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Using Market Research In the Home Improvement Industry

We've grouped together all the information our site contains on market research with the Home Improvement Industry (DIY) to help you quickly and easily find related articles, companies, events, jobs, associations, glossary definitions and more.

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There are 12 articles in our archive related to this topic. Below are 5 selected at random and available to all users of the site.

Independent hardware store surviving battle with category killers
Retail independents are challenged more than ever to not only maintain sales and profits but to simply survive. This article points out why cutting prices and paring the organization is the wrong reaction and why research and planning are needed more than ever when faced with heavy competition from a national chain.
Online reporting lets researchers focus on analysis rather than distribution
Do you need online reporting of research data? This article addresses online reporting of research data, including security of data and training.
First-time use of Kano method helps Carrier Corp. research buyers of its air conditioning units
Carrier Corporation conducted face-to-face interviews with potential commercial and residential users of the company's ductfree systems in Italy, Spain, Korea and Singapore using the Kano method to determine if the same product could be used in every market and the possible impact on customer satisfaction of doing so and to understand if there were market-differentiation possibilities.
Consumers give Mannington a winning formula for new vinyl flooring product
Mannington Resilient Floors used several research strategies to develop its successful flooring product. In addition to a telephone survey, Mannington used HTI Custom Research's monthly mail omnibus study to determine some basic purchase dynamics and the demographics of purchasers of floor coverings. Consumers were asked about their level of satisfaction with different kinds of floor coverings and what the coverings’ strong and weak points were. Mannington also studied retailers and others in the trade to gauge perceptions compared to its competitors and to determine how to increase and improve its industry profile.
Trade Talk: Need statistics? These books have ‘em
A review of six books from New Strategist Publications that aim to give marketers access to stats on a variety of consumer segments.

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Home improvement DIYers suffer from lack of funds, not ambition
Data from Chicago research company Mintel indicates that more than a quarter of DIYers say they would like to undertake a major renovation or addition to their home but simply don't have the funds.

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