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2011-08-15 10:54:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It is with great pleasure that Andrew Davidson, Senior Vice President, Mintel Comperemedia, welcomes Gary Wooley as the direct marketing competitive intelligence provider's new Director, Insurance Consulting. Gary Wooley will bring a fresh perspective to the insurance landscape and boost Mintel Comperemedia's reputation as a leader in the insurance and financial services sector. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100413/MINTELLOGO-b) "The...

2011-01-31 14:19:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the economy on the mend, many Americans are looking at the future with more optimism than they did prior to the recession. According to Mintel's recently published Wealth Management--January 2011 report, more than eight in 10 high net worth households (defined as households with at least $500K in investable assets excluding real estate) say they are optimistic about their own financial situation over the next five years. Almost as many (76%) say...

2010-12-27 13:20:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- There is a tremendous growth opportunity for providers of exchange traded funds (ETFs) to grow total assets for one simple reason--most potential retail investors have never heard of them. Indeed, latest research from Mintel reveals that more than six in 10 investors say they don't invest in ETFs simply because they "don't know what they are"-- and that number was the same for the higher income households that are most likely to be investors. (Logo:...

2010-12-20 14:11:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Credit card issuers are working harder than ever to retain existing customers and attract new ones. According to Mintel Comperemedia, a service that provides direct marketing competitive intelligence, credit card mailings are up dramatically from this time a year ago, and that increase is due in large part to credit card offers promoting rewards programs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100413/MINTELLOGO-b) The numbers paint a clear...

2010-11-17 13:28:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Loyalty programs are powerful marketing tools for credit card companies, supermarkets and restaurants, but how do consumers choose one program over another? Recent Mintel research found that instant redemption opportunities, like cash back at the register, were an incentive cited by almost half (47%) of consumers that could potentially entice them to use a particular loyalty program more than others. (Logo:...

2010-11-11 11:55:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the economic tide seems to be turning, three cultural trends are heavily affecting the financial services investment industry: trust, millennials and choice. Mintel Comperemedia, a service that provides direct marketing competitive intelligence, found that these three trends are having an impact across all financial services firms. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100413/MINTELLOGO-b) (Logo:...

2010-09-30 16:50:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Mintel Comperemedia, a service that provides direct marketing competitive intelligence, small business loan marketing remains at an all-time low despite government initiatives to stimulate lending activity. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100413/MINTELLOGO-b) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100413/MINTELLOGO-b) In Q3 2010*, just 3% of Mintel Comperemedia's small business panelists received an offer in the mail for...


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