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Jun 21, 2017, 09:29 ET Insurance No Longer A Luxury: Millennials' Changing Life Stage Needs Elevate Insurance Brands

With a newfound spending power and changing life stage needs, millennials are boosting insurance brands, according to new research from The Harris...


Jun 21, 2017, 09:20 ET Harris Poll: PayPal Leads Mobile Payment Brands, Yet Up-And-Comers Making Brand Equity Gains

PayPal -- followed closely by Amazon brands -- retains its Brand of the Year designation, leading mobile payment brands for the third consecutive...


Jun 21, 2017, 09:00 ET Harris Poll: U.S. Consumers' Likelihood To Engage With Nonprofits Up More Than 500 Percent Since 2016

U.S. consumers' likelihood to engage with nonprofits is up more than 500 percent since early 2016, according to new research from The Harris Poll's...


Jun 07, 2017, 09:15 ET Wegmans, Publix Super Markets, Amazon, Tesla and USAA Draw Top Social Responsibility Scores in Harris Poll

U.S. consumers rate Wegmans, Publix Super Markets, Amazon.com, Tesla Motors and USAA as the top companies for corporate social responsibility...


May 31, 2017, 17:45 ET Most Americans Believe Teen Suicide is On the Rise

Parents often struggle with how, why and when to raise controversial topics with their teenagers. Suicide is no different. May is Mental Health...


May 18, 2017, 09:00 ET Harris Poll: Millennials Boost Airline, Cruise Line And Sharing Economy Brands

With a rising disposable income and a desire for luxury, millennials are giving a boost to travel brands—most notably airlines and cruise...


May 16, 2017, 08:25 ET Millennials Beef Up Restaurants' Brand Equity

Millennials are beefing up restaurant brands, awarding higher than average brand equity to Coffee and Quick Service, Casual Dining and Chicken...


May 10, 2017, 08:15 ET Death Spiral? Millennials Breathe Life Into Retail

Millennials are breathing life into retail brands, according to new research from The Harris Poll®. Compared to older generations, millennials...


May 03, 2017, 09:00 ET Harris Poll: Millennials Driving The U.S. Auto Brand Landscape

Millennials1 may not be as indifferent to American car culture as is often suggested -- their aspirations for luxury are driving the U.S....


May 02, 2017, 10:10 ET Harris Poll Study Shows Political Effect On News Media's Brand Equity

News media brands experienced a stark change in brand equity post-election, according to new research from The Harris Poll®. Conservative support...


May 01, 2017, 07:30 ET Harris Poll: United Airlines' Corporate Reputation Takes A Nose Dive

Negative perceptions of United Airlines' corporate reputation increased 500 percent following the April 9 passenger incident, according to new...


Apr 26, 2017, 14:20 ET Less Than 1 In 5 Adults Have Ever Heard Of Selective Mutism

Think about the children in your life. Some are silly, some are serious. Some are boisterous, while others are quiet. And what about those kids who...


Apr 19, 2017, 08:59 ET Harris Poll: Millennials Increasingly Dictating Health Of America's Top Brands

With a rising disposable income, interest in new technologies, and changing life stage needs, millennials1 are increasingly dictating the health of...


Apr 11, 2017, 12:15 ET Room for Improvement: 6 in 10 Credit Cardholders Say Their Primary Card is Not Delivering

As April marks the annual celebration of National Financial Literacy Month, which serves to raise awareness of financial education and the...


Apr 03, 2017, 10:09 ET Meal Kits Deliver on Convenience and Health

Meal kits are the latest and greatest on the food-prep scene, aiming to make meal time easier, healthier, and more convenient for consumers. The...


Mar 31, 2017, 13:40 ET Equality in the Workforce: Rising Fast or Falling Short?

As National Women's History Month comes to a close, The Harris Poll examines just how well Americans believe women are faring in the workforce...


Mar 29, 2017, 13:26 ET Majority of Adults in Favor of the Law Legalizing Abortion

The Harris Poll has been measuring attitudes toward the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion for many years. With the...


Mar 20, 2017, 09:00 ET CEOs: We Have A Reputation Problem

Fifty percent of Americans rate the reputations of today's CEOs and corporate leaders as "bad," according to research from The Harris Poll...


Mar 14, 2017, 18:00 ET Apple and Pizza Vie for Americans' Favorite Pie

As millions around the world today indulge in pie to celebrate the mathematical concept of pi (the Greek symbol used to represent the ratio between...


Mar 10, 2017, 16:32 ET Two in Three Americans Favor Enhancing Women's Status in Society

As Americans took part in International Women's Day, a collective day of global celebration and a call for gender parity, a new Harris Poll finds...


Mar 10, 2017, 09:00 ET One in Ten Alcohol Buyers Purchase Alcohol Online

Whether we are toasting a friend's engagement, tossing one back at a party, or just relaxing at home with a drink at dinner or while watching TV,...


Mar 01, 2017, 09:15 ET Mean-Spirited or Careless? Regardless of Intention, "Retarded" Remains a Common Insult Heard Among Adults and Teens

The word "retarded" remains an ever-present, however unfortunate, expression in the everyday dialogue of Americans. What was once used as a...


Feb 22, 2017, 13:23 ET Presidents' Day Poll: Lincoln seen as best president, Reagan as best since World War II

As the nation continues to celebrate our Presidents by commemorating Presidents' Day and the birth of President George Washington, pluralities of...


Feb 09, 2017, 09:00 ET Harris Poll: Corporate Reputation Politically Polarized as Companies Wrestle With Taking a Stand for Their Values

As companies wrestle with how to approach a divided U.S. political climate, new research from The Harris Poll® shows that Americans view the...


Feb 03, 2017, 12:30 ET Beer Tops List of Beverage of Choice, But Wine Sees Gains in Popularity

While consumers increasingly alternate between alcohol categories depending on the drinking occasion, everyone has a favorite beverage to sip on...