Category Archives: Innovation in Market Research

The future of virtual reality and health care market research

Editor’s note: Huw Davies is qualitative services manager at U.K.-based research firm Gillian Kenny Associates. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Could Google Cardboard be the future of healthcare market research?” … Continue reading

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Hearables: technology for your ears

Editor’s note: BenArnold is executive director, industry analyst with The NPD Group, a Port Washington, N.Y., research firm. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Hearables take headphones well beyond music.” In the … Continue reading

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How Facebook reactions are changing social research

Editor’s note: Annette Smith is technology development manager at market research firm FlexMR, London. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Will Facebook reactions be a turning point for social research?” Since … Continue reading

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Using research and bold new ideas to increase market share

Editor’s note: Lara Kudryk Traska is a consultant at research firm SpencerHall, Baltimore. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Ahead of the curve or way off track?” With trends coming at … Continue reading

Posted in Brand and Image Research, Business and Product Development, Consumer Psychology, Focus Groups, Innovation in Market Research, International Research, Marketing Best Practices, New Product Research | Comment

Reviewing the Quirk’s Event 2016

Editor’s note: Lori Reiser is principal consultant at research firm Advanis, Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Quirk’s Event conference review: Confidently finding our place.” Last month, the Quirk’s … Continue reading

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Are you ready for a marketing research brand restage?

Editor’s note: Joel Rubinson is the president and founder of Rubinson Partners, a New York-based marketing research consulting firm. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Fixing a brand called marketing research.” … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising Research, Brand and Image Research, Business and Product Development, Consumer Research, Innovation in Market Research, Market Research Best Practices, Market Research in the News, Marketing Best Practices, Marketing Research Resources, New Product Research, Qualitative Research, Quantitative Research, Research Communities, Research Industry Trends | 2 Comments

What will shape the market in the next 5 years?

Editor’s note: Aurelien Dubot is product marketing director, EMEA at Bazaarvoice, London. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Five realities that will shape the market in the next 5 years.” Today’s … Continue reading

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Have you finalized your marketing strategy for 2016?

Editor’s note: Molly Boyer is senior director of global communications at customer experience firm SDL, Denver. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “3 must haves for every ‘modern marketing’ strategy.” It … Continue reading

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What’s in store for retail in 2016?

Editor’s note: Nikki Baird is managing partner at Retail Systems Research, Denver. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “2016: The year of…” So apparently I have a thing I do. I … Continue reading

Posted in Consumer Research, Customer Satisfaction, Innovation in Market Research, Product Research, Research Industry Trends, Retailing, Shopper Insights | Comment

Us vs. them: The MR vendor/client standoff

Editor’s note: John Dick is president and CEO of CivicScience, a Pittsburgh-based research firm. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Being ‘a vendor’ sucks. But so does being ‘a client.’” I’m … Continue reading

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