The Coronavirus’ Effect on the Health Care Industry

The Coronavirus pandemic created new risks for patients and care givers alike. Significant new safety practices and costs will be standard for years to come—perhaps forever, as we seek to eliminate the spread of the Coronavirus as well as any future viral threats.

Topics: Pharmaceuticals Healthcare Industry Insights

Shrinking Turkeys, Expanding Markets

Covid-19 can’t cancel Thanksgiving 2020, but it sure can shrink it.

Banning large gatherings and the fear of infecting grandma have shrunk the Thanksgiving holiday to an almost unrecognizable form.

Topics: Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: November 20, 2020

This week, our market research appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, MSN, The Dallas Morning News, and many other websites and trade publications.

Topics: Industry Insights

$36 Billion Alternative Financial Services Market Serves "Unbanked" Consumers

There are millions of households in America with low incomes and poor credit that find dealing with traditional banks to be difficult. They have chosen instead to patronize “alternative financial” services that provide extended hours and less restrictive credit policies—local check cashing and money transfer outlets, pawn shops, rent-to-own stores, and payday loan services.

Topics: Financial Services Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: November 13, 2020

This past week, our market research was cited by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, MSN, Yahoo! Finance, SmartBrief, Food and Beverage Insider, Plastics News, and many other media outlets. See the latest headlines here.

Topics: Industry Insights

The Coronavirus and the U.S. Job Market: Trends, Analysis and Advice

The Coronavirus epidemic of 2020 altered the employment landscape dramatically. Large numbers of outstanding companies were forced to lay off employees due to both a rapid decline in revenues and uncertainty about the future.

Topics: Business Services & Administration Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: November 6, 2020

Peruse the latest market data in our weekly wrap-up. See which publications and companies cited our research this past week, and catch up on our press releases and blog posts.

Topics: Industry Insights

5 Holiday Retail Trends & Predictions for 2020

There is no doubt the holiday season is a critical time for consumer spending, but retailers face unprecedented challenges in 2020 due to the impact of the coronavirus. To drive revenue and adapt to shifting consumer needs, retailers will be forced to rewrite their traditional playbooks in more ways than one.

Topics: Retail Holiday Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: October 30, 2020

Our market research analysts bring you new data on a broad range of dynamic industries, from pipes to pet food to plastics. See all our latest headlines here.

Topics: Industry Insights

3 Smart Ways to Capitalize on Your Year-End Budget

Many organizations have cautiously held their breath during these uncertain times and postponed major purchase decisions. For conglomerates with many different lines of business, choosing which way to leap or where to invest can be especially challenging given the chaos of 2020.

Topics: Market Research Strategy