Browsing: research

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Welcome to the jungle: Edentify opens Kiwi office
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The research business is pretty damn tight at the moment as clients cut back on ‘luxuries’ and agencies increasingly take the work in-house. But that hasn’t stopped Edentify, a specialist online market research agency that was started in Australia 11 years ago, from opening its doors in Auckland.

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The Kiwi customer is always right—and, as new research shows, often annoyed
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In slightly surprising news, New Zealand’s banks are leading the way when it comes to customer service, with one-third of respondents to the Colmar Brunton Distinctive Customer Experiences Survey of 1020 New Zealanders saying they had a particularly good experience when dealing with their bank in the past 12 months. And, in slightly less surprising news, telecommunications companies still have plenty of improving to do, with one in five Kiwi consumers claiming to have had a negative experience when dealing with their telco provider in the same period. 

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Inside the divide: what Kiwi dads and sons want for Christmas
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Colmar Brunton is in the midst of launching its new Youth division, bringing in Spencer Willis of 18 and 18tracker fame to spearhead the initiative. And it looks like he’s brought one of his old habits with him, because he’s started producing free reports on youth culture for general consumption and entertainment. And the first of many out of the newly named CByouth camp is ‘Baby Boomer Dad’s and Gen Y Sons’.

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The day of the RFIDs
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What is Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID)? Why should retailers care? What do New Zealand consumers think about it? And is RFID technology ready to change the way some Kiwi businesses operate?

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Top 100 hottest brands
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Fast food, fizzy water and IT continue to dominate the global brands list, compiled by Interbrand.Coca-Cola has taken out the top spot for the 10th year in a row, the 123 year-old company weighing in with just under US$69 billion in brand equity, up three percent from last …

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Ads@6: 11-17 Sep
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The top spending clients of the past week. Veeeery interesting.

Last week’s ads here.

TV3, 17 September 2009

Arnotts Vita-Weat crackers The Warehouse, 4 days of deals Powerball jackpot Roses chocolates Ruapehu ski season Burger King, The Outlaw AXA Insurance Pit Stop Pineo Cleen TV One, 17 …

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Ads@6: 4-10 Sep
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Seven days of 6 o’clock ads right here. TV3, 10 September 2009 Burger King, The Steal Tower Insurance The Warehouse, Huffer Ts Copper Kettle Chips The Floor Store, win a trip to Paris Rexona Men, Richard Kahui All Black Consumer.org.nz, join for $25 Tower Insurance …

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Media Monitor and Factoids
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Fresh from The Media Counsel this week: How Kiwis really feel about the recession. Are we cheap when it comes to wine? In Brazil, branding is everything, especially on radio stations. E-tailers discounting luxury items are working through exclusive WOM markets in the US. One man’s recession is another …

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Free digital seminar: first in, first served
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How’s your digital fitness? Are you struggling with sit-ups when you could be burning fat and reinventing yourself on a super-duper cross trainer? Digital marketing is here to stay and it’s about time you learnt all the tools to create a brand presence on the web that lasts …