Category Archives: Market Research

What is a Booster Sample in Marketing Research Studies and When Should You Use One?

“Additional interviews involving a particular sub-group of a sample to ensure there are sufficient members of the sub-group in the resulting sample.” – Insights Association glossary Let’s consider an example. Suppose you are conducting a nationally representative study of an … Continue reading

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Canadian Viewpoint remains committed to the health and wellness of its employees, our partners, and our community

In the face of COVID-19, Canadian Viewpoint remains committed to the health and wellness of its employees and our community, as well as ensuring business continuity for our clients, vendors, and partners. Canadian Viewpoint has multiple lines of business, each … Continue reading

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Nudge, nudge: An effective psychological technique for improving human behaviour (and selling more stuff)

It can be really hard to ‘make’ people do things. Chances are, when you ‘make’ them do something, it’s because they don’t actually want to do it and they may try to avoid doing it. So how can we ‘make’ … Continue reading

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Marketing Research Calculators from T-Tests and Chi-Squares to Power and Effect Sizes

For those of us who analyze quantitative marketing research data with statistical packages like SPSS, SAS, and R, there is little need to find an online calculator. But every once in a while, you might find yourself with a little … Continue reading

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What Does ESOMAR Congress Have in Common with The Toronto International Film Festival?

First, both events attract thousands of people to Canada’s largest city. While ESOMAR attracts well over 1 000 of the most innovative qualitative and quantitative marketing researchers from around the world, TIFF, the Toronto International Film Festival, attracts nearly 500 … Continue reading

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How To Use Word Clouds Properly Within a Marketing Research Report

Word clouds are commonly used to visualize textual data from focus groups and interview transcripts, or verbatims from questionnaires. If you’ve read anything in the data visualization or user design literature, you’ve noticed that they have a bad reputation. But … Continue reading

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Call for Speakers: CRIC Future of Qualitative Insights Summit

With the increased reliance on big data for insights, the need to get to the “why” has never been greater. The Canadian Research Insights Council’s Qualitative Thought Leadership Council in partnership with ESOMAR is seeking submissions for CRIC’s Future of … Continue reading

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Call for Speakers: CRIC AI, Data Analytics, and Insights Summit

The growth of AI and data analytics is rapidly transforming the ways that companies develop insights. CRIC’s AI and Data Analytics Thought Leadership Council in partnership with ESOMAR will be hosting a one-day summit on May 21, 2020 at the … Continue reading

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Case Study: Disrupting the retirement living industry to deliver best in class health experiences, by Sklar Wilton & Associates

There is a good side and a bad side to a lot of technology. Fortunately, when it comes to health and wellness, technology might just be creating more good than bad. More and more companies are demonstrating improvements in the … Continue reading

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14 reasons to visit Toronto in addition to sharing your expertise at ESOMAR congress in September

From September 13 to 16, 2020, Toronto is going to be incredible! That’s because we’re expecting a few thousand of our best friends from around the world to join us for ESOMAR congress!Submissions to speak at ESOMAR are due by … Continue reading

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