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Jul 10, 2014, 16:04 ET TV strikes back: rise of digital devices drives new viewing habits among Canadians

- Three quarters of internet users globally still watch TV daily - 34% Canadians 'screen-stack' while watching TV - Nearly 85%...


Oct 04, 2012, 10:30 ET TNS Introduces New Approach to Identifying Growth Opportunities for Businesses

 Pinpointing how to win a greater share of a customer's spending in an increasingly crowded and dynamic marketplace has been made easier for...


Sep 13, 2012, 11:30 ET New Survey Finds Consumers Welcome Goals of Healthcare Reform

With the historic decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), overall awareness and...


Aug 16, 2012, 13:00 ET Glittering future for Champagne and sparkling wines

 Despite the challenging economic environment, consumers are still keen to indulge their taste for the finer things in life, according to new...


Apr 30, 2012, 10:30 ET TNS Extends Automotive Offering with Enprecis Partnership

TNS, a Kantar company and part of WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY) has today announced a partnership with automotive customer experience specialists, Enprecis,...


Apr 24, 2012, 11:30 ET Two thirds of world's mobile users signal they want to be found

 Location-based services (LBS) have topped the global league as the mobile feature set to grow the most, after world leading...


Apr 18, 2012, 10:00 ET TNS Announces Winners of 2012 TNS Choice Awards

 TNS, the world's largest custom research company, today announced the winners of the 2012 TNS Choice Awards. The awards recognize...


Nov 30, 2011, 10:00 ET TNS Boosts Executive Leadership with Key Appointment

 TNS, the world's largest custom research company, today announced the appointment of James May to Executive Vice President of its newly...


Nov 15, 2011, 11:00 ET Women Expand Influence in Digital Landscape

Worldwide, women account for almost half (46%) of all Internet traffic, and more than half of their time online is devoted to "connecting"...


Nov 10, 2011, 09:30 ET 'Digital Waste' Pollutes the Online World as Brands Inundate Consumers and Fail to Customize the Message to Digital Behaviors

The established rules of communicating with customers are unraveling, especially online. While many companies embrace the potential of delivering...


Oct 12, 2011, 11:00 ET Demand Outlook for Luxury Vehicles Weakens; Bleak Financial Outlook Leads Consumers to Weigh Product Performance Over Emotion

Almost one in three luxury car owners have a more negative attitude toward purchasing another luxury vehicle in the future, this according to a...


Sep 20, 2011, 10:00 ET TNS Introduces the TRI*M™ Digital Reputation Manager

TNS, the world's largest custom research company, today announced the introduction of its TRI*M Digital Reputation Manager, designed to help...


Aug 25, 2011, 11:19 ET TNS Boosts Thought Leadership Expertise with the Appointment of Jan Hofmeyr to Senior Global Role

TNS, the world's largest custom research company, today announced that Jan (Jannie) Hofmeyr will join the company in a senior global thought...


Jul 15, 2011, 10:30 ET Pessimism Grows Among Affluent Americans as Debt Crisis Lingers

A new study by TNS, the world's largest custom research firm, reveals that 87% of Americans with $500,000 or more in investable assets agree that...


Jul 14, 2011, 13:00 ET TNS Survey Shows Majority of Middle Market Companies View Health Insurance Brokers and Agents as Valued Partners

The importance of health insurance brokers and agents over the next three years -- especially those who specialize in employee health benefits --...


Jul 12, 2011, 10:00 ET Five Banks Gain Share Among Affluent Households

In a robust, large-scale study of 4,600 affluent consumers, TNS found five banks that have achieved material organic growth in their affluent...


Jul 06, 2011, 11:30 ET Gas Prices Still Have Strong Influence on Consumers' Shopping Behavior

More consumers are taking steps to compensate for rising gas prices, as nearly eighty percent (80%) of consumers say they will alter their purchase...


Jun 20, 2011, 10:30 ET TNS Survey Shows US Remains Favorable Toward Nuclear Power, While German Movement to Scale Back Emerges

Nearly eighty percent of U.S. residents feel secure about the overall state and safety of Nuclear energy and power plants, this according to new...


Jun 16, 2011, 10:00 ET TNS Survey Shows U.S. Consumers Have Little Concern Over Cell Phone Cancer Risk

Over eighty percent of U.S. consumers surveyed, report being aware of the recent news released by the World Health Organization (WHO) that...


Jun 08, 2011, 10:00 ET TNS Announces Winners of 2011 TNS Choice Awards for Investment Services

TNS, the world's largest custom research company, today announced the winners of the 2011 TNS Choice Awards in Investment Services. The award...


Jun 07, 2011, 10:00 ET TNS North America Announces Two Senior Appointments

TNS, the world's largest custom research company, today announced two key appointments within its North American business.  Paul Fiolek has...


May 11, 2011, 10:30 ET Confidence Declines Among Affluent Investors

In a reversal of trends, a new TNS survey shows a decrease in confidence among affluent investors. In its first decline in nearly a year, the TNS...


Apr 14, 2011, 10:30 ET TNS Survey Shows U.S. Consumers Less Likely to Consider Purchasing Japanese or Korean Autos

Over twenty-five percent of U.S. consumers surveyed, report being less likely to purchase automotive brands from Japan or Korea, a strong opinion...


Mar 30, 2011, 10:30 ET TNS Study Reveals Content Has Higher Impact on Mobile Usage Than Enterprises May Realize

The increased pace of global adoption of Smartphone technology and the evolution of media platforms requires enterprises to reconsider their mobile...


Feb 15, 2011, 10:00 ET TNS Appoints New Marketing Head for North America

TNS, the world's largest custom research company, today announced the appointment of a new Marketing executive for its North American business,...