ORC in the News

  • When Making a Holiday Gift List, Check it Twice for Batteries

    The phrase "batteries not included" can put a major damper on holiday gift-giving, forcing eager kids and techies alike to wait before testing out their newest toys and gadgets. In fact, it's likely this has happened to you, as ninety percent of Americans said they have forgotten the batteries...

  • Edward Jones Study: Most Americans Worried About Market Volatility Following 2016 Presidential Election

    Six in 10 Americans (59 percent) worry that the outcome of the 2016 presidential election will lead to market volatility in the near term, according to a recent study from Edward Jones. The study, which was conducted by ORC International between Oct. 13-16, took into account the opinions of...

  • Eight Out of 10 Consumers Wish They Made Better Holiday Food Choices

    With the start of the holiday season upon us, consumers are already weighing their options for making healthier choices this year. According to a recent ORC International Survey conducted for Ready Pac Foods, 81 percent of consumers wish they made healthier choices during the holiday season; yet seven out...

  • Americans Plan to Spend More Over the Holidays

    Whether in spite of the rancorous campaign for President or perhaps because of the prolonged acrimony, most Americans say bring on the holiday season.

    Nine of 10 respondents who participated in Consumer Reports' first Holiday Poll of 2016 conducted by ORC International were at least somewhat excited that Christmas, Hanukkah,...

  • Tips for getting the most out of your credit card rewards

    With so many options to choose from, it would seem that finding a credit card that is right for you should be easy. Often overlooked, however, is the importance of finding one with a rewards program suited to your spending habits.

    A recent study conducted by ORC International on behalf...