Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports Drugstore Survey Finds Substantial Price Differences for Commonly Prescribed Drugs
CVS and RITE-AID are among the highest priced drug stores in nationwide price scan; CR finds some drugs can cost as much as 10 times more at one retailer than another, even in the same town or city YONKERS, NY—In...

Consumer Reports Survey Finds Consumers Are More Satisfied Doing Business with Credit Unions, Primarily Online Banks & Smaller Banks
YONKERS, NY—When it comes to banking, bigger isn’t always better. A recent subscriber survey conducted by Consumer Reports found that customers of credit unions, primarily online, and smaller traditional banks were more satisfied with their overall banking experience than those...

Consumer Reports: Meats Produced Without Antibiotics Harbor Fewer “Superbugs”
Beef, shrimp, chicken studies over past three years show lower superbug contamination rates in foods produced without antibiotics compared to conventional products CR Survey finds that more than one-quarter of Americans report that they are buying meat and poultry raised...

Consumer Reports’ 2015 Annual Auto Reliability Survey: New Transmission Technology Problems Emerge
Lexus, Toyota, Audi, Mazda, and Subaru Most Reliable Brands YONKERS, NY—While problematic infotainment systems continue to be among the top issues reported by new car owners, Consumer Reports has identified an emerging trend of increased troubles with new transmission systems...

CR Names Former CBS News Exec to Lead Media Relations
Kelli Halyard Appointed Director of Strategic Media Relations and Organizational Communications YONKERS, NY – Consumer Reports, the largest and most trusted consumer organization in the world, has named former CBS News executive Kelli Halyard as its new Director of Strategic...

Consumer Reports Realigns Technology and Marketing Operations to Foster Growth and Impact
Pete DiRenzo from Re/Code Appointed Chief Technology Officer YONKERS, NY ─ Intensifying its focus on digital capabilities, Consumer Reports today announced a strategic realignment of its technology and marketing operations in order to accelerate growth, expand reach, and effect positive...

Consumer Reports Investigates Scams That Can Cost Seniors Their Life-Savings
New report features first-hand victim accounts that resulted in the loss of thousands of dollars; Steps seniors and their loved ones can take to prevent financial fraud YONKERS, NY—Each year, seniors and their families lose billions of dollars to con...

Consumer Reports’ Tests: Conventional Ground Beef Twice As Likely To Contain Superbugs as Sustainable Beef
What consumers can do to make better beef choices and to lower their risk of getting sick; What the government can do to help improve the way beef is labeled, processed, and inspected YONKERS, NY — In Consumer Reports new...

Consumer Reports Poll: One-Third of Americans Slammed By Sticker Shock at The Pharmacy As Drug Costs Soar
Nearly 75 percent of people hit with higher drug prices have been forced to adjust their personal spending habits, even cutting back on groceries; New, free e-pub with tips for saving on drug costs YONKERS, NY— The rising cost of...

Consumer Reports Shines Light on Car Insurance Quote Secrecy, Prices Are Rife With Inequities and Unfair Practices
Poor Credit May Raise Premiums Higher Than a Drunk Driving Conviction YONKERS, NY—The amounts drivers pay for their car insurance premiums are based on confounding algorithms that increasingly have more to do with socioeconomic factors than driving habits, according to...

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