The Echo Chamber at Work

April 25, 2017
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Posted by: Jessica Cornick, PhD
The Internet, in its infancy, was truly the “World Wide Web,” a place where all users had equal exposure to information. Now, thanks to digital advancements such as Facebook’s Newsfeed algorithms, social media filters, and ad blockers (to name only a few), our global network is looking more and more like a series of custom-built small towns. This phenomenon shows ...
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Identity Politics: A Lesson for Brands

April 10, 2017
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Posted by: Jason Brooks
Did you happen to see this recent Pepsi ad featuring Kendall Jenner? Perhaps not, as Pepsi quickly pulled it after widespread backlash on social media ...
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United Airlines’ Turbulent Ride

April 4, 2017
Posted by: Trish Smyth
United Airlines has been flying with turbulence these past few weeks. The rocky flight started before they even left the ground in Denver, where the ...
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Predictions 2017: Take the Long View

December 20, 2016
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Posted by: Dave Sackman
People ask for prediction blogs annually but, as fast as technology is moving, our industry pace of change is not one that can — or ...
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Transforming Business with Speed

June 19, 2016
Posted by: Jeff Reynolds
When the CMO comes to the insights team with a time-sensitive crisis or opportunity, what is the response? If the answer is, “we’ll need six ...
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Mobile and Social: Researching the Millennial Mom

May 3, 2016
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Posted by: Lori Collins-Jarvis
Marketers are eager to understand the behaviors, opinions and attitudes of the elusive Millennial moms. A lot has changed in marketing and research in the ...
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Infographic: Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday 2015

December 8, 2015
Posted by: Joan Cassidy
Holiday marketing started early this year. In September I received a very nice mailer from a large retailer filled with black and red plaid and ...
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REI Opts Out of Black Friday. so what?

October 29, 2015
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Posted by: Jason Brooks
Outdoor recreation gear and clothing retailer REI just announced their plans to keep their 143 stores dark on Black Friday, giving all of their employees ...
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LRW’s 2015 Top 50 Market Research Twitter Influencers List

June 16, 2015
Posted by: Joan Cassidy
Just about a year after the publishing of our first list of MRX’s top influencers on Twitter, we thought it time to take a new ...
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Brands Can Make Waves, but Consumers Control the Tide

May 5, 2015
Posted by: Joan Cassidy
Jay Z’s streaming music service, TIDAL, recently launched with a CMO’s dream team of celebrity supporters, including Jack White, Madonna, Usher, Alicia Keyes and other ...
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