"More than four out of ten Americans use home water treatment units, and while these units can last for years, today's technology advancements allow systems to better address changes in water quality, provide more efficiency and are more cost effective. Culligan International aims to educate homeowners on how to determine when to upgrade their water treatment system."
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"54% of online shoppers say they use a subscription service, according to a survey conducted by ratings and reviews platform Clutch, reports Retail Dive."
"A recent survey found that about 25% of adults over age 50 take a supplement to improve their brain health with the promise of enhanced memory and sharper attention and focus. The problem? There's no solid proof any of them work, reports Harvard Health Publishing."
"According to the 2019 Evolution of Entertainment report from The NPD Group, 73% of Americans ages 2 and older play video games, an increase of 6 percentage points since June 2018."
"Consumer confidence is high this holiday season, according to NRF Director of Industry and Consumer Insights Katherine Cullen, and consumers say they'll be spending about $1,000 on average on gifts and other items for the holidays."
"Most American parents in their early to late thirties believe that food insecurity is an important issue to solve, according to a new Ipsos poll. The poll offered respondents the following definition of food insecurity: 'Food insecurity describes a household’s inability to provide enough food for every person to live an active, healthy life.'"
"Neighborhoods located within a half mile of public transit services outperformed those in areas farther from public transit based on a number of factors, according to a report released today by the American Public Transportation Association and the National Association of Realtors. 'The Real Estate Mantra — Locate Near Public Transportation' highlighted the critical role public transportation plays in determining real estate values, revealing that commercial and residential real estate market sales thrive when residents have mobility options close by."
"Americans tend to think about their physical well-being more often than their mental well-being. Three quarters (76%) of Americans say they think about their physical well-being often or very often, compared to 57% who say the same about their mental health, reports Ipsos."
"A national study of women ages 18–75 found that female shoppers will continue to push for greater convenience and price value this holiday season, despite a moderate uptick in disposable income, reports BusinessWire."
"The vast majority of U.S. consumers plan to spend at least as much this year on holiday gifts as they did last year and will be turning to stores for holiday gift inspiration, according to results of the 13th Annual Holiday Shopping Survey from Accenture."
A new study from the market research team at Zion & Zion investigated the reasons why college students withdraw from classes. The study found that class type, student interest and grades are key drivers of course withdrawal.
"Footwear sales in the U.S. are forecasted to increase through 2021 on account of strong growth in the sport leisure category, according to The Future of Footwear, a new report from The NPD Group forecasting growth and declines across key categories. Furthermore, sport leisure (which is dominated by athletic-inspired casual sneakers, and also includes sport slides and skate shoes) is expected to surpass fashion as the largest footwear category in 2020."