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8 Corona Virus Innovations That Will Become Everyday Consumer Items

Remember when people made fun of Whole Foods for selling pre-peeled fruit to lazy shoppers. It was only afterwards that critics realized people with disabilities are unable to eat oranges otherwise. Or all the times that people made fun of … Continue reading

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IHUT Safety Procedures Get a Permanent Upgrade at Canadian Viewpoint

As many researchers are doing, we have been paying close attention to the recommendations of Canadian and global epidemiologists, pandemic experts, and government experts. It’s been an intense and necessary education about the interpretation and application of a type of … Continue reading

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Reassess, Reboot, and Research: What’s next for brands whose research projects were interrupted?

Almost overnight, it seemed as though every company conducting research pressed the pause button. Concepts that had been carefully planned over weeks and months no longer seemed quite right. Events depending on experiential research would no longer be possible. In-person … 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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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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How to spark joy with your research design and data collection processes

What brings you joy? When it comes to our personal lives, sparks of joy are easy to identify. It could be a surprise music release from one of your favourite artists (ahem, Eminem just dropped a new album!), a surprise … Continue reading

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Ten Most Useful Canview Posts of 2019

As providers of a wide range of data collection and fieldwork methodologies, our blog helps clients trying to solve many different marketing problems. From new product development to package design and usability testing, researchers need to stay on top of … Continue reading

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How to write open-ended questions that lead to actionable insights

Whether you conduct interviews, discussion boards, focus groups, shop-alongs, questionnaires, or something else, open-ended questions are the most powerful questions that researchers have in their toolbox. The value they generate is undeniable. Let’s work through some of the pros and … Continue reading

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Focus Groups Are Better Than Biometrics for Marketing Research

Yes, that’s a clickbait title. It’s also a very common and genuine sentiment. If you run a quick search on Twitter for “better than focus groups,” you can see that they take a lot of heat for not being the … Continue reading

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