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Brand Wars: Fast-Casual Dining vs. On-Demand Delivery

In the quest to capture greater share of wallet (and stomach) from today’s hungry consumers, see how quick-service dining and

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Brand Wars: Airbnb vs. Hotels

Find out who is primed for lodging domination, Hotels or Airbnb, in our latest qualitative report.

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Are retail stores going extinct?

Understand how having a physical presence affects brands and what brings consumers to stores and keeps them coming back.

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Brand Wars: Trader Joe’s vs. Whole Foods

Discover who’s got the upper hand in the grocery aisle and what gives them their edge.

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Brand Wars: Streaming Services

They’re taking over the entertainment industry, as well as your weeknights, but which streaming service do consumers prefer?

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Brand Wars: Nike vs. Under Armour

Find out what separates these two seemingly identical leaders in the athletic apparel industry.  

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Are consumers ready for the smart home?

See what consumers are saying about the smart home, what they’re excited for, and what they could live without.

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Consumer Confidence – reading between the numbers – Q3 2014

Find out the factors behind consumer confidence numbers and how Americans really view the future of the economy.

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How do consumers think about healthy living?

Discover what factors play a role in a healthy lifestyle and what brands and products help along the way.

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Exploring the value of higher ed with grads and parents

See what grads and parents think of their degrees and experiences, and whether they believe it was worth it.

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5 things we learned about m-Commerce

Uncover how mobile impacts the way people shop today.

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The pluralist generation – reimagining the american dream

Discover how Plurals define the American Dream, and how the concept has evolved over time.

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Kim Johnson

I’m most curious about what makes people tick. What causes people to think and act the way they do? What can influence a person’s decision, one way or another?

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Becky Sarniak

What I love about research is learning about people and what they think. Discovering the reasoning behind behavior and what motivates people to move from a plan of action to action itself.

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I believe qualitative research is like an onion. You keep peeling back the layers until you get to the insight you need.

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Christine Tchoumba

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Ako Mikelis

I’ve always been curious about the underlying reasons people do things.

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Julia Eisenberg

I love a great story – numbers are nice, but nothing is more compelling than hearing directly from your consumers.

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