Hogan comes from WPRI in Providence, R.I. where she is the station's consumer reporter.
Amazon announced on Tuesday that it had the best sales weekend ever for its consumer devices over the Black Friday weekend, despite recent reports of confusion at its hardware unit. The best selling products were the 7-inch Fire tablet...Show More Summary
Consumer Reports uncovered striking price ranges for prescription drugs across the country, even retailers within the same zip code
More Ultra HD content (aka 4K content) is coming to DirecTV consumers soon. The satellite service provider has updated plans to launch a live 4K broadcasting service “early in 2016,” reports Advanced Television. While at the recent TransSPORT...Show More Summary
The share of Apple’s iPhone Plus models is gradually growing compared to other “regular size” iPhones, according to a new report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP). The research firm notes that the percentage of iPhone...Show More Summary
Americans spent $374 billion on prescription drugs last year, but only 17 percent of people shop around for a lower price
By Aubrey Cohen Companies charge far more for car insurance in neighborhoods that are predominantly African-American than they do in other areas, a consumer group reported last week. The Consumer Federation of America found that theShow More Summary
When you are in the market for a new phone, you (if you are at all a modern customer) probably take to the internet to do the majority of your research. From blogs like this one to paid for services like Consumer Reports, you have plenty of places to get the information that will ultimately help you make […] 5 Reasons the DROID Turbo 2 is Worth Buying is a post from: Droid Life
Consumers have been all over The Force Awakens toys, especially those of the movie's female protagonist, Rey. They've been selling incredibly well, so much so in fact, that shops everywhere are reporting a shortage of toys featuring the Jakku scavenger.
At this point, if you buy a Jeep Compass, I just don’t feel bad for you. Read more...
Consumers in England to get choice of water services By Brian Milligan Personal Finance reporter 30 November 2015 From the section Business Image copyright Thinkstock Millions of householders in England could soon be given more choice over which company supplies part of their water services. The government has announced that there could be limited competition […]
Smartphones were the most popular product, according to the Consumer Technology Association's annual survey. read more
For retailers and consumer brands in general, Black Friday is not only ground zero for annual profitability, it’s also their digital performance baptism of fire as well. Every element of their omnichannel offering must line up perfectly, from web performance to ecommerce-centric personalization to in-store product availability.
Economic news on Wednesday's pre-Thanksgiving "Getaway Day" was largely dismal. The government's report on October's personal income and outlays headed up the disappointing news. While incomes increased nicely — at a rate which needs...Show More Summary
A study from Ericsson reports that by the year 2020, there will be over 50 billion internet-connected devices. That means consumers will be able to create, consume, publish interact and transact anytime, anywhere. Many companies are responding to the rise in information access and consumption by creating even more content to stand out. A LOT more [...]Show More Summary
Fourth Quarter GDPNow Forecast Sinks to 1.8% Following today's personal income report in which consumer spending rose only 0.1% month-over-month, the Atlanta Fed GDPNow Forecast for fourth quarter declined by 0.5 percent to 1.8 percent."The...Show More Summary
The report called the consumer finance agency’s methodology for determining discriminatory auto-lending practices “junk science.”
A new report suggests small businesses are more confident about the economy than consumers, and they expect strong sales in the months ahead.
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News Orders for durable goods rose 3% in October, the Commerce Department reported today. Commercial aircraft orders showed the largest growth last month, rising 81%. And, consumer spending “barely rose” in October, increasing just 0.1% from September. Show More Summary
FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. Consumers are stressed about Christmas (Financial Advisor Magazine) A new survey by credit reporting agency Experian suggests that 41% of shoppers felt obligated to spend more than they could on holiday gifts. Show More Summary