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Secondary Research (Desktop 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: A 4-dimensional view of the digitally-engaged consumer
This paper examines work that has been carried out in support of a single-source methodologyto understand how, when applied to consumers’ devices, new research tracking technologies complement and enhance the traditional survey question approach.
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Meta-analysis offers research on research for MR
Meta-analysis is a relatively new research-on-research tool that marketing researchers can use to examine a collection of results across multiple primary studies. This article covers the basics of meta-analysis and addresses some criticism toward it.
6 essential steps for successful global segmentation
This article looks into the challenges faced in developing market segmentations that work both globally and in diverse local markets and explores ways of overcoming these challenges.
Think you know segmentation? Think again! A close look at 4 core analyses
This article addresses four different kinds of segmentation analyses - a priori, post hoc, brand and drive - and goes on to offer examples and explain what each accomplishes.

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Research helps maker of gardening containers expand its product line
To determine the marketing potential of an indoor planter product, researchers applied a variety of research methods: a review secondary research, trade publications and sales materials; retail audits; in-store interviews; consumer and trade member interviews; and telephone interviews with retail buyers and distributors.
Researchers chart the road ahead for the auto industry
Three auto industry research experts delve into the damage done to domestics, why some manufacturers were hit worse than others and what ‘value’ will look like on showroom floors in upcoming years.
Completing the Census - some skeptical, most receptive
While the majority of Americans plan to submit their 2010 Census forms, many are concerned about data privacy and whether or not the data will positively impact their communities.
Agri-marketers direct mail with syndicated study
With direct mail being used more and more in the agriculture industry, farm equipment, seed, and chemical marketers are seeking answers to questions about how farmers are receiving their messages. This article discusses the findings of Mail Monitor, a syndicated study that compiles the reactions of farmers in 12 states to the direct mail they receive, including level of readership and action taken for each piece, its size and carrier type and the quantity of mail farmers receive.
GSN finds strength in numbers for two popular shows
Findings from online research helped convince GSN that pairing two of its family-oriented shows could benefit both programs.

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