Economic / Industry

Reviews of the research / consumer insight industry, global economic matters, industry overviews with survey elements, etc.

Breakfast Seminar: State of The Industry Address #3

The third in the series of ‘research on research’ seminars by Asia Research Media was held at the Goodwood Park Hotel, Singapore in September 2018. The keynote paper was delivered by Piers Lee, the deputy editor of Asia Research and head of BVA BDRC in […]

Event Review: Research & Result 2018

Research & Results 2018 ended on a high note this year with an enormous turnout. With more than 3,200 participants and 190 exhibitors from 25 countries, the highly successful event was held at the MOC Munich congress centre on 24th and 25th of October. Event […]

Are you ready? Thailand 4.0

Thailand has experienced tremendous economic development in the past decade. With strong government support, a competitive labour force, and excellent infrastructure, the Land of Smiles is now touted as one of the most attractive markets for foreign investments. In fact, Thailand has been voted as […]

The great defector study

This decade is seeing some of the biggest changes in consumer markets, much of it driven by technology and e-commerce. The so-called ‘disruptors’ are giving consumers reasons to change, and making it easier for them to do so. In partnership with Lightspeed Research, BDRC undertook […]

Asia Research Seminar: The Power of the Pull Factor

In April 2018, Asia Research held its 12th Singapore Breakfast Seminar at the Goodwood Park Hotel. ‘The Power of the Pull Factor’ featured four papers focusing on product innovation, disruptors, and smart communications. As usual, the event included a high representation of client-side researchers, including […]

Buzzwords in research for 2018

The most common buzzwords in research for 2018 will be ‘Artificial Intelligence’ and ‘disruptors’. Several marketing and research conferences this year are being organised around these two themes, so for the first digital magazine from Asia Research this year, we wanted to examine why these […]

Getting Smart On Data

Asia Research recently concluded its annual review of the online and research technology business in Asia. This review involved conducting interviews with a range of industry experts who are the heads of some of the leading online panel and research technology companies operating in the […]

Singapore’s Top Ten Favourite Brands in 2017

MILO  has been ranked as Singapore consumers’ favourite brand, according to the latest brand survey from Superbrands, which was conducted by the research agency BDRC Asia earlier this year, in September 2017. The latest findings from Superbrands identified over 500 of Singapore consumers’ favourite brands […]

The Asia Research Breakfast Seminar Season

In June and July, Asia Research held two of its signature breakfast seminars in its core markets of Singapore and Indonesia. The seminars continue to reach new areas of research, with sponsors and speakers showcasing best practice and studies that have delivered more insight than […]