Patient Views – March 2013 Methodology
AccentHealth collected data through an online survey conducted from Feb. 13 to 15, 2013. Participants responded via AccentHealth’s national, online panel of network viewers, and the survey yielded 644 respondents who were at least 18 years of age and owned either a smartphone, cell phone with Internet access or a tablet.
All data is self-reported and not validated.
Below is the demographic breakdown of the respondents and their behavior:
Primary shopper in household
Geographic distribution of sample
Post-it brand from 3M introduces Post-it Big Pads
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Post-it brand from 3M announces the launch of Post-it Big Pads, the company announced this weekend at the SXSW 2013 trade show.
Post-It Big Pads are available in three sizes and colors, including 11-in.-by-11-in. bright yellow, 15-in.-by-15-in. fuchsia and 22-in.-by-22-in. electric blue. Post-it Big Pads can be used together and with Post-it Notes, Post-it Full Adhesive Notes and Post-it Full Adhesive Rolls to create a customized system for sharing ideas with others. Each Post-it Big Pad includes 30 sheets that stick to smooth, vertical surfaces and have a hard backing for transportability.
"In an increasingly techie world, sometimes the most organic and fundamental way to share ideas with others is to go back to basics," said technology and lifestyle expert Katie Linendoll. "The Post-it Big Pad is a brainstorming tool that enhances innovation and creativity by capturing the many ideas of a group or individual on one collaborative, inspirational canvas."
"The Post-it Brand is all about finding new ways to help people make the most of their days with products that trigger both efficiency and creativity," said Jeff Hillins, director of marketing for Post-it Brand. "The new Post-it Big Pads facilitate better communication and help ideas standout through connectivity with others in a more personal, authentic way.’
Attendees at this year’s SXSW trade show will have the opportunity to learn about and interact with Post-it Big Pads at the Post-it Brand booth. Attendees are invited to "Fill the White Space," and discover how Post-it Big Pads can unleash your creativity by helping to fill the booth with color and ideas. The Post-it Brand booth is open from Sunday, March 10 through Wednesday, March 13 and is located between aisles 700 to 800 near exhibitor services.
Post-it Big Pads are available at office supply stores or online.
Ahold starts 500 million-euro share-buyback program
AMSTERDAM — Ahold is buying back about $650 million worth of shares, with plans to finalize the deal within 12 months, the Dutch retail company said Monday.
Ahold — which operates the Stop & Shop, Giant-Carlisle and Giant-Landover supermarket banners and the Peapod online grocery service in the United States through its Ahold USA subsidiary — said the purpose of the share-buyback program was to return value to shareholders.
The company said the program would be executed within the limitations of existing authority granted at the its 2012 annual shareholder meeting and possibly authority proposed to shareholders at its annual meeting this year, which will take place in April.