October 2008

Consumer Reports’ Online Clothing Shopping Survey
CR’s survey finds 85 percent of consumers very or completely satisfied with online clothing shopping YONKERS, NY — L.L. Bean, Zappos, and Lands’ End were among the top rated e-tailers in Consumer Reports’ survey of more than 25,000 subscribers of...

Survey: One-Third of Americans Say They Are Worse Off Financially Than a Year Ago
Women are more concerned than men and have been more likely to cut spending; December issue offers advice on how to ride out the financial storm YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports’ latest national survey finds Americans' financial concerns continue to...

Amazon.Com, B&H, and Crutchfield.Com among the Top Rated Of 36 Electronics Stores
December issue reveals that online retailers as a group continue to beat walk-in stores; 10 tips for saving money when buying electronics YONKERS, NY — Online retailers continue to outscore walk-in retailers according to Consumer Reports’ latest survey of electronics...

U.S. Postal Service Delivers on Consumer Reports Next-Day Mail Challenge
U.S.P.S. next-day rates much cheaper than competitors FedEx and UPS YONKERS, NY—As shoppers gear up for this holiday season one thing is for certain: No one wants to dish out more cash to ship gifts to family and friends. In...

Ratings of the Best Digital Cameras to Capture Holiday Festivities This Season
Top Performance Does Not Have to Cost A Bundle; Also More Options for Digital Picture Frames to Showcase Photos YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports tested 77 digital camera models and took 3,080 images to rate the best cameras on the...

Consumer Reports Holiday Tipping Guide
December issue offers advice for tipping this upcoming season YONKERS, NY — How much to tip and whom to tip has always been a tricky decision, one that may get harder in these tough economic times. But the December issue...

Toyota Land Cruiser Rated “Very Good” in Testing of Luxury SUVs
Porsche Cayenne, Land Rover Range Rover Sport & Hummer H2 also tested YONKERS, NY — The Toyota Land Cruiser earned a “Very Good” overall rating in tests of four luxury SUVs priced above $45,000 for the December issue of Consumer...

Test of the the Latest GPS Navigators Hitting the Road
Garmin Nuvi 880 Tops CR Ratings with Intuitive Control and Good Guidance YONKERS, NY — Now is a great time to purchase GPS navigators, whether drivers need help crossing the country or getting across town in rush hour. With more...

Consumer Reports Reveals Which AA Batteries Last
Spending a few extra dollars on batteries now can be less expensive in the long run YONKERS, NY — To determine which batteries will keep cameras clicking and toys running this holiday season, Consumer Reports tested 17 AA batteries rom...

Survey: Gas-Saving Cars Lead in Reliability
Also, some domestic models are comparable to top Japanese; luxury European automakers improve YONKERS, NY – Fuel-efficient vehicles are a very reliable segment overall, European cars are improving, and, on average, Ford continues to build the most reliable American cars....

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