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Articles And Resources For Conducting New Product Research

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By the Numbers: Practices you can trust
An overview of the use of online conjoint analysis and its capabilities.
Customer-driven concept and product development
Success or failure of a new product depends on the creation of differentiation in the marketplace. The purpose of this article is to introduce several qualitative techniques for gaining a comprehensive, customer-driven focus for product and concept development. The four areas explained are: 1) gathering the “voice of the customer,” 2) identifying purchase triggers/need states, 3) understanding emotional constructs or core emotional values, and 4) determining brand image.
Suggestions on refocusing innovation
For single-product companies considering moving away from a single-product strategy, there is a challenge for how to do so without killing the brand that has given so much over the years. By way of example, this article provides suggestions on refocusing innovation.
Inserting qualitative research into the product development cycle
Qualitative research, because of its impressionistic and emotional characteristics, is often viewed as being in direct conflict with the more objective, measurable forms of quantitative research that are favored during the product development process. Yet qualitative methods are ideally suited to establishing the context in which consumers use a product and exploring the emotional connections that consumers have - or don't have - to a product. The author argues that both qualitative and quantitative methods have their place in the process and outlines how the two types can be used in concert for more effective product development.
In Case You Missed It... October 2009
News and notes on marketing and research: Tide Basic; Buick revamps brand image; track-happy consumers

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Recent Articles

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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.
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.
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.
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.
Get hyper-creative with your new product research
The author profiles hyper-creative respondents and explains their beneficial role in the new product development process.

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