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Eastern Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island and Vermont
Consumer Purchase Planning Trends as of 8/31/2014

Automotive, Marine & Aircraft

37,468 Inquiries

-5.53%

Business to Business Services

7,841 Inquiries

-2.64%

Financial

70,222 Inquiries

-3.92%

Food

3,713 Inquiries

1.14%

Health & Personal Improvement

22,114 Inquiries

4.22%

Home Remodeling, Construction & Maintenance

124,555 Inquiries

-1.13%

Manufacturers, Producers, Wholesalers & Distributors

4,020 Inquiries

-18.76%

Retail

63,491 Inquiries

4.77%

Services

99,916 Inquiries

-2.20%

Telemarketing & Prize Promotions

48 Inquiries

-15.79%
Automotive, Marine & Aircraft
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This BBB's business reviews for the Automotive, Marine & Aircraft sector were accessed 37,468 time(s) in August, 2014. This is a -5.53% change from July, 2014's 39,662 Inquiries.

Automotive, Marine & Aircraft

1

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Automotive, Marine & Aircraft sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Eastern Massachusetts viewed 26,300 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -4.78% decrease over July, 2014 of 27,620 inquiries.

Automotive, Marine & Aircraft

1

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Automotive, Marine & Aircraft sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Maine viewed 4,916 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -5.95% decrease over July, 2014 of 5,227 inquiries.

Automotive, Marine & Aircraft

1

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Automotive, Marine & Aircraft sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Vermont viewed 1,634 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -7.79% decrease over July, 2014 of 1,772 inquiries.

Automotive, Marine & Aircraft

1

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Automotive, Marine & Aircraft sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Rhode Island viewed 4,618 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -8.43% decrease over July, 2014 of 5,043 inquiries.


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  • Eastern Massachusetts

    2
  • Maine

    3
  • Vermont

    4
  • Rhode Island

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Business to Business Services
9

This BBB's business reviews for the Business to Business Services sector were accessed 7,841 time(s) in August, 2014. This is a -2.64% change from July, 2014's 8,054 Inquiries.

Business to Business Services

9

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Business to Business Services sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Eastern Massachusetts viewed 5,773 BBB Business Reviews. This is a 0.35% increase over July, 2014 of 5,753 inquiries.

Business to Business Services

9

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Business to Business Services sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Maine viewed 551 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -5.00% decrease over July, 2014 of 580 inquiries.

Business to Business Services

9

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Business to Business Services sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Vermont viewed 123 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -16.33% decrease over July, 2014 of 147 inquiries.

Business to Business Services

9

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Business to Business Services sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Rhode Island viewed 1,394 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -11.44% decrease over July, 2014 of 1,574 inquiries.


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  • Eastern Massachusetts

    2
  • Maine

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  • Vermont

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  • Rhode Island

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Financial
2

This BBB's business reviews for the Financial sector were accessed 70,222 time(s) in August, 2014. This is a -3.92% change from July, 2014's 73,090 Inquiries.

Financial

2

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Financial sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Eastern Massachusetts viewed 46,107 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -3.26% decrease over July, 2014 of 47,659 inquiries.

Financial

2

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Financial sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Maine viewed 4,356 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -1.63% decrease over July, 2014 of 4,428 inquiries.

Financial

2

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Financial sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Vermont viewed 1,621 BBB Business Reviews. This is a 6.86% increase over July, 2014 of 1,517 inquiries.

Financial

2

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Financial sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Rhode Island viewed 18,138 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -6.92% decrease over July, 2014 of 19,486 inquiries.


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  • Eastern Massachusetts

    2
  • Maine

    3
  • Vermont

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  • Rhode Island

    5
    

Food
3

This BBB's business reviews for the Food sector were accessed 3,713 time(s) in August, 2014. This is a 1.14% change from July, 2014's 3,671 Inquiries.

Food

3

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Food sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Eastern Massachusetts viewed 2,676 BBB Business Reviews. This is a 1.83% increase over July, 2014 of 2,628 inquiries.

Food

3

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Food sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Maine viewed 720 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -1.91% decrease over July, 2014 of 734 inquiries.

Food

3

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Food sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Vermont viewed 132 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -13.73% decrease over July, 2014 of 153 inquiries.

Food

3

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Food sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Rhode Island viewed 185 BBB Business Reviews. This is a 18.59% increase over July, 2014 of 156 inquiries.


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    2
  • Maine

    3
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    4
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    5
    

Health & Personal Improvement
4

This BBB's business reviews for the Health & Personal Improvement sector were accessed 22,114 time(s) in August, 2014. This is a 4.22% change from July, 2014's 21,219 Inquiries.

Health & Personal Improvement

4

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Health & Personal Improvement sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in viewed 1 BBB Business Reviews. This is a over July, 2014 of .

Health & Personal Improvement

4

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Health & Personal Improvement sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Eastern Massachusetts viewed 17,609 BBB Business Reviews. This is a 3.41% increase over July, 2014 of 17,029 inquiries.

Health & Personal Improvement

4

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Health & Personal Improvement sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Maine viewed 2,305 BBB Business Reviews. This is a 6.47% increase over July, 2014 of 2,165 inquiries.

Health & Personal Improvement

4

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Health & Personal Improvement sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Vermont viewed 420 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -6.04% decrease over July, 2014 of 447 inquiries.

