Market Research Case Studies

  • Blog: Market Research for Events | How to Measure Image and Awareness

    Market Research for Events | How to Measure Image and Awareness

    Annual events like summertime fairs, concerts, and festivals stand to gain incredible value from market research. By speaking with target audiences for the event, stakeholders can build an understanding of what needs to be done to increase attendance and visitor satisfaction. Event market research can answer questions such as: How many people are aware of the fair? What sentiment do they associate with the fair? What ultimately drives them to attend? These are the kinds of questions we rec

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  • Creating a Concept Testing Survey for a New Business Service

    It can be exciting when your business discovers a great idea for a new product or service. You may have finally identified an opportunity in the market to provide some fresh value! What’s next? Well, you don’t want to invest too much into the idea until you have some assurances. Ask yourself... Is there really a market for it? Is it feasible for your business? What does the competition look like? You can learn the answers to these questions by conducting market research. This is what our ma

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  • How to Conduct a Patient Satisfaction Survey | Healthcare Market Research Company

    How to Conduct a Patient Satisfaction Survey | Healthcare Market Research Company

    A patient satisfaction survey, or sometimes referred to as a patient affinity survey, is a common methodology in healthcare market research. A patient affinity survey answers the following questions: How satisfied are patients? Do patients trust their primary care physician (PCP)? How likely are patients to switch physicians? Why? How likely are patients to switch medical practices? Why? How can the medical practice improve patient satisfaction? Our healthcare market research firm recently co

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  • impact of dry cleaners from covid-19

    What effect has COVID-19 had on U.S. dry cleaners? | PR Survey Firm

    COVID-19 has created ever-evolving challenges for all industries, but particularly those with in-person business models that cannot deliver their services to consumers 100% online. Think business operations such as gasoline stations, hair salons, gyms, and dry cleaners. While there is so much data on how Coronavirus has impacted the United States economy as a whole, there is very little on the effect the pandemic has had on specific B2C or B2B industries. While there is so much data on how Co

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  • Blog for How to Conduct Student Focus Groups | Market Research Company for Nonprofits

    How to Conduct Student Focus Groups | Market Research Company for Nonprofits

    Drive Research often works with nonprofit organizations on a variety of market research studies. Recently we completed a focus group recruitment project for a well-known non-profit making organization. The goal of the focus groups was to speak to student caregivers who met very specific criteria, which is an audience with an extremely low incidence rate. The client decided to hold the student caregiver focus groups at Drive Research’s focus group facility in Upstate New York. Why should y

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  • How Will COVID-19 Impact New York Travel and Tourism in 2020?

    How Will COVID-19 Impact New York Travel and Tourism in 2020?

    As with many industries, COVID-19 has and will inevitably impact the travel and tourism sector in New York. To effectively measure and moderate changes in Upstate New York travel, our market research company partnered with ABC Creative in a custom PR survey. Drive Research conducted an online survey with 1,000 New York State residents (excluding NYC and counties past Westchester) to collect feedback on future travel and tourism habits as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Market research is

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  • Top 10 Findings From the Central New York Beer Survey | Drive Research

    Top 10 Findings From the Central New York Beer Survey | Drive Research

    We always knew Central New Yorkers loved beer, but now we have the data to support it. Drive Research conducted a Central New York Beer Survey which asked important questions to area residents about their favorite brews. The online survey received 493 responses from those who live in the 7 county Syracuse designated market area (DMA). The survey was shared via Facebook postings and outreach to local members of the Drive Research survey panel. Drive Research fielded the survey from January 25 to

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  • blog-post:57 Statistics About Life in Quarantine: How Many Americans Are Still Wearing Real Pants?

    57 Statistics About Life in Quarantine: How Many Americans Are Still Wearing Real Pants?

    In these uncertain times yada yada, we’re certain about one thing…COVID-19 sucks. As a market research company, we appreciate the power of facts and numbers – but most data surrounding the pandemic focuses on the horrible tragedies caused by Coronavirus. That’s why we conducted a (not so typical) national survey that focused on common and unique quarantine experiences regarding fashion, entertainment, sports, and more. A total of 834 responses were received, and at the 95% confidence level,

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  • How to Recruit Consumers for Shop-Alongs? | Grocery Market Research Company

    How to Recruit Consumers for Shop-Alongs? | Grocery Market Research Company

    There are a variety of market research options for grocery stores. Grocery research studies may include shop-alongs, mobile ethnography, intercept surveys, and mystery shopping. Each of these methodologies offers valuable and data-driven insights for the retail industry. In fact, our grocery market research company could make a case for why one of these options is better than the next. In order to select the best market research study for your supermarket, it is important to take a close look

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  • How to Succeed in Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Through Data and Analytics

    How to Succeed in Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Through Data and Analytics

    Trends of grocery shopping in the United States continue to evolve each year. As a fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company, it is important to stay up to date on shopper’s habits, preferences, perceptions, and more. An easy way to collect unique, market data as it relates to your industry and brand is conducting regular market research. Consumer goods market research will help you stay competitive and identify trends before they come to fruition. Recently, our consumer behavior research comp

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  • Food Product Development: The Best Way to Test Market a New Food Product

    Food Product Development: The Best Way to Test Market a New Food Product

    There are a lot of logistics that go into in-person research like focus groups, intercept surveys, and interviews. Oftentimes, consumer packaged goods (CPG) organizations forget about ways food product research can be conducted remotely. In fact, our market research company can argue that remote or in-home research can provide CPG companies with more realistic, and insightful data from their test markers. Of course, every project and company is different. There are pros and cons of doing resea

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  • How to Conduct a Non-Enrollment Survey  | Higher Education Market Research

    How to Conduct a Non-Enrollment Survey | Higher Education Market Research

    The higher education space can be extremely competitive for colleges and universities. This is especially true for niche programs with only a few key players in the market. How, though, does an institution separate itself from competitors in the eyes of prospective students? This is a question our higher education market research company aimed to answer for an Upstate New York college in a recent study. In this case, the best approach was to speak directly with individuals who expressed intere

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