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18 May, 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...


16 May, 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...


10 May, 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...


03 May, 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....


02 May, 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...


01 May, 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...


26 Apr, 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...


19 Apr, 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...


11 Apr, 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...


03 Apr, 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...


31 Mar, 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...


29 Mar, 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...


20 Mar, 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...


14 Mar, 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...


10 Mar, 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...


10 Mar, 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,...


01 Mar, 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...


22 Feb, 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...


09 Feb, 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...


03 Feb, 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...


26 Jan, 2017, 09:00 ET Americans Look to Get Their Bodies and Wallets in Shape with New Year's Resolutions

January is coming to a close and we are officially one month into a new year. For many, this marks a time of change and fresh starts and for some,...


24 Jan, 2017, 17:04 ET American Majority Sides with LGBT Rights, Though so-called "Bathroom Bills" Cause Division

With 40 state legislatures convened thus far in 2017, analysts report there are more than 30 measures introduced in 11 states that are intended to...


20 Jan, 2017, 08:54 ET Obama's Approval Ratings Highest on Record since First Year in Office

As President Obama prepares to pass the torch to President-elect Trump today, The Harris Poll takes a final look at America's feelings towards his...


17 Jan, 2017, 09:00 ET Harris Poll: Only Nine Percent of U.S. Consumers Believe Pharma and Biotechnology Put Patients over Profits; Only 16 Percent Believe Health Insurers Do

Only nine percent of U.S. consumers believe pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies put patients over profits, while only 16 percent believe...


12 Jan, 2017, 17:53 ET A Majority of Americans - Across Party Lines - Feel the Country is on the Wrong Track

2016 has come to a close and, both politically and otherwise, 2017 sees a lot of changes on the horizon for the American people. Thinking of the...