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General Mills marketing research decides cookbook cover
"Betty Crocker's Cookbook" has sold over 22 million copies, but as the flagship of their publishing line, General Mills Marketing experts needed to figure out a cover that could keep the book selling strong. A variety of techniques were used to figure out what book cover would sell best.
JCPenney pinpoints its customers
In order to fully understand the needs of their customers, JCPenney has initiated a series of studies called Consumer Feedback. These studies give JCPenney a clear picture of the needs, attitudes and behaviors of their customers.
Rating scales can influence results
A summarized excerpt of a U.S. Department of Commerce study testing the merits of a seven-point rating scale versus a 10-point rating scale.
Quest research pays off for United Way
In the past, marketing research was too expensive for many United Way organizations. But all that has changed, thanks to a new research program called Quest. By utilizing innovative survey techniques and technology, Quest allows United Way organizations to improve communications, identify key services and improve fundraising easily and inexpensively.
Singles' lifestyles explored in JCPenney study
A recent survey by JCPenney explored the lifestyles and tendencies of the singles population. The consumer study, conducted by the Public Issues and Consumer Programs department of the JCPenney Co., helped the retail giant to better understand the approximately 77 million singles living in the United States.

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Recent Articles

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You can learn a lot from your customers and employees - if you can get them to fill out your survey. Surveys are a powerful and cost-effective way to not only gather information, but also identify and diagnose problems as well as uncover any new and emerging opportunities. However, one of the biggest challenges that many companies face in conducting surveys is getting enough people to take their survey (i.e. getting a high enough response rate) to ensure that their survey results are accurate. While there is no single, silver bullet for improving response rates, there are some easy steps that companies can take that, when combined, will help them improve their survey response rates. This white paper from Allegiance discusses what those steps are.
By the Numbers: The numbers behind the number
When clients fixate on a single score or measure as an indication of viability, or lack thereof, researchers must step in and help them see the bigger picture.
Data Use: Significant differences
The author examines the reliance on tests of statistical significance in applied marketing research.
Familiarity breeds contempt? A study of positive bias in online communities
Many researchers are concerned that ongoing, long-term interaction between consumers and brands causes heightened brand awareness and affinity among an engaged and informed sample. This article addresses whether engagement leads to positive bias, based on research from Communispace.
We all think we're great: Measuring social desirability
This article discusses social desirability, a phenomenon that causes respondents generally to have the tendency to rate themselves positively, which can impact research results.

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