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14/2/19
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France-based BVA Group, the parent of BDRC and PRS IN VIVO, has acquired Italian market research and opinion poll specialist Doxa from Alchimia Holdings. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

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DIY survey specialist SurveyMonkey has partnered with Microsoft, to help users integrate and visualize business survey feedback and uncover insights, within the tools they are already using.

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Canadian pollster Angus Reid has launched a new opinion and market research agency called Angus Reid Global, led by his former colleague Ed Morawski, who has been appointed President and COO.

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Posted: 14/2/19

US-based research and advisory firm Forrester has reported an 11% rise in research revenues to $62.0m for the fourth quarter of 2018, compared with $56.9m in the prior year period. Full year research revenues were up 6% to $228.3m.

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New Firm Tastewise Offers Food Choice Analysis

Posted: 14/2/19

In Israel, former Google CMO Alon Chen and techie Eyal Gaon have launched a food intelligence platform called Tastewise, to offer industry insights and predictions based on the analysis of billions of social media posts and photos, restaurant menus, reviews and recipes. More

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SurveyMonkey Revenue Rises as CFO Retires

Posted: 14/2/19

SurveyMonkey's parent company SVMK has reported a 19% increase in fourth quarter and full-year revenue to $68m and $254m respectively. Meanwhile CFO Tim Maly plans to retire, to pursue his passion for 'climbing, skiing and adventure in the mountains'. More

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Insights Association Updates, Streamlines ISO Standard

Posted: 14/2/19

In the US, Insights Association subsidiary CIRQ (the Certification Institute for Research Quality) has updated and streamlined its ISO Standard - ISO 20252:2019 market, opinion and social research, including insights and data analytics. This replaces three older standards, ISO 20252, 26362 and 19731. More

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Kantar Names UK / Ireland Co-CEOs

Posted: 14/2/19

WPP's Kantar has appointed Amy Cashman and Darren Bhattachary as Co-CEO's of its Kantar Insights Division, taking over from Will Galgey who has recently been named the division's Chief Operating Officer. More

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NPD Launches Duty Free Shopping Behaviour Tracker

Posted: 14/2/19

In the UK, retail information provider The NPD Group has launched a service called Nationality Tracker, providing insight into the duty free shopping behaviour of travellers and how they evolve over time. More

Recent Appointments

Recent Appointments...

PPL Insights

Posted: February 14 2019

In the UK, consumer and sensory research specialist PPL Insights has appointed Alexandra (Lexie) Kilfoy-Dinnage as an Assistant Field Controller. More

MWWPR

Posted: February 14 2019

In New York, data-driven PR business MWWPR has appointed Orin Puniello as Vice President, Data and Analytics. More

Growth Focused Insights and Research (GFI Research)

Posted: February 14 2019

In the US, Growth Focused Insights and Research (GFI Research) has appointed Jill Rogers as a Senior Project Manager and Client Director, and Whitney Easton as a Senior Consultant, while Brenda Allen-Toon joins the team as a Board Advisor. More

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