April 28, 2015

A new white paper from Euromonitor International presents key findings on what it takes to reach the senior consumer, covering such topics as marketing beauty products and luxury goods to e-health and home assistance. 

April 28, 2015

A recent survey found that 52% acute coronary syndrome patients currently taking an oral anti platelet therapy missed taking or changed the way they take their prescribed OAP therapy, even after being informed by their doctors of its importance. 

April 23, 2015

Retailers anticipate accelerated growth for 2015. According to a study from eBay Enterprise, an eBay Inc. company, 72% of more than 1,000 online retailers surveyed anticipate online revenue to increase by 17% in 2015.

April 22, 2015

Compared with primary care practices and emergency rooms, there is no difference at retail clinics in overall acute respiratory infections antibiotic prescribing, according the study published online in The American Journal of Managed Care.

April 17, 2015

In 2014, ACH (automated clearing house) volume grew to almost 23 billion electronic payments, an increase of almost 5%, or 1 billion transactions, from 2013 volume.

April 10, 2015

Despite declining store traffic during March 2015, retailers benefited from increased sales per shopper , average transaction value and conversion rates.

 

April 10, 2015

According to a new report from Branding Brand's Mobile Commerce Index, 43% of all smartphone traffic came from search in first quarter 2015.

April 9, 2015

Purchases in brick-and-mortar stores still accounted for more than 94% of all retail sales in the United States last year, totaling $4.4 trillion. But according to the new “Reality of Retail” report from retail marketing firm InReality, consumers are shifting their in-store shopping habits.

April 7, 2015

The United States is the top market for e-commerce, followed by China and the United Kingdom, according to A.T. Kearney’s 2015 Global Retail E-Commerce Index. 

March 31, 2015

A new survey conducted by Marketforce International sent mystery shoppers into over 650 stores across 63 retailers.

March 30, 2015

Mobile traffic during the 2014 holiday season peaked on Thanksgiving (50% of online traffic) and hit a low point on Cyber Monday (30% of online traffic).

March 24, 2015

It probably takes less to satisfy the average consumer than it does to satisfy Mick Jagger, but even still, consumers can’t seem to get any satisfaction these days.

March 24, 2015

A JAMA study found that while vitamin D supplementation helped maintain bone density, it did not decrease risk of fall in elderly women. 

 

March 23, 2015

According to an upcoming study from Nielsen, multicultural consumers today are leaders in technology adoption.

 

March 17, 2015

A new Harris Poll reveals some surprise findings on Americans' preference for generic or branded drugs.

March 16, 2015

Intradermal quadrivalent flu vaccine found to be more productive than trivalent vaccine, according to Saint Louis University research.

March 13, 2015

An Alliance for Aging Research survey found that consumers want to maintain nonprescription access to acetaminophen. 

March 12, 2015

Retailer participation in freestanding insert (FSI) coupon events and digital coupons distributed on retailer websites benefited from double-digit increases.

 

March 11, 2015

A new FMI survey found more supermarkets are focusing on health-and-wellness offerings. 

March 11, 2015

A new MIT study published Wednesday suggests that a more powerful H1N1 influenza strain may be making its way through India. 

March 11, 2015

A new PLMA study on shopper loyalty among consumers ages 25 years to 45 years dispels many long-held assumptions.

March 9, 2015

Despite a large amount of hype, most consumers interested in wearable technology are not currently planning to buy an Apple Watch when it becomes available.

March 5, 2015

Nutramax Labs announced Thursday the results of a National Institutes of Health-funded clinical study carried out at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.

 

March 5, 2015

Retailers are feeling the impact of a harsh winter season.