Courting the Asian Luxury Consumer

After years of exceptional growth, a slowdown in luxury retail spending in Asia has been reported recently, in “Rich Pickings”, a report on the Asian luxury goods market by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The report and many other media outlets stated that this can […]

Research & Results – Meet the Industry in Germany

The 2013 Research & Results market research trade show is an ideal forum for the industry to present itself and its services to experts and customers, alike. Held every October in Germany, the event is now in its 8th year. While the trade show started […]

The Mobile Revolution

Right before the 3rd MRMW North America conference 2013 in Minneapolis later this week, I had the chance to interview Dan Foreman, Head of Business Development at Lumi Mobile and elected president of ESOMAR 2013/14. As director at Lumi, a market leader in real-time mobile […]

Who Will Stimulate Our Thinking And Push Things Forward?

As part of a pre-conference interview series for the second InsightValley Asia conference in Bangkok, we had the chance to interview Anouk Willems who is the Senior Research Innovator for InSites Consulting.  “It is really exciting what is happening in Asia at this moment. The […]

Insider View: Mobile Market Research

Asia Research had the chance to discuss with Jasper Lim, CEO of the Merlien Institute and Education Director for the Mobile Marketing Research Association (MMRA), the challenges and opportunities in Mobile Market Research, and how mobile has changed research. Asia Research: What are the challenges […]

Will Crowdsourcing Impact Market Research? Learn from the Pioneers

Market Research industry thought-leaders think that crowdsourcing will have a disruptive impact on market research. This was not only proven through this year’s MRS Annual Conference, where a panel discussion led by Vision Critical’s Ray Poynter with experts outside the Market research industry has taken […]

The Pre-InsightValley Asia Interview: Ralf Matthaes, TNS

“When I arrived in Vietnam almost 20 years ago, Vietnam was just at the onset of its development and its emergence from years of international isolation”, said Ralf Matthaes, the Regional Managing Director of TNS Indochina. He is in the midst of establishing the Myanmar […]