BLOG ARCHIVE: ALL POSTS FOR June 2016

Sustainable Quick Service Restaurants Survey: Taste, Cost More Important

Sustainable Quick Service Restaurants Survey: Taste, Cost More Important

When it comes to choosing a quick service restaurant, there are several different factors for consumers to consider. But that list no longer only includes things like taste, cost and convenience. Consumers are also increasingly concerned with the sustainability of their quick service food choices, according to QSR Magazine. So how many people already support sustainable quick service restaurants? And what is the likelihood that sustainability and locally sourced food items will continue to have an impact on the industry?

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Monitoring Kids’ Technology Survey: Software Not a Popular Method

Monitoring Kids’ Technology Survey: Software Not a Popular Method

The increasing prevalence of smartphones and various other tech devices has led to younger and younger kids having access to the internet. That means that more and more parents are having to figure out how to deal with the various issues that go along with kids’ technology use. There are parental controls and various software programs aimed specifically at helping parents monitor kids’ technology use. And other parents choose simply to talk to their kids about acceptable online behavior. A recent study by Pew Research found that many parents of teens have had to deal with these issues. So what methods are parents using to monitor their kids’ tech use? And what do people generally think about the concept of monitoring kids’ technology?

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Mobile Payments Security Survey: Security Not the Only Deterrent

Mobile Payments Security Survey: Security Not the Only Deterrent

Mobile payment platforms like Apple Pay and Samsung Pay have been gaining popularity with some smartphone users in recent years. Some of those platforms claim to offer added security that people who use just regular old credit or debit cards wouldn’t have. However, mobile payments security still seems to be a substantial concern for some consumers, according to studies like this one from ISACA. So how many mobile consumers have concerns about mobile payments security? And are those concerns likely to keep people from trying out mobile payments systems?

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