Health & Personal Improvement

4

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Health & Personal Improvement sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Rhode Island viewed 1,779 BBB Business Reviews. This is a 12.81% increase over July, 2014 of 1,577 inquiries.


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  • Eastern Massachusetts

    2
  • Maine

    3
  • Vermont

    4
  • Rhode Island

    5
    

Home Remodeling, Construction & Maintenance
5

This BBB's business reviews for the Home Remodeling, Construction & Maintenance sector were accessed 124,555 time(s) in August, 2014. This is a -1.13% change from July, 2014's 125,976 Inquiries.

Home Remodeling, Construction & Maintenance

5

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Home Remodeling, Construction & Maintenance sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Eastern Massachusetts viewed 89,776 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -0.79% decrease over July, 2014 of 90,491 inquiries.

Home Remodeling, Construction & Maintenance

5

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Home Remodeling, Construction & Maintenance sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Maine viewed 15,444 BBB Business Reviews. This is a 1.92% increase over July, 2014 of 15,153 inquiries.

Home Remodeling, Construction & Maintenance

5

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Home Remodeling, Construction & Maintenance sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Vermont viewed 5,555 BBB Business Reviews. This is a 6.77% increase over July, 2014 of 5,203 inquiries.

Home Remodeling, Construction & Maintenance

5

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Home Remodeling, Construction & Maintenance sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Rhode Island viewed 13,780 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -8.91% decrease over July, 2014 of 15,128 inquiries.


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    2
  • Maine

    3
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    4
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Manufacturers, Producers, Wholesalers & Distributors
8

This BBB's business reviews for the Manufacturers, Producers, Wholesalers & Distributors sector were accessed 4,020 time(s) in August, 2014. This is a -18.76% change from July, 2014's 4,948 Inquiries.

Manufacturers, Producers, Wholesalers & Distributors

8

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Manufacturers, Producers, Wholesalers & Distributors sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Eastern Massachusetts viewed 2,961 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -21.94% decrease over July, 2014 of 3,793 inquiries.

Manufacturers, Producers, Wholesalers & Distributors

8

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Manufacturers, Producers, Wholesalers & Distributors sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Maine viewed 622 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -14.33% decrease over July, 2014 of 726 inquiries.

Manufacturers, Producers, Wholesalers & Distributors

8

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Manufacturers, Producers, Wholesalers & Distributors sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Vermont viewed 150 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -26.11% decrease over July, 2014 of 203 inquiries.

Manufacturers, Producers, Wholesalers & Distributors

8

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Manufacturers, Producers, Wholesalers & Distributors sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Rhode Island viewed 287 BBB Business Reviews. This is a 26.99% increase over July, 2014 of 226 inquiries.


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  • Eastern Massachusetts

    2
  • Maine

    3
  • Vermont

    4
  • Rhode Island

    5
    

Retail
6

This BBB's business reviews for the Retail sector were accessed 63,491 time(s) in August, 2014. This is a 4.77% change from July, 2014's 60,601 Inquiries.

Retail

6

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Retail sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Eastern Massachusetts viewed 51,178 BBB Business Reviews. This is a 4.57% increase over July, 2014 of 48,940 inquiries.

Retail

6

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Retail sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Maine viewed 3,683 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -1.66% decrease over July, 2014 of 3,745 inquiries.

Retail

6

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Retail sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Vermont viewed 2,357 BBB Business Reviews. This is a 15.37% increase over July, 2014 of 2,043 inquiries.

Retail

6

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Retail sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Rhode Island viewed 6,273 BBB Business Reviews. This is a 6.81% increase over July, 2014 of 5,873 inquiries.


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  • Eastern Massachusetts

    2
  • Maine

    3
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    4
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Services
7

This BBB's business reviews for the Services sector were accessed 99,916 time(s) in August, 2014. This is a -2.20% change from July, 2014's 102,163 Inquiries.

Services

7

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Services sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Eastern Massachusetts viewed 80,873 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -0.87% decrease over July, 2014 of 81,585 inquiries.

Services

7

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Services sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Maine viewed 7,838 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -12.20% decrease over July, 2014 of 8,927 inquiries.

Services

7

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Services sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Vermont viewed 3,197 BBB Business Reviews. This is a 5.03% increase over July, 2014 of 3,044 inquiries.

Services

7

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Services sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Rhode Island viewed 8,008 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -6.96% decrease over July, 2014 of 8,607 inquiries.


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    2
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Telemarketing & Prize Promotions
10

This BBB's business reviews for the Telemarketing & Prize Promotions sector were accessed 48 time(s) in August, 2014. This is a -15.79% change from July, 2014's 57 Inquiries.

Telemarketing & Prize Promotions

10

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Telemarketing & Prize Promotions sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Eastern Massachusetts viewed 45 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -16.67% decrease over July, 2014 of 54 inquiries.

Telemarketing & Prize Promotions

10

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Telemarketing & Prize Promotions sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Maine viewed 1 BBB Business Reviews. This is a over July, 2014 of .

Telemarketing & Prize Promotions

10

The public checking out a business with BBB on businesses in the Telemarketing & Prize Promotions sector in August, 2014 on businesses located in Vermont viewed 2 BBB Business Reviews. This is a -33.33% decrease over July, 2014 of 3 inquiries.


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