Monday: May 17, 2010
- Apple beats out Whole Foods and Nordstrom for best shopper experience title.
Factors that contribute to a good shopping experience, according to the survey, include having customer-centric store design, maintaining shopper history data, creating ambiance, and carrying and displaying a well-organized, 'rationalized' product assortment.
Tuesday: April 6, 2010
- Turns out that most iPad owners already own an iPhone or another Mac. Who knew?
About 66 percent of those surveyed said that they currently own an iPhone. A whopping 99 percent of those iPhone owners say they will use their handset in conjunction with the iPad.
Thursday: April 1, 2010
- New survey shows that office April Fools pranks are inappropriate.
No fooling -- at least not during the Great Recession. April Fools Day is no joke in this down economy. A survey of 500 advertising and marketing executives finds office pranks are now out of place. That's according to two-thirds of those asked.
Wednesday: March 24, 2010
- More and more people surfing the web whilst surfing channels these days.
In December 2009, 59% of Americans used TV and the internet simultaneously, compared to 56.9% in June 2009 and 57.5% in December 2008. On a year-over-year basis, participation in this activity increased 2.7%, accord ing to the report.
Thursday: March 11, 2010
- New survey shows that 12% of employees knowingly violate IT policies.
With 12 percent of those people actively working outside of stated IT policy (and plenty more who do so out of ignorance), IT admins certainly have their work cut out for them if they want to maintain a tight ship.
Monday: February 22, 2010
- No, Google does not make you stupid according to recently conducted survey.
The impetus for the survey apparently came from a summer 2009 article in the Atlantic Monthly, in which author Nicholas Carr suggested that the ease of browsing and searching on the Web was steadily degrading people’s ability to concentrate and think.
Wednesday: December 16, 2009
- Survey finds that television still more popular than the Interwebs for entertainment.
Yes, we all still turn to the television as the ultimate source of diversion. A staggering eighty percent of the survey claim to watch more than ten hours of non-movie television a week.
Tuesday: November 3, 2009
- Microsoft testing out tiered rewards program for Xbox Live users.
In a nutshell, you'll get some additional MS points and discounts on Marketplace purchases if you continue to re-up your membership status (gold only). Oh, and you might also have to participate in a program survey once in a while.
Tuesday: September 22, 2009
- Facebook teams up with Nielsen to gather up advertising statistics.
While Facebook has been growing in prominence as a digital ad destination, it's still had to do some convincing to combat the industry attitude that social-media advertising doesn't work.
Thursday: September 10, 2009
- Travel blogs replacing travel agents according to new survey. Who knew?
According to the study, 34% of respondents prefer travel blogs for choosing their travel options, 24% use family and friends, and 13% go to travel agents.
Monday: August 24, 2009
- Microsoft responds to that pesky Xbox 360 failure rate survey.
We are constantly improving the design, manufacture and performance of the console through extensive testing of potential sources of any problems.
Tuesday: August 18, 2009
- Average age of video gamers older than originally thought.
Thirty-five is the new magic number according to recent study.
Friday: July 10, 2009
- A graph depicting how the average U.S. consumer spends their paycheck.
An interesting visualization of a data survey provided by Department of Labor.