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2014-09-09 23:13:20

Men and women think differently as author John Gray famously points out in his best-seller, “Men are From Mars, Women are from Venus,” and this difference extends to how they grocery shop, finds a new report by The NPD Group, a leading global information company. Chicago (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Men and women think differently as author John Gray famously points out in his best-seller, “Men are From Mars, Women are from Venus,” and this difference extends to how they grocery...

2014-09-03 23:14:45

The strength and marketing clout of major and small restaurant chains kept total restaurant industry traffic flat instead of declining in the April/May/June quarter while visits to independent restaurants declined by 2 percent, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company. Chicago (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The strength and marketing clout of restaurant chains kept total restaurant industry traffic flat instead of declining in the April/May/June quarter while visits to...

2014-08-25 23:10:31

U.S. consumers are eating traditional snack foods, particularly snacks with a perceived health benefit, in between and at meals, and this behavior will drive the growth of snack foods eaten at main meals over next five years, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company. Chicago (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 U.S. consumers are eating traditional snack foods, particularly snacks with a perceived health benefit, in between and at meals, and this behavior will drive the growth of...

2014-07-14 23:08:44

As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration prepares to issue voluntary sodium guidelines for food manufacturers and restaurants, food market research by The NPD Group, a leading global information company, finds that U.S. consumers are less concerned about their sodium intake, and their consumption of foods with a low sodium or no salt label is declining and will continue to decline in the future. Chicago (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration prepares to issue...

2014-02-27 23:02:33

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing updates for the Nutrition Facts label to make it more relevant to today’s consumers, but according to The NPD Group’s ongoing food and beverage market research, consumers read the labels when they first appeared but as time went on many stopped checking the label for what’s in their food. Chicago (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Nearly twenty years after the Nutrition Facts labels were put on the back of nearly every food and beverage in...

2014-01-07 12:32:19

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers are taking notice of the growing wearable technology market. According to the NPD Group's new Wearable Technology Study, 52 percent of consumers say they've heard of wearable technology devices such as smart glasses, smart watches, and wearable fitness tracking devices. Among those aware of the devices, one-in-three say they are likely to buy one of them. Wearable fitness devices, like the Fitbit and Jawbone UP, enjoy the highest...

2013-12-18 23:00:13

Over half of U.S. consumers express some level of concern about genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), but when asked to describe GMOs, many primary grocery shoppers are unclear and reiterate that it’s genetically altered sometimes in a favorable way while at other times in an unfavorable way, reports The NPD Group. Chicago (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Over half of U.S. consumers express some level of concern about genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), but when asked to describe GMOs,...

2013-11-25 23:00:08

The recently released Harvard study on the health benefits of eating nuts just confirmed what health conscious consumers already tell us, that nuts are good for you, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company. Chicago (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 The recently released Harvard study on the health benefits of eating nuts just confirmed what health conscious consumers already tell us, that nuts are good for you, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company....

2013-11-18 23:00:04

According to the new Connected Intelligence Smartphone Usage Report from The NPD Group, monthly Wi-Fi and cellular data consumption on smartphones with screens 4.5 inches and larger is 44 percent greater than it is on smartphones with screens under 4.5 inches, at 7.2GB and 5.0GB, respectively. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 As consumers opt for smartphones with larger screens, they are increasing their usage and data consumption. According to the Connected Intelligence...

2013-11-17 23:00:13

First Lady Michelle Obama recently embarked on a new campaign that encourages kids to drink more water, something they don’t do a lot of now, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company. Chicago (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 First Lady Michelle Obama recently embarked on a new campaign that encourages kids to drink more water, something they don’t do a lot of now, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company. In launching her campaign, the First Lady...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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