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Attitudes Toward Store Brands [CHART]

via A significant proportion of US consumers believe that store brands are equal to or even better than national brands in several key areas, including ones traditionally seen as national brand differentiators, finds Ipsos in May 2012 survey results. For example, while a somewhat unsurprising 9 in 10 said that store brands compare equally…

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Video Viewing Mediums [CHART]

via TV remains the most popular medium for watching video content, but the number of Americans watching video on the internet and their mobile phones has grown considerably, finds Nielsen [download page] in a May 2012 report. In fact while the number of Americans watching TV dipped by about 4 million from Q1 to…

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Social Login Market [CHART]

via Facebook (45%) was the #1 option in Q1 2012 for social logins among online users who opted to use a social network identity to speed up registration on sites across the web, according to May 2012 analysis from Janrain. Data from the analysis indicates that 31% of users turned to their Google accounts…

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Technographics Of Romney & Obama Supporters, By Generation [CHART]

via President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney show varying audience patterns when comparing the composition of their website and social media visitors, finds comScore [download page] in an April 2012 report. President Obama’s website visitors skew older in general than his social media site visitors, with 57% of the former group aged…

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Mexican Media Consumption In Mexico, 2006-2012 [CHART]

via The April 2012 GroupM report “Interaction 2012” offers a hint of what may be the next up-and-coming entertainment trend in Mexico. According to the report, the hours spent by adults with radio (2.57) lost ground to online (3.45) in 2011. And the gap is expected to widen in 2012. This trend could be…

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Global Social Media Growth, By Country [CHART]

Middle East and Africa together experienced a 33.9% increase in social network users in 2011, while Asia-Pacific’s user population grew 27.5%. Both regions will continue to see double-digit percentage gains through 2014. By contrast, North America’s growth rate was just 9.5% in 2011 and is expected to fall to 4% by 2014. Read the rest…

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Price & Brand Experience Influence Purchase Decisions [CHART]

via When consumers were asked to rank factors that influence purchase decisions, they were driven by price and their experience with a brand over all else. PwC notes that long-term relationships were formed by friendly, helpful service and the people behind it. This can be thought of simply as the “brand experience.” Loyalty programs…

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