A Question of Budget

Even in the good times, we often hear clients saying that they have “budget pressure” or “budgets are being cut”, and many agencies see the market for mainstream research shrinking. To gain more insight into how clients manage and plan their research budgets, and how […]

The 2018 Asia Research Buyer Survey

Corporations are like aeroplanes: they are guided by a dashboard of data. Data supports most decisions and directions, be it financial data or consumer insight. For over 10 years, the Asia Research Magazine has been undertaking an annual survey of market research in Singapore and […]

When disruptors don’t disrupt

Often we hear more about how disruptors succeed than how they fail. However, while many new businesses seek to disrupt – i.e. to find ways to do things better than brands already established in the contested space – most new businesses close down within a […]

The Myths & Realities of Generational Marketing

Generational marketing has become almost a default segmentation for some brand owners. Most of the consumers in the market today are found within the generations born since World War 2 (i.e. after 1945). Names have been given to distinct segments that have emerged over this […]