Article by Pat Fiorenza, Research Analytics Manager – RMS Are you thinking about strategies to grow your business? Expanding into a new market? Opening a new store? Offering a new degree program? Reimagining the way you do business? Feasibility studies are often an essential first step to getting you the data you need, particularly if you Read more
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How to Design Your Next Feasibility Study
Do you want to be like Nike?
The following blog post was written by Sara Cruz, Research Associate at RMS. What do many multi-million or multi-billion companies have in common? They truly know and understand their ideal customer. They see the value in learning everything possible about what they like, don’t like, want, don’t want, as well as their struggles, preferences, and Read more
9 Questions You Need to Know as a Business Owner
The following blog post was written by Sara Cruz, Research Associate at RMS. Owning a business is not for the faint of heart, the meek, the uncertain, or the unwilling. Business owners are strong, bold, driven, committed, and resilient. Starting and growing a business takes a certain type of person, and creating a successful business Read more
What makes a GREAT focus group facility?
The following blog post was written by Sara Cruz, Research Associate at RMS. First, let’s define what a focus group facility means. A typical focus group facility is a space consisting of a customized setting. One example would be a conference room, where an observation room is connected to the focus group setting by a one-way mirror. The one-way mirror allows Read more
Did You Know Focus Groups Are Being Featured In Commercials?
The following blog post was written by Sara Cruz, Research Associate at RMS. Have you seen this Domino’s commercial? Or this one from Febreze? Or this commercial from Chevy’s “Real people, not actors” campaign? Or this funny commercial advertising Snickers’ Peanut Butter Squared? Did you know you were watching a focus group in those commercials? Read more
New Year, #NewMR: Our Best Blogs of 2018
The following blog post was written by Maggy Stewart, Marketing Coordinator & Graphic Designer. As we gear up for 2019, now is the perfect time to look back at the market research trends of 2018 and discover which blog topics our readers found most helpful. Over the past year, our most popular blog articles covered Read more
Community Health Needs Assessment: Guidelines You Need To Know
The following blog post was written by Mark Dengler, President of RMS. It’s hard to believe that it’s that time again — regulators are looking for New York counties and healthcare systems to update and refresh their local community healthcare priorities by conducting a Community Health Assessment (CHA). Additionally, many non-profit hospitals are also coming Read more
Blog Series: How To Choose the Right Market Research Vendor
The following blog post was written by Erica Winters, Supervisor of Research Analytics. This is the first blog post of a two-part series providing insider tips on selecting the right market research professionals. Picture this — you’ve just been asked to lead your department’s efforts in solving [insert problem here]. Maybe you want to improve your Read more
Here’s What You’re Doing Wrong With Your Customer Surveys
And 3 easy ways to fix them for enhanced customer experience & brand engagement. The following blog post was written by Maggy Stewart, Graphic Designer & Marketing Coordinator at RMS. It happens every day and most of us, as ever-evolving consumers, are so used to it that we think nothing of it. After you hit Read more
The Market Research Forecast for 2018
The following blog post was written by Mark Dengler, President & Owner of RMS. One of today’s popular business approaches is known as “agile management.” Under this business method there is a keen focus on short development cycles, continuous improvement, product scope flexibility and work team input. RMS continues to see our clients looking for Read more