A new consumer survey report from Conviva titled “How Consumers Judge Their Viewing Experience: The Business Implications of Sub-Par OTT Service” highlights the importance of video experience now that OTT has become a part of everyone’s everyday life. The report, which is based on the responses of 750 viewers ages 26-34, shows that 75% will […]
From Merrill Lynch on the March employment report: The recent employment reports have been exceptionally strong with job growth averaging 293,000 a month for the past six months. Although we expect a slight moderation in March with job...Show More Summary
Pinterest has become a major hub for brands that want to connect with consumers who love to share content. Indeed, users engage and interact with branded content frequently on Pinterest. A report from Networked Insights examines howShow More Summary
As soon as March 31, consumers could bring older iPhones to stores in China for credit toward other products.
Americans are becoming increasingly comfortable using their cell phones for basic banking and payments, though security concerns still inhibit greater traction in mobile banking, according to a Federal Reserve survey of consumers published Thursday.
A mother of a one-year-old boy reportedly choked to death on her own vomit after consuming a Kinder Bueno chocolate bar, while drowsy form painkillers she was taking to help her deal with post-natal pain. Candice Campbell, 25, from Hull...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Apple Inc plans to introduce a trade-in program for iPhones in China in association with the Foxconn Technology Group, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the effort. Under the program, consumers will be ableShow More Summary
A resort along the Mekong River in Laos caters to consumers of endangered species and, according to a new report, highlights the abundant illegal trade in wildlife throughout the region.
Questions about Adrian Peterson consumed the better part of Mike Zimmer's hour-long media session at the NFC coaches' breakfast on Wednesday in Phoenix, as Zimmer stayed squarely on message for the groups of reporters who stopped at his table. Show More Summary
When you apply for a job, auto insurance, life insurance, a bank account, or even set up your electric bill, chances are the company you're talking to will go talk to some other companies, called consumer reporting agencies (CRAs), to find out your previous history. Under law, you have a right to see what's in these reports. Read more...
In the wake of a primetime news report alleging that some flooring sold by Lumber Liquidators contained excessive amounts of formaldehyde, federal regulators at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission have confirmed the agency is...Show More Summary
Each year millions of consumers turn to high-interest, short-term loans to make ends meet. While you may be more familiar with payday lenders who charge triple-digit interest rates with the goal of trapping borrowers into taking outShow More Summary
Google is reportedly working on a new service that would allow consumers to receive their bills through Gmail instead of physical mail. The service, which was first revealed by Recode and bears the “Pony Express” codename, could also allow people to pay their bills without having to visit numerous websites. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Wednesday it was investigating laminates used by Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc, after reports that its products contained too-high levels of formaldehyde.
Lumber Liquidators is surging. Shares jumped by as much as 8% in early trading on Wednesday. At 10 a.m. ET, the Consumer Product Safety Commission will hold a press conference to address recent reports that Lumber Liquidators flooring may pose a health risk to customers. Show More Summary
Technological change is affecting the retail industry dramatically — and one area it’s transforming is customer expectations. Today, consumers are 29 percent more likely to switch companies than they were five years ago, reports Accenture’s latest Global Consumer Pulse Research. It seems that the ability to buy from anywhere, anytime, on any device has caused...
Just weeks after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a report showing that tens of millions of Americans have clauses in their credit card, checking account, student loan and wireless phone contracts that take away their rights to sue those companies in a court of law, more than 100 consumer groups have signed a letter urging the Bureau to address … [More]
Business Insider is hiring consumer tech reporters and editors to cover everything from apps to gadgets to video games to virtual reality to connected cars. And everything in between. Sound like a cool job? Of course it does. You should totally apply if: You're obsessed with consumer technology and tech news. Show More Summary
From the BLS: The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.2 percent in February on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index...Show More Summary
The February report on consumer prices is set for release at 8:30 am ET. Expectations are for the consumer price index to rise 0.2% compared to the prior month and fall 0.1% compared to the prior year. In January, headline CPI declined 0.1% against the same month last year, the first year-on-year decline since October 2009. Show More Summary