July 20, 2018

Stores can Cater to Pet Owners’ Desire to Throw Their Fur Babies Parties

Throw your dog a birthday party, complete with peanut-flavor cake and pug-sized party hats! C.R.Gibson (a consumer goods brand owned by CSS Industries, Inc.) felt the timing was right to introduce a product line aimed at people who want to celebrate their pets' birthdays in their homes and on social media. The current generation of pet owners isn't holding back when it comes to lavishing attention on pets, and they're especially aware of the Instagram appeal of a cute dog or cat wearing a birthday hat and tutu.

July 19, 2018

Parents with Dependent Adult Children to Seek Financial Planning Advice

The line between childhood and adulthood is blurrier than ever, and as a result, many Americans are delaying financial liberation from their parents. The latest COUNTRY Financial Security Index revealed that more than half of Americans (53%), aged 21 to 37, have received some form of financial assistance from a parent, guardian or family member since turning 21, with one-third (37%) of them receiving money monthly and more than half (59%) receiving money a couple of times a year.

July 18, 2018

Outdated Technology in Cars is a Deal Breaker for 88% of Consumers

Metova, a world leading provider of mobile, connected car, connected home and IoT Solutions, today announced the results of a survey revealing the sentiment of consumers* regarding "the connected car." Of note, over half of respondents own a car that connects to the internet, either direct or via phone, while two-thirds would switch to a different entertainment service if that service is readily available in their new vehicle.

July 17, 2018

80% of Americans Don’t Meet Hydration Health Standards

Corporate wellness is a nearly $8 billion industry in the United States. Yet new research conducted by Quench, a leading provider of filtered water systems, finds that most American employees don't readily consume, on a daily basis, the one resource that is largely available, very inexpensive, and vital to health and productivity: water.

July 13, 2018

85% of Millennials Use OTT Video Services

New video research from Parks Associates finds more than 85% of millennials in U.S. broadband households subscribe to at least one OTT video service. This research comes from Parks Associates' OTT Video Market Tracker, which includes an exhaustive analysis of market trends and profiles of OTT video service providers in the U.S. and Canada, such as Netflix, HBO, YouTube and Amazon. The Tracker features a new way to blend company profiles with industry research data and analysis of competing players' strengths and weaknesses in the space.

July 12, 2018

Business Starters to Promote Pet-Friendly Workplaces to Attract Employees

A recent study conducted by Nationwide, in partnership with the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI), reveals that 90% of employees in pet friendly workplaces feel highly connected to their company's mission; fully engaged with their work and willing to recommend their employer to others. In contrast, less than 65% of employees in non-pet friendly workplaces made the same claims.

July 11, 2018

Credit Card Holders Value these Three Rewards Over All

Many consumers don't do their research when it comes to credit cards, according to U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice. In its most recent survey of credit card holders, U.S. News found that nearly half of respondents didn't research their card before signing up. Further, more than 50% of those surveyed don't regularly shop around for better cards.

July 10, 2018

Gyms Can Help Single Dads Maintain the “Dad Bod” That 65% of Women Prefer

A second national study by Planet Fitness found that, not only is the dad bod type on the rise, with 25.1 million adult men in America (21%) self-identifying as having a dad bod in 2018 versus 21.5 million adult men in America (18%) in 2017, but both men and women agree that it's the ultimate badge of fatherhood and comes with a plethora of benefits, from increased confidence, happiness with physical appearance and even greater marital bliss.

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