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Which Store Bought Bagels Are The Best?

There’s nothing quite like a fresh bakery bagel, but there are some store bought varieties that come close.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2012

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Consumer Reports Spills The Dirt On Laundry Detergents

Consumer Reports looked closely at products from All, Era, Purex, Tide and Xtra and uncovered unclear instructions and inconsistent cap measurements that make using too much detergent easy to do and can drive up laundry costs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2012

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Consumer Reports: Costco Tops List Of Major Retail Chain Stores

Costco pleased shoppers better than any other retailer according to Consumer Reports survey of more than 26,000 readers who told the organization about their shopping experience at 10 of the nations major retailers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2012

Consumer Reports: Tips For Saving Money On Airfare

Travelers are bombarded with offers, deals and price fluctuations on a day-to-day basis, so to help them navigate the maze and save money, Consumer Reports’ experts came up with some helpful tips to cut costs and lock in the best rates.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2012


Consumer Reports: Top Performing Paper Towels

Consumer Reports put 23 towels through their paces, testing for absorption, scrubbing, and wet strength. Some good news: consumers don’t have to pay big bucks for good paper towels.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2011


Consumer Reports: The Truth About Fish Oil

In lab tests of 15 top-selling brands of fish oil supplements, Consumer Reports found that five fell a bit short on quality.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2011

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Consumer Reports: Black Friday Tips For Savings & Sanity

Consumer Reports’ senior editor and shopping expert Tod Marks said retailing trends suggest that the opportunity to score a great deal won’t end this weekend, so there’s no need to panic.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/24/2011

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Domestic Brands Stumble In Consumer Reports Survey

Consumer Reports subscribers put Toyota’s youth-oriented Scion brand number one, with 24 Japanese models earning the highest ratings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2011

Consumer Reports: Americans On Meds Making Risky Health Care Tradeoffs

As a result of the flagging economy, Americans are making risky tradeoffs that could be dangerous to their health, according to Consumer Reports’ annual prescription drug poll.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2011


Consumer Reports Taste Tests The Best Cups Of Joe

Consumer Reports brewed over 1,000 cups of coffee to find out which brands taste the best.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2011