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Sampling For Market Research

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Tags: | Demographic Analysis | Demographic Database | Demographic Profiles | Low Incidence Research
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Recent Articles

Below are the 5 most recent articles on this topic. These articles were published within the last three years and are only available to registered subscribers.

Sponsored Content: 11 Easy Ways to Improve Your Survey Response Rates
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How to be a good research client
A veteran research vendor offers his advice to clients on working with research firms, including the RFP process, pricing and what each party should expect from the other.
Incorporating qualitative into package design research
The author shares some basic ideas and best practices for the use of qualitative research as a component in the package design research plan.
Lessons to keep in mind when interviewing via Webcam
An early user of online qualitative tools offers his tips on conducting Webcam-based studies.
Conducting ethnographic research with Hispanic consumers
Through tips and a case study example, the authors explain the value of using ethnographic research methods to better understand the Hispanic market.

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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.
Business trends, potential visible with computer mapping
Advancements in computer technology have enabled businesses, government and educational institutions to access valuable information from demographic maps. The process, once prohibitively expensive and time consuming, is becoming cheaper and easier with computers.
Data Use: Q-Factors or K-Means? A market segmentation dilemma
In a constantly changing marketplace, marketers must focus on subgroups, tailoring their product and message to achieve their goals. Demographics often aren't enough, consumer attitudes and perceptions must be understood to gain a competitive edge.
Marketers track, understand teens with syndicated studies
Marketing to teenagers can be difficult, but Teenage Research Unlimited uses self-administered questionnaires with follow-up mailings to monitor the teen market. It may be a volatile market, but companies like MTV and Seventeen Magazine have found that up-to-date information on teens can be very helpful.
Databases help companies with target marketing efforts
Market research suppliers, like National Decision Systems of California, are helping businesses keep up on customer demographics quickly and easily. Aetna Life and Dunkin' Donuts are among the NDS success stories.

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