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Articles And Resources For Conducting New Product Research

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There are 91 articles in our archive related to this topic. Below are 5 selected at random and available to all users of the site.

Wendy's research serves up The Big Classic
For the Wendy's fast-food chain to compete with McDonalds or Burger King, executives realized that some serious market research was needed. After analyzing taste tests in six different cities, The Big Classic burger was born.
From the Publisher May 1988: Focus groups for business-to-business research
Tom Quirk recounts his experience conducting B2B focus groups for new product research and attributes the project's success to careful recruiting and modertating.
Research encourages a comprehensive redesign of Blue Nun packaging
After conducting taste tests that confirmed that packaging was a factor in declining sales, Blue Nun wine held extensive focus groups with current and past consumers and competitive brand purchasers, as well as shelf tests, in its package re-design process.
Research guides Holiday Corp.'s creation of a lodging chain for business travelers
Holiday Corporation purchased consumer panel mail survey results to track trends in consumer travel habits. It also performed several follow-up research projects, including focus groups and follow-up telephone and mail surveys with panelists, to find out what features Homewood Suites would have to meet the specific needs of the target market and to test two potential concepts for its facilities.
Research helps maker of gardening containers expand its product line
To determine the marketing potential of an indoor planter product, researchers applied a variety of research methods: a review secondary research, trade publications and sales materials; retail audits; in-store interviews; consumer and trade member interviews; and telephone interviews with retail buyers and distributors.

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Recent Articles

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Product configuration: a research technique for the times
With more and more opportunities available for consumers to design their own products, a research tool that uses a similar approach makes perfect sense, the authors say.
An online community keeps beverage firm Cafédirect close to its customers
Cafédirect’s online community serves as a tangible expression of the coffee and tea maker’s core values and has also demonstrated a healthy ROI.
Get creative: Seven solutions to improve usability studies
This article outlines how seven research methodologies not traditionally employed in user experience research can improve usability studies.
Quality vs. quantity: A process for identifying the best of the best B2B respondents for new product research
This article outlines a B2B concept testing project that StandPoint conducted with Kimberly-Clark that included a co-creation exercise between the product development team and end users.
What's keeping Allstate's director of consumer insights awake at night?
Allstate Insurance’s Director of Consumer Insights, Bob Pankauskas, sat down with Anne Bailey Berman, president of market research and consulting firm Chadwick Martin Bailey (CMB) to talk innovation, mobile and what clients need to expect from market researchers.

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