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Touchstone Research Promotes Sara Sidlowski to Senior Project Director

Touchstone Research Promotes Sara Sidlowski to Senior Project Director

By Augmented Reality, Child Research, Consumer Insights, Cultural Insights, Focus Groups, In-Depth Interviews, In-Person Qualitative Research, Kids Market Research, Market Research, Moderation, Moderator, Online Qualitative Research, Qualitative Fieldwork, Qualitative Recruitment, Qualitative Research, Reporting & Analysis, Research Analyst, Technology & Strategy, Touchstone Research, Touchstone Staff

Connecticut – July 6, 2023 – Touchstone Research announced today that Sara Sidlowski has been promoted to Senior Project Director on TSR’s Qualitative Recruitment research division. In her new role, Sara will serve as a senior leader on TSR’s qualitative and recruitment project management teams as well as continue to support TSR’s core technology, media and entertainment, and youth and…

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Touchstone Research Promotes Nicole Mowry to Senior Project Director

Touchstone Research Promotes Nicole Mowry to Senior Project Director

By Advanced Analytics, Careers, Consumer Insights, Market Research, Market Research Industry News, Maximum Difference (MaxDiff), Touchstone Research, Touchstone Staff, Youth Market Research

Connecticut– May 31st, 2023 – Touchstone Research announced today that Nicole Mowry has been promoted to Senior Project Director within TSR’s quantitative research division.  In her new role, Nicole will serve as a senior leader on TSR’s quantitative project management team.  Nicole will have a focus on staff development and expanding TSR’s analytical capabilities.  As a Senior Project Director, Nicole…

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Touchstone Research Promotes Jillian Brangi to Senior Project Director

Touchstone Research Promotes Jillian Brangi to Senior Project Director

By Careers, Consumer Insights, Kids Market Research, Market Research, Market Research Industry News, Quantitative Research, Touchstone Research, Touchstone Staff, Youth Market Research

Connecticut– May 31, 2023 – Touchstone Research announced today that Jillian Brangi has been promoted to Senior Project Director within TSR’s quantitative research division.  In her new role, Jillian will serve as a senior leader on TSR’s quantitative project management team.  Jillian will have a focus on innovating and improving upon TSR’s quantitative research processes to achieve the highest data…

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Unlocking the Wonder Years: Tips and Strategies for Conducting Qualitative Research with Kids

Unlocking the Wonder Years: Tips and Strategies for Conducting Qualitative Research with Kids

By Child Research, Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), Focus Groups, In-Depth Interviews, In-Person Qualitative Research, Kids and Family, Kids Market Research, Market Research, Moderation, Qualitative Recruitment, Qualitative Research, Reporting & Analysis, Touchstone Research, Youth Market Research

Children can be quite influential in family purchasing decisions, and in some cases are key drivers of purchase, particularly in product categories that they have a strong interest in. Although kids may not make the actual purchases themselves, they should not be overlooked. The thought of conducting research with little ones can be quite daunting, however, but with a little…

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Touchstone Research Promotes Alexis Warnick to Senior Project Director

Touchstone Research Promotes Alexis Warnick to Senior Project Director

By Consumer Insights, Custom Research Panels & Communities, In-Depth Interviews, In-Person Qualitative Research, In-Person Research, International Market Research, Market Research, Market Research Industry News, Moderation, Moderator, Promotions, Qualitative Research, Reporting & Analysis, Touchstone Research, Touchstone Staff, Usability Research, UX

Connecticut– March 10th, 2023 – Touchstone Research announced today that Alexis Warnick has been promoted to Senior Project Director within TSR’s qualitative research division.  In her new role, Alexis will continue to work across different clients and qualitative methodologies, and oversee TSR’s core media entertainment and technology, as well as youth and family client accounts. She will help the firm’s…

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DATA SUPPORTED WAYS TO MAKE MARKET RESEARCH SURVEYS MORE INCLUSIVE FOR PARTICIPANTS

Data Supported Ways to Make Market Research Surveys More Inclusive for Participants

By Consumer Insights, Consumer Reports, Cultural Insights, Data Quality, Inclusive, Inclusive Questions, Inclusivity, Market Research, Market Research Reports, Quantitative Research, Reporting & Analysis, Reports, Research Manager, Touchstone Research, Uncategorized

  Key Insight:  There are tangible, data-supported ways to make the survey experience more inclusive for participants without compromising the representativeness of the sample. Making the survey experience as inclusive as possible for all participants is a very important priority for Market Research companies. Although we (at Touchstone) pride ourselves in always striving to make our survey experience, and our…

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Touchstone Research Takes a Stand for Data Integrity by Joining Insights Association's Data Integrity Council

Touchstone Research Takes a Stand for Data Integrity by Joining Insights Association’s Data Integrity Council

By Consumer Insights, Data Integrity, Data Privacy, Data Quality, Insights Association, Market Research, Market Research Industry News, Quality Control, Touchstone Research

  New Haven, Connecticut – February 23, 2023 – Touchstone Research, a long-time advocate for enhancing data quality in market research, has announced its membership in the Data Integrity Initiative (DII) Council.  The DII Council is a specialized unit within the Insights Association that focuses specifically on ensuring the integrity and quality of research data.  As part of its 2022…

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Go Beyond the Shopper’s Point of View: The Benefits of In-Person Shop-Alongs

By Consumer Behavior, In-Person Qualitative Research, In-Person Research, Market Research, Moderation, Multisensory research, Observational research, Qualitative Fieldwork, Qualitative Recruitment, Qualitative Research, Reporting & Analysis, Touchstone Research

  Do you ever wonder what goes through shoppers’ minds or what they see or do not see when shopping for your product? Let’s talk about how your business can benefit from In-person Shop-Alongs, including the advantages and the best times to consider using them! One question that may stump some researchers is “Why should I spend the time and…

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Travis Santa Selected as Board Chair on CIRQ Board of Directors

Travis Santa Selected as Board Chair on CIRQ Board of Directors

By CIRQ, Consumer Insights, Data Quality, Insights Association, Market Research, Market Research Industry News, Touchstone Research

We are thrilled to announce that Travis Santa, TSR’s Vice President and Security Officer, has been selected as Board Chair for the Certification Institute for Research Quality (CIRQ). CIRQ, a subsidiary of the Insights Association, is an ISO (International Organization for Standardization) audit and certification body that certifies to ISO27001 (international standards to manage information security) and ISO20252 (market, opinion,…

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