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How To Conduct Market Research In The Apparel and Textile Industries

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Related Articles

There are 32 articles in our archive related to this topic. Below are 5 selected at random and available to all users of the site.

Using qualitative research to optimize a global Web site for platinum
As purchases of its products are laden with emotion, Platinum Guild International viewed in-depth interviews as the best method for exploring the needs and motivations of visitors to PreciousPlatinum.com.
But how do you really feel? An approach to measuring consumer emotions
The authors explain a new methodology for eliciting and applying emotional responses to stimuli to optimize new products and messaging.
A computer-assisted interviewing system lets the Youthwear Division of Levi Strauss hold the attention of young respondents
To appeal to young respondents, the Youthwear Division of Levi Strauss & Co. incorporated an ACS-Query Solo computer-assisted interviewing program. The interview format included a segment in which children would interact with the computer. The article describes advantages of this system and specific strategies the company took to ensure that both the respondents and the mall interviewers would feel comfortable with the system.
Data Use: Telling the future from the past: predictive versus classical statistics
This article compares and contrasts predictive and classical statistics, making the case that predictive methods offer an effective way to use current data to make statements about future data.
How online observational techniques help qualitative researchers keep pace with the speed of consumers
Honda (UK) used Web-based usability and ethnography techniques to fine-tune the interface of its Web site’s used-car-buying section, allowing it to make a number of adjustments and better understand car seekers’ preferences.

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Recent Articles

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Data Use: Effectively using correspondence analysis
An apparel-industry case study explores how to measure and compare consumer perceptions of brands with correspondence analysis.
Strategies for reaching Millennial and Boomer shoppers
The author explores why marketers targeting Millennials and Boomers need to consider factors beyond just the usual broad, age-based categorizations.
Two ways to visualize 'small data'
Data visualization tools designed for big data can also work well with primary research. This article details two different approaches.
Where companies are failing at using social media for customer service
Ann Michaels & Associates conducted a mystery shopping study to examine 10 businesses in three markets to measure response times in social media venues (Facebook, Twitter and the "contact us" forms on the company Web sites) to examine how social media works as a means of customer service.
In Case You Missed It... December 2012
News and notes on marketing and research: Etsy offers research tool to help sellers price items; Hurricane Sandy promotions miff consumers

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