Thursday, August 19, 2010

What are cooking show viewers buying?

8/18/10

With over 50% of Americans watching cooking shows very often/occasionally the obvious question is – are they buying stuff because of the shows, and if so, what?

According to a recent Harris Poll, 57% viewers have purchased food, 36% have purchased small kitchen gadgets, 24% have purchased cookbooks, and 6% have purchased large appliances, as a direct result of what they have seen on the shows. Those seem like impressive results to me. If only we had non-viewer numbers to compare them to.

Loechner, J. (2010, August 13). Cooking Shows Inspire Purchases. mediapost.com retrieved August 18, 2010, from
http://www.mediapost.com/publications/?fa=Articles.showArticle&art_aid=133446

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