Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania conducted a study about American shopping habits and knowledge. Click on the link to see the report. There is also a Q&A of Seventeen Facts American Shoppers Need to Know - But Don't. For example: True or False:
WHEN I GIVE MONEY TO CHARITY, BY LAW THAT CHARITY CANNOT SELL MY NAME
TO ANOTHER CHARITY UNLESS I GIVE IT PERMISSION.
FALSE: Many charities buy, sell and trade mailing lists and no laws prohibit this.