-winning photographer and filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders ("The Black...


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