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Five Reasons the Kantar Profiles Network improves your access to actionable data

Posted by Andrew Cayton on Dec 5, 2019

In building the Kantar Profiles Network, we had a clear aim: helping brands and marketers to better understand their audiences. This commitment has been central to the development of our largest single source of respondents to help, simply and securely, connect our clients to trusted data and make informed decisions. But how exactly do we do this?

Here’s just five of the reasons the Kantar Profiles Network helps improve your access to actionable data…

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Topics: Digital Data Collection, Research Quality, Innovation, Online Sampling, Market Research, Digital Consumer, Marketing Research, Data Quality, Panels, Consumer Insights, marketing research best practices, modern surveys, Sourcing

What steps do you take to generate Quality data?

Posted by Chris Stevens on Nov 28, 2019

Today users of research data and insights are regularly – and maybe unwittingly - confronted by a tradeoff between speed, quality and cost whilst juggling the need to move faster with tighter budgets.

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Topics: Research Quality, Innovation, Survey Length, Survey Design, Online Sampling, Market Research, Data Quality, marketing research best practices, Survey Engagement, modern surveys, Sourcing

Brand Buying Loyalty: What Makes consumers Go Back Again and Again?

Posted by Philippe Rondeau on Sep 11, 2019

In a time when choice is rife for consumers and disruption produces new opportunities regularly, understanding the factors that help or hinder your brand to be chosen by customers is vital. I was recently involved in a Kantar study that explored the reasons consumers stay loyal in their reported buying behaviours, as well as the motivations to switch brands. We interviewed 3657 people from the Kantar Profiles Network across 12 countries (US, Brazil, UK, France, Germany, Spain, The Netherlands, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Mainland China and Korea) covering 11 categories of products and services.

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Topics: Market Research Trends, Market Research, Emotional Insights, Digital Consumer, Marketing Research, MRX Trends, Consumer Insights, behavioral data

2018 Top Challenges & Opportunities in Research

Posted by Jon Puleston on Jan 18, 2018

The GRIT 2017 Q3-Q4 Report is now available for download at GreenBook, and below you can find one of the key sections: the Challenges & Opportunities for the industry. Jon Puleston of Lightspeed, with contributions from Ryan Soulet of the MSU MMR program and Tom Anderson of OdinText, led the charge in analyzing thousands of verbatim responses to the questions we asked about challenges, solutions, and opportunities for the industry in the year ahead. This gives us a quick read on where the “heads and hearts” of researchers are and offers a glimpse of where the industry may be going. This blog first appeared on the GreenBook blog as part of their GRIT Sneak Peek. 

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Topics: Market Research Trends, Market Research, Marketing Research Data, MRX Trends

What now? Looking at voter feelings after the same sex marriage vote results

Posted by Alex Wheatley on Dec 6, 2017

During the same sex marriage vote, we asked Australians about their voting intentions as well as surrounding feelings to the decision-making process. Not only was this an interesting comparison of the 'for' and 'against' camps, but the results of the survey matched the real voting outcome exactly, with 62% for and 38% against.

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Topics: Mobile, Market Research

The Seasons of Change: How Does Global Warming Impact Consumer Behavior?

Posted by Jacqui Amaral on Oct 26, 2017

Does the Atlantic hurricane season seem more intense this year than it has in recent years?

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Topics: Market Research, Consumer Insights

Rebuilding the Brand of Market Research

Posted by Laura Jasinski on Oct 24, 2017

“Groups often make better decisions than individuals, but you need to create an environment in which people can express themselves and in which other people are prepared to genuinely listen to alternative points of view,” stated Eric Salama in a recent blog post. He went on to say, “Marketing can be an enormous force for good. The industry should remind itself more often of the impact it can and does have.”

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Topics: Market Research Trends, Market Research

The differences between Australia’s Marriage Equality Voters

Posted by Alex Wheatley on Oct 20, 2017

“Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?”

This is the question many Australians are now answering. And it’s not a simple yes or no response; the debate on same sex marriage is complicated. With the divides being multidimensional and diverse, Lightspeed conducted a survey of more than 1,000 Australians to reveal their reasoning behind their votes.  

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Topics: Market Research

A Look at Insurance Providers in Australia

Posted by Eddie Hertz on Jan 25, 2017

Insurance is applicable across many facets of consumers lives and therefore for many groups. It is an overcrowded space in Australia with multiple providers from banking institutions extending their offer to small online newcomers.

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Topics: Market Research

SAMPLE 101

Posted by Ellen Pieper on Dec 15, 2016

I recently had the opportunity to lecture at a class of students in the Masters of Market Research program at the University of Texas Arlington. Despite working for years in an industry where I live and breathe sampling every day, I looked back at my old textbook to see what it said about sampling. I noticed a scribbled note I had taken years ago: “No one thinks about sampling, until it goes wrong!!”

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Topics: Online Sampling, Market Research

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