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Northstar’s Jack Miles speaks to Fresh Business Thinking about enhancing brand equity.
Read more about Northstar’s approach to Experience Economy.
With the average consumer owning 3 connected devices and smartphone uptake hitting 1 billion in 5 years, Jack Miles speaks to fourthsource.com about how it affects research.
Over the course of history technology has repeatedly redefined the lives of young people. Jeff Johns discusses with theMarketingBlog.
Northstar presents the 4th instalment of our global “Beneath the Surface” series – here is the full schedule…
With entrepreneurship being the new ambition, Northstar recently conducted a study exploring the appeal, mentality and workings of millennial start-up culture. Click here to read more.
Domino’s Pizza, Inc. is an international pizza delivery corporation and is the second-largest pizza chain in the United States with more than 9,700 corporate and franchised stores in 70 countries and all 50 U.S. States.
A global leader in beverage industry, the Coca Cola company offers hundreds of brands including soft drinks, fruit juices, sports drinks and other beverages.
AstraZeneca is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. As a research-oriented company, AZ believes that curiosity is the best way to express its commitment to the health of Canadians
Global financial institution offering retail banking, direct banking, commercial banking, investment banking, asset management, and insurance services.
Land Rover is a British car manufacturer which specializes in four wheel drive vehicles. It is the second oldest four wheel drive car brand in the world.
Founded in 1958, LG has led the way in bringing advanced digital products and applied technologies to their customers. They aim to become a worldwide leader in advanced digital technology.
A Canadian-based international luxury, five-star hotel management company which aims to manage the finest hotels, resorts and residence clubs wherever they locate.
Charles Schwab is a different kind of financial services firm with a 40-year history of advocating for the individual investor.
Sbarro is a chain of pizza restaurants that specializes in Italian-American cuisine, including its most popular menu item, “pizza by the slice”.
Rogers is Canada’s largest provider of wireless voice and data communications services and one of Canada’s leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet and telephony services.
Levi’s, is a privately held American clothing company, is known worldwide for its iconic Levi’s brand of denim jeans.
Kate Spade New York has 42 retail shops across the United States and is sold in every time zone and on every continent. Utility, wit and playful sophistication are the hallmarks of Kate Spade New York.
Tourism Board for South Carolina to highlight the wide, glittering sand beaches, beautiful views and historic, charming small towns to be immersed in.
The world’s leading enterprise for business process and document management. They provide true end-to-end solutions, from back-office support to the printed page.
Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) is a provincial Crown corporation in Ontario, Canada, established in 1927. Currently, the LCBO is one of the world’s largest single purchasers of beverage alcohol products.
Luxury vehicle division of Japanese automaker Honda Motor Company marketing luxury, performance, and near-performance vehicles.
A passenger rail service company offering intercity services in Canada throughout eight Canadian provinces.
Ruelala.com is an invitation-only sample sale website. Each day, different designer labels go on sale, discounted at up to 50 percent off.
Jaguar continues to build on their remarkably rich history, to create more pulse-racing driving experiences. To build cars that are as alive as you are.
As the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer, a top RIA custodian, and a leading independent consultant to retirement plans, LPL Financial is an enabling partner to more than 13,000 financial advisors and approximately 685 financial institutions.
Volunteer-based charity that leads in eliminating heart disease and stroke and reducing their impact through the advancement of research, the promotion of healthy living and advocacy.
Proudly serving more than 100 million clients in 40 countries, Citi’s Global Consumer Banking (GCB) business is among the largest retail banks in the world.
Qdoba is a chain of fast casual “Fresh Mix” restaurants in the United States serving Mexican-style cuisine.
Canadian burger chain recognized for its flame-grilled burgers, fresh toppings and the ability to have your burger “made the way you want it”.
An American multinational confectionery, food and beverage conglomerate. It markets many brands in more than 170 countries. 12 of its brands annually earn more than $1 billion worldwide.
LexisNexis is a leading provider of information and services solutions to professionals in law firms, corporations, government and academic institutions.
Brand of vehicles produced by Toyota in the North American Market.
Bare Escentuals is touted as the world’s first mineral cosmetics line. Founded by Leslie Blodgett in 1994, Bare Escentuals began the “mineral” and “natural” makeup craze with bareMinerals.
Juicy Couture is a contemporary casual wear and dressy apparels seller, sold in upscale department stores and marketed as a high-end clothing line at an affordable price.
