How to Make Your Market Research More Agile

Challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic demonstrated the need for a more agile approach to market research, reflecting the importance of adaptability in an era of unprecedented change.  However, the groundwork for the current era of agile market research was laid decades ago, setting the stage for a transformation that has only accelerated over the

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Task of the Week: Mask Mandate Lifted

Premise tasks provide Contributors the opportunity to earn money for taking part in simple activities or surveys. The data that we collect is then used by businesses and organizations across all industries to inform strategy and identify areas of both opportunity and improvement around the world. Each week, we will be spotlighting a specific task

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Reach the Unreached: Using Microplanning to Deliver COVID-19 Vaccines

Providing healthcare to the most rural and vulnerable populations around the globe has always been a challenge. Polio eradication has taken decades, and malaria and tuberculosis continue to afflict primarily the poor and vulnerable despite enormous efforts. Today, with the rampant COVID-19 viral pandemic entering its fourteenth month and several approved vaccines to prevent it

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Understanding Your Customer Journey During COVID-19

We have endured nearly 365 days of global panic, fear and exhaustion as coronavirus cases continue down a volatile path. While the summer months brought with them heat and hope, this has been a cold, overwhelming winter with new COVID-19 cases spreading like wildfire. Over the course of the past year, we have watched the

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Americans Embrace Existing COVID Precautions, as Well as New Vaccines

As we step into a new year our country faces two competing realities tied to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic—first and foremost, the nascent campaigns to distribute the two approved vaccines across the country, which has successfully reached over 4M Americans and counting thus far. This positive point of hope is counterbalanced by the steadily surging

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Understanding Your Holiday Customer During COVID-19

As expected, Black Friday and Small Business Saturday looked vastly different this year. According to Adobe Analytics, consumers spent $23.5 billion online between November 25 and November 29, a 23% increase from 2019. While these statistics look promising, brick-and-mortar traffic fell by 52.1%. If you ventured out of your home on Black Friday, you probably

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Was Black Friday 2020 A Success: A Global Analysis

Coca-Cola, baseball and jazz are prime examples of bits of American culture that have been successfully exported to the rest of the world. But what about the most American of shopping holidays, Black Friday? Could a shopping holiday that is timed to capitalize on a day that only Americans have off from work possibly have

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Competitive Intelligence: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

The end of Q4 is rapidly approaching. If you listen very closely, you can hear winter coming: the soothing voice of Bing Crosby on the radio, pine cones thunderously crashing to the ground, accountants with furrowed brows crunching year-end numbers. The holiday season may look a little different this year as we approach month nine

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Locals Know the Real Impact of COVID-19

Announced on October 31 by the Cabinet Office, the United Kingdom is in the midst of a new set of national restrictions to help control the spread of the novel coronavirus. Over 66.5 million people will be required to stay at home with few exceptions. The restrictions will touch every facet of life in the

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Why every state should adopt a mask mandate, in 4 charts

Thirty-two states and Washington, DC, implemented statewide mask mandates between April and August. During the same period, an increasing number of Americans began to wear masks regularly, according to a weekly survey started in mid-April by the data intelligence company Premise. Read the full article here.

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Monitoring COVID-19 Holiday Safety Compliance Using Retail Audits

2020 has been quite the year, hasn’t it? It is fairly difficult to believe that nationwide lockdowns in response to the COVID-19 pandemic took place just under eight months ago. Despite 2020 spanning into eternity and feeling an awful lot like three years in one, the holiday season is rapidly approaching. On any other non-pandemic

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Update Your Data Collection Strategy for the New Normal

From closed restaurants to curbside pick-up and lines outside of shops with reduced capacity to empty shelves, consumers are experiencing the effects of COVID-19 in retail in real-time. As we approach the end of 2020, national guidelines and restrictions are still in flux, and extended disruptions mean significant changes in the way we conduct business

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