Arbitron Inc. marked the successful completion of the first phase of the Portable People Meter (PPM) U.S. market trial with the release of a third round of ratings comparisons for its new television, cable and radio audience measurement system.

New research by Knowledge Networks/Statistical Research (KN/SRI) finds that the relationship between computers, the Internet and television is one of parallel growth, not mutual exclusion.

The Commerce Department's Census Bureau said that a study of data for 1960 to 1995 shows major changes in maternity leave and employment patterns, indicating longer-term commitments by women to the workplace.

La Agencia de Orcí & Asociados has completed a research study entitled "Dreams & Obstacles, Understanding Latinas." Through this study, La Agencia has confirmed how Los Angeles Latinas represent enormous economic potential.

Euro RSCG Worldwide unveiled key findings of its latest global study, Generations & Gaps. The study compares and contrasts the ever-intriguing Baby Boomers (b. 1945-1964) and subsequent generations, most notably members of the Echo Boom (b. 1975-1994).

People reporting more than one race in Census 2000 were more likely to be under 18 than those reporting only one race 42 percent compared with 25 percent, a new analysis released by the Commerce Department's Census Bureau shows.

Most lesbians, gays and bisexuals believe there is more acceptance of gay people today than a few years ago, but similar numbers also report that they have experienced prejudice and discrimination based on their sexual orientation -- including verbal abuse or physical violence -- according to a n

A majority of Latino residents feel secure in New York despite the terrorist attacks and threat of anthrax, according to a research study conducted by Access Worldwide Communications, Inc.

Just a few years ago the frozen food market was perceived as having little room for opportunity or growth. However, according to the latest publication from Packaged Facts available at, The U.S.

Equitex, Inc. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Key Financial Systems, Inc. ("Key"), and Hispanic

KIII-TV, the ABC affiliate in Corpus Christi, Texas, became the first English-language station in the U.S. to subscribe to the Nielsen Hispanic Station Index (NHSI), the local Hispanic audience measurement service from Nielsen Media Research.

NFO WorldGroup's NFO InDepth Interactive and Community Connect Inc. announced an alliance to provide marketers with in-depth data on the purchasing habits, brand preferences and advertising receptiveness levels among U.S. multicultural groups.

A Cultural Compass Survey released by Leo Burnett USA takes a deep dive into consumer attitudes and behaviors post September 11, and carefully profiles four key groups through an in-depth segmentation study.

VNU announced that NetRatings, Inc., in which VNU has a 64% interest, has agreed to purchase Jupiter Media Metrix, in a transaction valued at approximately USD 71.2 million.

Five weeks after September 11, a day that involved the worst air catastrophes in the history of the United States, J.D. Power and Associates and Yahoo! Inc. report that nearly two-thirds of airline passengers are "already comfortable" with flying again.