Category Archives: MR

Catchment Analysis for Retailers

Different businesses have their respective key “P”s of the marketing mix. For a manufacturing company it is their “Product”, for the beverage giant it is “promotion” and for the commodity business it is the “price”. However, for the retailers the … Continue reading

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Marketing Gamification

In 2013, Swisscom & Samsung decided to launch Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone in Switzerland. The product had a unique eye-tracking technology by which the phone knows when you are looking at it. The company designed a promotional strategy around this … Continue reading

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Brandscapes Worldwide & Coca-Cola Company Win the Best Paper Award at 23rd MRSI Annual Seminar

The 23rd Market Research Society of India Annual Seminar was held in Mumbai on 11th and 12th November. Brandscapes Worldwide and Coca-Cola Company won the Best Paper Award for their paper titled, “Mobile Based Consumption Tracking”. This paper presented the learning derived from … Continue reading

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Culture drives Behaviour

A Country is defined not only by its geography but also by its history, culture, religion and economic development. Individuals from different countries can be differentiated on the basis of the products they consume, their overall lifestyle, and even the … Continue reading

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The Rural Growth Tide

“Rural consumption outpaces that in cities” read the recent headline in the Times of India. The National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) data showed that while the growth in spending on goods and services by rural India during the two-year period … Continue reading

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Technology Trends in MR

Imagine yourself lugging bags after a few hours of grocery shopping and a jovial guy approaches you with a bunch of papers and a pen in his hands. All your receptiveness goes down the drain once you figure out that … Continue reading

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Dressing is a way of life …

“Dressing is a way of life” is a popular quote by designer Yves Saint Laurent. But what is the way of life and therefore dressing in India right now? My take is that it is constantly evolving and adapting to … Continue reading

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Brands that listen make better friends!

In today’s world, where ‘trending topic‘ has replaced ‘wildfire‘ as the synonym for hot news, whether you like it or not; you simply cannot ignore the omnipresence of social media. The fact that the first word of the attack on … Continue reading

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Expert Take

Monopoly is not always good. Competition is essential for stimulating growth. Without competition market development is a lonely and tortuous task. Maggi was launched in instant noodle category way back in early 1980s. Today it dominates the category with around … Continue reading

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