Wheat Survey: Gluten Based Foods Remain Popular

Wheat Survey: Gluten Based Foods Remain Popular

The last day of July means it’s the last day of National Wheat Month. Even though gluten-free foods have become increasingly popular in recent years, there are still plenty of popular food items that contain wheat. And plenty of consumers are still big fans of the food. So what do people think of wheat based foods? And what are their favorite items and brands?

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Paperback Books Survey: Very Few Have Ditched Traditional Books Completely

Paperback Books Survey: Very Few Have Ditched Traditional Books Completely

In recent years, traditional hardcover and paperback books have been up against some heavy competition. The rising popularity of e-readers has had a big impact on book stores and similar businesses. But there are plenty of readers who still appreciate the feel of actual books. So how many people prefer to buy paper books over e-books? And what are some of the most popular titles right now?

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Chicken Wings Survey: Barbecue Named Most Popular Flavor

Chicken Wings Survey: Barbecue Named Most Popular Flavor

When talking about all-American foods, one can’t leave chicken wings out of the conversation. And today happens to be National Chicken Wing Day. So how many people enjoy chicken wings and how often do they do so? Also, what are their favorite brands and sauces when it comes to chicken wings?

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YouTube Mobile Survey: Traditional Viewing Still More Popular

YouTube Mobile Survey: Traditional Viewing Still More Popular

Popular online video platform YouTube is putting a bigger focus on mobile. The Google-owned platform just announced an update to its mobile app. The changes, which include vertical viewing options, are aimed at making browsing, watching and even uploading your own videos easier for mobile users, since more and more users are using their mobile devices to access the platform. So how big of a deal are all of these changes?

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Parks and Recreation Survey: More Visit State Parks Regularly

Parks and Recreation Survey: More Visit State Parks Regularly

July is National Parks and Recreation Month. So it’s a time for people to celebrate and appreciate the different public parks and activities that are available around the country. From national parks to state and local ones, there are plenty of different options for people to enjoy throughout the summer and even the rest of the year. So how many people take advantage of these park options? And what are their favorites to visit?

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Drive-Thru Survey: Customers Appreciate Convenience Factor

Drive-Thru Survey: Customers Appreciate Convenience Factor

Fast food restaurants continue to gain popularity even while some consumers are focusing more and more on health and organic options. The convenience of drive-thrus in particular is something that keeps customers coming back to places like McDonald’s and Taco Bell again and again. Since today is National Drive-Thru day, we asked customers what they think about drive-thrus and fast food restaurants in general.

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Hot Dog Survey: Mustard Named Most Popular Condiment

Hot Dog Survey: Mustard Named Most Popular Condiment

It’s National Hot Dog Day. And over the summer months, people tend to enjoy hot dogs fairly often at events like cookouts, baseball games and outdoor festivals. But with so many different brands, toppings and types of hot dogs, there are plenty of different ways for people to enjoy them. So what are people’s favorite types of hot dogs? And how often do people tend to eat them?

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Facebook Shopping Survey: Majority Connect with Brands on Facebook

Facebook Shopping Survey: Majority Connect with Brands on Facebook

Facebook is currently testing a new feature that would allow businesses to list products for sale directly on their Facebook pages. Plenty of consumers already use Facebook to connect with their favorite brands and businesses. So hosting a virtual store on the site could be beneficial. How many Facebook users would like to be able to shop on the site? And how many already use it to connect with businesses?

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Junk Food Survey: Pizza, Chips Ranked as Favorites

Junk Food Survey: Pizza, Chips Ranked as Favorites

Junk food is certainly a favorite of many consumers. With so many different types, from candy and cookies to burgers and French fries, there’s really something for everyone in the junk food department. So even though there are plenty of people who try and eat healthy whenever possible, holidays like National Junk Food Day, which happens to be today, offer opportunities for people to enjoy some of their favorite not-so-healthy items. What are people’s favorite kinds of junk food? And how many are likely to indulge today?

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Independent Retailers Survey: Online Platforms Help People Find Businesses

Independent Retailers Survey: Online Platforms Help People Find Businesses

It’s Independent Retailers Week. Though large retail chains seem to be thriving, there are also plenty of thriving local and online retailers that operate independently as small businesses. These independent retailers often offer quality products and unique experiences that large chains can’t really emulate. So how many prefer to shop at these independent shops and businesses? And what are their favorite types of retailers?

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Purchases on Google Survey: New Feature Could Lead to More Buyers

Purchases on Google Survey: New Feature Could Lead to More Buyers

Google is testing a new “buy” button that is intended to make it easier for mobile customers to make purchases directly from ads. Mobile users can just click the buttons within each ad to go directly to a page where they can purchase the advertised product. How many consumers are likely to use the new Purchases on Google Feature?

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Ice Cream Survey: Classic Flavors Still Considered Favorites

Ice Cream Survey: Classic Flavors Still Considered Favorites

July is National Ice Cream Month. And since it’s the middle of summer, it’s also the time of year when a lot of people gravitate toward ice cream as their dessert of choice. But with so many different types of flavors, brands and ice cream shops, there’s something different for pretty much everyone to enjoy. So what are the most popular types of ice cream this time of year?

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Solar Powered Homes Survey: Affordable Options Could Entice Consumers

Solar Powered Homes Survey: Affordable Options Could Entice Consumers

The White House is working on a new plan to give more people affordable access to solar energy for their homes. The plan involves a commitment to install solar panels on federally subsidized housing. But although the initial investment for solar energy is still substantial, more and more people are beginning to realize its benefits. How many people are likely to take advantage of solar power in their homes in the foreseeable future? And what are their opinions about solar powered homes?

