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When to use a probability versus a nonprobability sample

There are two main types of samples and researchers are regularly at odds with each other over which one is better. In reality, neither is better. Each one is better suited for some needs and less so for other needs. […]

Cannabis in Canada: Planning a wise communication strategy

Cannabis is just a few months away from being legal for recreational use in Canada which means companies and brands will soon have to consider how it might interact with their current line of products and services. Would incorporating cannabis […]

Product Packaging Trends for 2018: 6 ways to be truly authentic

Packaging is all around us. From cans of soup on shelf stores, to taco plates at the food court, and home meal kit deliveries, you can’t avoid packaging. Though the basic premise remains the same from year to year, people’s […]

When is a mall-intercept the best market research methodology?

As the name suggests, mall-intercept studies entail intercepting people at a mall in order to engage in a dialogue and gather their opinions about a pre-determined topic using either qualitative or quantitative techniques. As with any research methodology, there are […]

What products work well for the IHUT research methodology?

By Kim Storer Your imagination is the limit! While IHUTs are not recommended for very expensive or confidential products, consumers can test nearly anything in the comfort of their own home. Consumables: It doesn’t matter if a product needs to […]

What are the disadvantages of the IHUT research methodology?

By Kim Storer It’s a bit difficult to list out the disadvantages of IHUTs as the advantages are so abundant. But, even the best of products aren’t always best for IHUT testing. Let’s consider some reasons why you might choose […]

What are the advantages of the IHUT research methodology?

By Kim Storer Market researchers and brand managers have many tools available to them, from focus groups, to interviews, questionnaires, communities, facial coding, and more. So why would they choose an IHUT? Well, IHUTS offer numerous benefits. Touchy feely products: […]

What exactly is the IHUT research methodology?

By Kim Storer If you tuned into this post because of an interest in football, I’ll let you down easy by sharing this little-known fact. The pithy cry ‘Hut!’ evolved over the last 100 years as a quick, snappy sound […]