All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Consumer’

Identity Theft is Top Complaint of Consumers in 2013

Each year, the Federal Trade Commission collects data on consumer complaints and analyzes said data in order to improve consumer experiences in the United States. And for the 14th consecutive year, identity theft tops the charts as the most reported consumer complaint in the US. The FTC defines identity theft as that which “happens when someone steals your personal information …

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Wendy Davis Says Official Should Resign for Lending Views

On Monday, State Sen. Wendy Davis suggested to Gov. Rick Perry¬†the resignation of William J. White, chairman of the Texas Finance Commission. White was appointed by Gov. Perry in 2011 to chair the Office of the Consumer Credit Commissioner, an agency built on the bases of protecting loan borrowers from the rapacious and faulty practices of lenders. Oddly enough, White …

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Black Friday 2013: The Shopping Frenzy Continues After Thanksgiving Day

The spending spree continues after some of the top retailers opened their doors on Thanksgiving Day to pre-Black Friday shoppers. Over a dozen major retailers opened their doors on Thursday to kick off some of the Black Friday deals crazed by customers across the country. While over half a million of shoppers resorted to online shopping, some of the stores …

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Apps Can Help You Positively Connect With Customers

People love their apps. Studies show that 70% of mobile users have over ten apps. Some peole have over 50. How can this benefit you as a business person? If you represent a company, over half of your customers are likely to have an app to do business with you. And if you don’t have an app for them, you’re …

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Windows 8 Preview Released, Twitter Reacts

Today Microsoft released a Consumer Preview of its new Windows 8 operating system at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, to much interest – the preview has already been downloaded over 3 million times, according to USA Today. Steven Sinofsky, president of the Windows and Windows Live Division at Microsoft states, “with Windows 8, we reimagined the different ways people …

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Mobile Devices Influencing Consumer Purchases

According to the Google Mobile Ads Blog, in a 2011 study conducted in tandem with Ipsos, consumers are using mobile devices more and more, to help command the points of purchase while shopping online or in-store. During the holiday shopping season, 41% of consumers made purchases directly on their smartphones, 46% noted that they picked out their item on their …

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