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Pluto Survey: Majority Interested in New NASA Findings

Pluto Survey: Majority Interested in New NASA Findings

This week, NASA spacecraft New Horizons will fly by Pluto after over nine years traveling through space. The spacecraft is the first to ever visit Pluto. And NASA hopes it will be able to collect a wide variety of data about the dwarf planet and its moons. NASA even streamed coverage of the event along with a briefing on the mission early Tuesday morning. How many are interested in learning more about Pluto? And what are their thoughts on the dwarf planet?

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World Cup Survey: Soccer Still Growing Its Viewership

World Cup Survey: Soccer Still Growing Its Viewership

Today is World Cup Soccer Day, a day meant to celebrate the accomplishments of soccer players who have represented their countries in the international World Cup soccer tournaments. The US Women’s National Team just recently won the World Cup title. And the men’s team competed just a year ago. Soccer, though not traditionally one of the more popular sports in this country, has seemingly grown in popularity in recent years. How many have watched recent World Cup matches? And what are their thoughts about the tournament?

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Shark Week Survey: Big Sharks Lead to Popular Programming

Shark Week Survey: Big Sharks Lead to Popular Programming

This week, Discovery Channel is hosting its annual Shark Week. The week full of shark related programming has become somewhat of a cult favorite over the years, with so many different shows and specials dedicated to the many different kinds of sharks in the sea. So how many are enjoying Shark Week programming this year? And what are their favorite shows and programs?

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Prime Day Survey: Majority of Subscribers Likely to Make Purchases

Prime Day Survey: Majority of Subscribers Likely to Make Purchases

Amazon has announced a new shopping holiday for some of its customers, which it is calling “Prime Day.” Prime Day will take place this year on July 15, celebrating the online shopping giant’s anniversary. It will offer huge discounts on various products throughout the day. Amazon says the deals will be even better than those offered on Black Friday. How many customers plan to shop on Prime Day? And how might it impact Prime subscribers?

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Cell Phone Etiquette Survey: Most Think They Follow Rules

Cell Phone Etiquette Survey: Most Think They Follow Rules

July is Cell Phone Courtesy Month. Since cell phones have become more and more prominent in recent years, the amount of people who have offended others with their cell phone use has also increased. There are some very clear violations of cell phone etiquette. And others are a little blurrier. So what do people think are the worst violations of cell phone etiquette? And how well do people think they follow those rules?

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Chocolate Survey: Candy Brands Considered Favorites

Chocolate Survey: Candy Brands Considered Favorites

July 7 is known as Chocolate Day, a holiday that celebrates that most popular of dessert ingredients. Chocolate can be used in so many different food items, from candy to brownies and even to hot beverages. So what are some of people’s favorite ways to enjoy chocolate? And what are their favorite food companies that make such products?

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Fireworks Survey: Nearly Half Have Put on Displays at Home

Fireworks Survey: Nearly Half Have Put on Displays at Home

Over the weekend, many Americans attended fireworks displays as part of their Fourth of July celebrations. And even more purchased their own fireworks to have displays at their homes. But some people don’t enjoy fireworks because of safety or noise issues. So how many people enjoy fireworks displays? And is it enough to offset those who don’t want people to be able to buy their own fireworks?

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Plastic Bags Survey: Incentives Could Increase Reusable Bags

Plastic Bags Survey: Incentives Could Increase Reusable Bags

Today is International Plastic Bag Free Day. Plastic bags are still incredibly prominent even though reusable grocery and shopping bags have increased in popularity in recent years. How many consumers regularly use reusable shopping bags instead of plastic bags? And how many are likely to do so in the future?

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Made in the USA Survey: About Half Will Pay Extra for American Manufacturing

Made in the USA Survey: About Half Will Pay Extra for American Manufacturing

As people across the country prepare to celebrate Independence Day, another patriotic holiday is also taking place this week. Today is Made in the USA Day, a holiday that celebrates the companies and brands that manufacture their products in the states. American manufacturing has been a hot topic for years, and one that many consumers consider to be very important. So how many will go out of their way to buy American made products? And what are their favorite brands that produce those items?

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Instagram Explore Survey: New Features Could Lead to New Users

Instagram Explore Survey: New Features Could Lead to New Users

Mobile photo sharing platform Instagram recently made some updates to its Explore tab in an effort to make it easier for people to find posts about events and major news items in real time. The change could potentially change the way some people use Instagram, or potentially even convince some new users to join. What do people think about the new Instagram Explore features?

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Ice Cream Floats Survey: Root Beer and Vanilla Still Classic Favorites

Ice Cream Floats Survey: Root Beer and Vanilla Still Classic Favorites

Today is Ice Cream Soda Day. Ice cream sodas and floats can be made with a huge variety of different soda and ice cream flavors. But fans of the dessert beverage can also choose to order it already prepared from restauants or ice cream shops. So how many people are likely to enjoy an ice cream float on this holiday? And what are their favorite ingredients for these classic floats?

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Facebook Messenger Survey: Few Likely to Sign Up After Change

Facebook Messenger Survey: Few Likely to Sign Up After Change

Facebook just announced that its Messenger app will no longer require users to maintain an actual Facebook account. That means the platform is now available to even more users, since some might not like the idea of using the main Facebook site. But will this change actually lead to an increase in users for Facebook Messenger? And could it impact the user base for the main Facebook site as well?

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