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How To Conduct Market Research For Restaurants and Food Service

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There are 41 articles in our archive related to this topic. Below are 5 selected at random and available to all users of the site.

Evaluating customer service over the telephone
Shopper studies usually involve in-person visits. However, when a prospective customer is looking for a new bank, or an auto parts store at which to buy an accessory, or even a restaurant at which to dine that evening, the decision is often made from the telephone conversation. This article explores potential applications of telephone shopper studies to provide information about this aspect of service.
How images work to brand a quick-service restaurant
Quick-service restaurants must communicate three important ideas with their marketing and advertising, showing that they offer good-tasting food, good value and an enjoyable place to eat. This article explores the role of "place" in a restaurant and shows examples of 2008 TV spots that communicated "place," good-tasting food and good value.
How important is the respondent’s perception of survey length?
Can you improve respondents’ feelings about the survey experience by using more interactive question types? This and other related topics were investigated by three market research firms and they report their findings here along with offering questionnaire design tips.
Restaurant chain uses mall intercepts to test products
Carousel Snack Bars of Minnesota Inc. needed to figure out a way to sell typically a male-consumed product - hot dogs - in a primarily female-populated location - shopping malls. The company turned to mall intercepts and focus groups to determine exactly how to do it.
Feedback portals can engender customer goodwill, satisfaction
If you make your most-engaged customers feel as though they are part of the very fabric of your business they will quickly become one of your most important strategic assets. Building and establishing an online feedback portal, which is explained here, can help create an ongoing dialog with these customers.

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Recent Articles

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Satisfying stats: How numbers helped a diner optimize its menu
This article addresses the changing role of statistics in marketing research and uses menu optimization for the fictional Johnny's American Diner to demonstrate how numbers can tell an engaging and actionable story.
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.
Trade Talk: Checking in with global consumers
This article highlights a few of the findings from the Euromonitor's Global Consumer Trends survey for 2014.
In Case You Missed It... February 2013
News and notes on marketing and research: Chuck E. Cheese's new mascot; time-shifted TV viewing trends
Study results guide enhancements to Myrtle Beach Golf PassPort
Research helped make an already successful affinity marketing program for golfers in Myrtle Beach, S.C., even more so by delivering greater choice and value.

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