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Blog Jul. 18, 2008 | Share

Moody's Gets Online

Back in November of last year, I wrote a blog post suggesting that the use of the “same store sales” metric as a barometer of retail health could lead to erroneous conclusions regarding the performance of individual retailers or the retail economy in general. Read more

Blog Jul. 16, 2008 | Share

Gas Prices Drive “Hybrid” Searches

In my last post, I wrote about how high gas prices affected traffic to GasBuddy.com and searches for “Gas Prices.” It turns out that skyrocketing gas prices also have a big impact on the number of searches phrases containing “Hybrid,” such as “Hybrid Cars,” “Hybrid Vehicles” or “Hybrid SUVs.” There were 2.74 million searches including... Read more

Press Release Jul. 14, 2008 | Share

comScore Study Finds Online Credit Card Applications From ‘Subprime’ Candidates Rise 30 Percent Over Year Ago

RESTON, VA, July 14, 2008 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) today released a study on the online banking and credit industry, which showed that the number of online credit card applications submitted by subprime applicants (defined as individuals having the equivalent of a FICO creditworthiness score of 660 or less) increased by 30 percent in Q1 2008... Read more

Press Release Jul. 14, 2008 | Share

Americans Viewed 12 Billion Videos Online in May 2008

RESTON, VA, July 14, 2008 – comScore (NASDAQ: SCOR) today released May 2008 data from the comScore Video Metrix service, reporting that U.S. Internet users viewed more than 12 billion online videos during the month, representing an increase of 45 percent versus year ago. Read more

Press Release Jul. 11, 2008 | Share

Comscore M: METRICS: 80 percent of iPhone Users in France, Germany and the UK Browse the Mobile Web

Reston, VA, 11 July, 2008 -- comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) today reports that iPhone users surpass all others in mobile media usage, with more than 80 percent of iPhone users in France, Germany and the UK using the device to browse news and information on the mobile Web, compared to 32 percent of other smartphone users. Read more

Press Release Jul. 9, 2008 | Share

comScore Appoints Alexander J. Banks as Managing Director of Latin American Markets

RESTON, VA, July 9, 2008 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) today named Alexander J. Banks the managing director of comScore Latin America. Mr. Banks will be responsible for expanding sales of comScore’s syndicated online audience measurement services, including its flagship comScore Media Metrix and comScore qSearch products. He will be focusing... Read more

Press Release Jul. 9, 2008 | Share

Yahoo! Finance Ranks as Top Financial News & Research Site in the U.S. with More than 18 Million Visitors in May, According to comScore

RESTON, VA, July 9, 2008 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) today released an overview of activity at the financial news & research site category, which attracted more than 64 million U.S. visitors in May, an increase of 35 percent versus year ago. Read more

Press Release Jul. 8, 2008 | Share

comScore Selected as the Most Preferred Audience Measurement Service by 54 Percent of Respondents in William Blair Semiannual Survey

RESTON, VA, July 8, 2008 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) today announced that it was rated as the preferred audience measurement service by 54 percent of respondents to William Blair & Company’s 5th semiannual survey of the members of the Chicago Interactive Marketing Association (CIMA). The results for comScore represented a 7-percentage point... Read more

Press Release Jul. 8, 2008 | Share

comScore M:Metrics: Photo Messages Set to Edge Out Postcards as Photo Messaging Heats Up in the Summer

RESTON, VA, July 8, 2008 -- comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) today released the latest figures from the M:Metrics Benchmark Study which reports that photo messaging from mobile phones has grown 60 percent in the United States over the past year and 16 percent in Europe, where photo messaging got an earlier start. As the mercury climbs in the summer months,... Read more

Press Release Jul. 7, 2008 | Share

comScore Will Report Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results on July 31, 2008

RESTON, VA, July 7, 2008 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), will report financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2008 in a live conference call on Thursday, July 31 at 4:30 p.m. ET. Read more