Adapt to the Pace of Change with Category Insights

November 14, 2018
Posted by: LRW
Toys R Us. Kodak. Blockbuster. Blackberry. These are all examples of brands that once dominated their respective markets. And now they’re business school case studies for what can go wrong when you don’t successfully recognize shifts in the marketplace. These cautionary tales loom large over researchers and marketers who lose sleep over how they can successfully keep pace with a ...
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New Year’s in July: Our 2017 Summer Book List

July 16, 2017
Posted by: Trish Smyth
Summer is here. Summer, of course, has its own set of challenges: the office vacation calendar gets complicated, every street in the city becomes a ...
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Brand Identity: A Community Experience

July 5, 2017
Posted by: Jessica Cornick, PhD
Meet Jane: registered nurse, Instagrammer, and “dance mom”; she uses Burt’s Bees, drives a hybrid SUV and works out at Planet Fitness. Jane, like all ...
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Brand Identity: Add Value Through Shared Values

June 7, 2017
Posted by: Jessica Cornick, PhD
In this blog series on creating Identity Overlap with consumers, we introduced Jane the Consumer, who, like other consumers, has an identity that is multi-faceted ...
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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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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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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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Nonprofit Advertising – Despair or Happiness, What’s the Better ROI?

October 8, 2015
Posted by: Nick Kreider
I spent several years working with Charitable Nonprofits (NPOs) and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), in the field and at the desk, and I can tell you ...
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PR Crisis? Call MRX

October 2, 2015
Posted by: Lori Collins-Jarvis
To put it mildly, Volkswagen has a PR crisis on its hands. With legal and recall challenges mounting and the story lingering in the press, ...
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“Dieselgate” and Volkswagen: What’s the Impact?

September 24, 2015
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Posted by: Charles Swann
This week Volkswagen admitted to tampering with the emissions systems on 11 million diesel vehicles worldwide. This deception helped VW pass emissions tests despite their ...
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