Discount Department Stores Thriving In Recession

Posted on Oct 13 2010 by

Discount stores appear to be weathering the recession better than some of their full-price counterparts, as they carry first-quality designer merchandise at competitive prices.

BP Puts Cap On Leaking Customer Base

Posted on Oct 07 2010 by

BP’s most avid consumers have reverted back to their usage levels in just two months after the well was capped. Also, it turns out that oil consumption may be less discriminatory that one might initially believe.

What Should Direct Mailers Do with USPS Address Change Service Nixie Records?

Posted on Oct 04 2010 by

Experian Data Management Services has recently tracked client usage of ACS records and has learned that some clients do not understand what to do with them.

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Posted on Oct 01 2010 by

Americans Less Willing to Pay Extra for Quality

Posted on Sep 28 2010 by

Over the past two and a half years, there has been an 11% decrease in the percent of U.S. consumers who think that it is worth paying extra for quality goods and a nine percent decrease in the percent of consumers who say they enjoy owning quality things.

The 5 Layers of Email Address Verification — What Level Are You Using?

Posted on Sep 27 2010 by

Many web and database developers may tell you that email validation exists on your registration form or CRM system, but beware! Not all email checks are alike. For this reason, it’s important to understand the various levels of sophistication that are available to make sure the email addresses you are collecting for your business are valid and […]

2010 Technology Adoption Consumer Report

Posted on Sep 24 2010 by

Technology has brought about immense change in the lives of American consumers. Today, eight-in-ten U.S. adults access the Internet and seven-in-ten use email and surf the web. Fully nine-in-ten adults have at least one mobile device and four-in-ten send text messages. While many Americans wholeheartedly embrace new technology and adopt it quickly, others take a […]

Young Adults Grow More Conservative

Posted on Sep 23 2010 by

Since November of 2009, young adults have also been increasingly identifying as “conservative” when it comes to their political ideology. As of August 9, 2010, 32% of adults ages 18 to 24 identified as “conservative” compared with 39% who identified as “middle-of-the-road” and only 17% who identified as “liberal.”

Why Email Verification Matters

Posted on Sep 21 2010 by

Economic Optimism Drops More Among Employed Adults Than Unemployed

Posted on Sep 15 2010 by

Interestingly, employed Americans now seem to be more jittery about the future of the U.S. economy than the unemployed. Simmons DataStream reveals that on July 19, 2010, only 18.5% of employed Americans were optimistic about the future of the U.S. economy compared with 37.7% of employed adults who were optimistic on August 3, 2009, a relative decline in optimism of 51% in just a year.