Survey methodology

The Rise of Social Media Surveys

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Social media surveys aren’t much different from the mail surveys of the old days; they are, after all, lists of questions people can answer by themselves. However, instead of being sent by mail, those online…

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Retailers Are Increasingly Leveraging Their Email List to Get Customer Insights

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Why Emails Lists Are Still A Huge Assets for Retailers Email lists aren’t dead. While it’s not a new marketing channel and open rates have been dimnishing, email lists are still highly strategic for most…

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How Rewards Programs Are Changing Consumer Research

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Loyalty programs are nothing new, in fact they date back a century ago. A notable, early effort was the US-based S&H Green Stamp program in the 1930’s. Consumers were provided with small stamps when they…

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The democratization of consumer research is accelerating

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The marketing research industry is facing several headwinds. Still, it has never been easier and as inexpensive to get consumer opinion. Not only is it possible to reach them very affordably through the internet, but…

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Why Customer Intercept Can Be A Great Tool For Retailers… Despite Its Limitations

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Have you ever been asked to provide feedback on your shopping experience at the mall? By a real human that is? Chances are you took part in an intercept survey. An intercept survey is a…

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Online reviews are disrupting the consumer researcher industry

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OpenTable, TripAdvisor, Google Reviews, Yelp, Foursquare, Facebook, Amazon, Booking.com, the list goes on. All of these well-established brands rely on consumer-generated content to generate a huge amount of retailers’ and products’ reviews.   Consumers took…

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