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23 Nov, 2015, 06:00 ET Making A List And Checking It Twice, Consumer Reports Finds Company Policies And Practices That Are Naughty Or Nice

 Just in time for the hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping and travel season, Consumer Reports releases its sixth annual Naughty &...


19 Mar, 2015, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports Examines Pesticide Use On Produce To Help Consumers Reduce Exposure

Fresh produce is an important part of a healthy diet.  A new study by Consumer Reports looks at the risks of pesticide residues for 48 fruits...


26 Nov, 2014, 10:10 ET Consumer Reports Holiday Poll: Black Friday Shopping May Be Losing Its Charm

 The thrill of shopping on the Black Friday weekend may have lost its' luster, more than half of Americans say they won't be shopping at all,...


25 Nov, 2014, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports Launches First-Ever Interactive Holiday Gift Guide

This holiday season, Consumer Reports is taking consumers behind the doors of its testing labs as part of its first-ever interactive video...


14 Nov, 2014, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports' Health Insurance Tool Helps Consumers Navigate Open Enrollment

With the open enrollment period for health coverage beginning on Saturday, November 15, Consumer Reports has a web-based tool at...


27 Oct, 2014, 12:45 ET Consumer Reports 2014 Annual Auto Reliability Survey Finds Infotainment Systems are a Growing First-Year Reliability Plague

 Multi-function, cross-linked infotainment systems and the associated in-car electronics are a growing reliability plague for many brands,...


25 Sep, 2014, 12:31 ET Consumer Reports Magazine Gets A Makeover

 Consumer Reports, the largest and most trusted consumer organization in the world, has announced major changes to its flagship print product,...


25 Sep, 2014, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports Survey Finds The American Consumer Is Back And Ready To Spend

The Great Recession of 2007 caused the once-prolific American shopper to go into a prolonged scrimp mode.  Now, some seven years later –...


28 Aug, 2014, 09:39 ET Consumer Reports: Campus Banking Account Fees Can Add Up And Are Not Always Clearly Disclosed; Schools May Not Get The Best Deal For Students

 Just as millions of students return to college, a new Consumer Reports investigation of campus banking products found that fees can vary...


31 Jul, 2014, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports advierte contra los riesgos de los analgésicos recetados y de venta libre

Algunos medicamentos para aliviar el dolor pueden ser tan adictivos como la heroína y están plagados de efectos secundarios mortales. En...


15 Jul, 2014, 06:00 ET Marta Tellado Named President & CEO of Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports, the largest and most trusted consumer organization in the world, today introduced Marta Lourdes Tellado as its next President and...


02 Jul, 2014, 06:00 ET Las hamburguesas de McDonald's son nombradas las peores en los Estados Unidos en nueva encuesta sobre comida rápida de Consumer Reports

Las hamburguesas que le hicieron famoso a McDonald's han sido nombradas las peores entre todas las principales cadenas en los Estados Unidos por...


25 Jun, 2014, 06:00 ET Encuesta de Consumer Reports: 94% de los viajeros llevan dispositivos a sus vacaciones

Nueva guía "Gadgets to Go" de CR incluye los mejores dispositivos móviles, apps e ideas para vacacionar No importa a dónde...


25 Jun, 2014, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports' Survey: 94 Percent Of Travelers Bring Gadgets On Vacation

No matter where Americans travel this summer, their gadgets will be in tow. According to a national Consumer Reports survey, 94 percent of adult...


03 Jun, 2014, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports' Guide To Building A Social Kitchen Designed To Last On Any Budget

Today's kitchens are built for entertaining, digital networks and cooking, but creating one that meets all of these needs can be a challenge....


29 May, 2014, 06:00 ET Encuesta de Consumer Reports: el 62 por ciento de los consumidores en línea no hacen nada para proteger su privacidad en Internet

A pesar de una epidemia de infracciones de la seguridad de los datos y amenazas cibernéticas graves, un alarmante 62 por ciento de los...


29 May, 2014, 06:00 ET Honda Accord Hybrid Delivers Class-Leading Fuel Economy, But Falls Well Short Of EPA's 47 MPG Estimate

 Consumer Reports fuel economy tests found the Honda Accord Hybrid delivered impressive overall fuel-economy, tying the smaller Honda Civic...


29 May, 2014, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports' Survey: 62 Percent Of Online Consumers Do Nothing To Protect Their Internet Privacy

Despite a rash of high-profile data breaches and cyber threats, an alarming 62 percent of U.S. online consumers have done nothing to protect their...


20 May, 2014, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports Tests Raise Questions About Some Sunscreens Claimed SPF Protection

When it comes to sunscreen, SPF (sun protection factor) is the feature that influences consumers' purchasing decision most.  In its tests of...


08 May, 2014, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports Finds Many Hospitals do Too Many C-sections

A Consumer Reports analysis of over 1,500 hospitals in 22 U.S. states suggests that some hospitals do a much better job than others at helping...


01 May, 2014, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports: Running A Home From A Phone

The number of home automation products is exploding.  And according to a survey of nearly 2,500 subscribers from Consumer Reports, almost 20...


29 Apr, 2014, 06:00 ET Deliberations Begin On Approving Artificial Ingredients In Organic Production: Consumer Reports Survey Show 7 Out Of 10 Americans Want As Few Approved As Possible

Today, Consumer Reports is releasing a nationally representative survey of more than 1,000 adults focused on the organic label. Many of the...


25 Apr, 2014, 10:34 ET Consumer Reports Names Ellen Kampinsky As Editor-In-Chief

Consumer Reports, the world's largest independent, non-profit product-testing organization, has named Ellen Kampinsky as editor-in-chief of...


03 Apr, 2014, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports Introduces New Test Methodology For Evaluating Infant Child Car Seats

Consumer Reports has created a new consumer information program for child seat safety by updating its test procedures to better reflect current...


26 Mar, 2014, 06:00 ET Wegmans, Trader Joe's, Publix, Costco y Sprouts encabezan las Calificaciones de Consumer Reports para los supermercados

Cuando se trata de supermercados, el más grande no siempre es el mejor. Según la más reciente encuesta de Consumer Reports: Wegmans,...