A common engagement at RMS is conducting feasibility studies in which we work with clients to explore new business opportunities or enhance existing operations. The primary purpose of a feasibility study is to understand the market and determine whether enough demand exists to make a given venture successful—which typically translates to the client “will the Read more
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Understanding Feasibility Studies
Back to School Survey Word Cloud
Tis’ the season of going back to school. For parents and kids alike, there’s a genuine mixed bag of emotions that go along with that big day in September. Based on a recent survey our team at RMS conducted, parents across the states shared what it takes to become back to school-ready (view the full Read more
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
5 Reasons You Should Hire a Professional Market Research Firm Instead of Conducting Market Research In-House
The truth is, you are completely capable of conducting your own market research in-house. For example, if you have questions regarding your company’s image, products or services, you could create a survey and email the survey to your current client list requesting they participate. If you are curious about a new product or service you Read more
Member Preferences Research—Case Study
This blog post is a summary of a recent project completed by Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. (RMS). A local casino recently partnered with Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. (RMS) to conduct member preferences research. The casino wanted to better understand its members perception of the brand, member benefits, identify casino member reward preferences, and Read more
Banking Preferences Research—Case Study
The following blog post is a summary of a recent project completed by Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. (RMS). A credit union recently partnered with Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. (RMS) to conduct image and awareness research. The bank wanted to better understand why some branches are not performing as well as others. The goal of Read more
Retail Market Demand Research — Case Study
The following blog post is a summary of a recent project completed by Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. (RMS). A regional retailer recently partnered with RMS to conduct market demand research. The retailer wanted to better understand the consumer perception of its brand, understand the potential consumer and customer profile, identify brand perceptions, and assess 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