ORC in the News

  • Teens’ Spring Break Plans? Do Nothing

    For previous generations, Spring Break meant a chance for teens to get away from home. Road trips to the beach, rivers or mountains were staples of the Spring Break "experience." So much so that this annual ritual became the topic of countless movies and songs.

    Today's teens are significantly less...

  • Lightlife Uncovers Why More Americans Are Turning To Plant Protein

    Americans attitudes towards plants are changing. No longer relegated to a humble side dish or natural food stores, plant protein options are in abundance, sought out and enjoyed by consumers regardless of diet. Research by ORC International on behalf of Lightlife, a pioneer in the plant protein category, uncovered...

  • Millennials More Upbeat on Manufacturing’s Future

    A more optimistic outlook among millennials about the future of manufacturing could bode well for an industry that is contending with an ongoing skills shortage.

    Nearly half of U.S. millennials (47 percent) think there will be enough qualified professionals to fill manufacturing job demands in the next 10 years, according...

  • More than a Third of Millennials Who File Tax Returns Go To Mom And Dad For Tax Help

    Tax Day is just around the corner, and millennials who waited until the last minute are phoning home. According to a recent ORC International Survey conducted for TaxAct among millennials who file taxes, 37 percent of millennials said they rely on their parents to provide reminders or guidance on...

  • As Bull Roars, U.S. Retirement Confidence Sags, Survey Says

    Even as the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged past 20,000, Americans' confidence in a secure retirement declined, according to a recent study sponsored by McLean, Va.-based Capital One Investing & conducted by ORC International.

    While 62 percent of the respondents said that they feel like they’re saving enough to retire,...