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Thursday, 23 October 2014

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European purchasing power climbs


Europeans have around 2% more disposable income this year than they did last year, according to a new report from GfK.

Timing set for newspaper audience measurement system


The formal Request for Proposals (RFP) will be published on 31 October 2014 inviting research and analytics providers to bid for the new newspaper and magazine multi-platform measurement system.

'Wellness uprising' sweeping US


People of all ages and demographics are rapidly adopting healthier lifestyles as their awareness of personal wellness increases, according to a report from shopping behaviour and retail trends consultancy WSL.

Social best measure of people's passions says Edwina Dunn


Edwina Dunn, CEO of Starcount and founder and former CEO of dunnhumby said in an exclusive interview with the Market Research Society that new models of behaviour based on how people use social media will emerge.


The UK's ethnic youth


44% of the UK’s young ethnic population strongly agree that they are proud to be British, compared to just 33% of White British youth, according to new research from Manning Gottlieb OMD. What else should marketers know about the UK’s young ethnic population?

Can research match the new marketing model?


Real-time marketing, shareability, adaptive social media strategies – marketing today has a new level of complexity to it and researchers have to be ready to respond. By Jane Bainbridge

Following the customer journey


Ethnographer Siamack Salari has created Journey HQ, a mobile app designed to capture people’s natural behaviour. He talks to Jane Bainbridge about the app and using smartphones for less intrusive research.

Embracing innovation


Innovation is the lifeblood of industry, but finding the time to break new ground can be challenging. Ben Collar of Siemens offers his thoughts on taking an innovative approach to business and social challenges.


Psychtech ‘outsiders’ challenge research insiders to change


It took the advertising industry 15 years to adjust to the existence of the internet. How long will it take research to fully adjust to behavioural economics and big data asks VisualDNA’s Jacob Wright.

Measuring satisfaction


As businesses search for better understanding of customer satisfaction, Tim Glowa, co-founder of analytics company Bug Insights and Lauren White associate consultant, discuss current limitations in measuring.

From the blogs

Liar Liar: The truth about kids and research


Children might not deliberately lie in research but researchers need specific questioning techniques to get to the truth says Emma Worrollo managing director of The Pineapple Lounge.

Research agencies should ‘be more advertising agency’


Jon Puleston, vice-president of innovation, Lightspeed GMI, explains why research agencies can learn a thing or two from their advertising counterparts.

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