Category Archives: Market Research

Qualitative Research Techniques: How To Recruit Suitable Qualitative Research Participants

Have you ever watched a market research focus group or interview and realized that the participants weren’t quite suited for the occasion? Recruiting great participants has little to do with how friendly or talkative a person is so let’s go … Continue reading

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Qualitative Research Techniques: Eight Characteristics of an Effective Market Research In-Depth Interviewer

It takes a special person to spend 90 minutes individually interviewing research participants about an unknown product and come away with interesting and insightful information. It takes an even more impressive person to be able to do that with 15 … Continue reading

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Beth Depatie Joins Canadian Viewpoint as Call Centre & Project Manager

February 6, 2019, Markham: Beth Depatie has joined the Canadian Viewpoint team as Call Centre & Project Manager.In this role, Beth will be responsible for managing our Markham call centre operations, including managing day-to-day activities, ensuring telephone research projects are … Continue reading

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The Value Is More Than The Nitty Gritty Details: Launching High Quality IHUTS and Product Tests for Marketing Research Studies

DIY has been a hot topic in the market research space for a number of years, ever since the first truly user-friendly questionnaire design tool was developed. Though DIY is a fabulous way for experienced researchers to get their results … Continue reading

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CRIC News: New Members; Represents Bulk of Industry’s Research Agencies

Canadian Research Insights Council – Le Conseil de recherche et d’intelligence marketing canadien CRIC Announces New Members; Represents Bulk of Industry’s Research Agencies Le français suit TORONTO, January 29, 2019 — The CRIC Board of Directors is pleased to announce … Continue reading

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Qualitative Research Techniques: Nine Attributes of a Successful Focus Group Moderator

A great focus group moderator has an abundance of interpersonal and communication skills that few people have and many people wish they had. If you’re building your learning plan for the year with hopes of becoming a great moderator yourself, … Continue reading

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Marketing Research Essentials: How to Reduce the Risks of Marketing Innovation Through Consumer Research

Like the academic strategy of “Publish or Perish,” consumer brands often have a strategy of “Innovate or Die.” Many companies see product and service innovations as one of the most important paths to long-term business success. With innovation being a … Continue reading

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Pink Toast and Other Top Market Research Posts from 2018

In the market research industry, 2018 will forever be known as the arrival year for AI and blockchain (Well done on the first patent, 20/20 research!) In Canada, we also got to witness the birth and growth of a brand-new … Continue reading

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Flexitarianism: A new eating lifestyle impacting new product development for food and beverage brands

If you were still pondering whether you should be a carnivore, vegetarian, ovo-lacto-vegetarian, pesco-vegetarian, pescatarian, vegan, fruitarian, or omnivore, there is now one more option to add to the list.Flexitarian.As it sounds, flexitarian is a flexible diet. Followers eat pretty … Continue reading

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CRIC Makes Key Decisions at November Board Meeting

Update Statement: CRIC Makes Key Decisions at November Board Meeting: Membership to open soon for industry; Canadian solution for CMRP; Standards and Advocacy TORONTO, November 27, 2018—Key decisions were made at a November 13 Board Meeting of the Canadian Research … Continue reading

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