Tag Archives: Upstate New York

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  1. RMS anniversary

    Cheers to 15 years!

    Cinco de Mayo is a significant day for Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. (RMS). This year, May 5th marks RMS’ 15th year of helping clients better understand their market perception through comprehensive data collection, surveying, assessments, focus groups and interviews. This impressive milestone marks a long journey from a three-person operation providing market research, to Read more

  2. NYS Fair – Ending the Summer on a Great Note

    The following post was written by Maggy Stewart, Graphic Designer and Marketing Coordinator at RMS. According to a recent poll of Central New Yorkers conducted by Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. using the RMS ViewPoint panel, 62 percent of survey respondents plan to go to the State Fair one or two times this year. With 98 percent Read more

  3. Central New York Music Preferences

    Summer’s here and the time is right: Central New Yorkers are ready to face the music, RMS ViewPoint Poll Shows.  According to a recent poll of Central New Yorkers conducted by Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. (RMS) ViewPoint, 83 percent of individuals plan to go to a concert this summer. Thirty percent of Central New Read more

  4. An Acclaimed Location for More Than One Reason

    The following post was written by Maggy Stewart, Marketing & Communications Coordinator at RMS. The U.S. News & World Report examined the 100 most populated metropolitan areas in the United States and released the results earlier this month. For the inaugural Best Places to Live rankings, the 100 largest metro areas by population as determined Read more

  5. Central New York is Buffalo Bills Nation

    Twenty-one percent of Central New Yorkers rank the Buffalo Bills as their favorite National Football League (NFL) team, according to a new RMS ViewPoint poll of Central New York panel members. Close behind, 17 percent of Central New Yorkers favored the New York Giants, and the New York Jets came in third at six percent. Read more

  6. Syracuse, NY: A Great Test Market

    Syracuse, NY has enjoyed a long history as one of the nation’s top test markets. The metropolitan area’s use by marketers as proving ground of eventual product success or failure has been well documented for decades. Products both famous and obscure, ranging from ice cream to alcoholic beverages to baby carrots have been tested in Syracuse Read more

  7. Focus Groups in TV Commercials

    Those of us here in Bunker, always on the lookout for anything research-related, have taken note of a trend in television commercials. It seems that many commercials now feature focus groups as a setting. In some cases, the focus groups are fictional, as in these lighthearted spots for Pepsi Max and Snickers: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfmXYmoCElY] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6e0Gsn4khss] In Read more

  8. Is Price a Competitive Advantage? | Marketing Research

    We recently read an in-depth article posted in the December 2010 issue of Quirk’s.  The author is Mark Goodin, President of Aaron-Abrams Field Support Services in Las Vegas.  Goodin makes an impassioned plea to those who recruit respondents for qualitative research to improve the quality of their service by not taking shortcuts, offering excuses instead of Read more

  9. Mystery Shopping & Secret Shopping | Syracuse, NY

    George from the RMS Research Bunker summarizes mystery shopping/secret shopping services, if your business can use it, and what you can learn from it.

  10. Senior Living Market Assessments and the Role of Consumer-Driven Research

    Our guest blogger Brian discusses Senior Living Market Assessments and the Role in Consumer-Driven Research.

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