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Back-to-School Gives Moms Opportunity to Indulge...

Retailers are in the thick of the back-to-school season and trying to make the best of a stubbornly sluggish economy. As such, Experian Simmons is devoting this post to analyzing the seasonal trends in American moms’ tendency to indulge their kids. Since the onset of the recession, the propensity...

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NCAA March Madness Market Ranker...

The NCAA Men’s basketball tournament moved into full swing the week of March 15 as 65 teams competed for the title with fans across the country cheering them on. In this issue of Consumer Insights, Experian Simmons answers the question: Which designated market area (DMA) has the highest concentration...

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March Madness® Boosts Streaming Video Use...

Employers have long suspected that the NCAA® men’s basketball tournament was the cause of lost productivity – not to mention bandwidth – as workers streamed games online to their computer during working hours. Experian Simmons DataStream confirms that use of streaming online video among March Madness fans rose a...

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Super Bowl® Fans More Likely to Drink Budweiser at Gam...

In 2008, during the three weeks preceding the Super Bowl there was a 16% average increase in the percentage of Super Bowl fans who drank Budweiser. In 2009, that average increase was 25%, or nine percentage points higher. One factor that might have contributed to last year’s increase was...

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Super Bowl 2010 Viewer Profile...

Now that the NFL regular season has come to a close, all focus is on figuring out which two teams will battle it out in Miami at Super Bowl® XLIV to be held on February 7th. With 37% of the U.S. adult population tuning in, the Super Bowl provides...

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New Year’s Resolutions...

New Year’s is a time for inner-reflection and self evaluation. And many of us, not happy with what we see, resolve to make important changes in our behaviors, attitudes and lifestyles in the coming year. Losing weight and stopping smoking are certainly some of the most common New Year...

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Coupons Boost Holiday Sales Revenue...

Two-thirds of U.S. Households Use Coupons Two-thirds of American households (67%) use coupons. And while the vast majority of households using coupons (87%) say they use them to save money, 30% also say that coupons are a way for them to try out new products. Newspapers are still the...

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Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner Preparations...

New Segmentation Solution: Food Lifestyle Experian Simmons is providing its clients with a new and complimentary segmentation solution: Food Lifestyle. This segmentation divides the U.S. population into five consumer segments based on eating habits and attitudes about food. (For the definition of each segment, click here.) The Food Lifestyle...

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The Season of Online Coupons...

We all knew heading into the holiday season that consumers were going to be highly sensitive to price due to the economic conditions, paving the way for an increase in online deal seeking. Coupon websites experienced growth in visits throughout the holiday season as shoppers searched for promotional codes...

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