Procter & Gamble announced today that it was planning to drop up to 100 brands that don’t contribute much to the bottom line so it can focus more on those that do.
New tactics by the contact-lens makers might soon leave consumers seeing red. Major manufacturers have recently begun shifting to a new pricing policy that requires retailers and eye doctors to sell lenses at or above a manufacturer-dictated price.
At the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally mega-event in South Dakota, Harley-Davidson revealed an updated Road Glide and Road Glide Special, continuing the dramatic freshening of the storied brand’s motorcycle line up.
Heart failure is a chronic disease where the heart weakens and loses some of its ability to pump blood.
When the first Lytro camera came out two years ago, it promised to eliminate a fear almost every photographer has experienced: that a once-in-a-lifetime shot will be out of focus.
During the recent economic downturn, cost-cutting, restructuring, and downsizing were the norm. Microsoft’s recent announcement that it will lay off 18,000 workers over the next year shows that it can still happen today, and in a big way.
Think of a race track like those fenced-off dog parks. They let you take a performance car off its electronic-stability-controlled leash, because like your excited dog, you really just can’t let it run wild and loose down the street.
When children are in elementary school, teachers typically send home a list of school supplies that parents should buy.
It is a simple fact of life: Many seniors begin having limitations long before they lose their driving ability.
Retailers, restaurants, and other businesses have a new form of malware to fight, called Backoff. This latest form of cybercrime attacks remote-desktop applications that are used by point-of-sale systems, picking up credit cards and other consumer information along the way.
Years of testing has taught us that price and quality don’t always go hand in hand. But how do you know when it’s worth paying more for staples such as coffee, paper towels, and dishwasher detergents?
After Consumer Reports tested the problem-plagued Raven hybrid lawn tractor last year, we didn’t expect to see it in Lowe’s stores again.
If the name Cayenne wasn’t already taken by Porsche’s midsized luxo-SUV, it would suit the Macan very well, because this new compact crossover may be the hottest, sportiest-driving SUV to date.
You may have read a recent news story about a teenage girl whose Samsung Galaxy S 4 smart phone slipped under her pillow and began to smolder as she slept.
Maybe the scammers are just trying to keep us on our toes. That's the only reasonable explanation for the trifold mailing I just received: a letter marked "PERSONAL AND CONFIDENTIAL" with the headline of "Fly With Any US Airline." After all, who would fall for such a come-on?
“This is a $46,000 Ford Escape!” exclaimed a friend as I drove to lunch in Consumer Reports’ new 2015 Lincoln MKC test car.
Thermostats control nearly 10 percent of the nation’s energy use. In your home, it's probably closer to 50 percent, since heating and cooling account for roughly half of the energy consumption of the average residence.
Sure, your kids (or you!) could camp out on the couch and play video games all day on either of these consoles.
If you're wondering what products are typically at their lowest price this month, wonder no more. Consumer Reports product research experts, who track prices all year long, have compiled a list of items that are typically discounted most deeply in August.
Back-to-school isn’t just for kids anymore. Some of the hottest deals of the year happen in the final weeks of summer.