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How To Conduct Market Research For Restaurants and Food Service

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In Case You Missed It... March 2010
News and notes on marketing and research: what Twitter reveals about mood and food; Domino's pizza revamp; Alice.com online storefronts
How marketing research can help the restaurant industry get through the recession
Three researchers specializing in the restaurant field offer their thoughts on how food purveyors can use research to keep customers coming through their doors. Their advice: focus on value, appeal to consumers' emotions and make sure your staff is upholding your brand's promise. Mystery shopping can help with the latter effort, while other forms of research can help determine how target market segments define value and how to trigger emotional responses to dining out.
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.
Why rankings may be better than ratings
Does asking them to rank rather than rate give a clearer picture of consumers’ opinions about brands? And, are researchers themselves to blame for the problem of straightlining? This article aims to answer both questions.
Give back that iPad! Researchers catch a criminal
One research company used its own security measures to recover an iPad snatched out of the hands of the mall intercept interviewer.

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Recent Articles

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Queue Bits
Marketing research and insights news and information. This issue's keywords: retail promotions; Chinese social media views; technology in restaurants; Millennial transportation; predictive analytics market
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

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