AmeriCares is a nonprofit disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization which provides immediate response to emergency medical needs and supports long-term humanitarian assistance programs.
Inspiring communities to invest in health and scientific advances to improve the lives of children and their families in Canada and around the world.
British multinational that crafts alcoholic beverages. It is the world’s largest producer of spirits and a major producer of beer and wine.
With more than 100 million active users globally, eBay is the world’s largest online marketplace, where practically anyone can buy and sell practically anything.
Vincor is North America’s 4th largest producer and marketer of wines in the market.
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a Canadian-based operator of luxury hotels and resorts. Currently, Fairmont operates properties in 18 countries. Fairmont is known in Canada for its famous historic hotels and resorts.
Pitney Bowes is a leading provider of customer communication technologies with software, equipment and services to help businesses communicate more effectively.
A Canadian retail bookstore chain. Indigo has evolved to become Canada’s largest book and specialty retailer with locations in all 10 provinces and one territory.
Japanese public multinational corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles. Worlds largest manufacture of motorcycles since 1959.
A company that produces both Â Molson and Coors beers as a result of a recent amalgamation. It is the second oldest company in Canada.
BMW is a German automobile, motorcycle and engine manufacturing company that produces luxury vehicles in a variety of styles and sizes.
Loblaw’s is a supermarket chain with over 70 stores in Canada with a focus on groceries, pharmacy products and other services.
Nestea is a brand of iced tea manufactured by Nestle and distributed by Nestle company’s beverage department in the United States.
One of the United States’ oldest and largest mutual funds families serving investors since 1931. Globally focused, managing more than $300 billion in investments outside the USA.
Jose Cuervo is a brand of tequila produced by Tequila Cuervo La Rojeña. According to the company, Jose Cuervo, in 1795, was the first producer of tequila in the world.
The Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is the world’s most comprehensive manufacturer of health care products, pharmaceutical and medical devices plus diagnostics tools.
A Swedish automobile manufacturer producing SUV, sedans, coupes and executive vehicles.
Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services.
New York City’s Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum complex is a dynamic, interactive and educational journey that’s fun for all ages and includes a flight deck that’s not to be missed.
Manufacturer of International® brand commercial trucks, as well as diesel engines, school buses and RVs
UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) is one of the world’s best recognized charities and a leading advocate for children, helping to build a world where the rights of every child are realized.
A Japanese automotive manufacturer that makes thrilling, yet affordable vehicles.
One of the world’s largest financial services institutions with a highly-recognized and trusted brand symbol: The Rock ®, an icon of strength, stability, expertise, and innovation.
The officially recognized sales and marketing organization for the Orlando and Orange County area dedicated to promoting one of America’s great vacation and meeting destinations.
Heineken is a Dutch beer (5% abv pale lager) which has been brewed by Heineken International since 1873
Lucky Brand Jeans is a designer denim company. Lucky also produces sportswear, outerwear, T-shirts and active wear.
Danish brewing company, which features the company’s main brand of Carlsberg Beer, and brews Tuborg as well as local beers.
One of the best-selling beers in Mexico and one of the top-selling beers worldwide since Corona beer is available in over 170 countries.
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes Ford and Lincoln automobiles across six continents.
Manufacturer of suitcases and bags for travel, Tumi’s products are known for their black-on-black ballistic nylon. Tumi is available at department stores and specialty stores.
Interactive discussions to find insights, probe attitudes and explore consumer perceptions.
Online focus group, where participants share their thoughts while maintaining their anonymity.
Attendees are interviewed during their experience to provide feedback while memories are fresh.
Individual interviews to explore detailed information and provide personal perspective.
Study of social and cultural context to determine what drives attitudes, values and behaviors.
Study of how meaning is constructed and understood using signs/symbols to “decode” culture.
Virtual communities that focus on target participants to gain greater context and understanding.
Moderator-accompanied shopping to better understand purchase decisions in the “real world”.
Web questionnaire to provide quantitative information on consumer attitudes and behaviors.
Text message-based surveys using cellular phones, often with quick response rates.
Interactive discussions that allow customers to give feedback and gain clarity during a survey.
Paper-based questionnaires sent to homes to identify key needs, typically by household.
Group of pre-screened respondents to complete online surveys for gaining deeper insights.
Track and optimize social media with insightful analytics capabilities, powered by MDC’s Attention.
Live consumer interaction with new products (experience, taste, drive, etc.) to provide feedback.