Market Research Analysis

  • Blog: 6 Things About Conducting Market Research Your Boss Wants to Know

    6 Things About Conducting Market Research Your Boss Wants to Know

    So, you’ve decided to explore market research as a possibility for your company, but you’re not so sure how to get your boss on board? To be honest, there’s a lot to consider when deciding to conduct research and deciding which market research company to work with. In this blog post, Drive Research, a full-service market research firm, will explain the six things about conducting market research your boss wants to know. We’ll break down the cost of market research, the market research process

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  • Blog: Topline or Comprehensive Market Research Report: What’s the Difference?

    Topline or Comprehensive Market Research Report: What’s the Difference?

    Wondering the difference between a topline and a comprehensive market research report? Our market research company has your back! The main differences stem from the level of detail and the speed of executing the report. Ultimately, both can be developed to look polished and presentation-ready. With both a full comprehensive and a topline report, there is also an option to debrief after the market research is conducted. Drive Research typically schedules this debrief meeting via a conference ca

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  • Blog: Conducting Market Research in 2020: How to Leverage Consumer Insights for Marketing Strategies

    Conducting Market Research in 2020: How to Leverage Consumer Insights for Marketing Strategies

    Conducting market research in 2020 is different than ever before. This is not just a result of evolving trends in the industry, but the COVID-19 outbreak as well. All at once, the United States is experiencing a global pandemic, an economic crisis, a polarizing political climate, and a social justice movement. It’s no secret that these events have had a massive impact on consumers and businesses around the world. Conducting market research in 2020 will be different than ever before. Learn how

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  • Blog: 2020 Business & Innovation GRIT Report Key Findings

    2020 Business & Innovation GRIT Report Key Findings

    The market research industry is constantly changing and evolving with new trends. Remember the days when the only option to survey people was through mail or by phone? With the advancements of technology have come many improvements to how market researchers are able to collect, analyze, and report on data. Exactly what changes can we predict are coming to the market research sector? We’ve got your back! As seasoned market research, data, and analytics providers, we’ve pulled out some of our k

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  • Blog - 7 Market Research Options for Retail | Market Research Company

    7 Market Research Options for Retail | Market Research Company

    It’s no secret that retail is a crowded and competitive industry. As a result, consumers are presented with a large array of options, allowing customers to choose where they want to spend their money. Market research in the retail industry is more important now than ever. By speaking with consumers, your retail store will be able to better understand your target market and make better business decisions. Why should a retail store conduct market research? Market research is valuable in hel

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  • Blog - Is Market Research Necessary for Colleges and Universities?

    How Colleges and Universities Can Measure Student Experience in the Pandemic Era

    We all know colleges and universities put a tremendous amount of resources into academic research, but what about market research? How important is conducting internal research to help grow your institution? If you work in higher education, this is likely a question that has been raised. We are witnessing a pivotal moment for colleges and universities across the country. The concern is mounting among prospective and current students that institutions are becoming unaffordable, as student debt

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  • Blog on 4 Signs It's Time to Switch Market Research Companies

    4 Signs It's Time to Switch Market Research Companies

    If your team has built a relationship and trust with a market research company, it’s hard to say goodbye. However, if you clicked on this article this thought is probably already lingering in your head. At the end of the day, your organization is choosing to allocate budget to conducting market research. It’s important that you are receiving high quality, reliable data to drive business forward – otherwise, you will never earn a return on your investment. Here are 4 signs it’s time to break up

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  • 3 Market Research Trends to Watch in 2020

    3 Market Research Trends to Watch in 2020

    As we hit the halfway mark for 2020, the world looks vastly different than it did when the year began. Only six months into the year and we have already experienced a pandemic, a recession, civil unrest, and natural disasters. These global economic, health and cultural events will inevitably diffuse into the market research industry before we know it. I have rounded up three of what I believe to be the most relevant market research trends of 2020 heading into the second half of the year. Ke

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  • What are Wearables in Market Research? Explaining the Pros and Cons of Wearable Technology

    What are Wearables in Market Research? Explaining the Pros and Cons of Wearable Technology

    As we begin the 2020s, many of us have been reflecting on what we experienced during the previous decade. Among all the technological innovations like virtual reality (VR), artificial intelligence (AI), and cloud computing, I would argue one of the most intriguing inventions to rise in popularity was wearable technology. What are Wearables? Wearables are smart devices that people attach to themselves to typically measure or track something. The device can then communicate with another de

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  • 3 Market Research Options for eCommerce Companies in 2020

    3 Market Research Options for eCommerce Companies in 2020

    One of the greatest things about eCommerce, or electronic commerce, is that anybody can go online and sell a product. Voila, instant business! The other side of this low barrier to entry is that someone with a similar idea can set up an online storefront just as easily. This is a major reason why competition is so intense in the eCommerce space. Additionally, if the online traffic that soared because of the COVID-19 pandemic indicates a permanent change in behavior, the opportunities for e

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  • Blog: Five Market Research Options for EdTech Companies

    5 Market Research Options for EdTech Companies

    Given the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s safe to assume that most students and educators have made the transition to virtual learning. For EdTech companies, this switch to virtual classrooms has provided unprecedented opportunities through increased demand for their innovative teaching tools. The goal of many EdTech companies is to improve education through the use of technology. Now more students, teachers, and educators are using these technologies than ever before. As a market researcher, I can’t

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  • using market research to increase furniture store sales

    How to Increase Sales for Furniture Stores with Market Research

    If you are in the furniture business, you don’t need our market research company to tell you how challenging it can be. Factors like daily operations, fierce competition, online retail, and evolving consumer needs are just some of the obstacles to growth in the industry. Marketing and advertising for a furniture store are especially important components of its growth. However, with significant potential spend in these areas, it is essential to make well-informed decisions. Market research c

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