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MARKET RESEARCH NEWS


June 1, 2017

Research America Sprints Through Expo Season

CEO and Consultant Leaders Crisscross Country

Research America leaders traveled to six major trade shows during the first half of 2017. CEO Rob Porter and his team are taking part in conferences through the summer and autumn of this year. At each stop, the conference team is sharing news about recent changes and company growth within Research America.  Read More

March 6, 2017

Research America Announces New Acquisition: Roda Marketing Research

Research America, Inc. continues its growth with the announcement of recent acquisition Roda Marketing Research, Inc. This acquisition will provide Roda Research clients with access to the most current marketing research technologies and new methodology trends.  “Roda Research has grown over 40 years, beginning as a boutique niche healthcare marketing research recruiting firm. Over the years, we have built a remarkable database of leadership contacts in the healthcare field. By joining with Research America, our work will be transformed by a new generation of marketing researchers using new ideas and digital technology. “stated Adele Roda, Owner and President of Roda Marketing Research, Inc.    Read More

December 1, 2016

REPASS Research and Strategic Consulting Acquired by Research America

Research America, Inc., the marketing research firm based in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, announced today that it has acquired REPASS® Research and Strategic Consulting. REPASS is located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

“We are thrilled to announce with Rex the acquisition of the REPASS firm,” Research America Inc. president Robert Porter said. “Rex has built a very successful and respected firm with long-term clients and a talented staff. They will add significantly to our capabilities in quantitative and qualitative research methods and research-based strategy development.” Read More

November 18, 2016

Research America Expands with Michigan-based Intellitrends

Research America has expanded its national presence with the addition of Intellitrends to its corporate family of market research companies. Intellitrends, a strategic marketing research firm based in Clarkston, Michigan was founded by Marlene and Keith Stone in 1989. Over the past 27 years Intellitrends has worked closely with major clients in all industry sectors helping them achieve market growth through strategically-focused, quality-driven and factually based market insights. Read More

July 7, 2016

Research America Inc. Acquires Sigma Group

Research America, a privately owned marketing research company comprising eleven United States locations, completed its acquisition of assets of Sigma Group, LLC , based in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Sigma Group, founded by Dennis Nutter in 1998, is a leading specialist in healthcare marketing research, specializing in delivering several forms of satisfaction surveys and community image and preference market surveys for hospitals and healthcare systems. Sigma Group serves clients throughout the United States, ranging from small community hospitals to larger metropolitan healthcare networks, clinics and health plans. Read More

July 6, 2016

Research America, Inc. Acquires Viewpoint Consulting

Research America, a nationwide provider of marketing research, qualitative and quantitative surveys and analysis, announces the acquisition of Viewpoint Consulting, a leading agency specializing in Pharmaceutical Payer Research to augment its existing pharmaceutical offerings.

April 4, 2016

Research America Test Kitchen and Focus Facilities Get a Refresh

Research America, Inc., a full-service marketing research firm, has recently updated its Central Testing Location’s test kitchen in Totowa, New Jersey. Kitchen appliances are replaced frequently to match consumer buying trends and to ensure that the appliances hold temperatures accurately and produce consistent results across every batch of product prepared. Read More

January 1, 2016

Research America Acquires CLT Experts Partners in Research

Research America, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Partners in Research, a New York - New Jersey metropolitan area provider of focus group moderation, interviewing facilities and consumer product testing. The company’s offices are located in Totowa, New Jersey, a short ride from the Hudson River crossings and Newark Liberty International Airport. Read More

December 2015

Research America’s Tom Ramsburg tops Survey Magazine’s “Top 20 Researchers You Need to Know”. A spot on the annual list of influential marketing research leaders communicates industry wisdom and knowledge to peers and a potential client audience. Read More

November 2, 2015

Research America Acquires Chicago’s APC Research, Inc.

APC Research, Inc. has been acquired by Research America. The firm’s projects include support for firms in a wide range of fields, with special skill in researching opinions in marketing to children and teens, the local Hispanic and Polish communities, and businesses in Technology and Medical fields. Read More

August 3, 2015

Research America Acquires HaldyMcIntosh & Associates

HaldyMcIntosh & Associates has been acquired by Research America. The firm, formed by Peter Haldy and Greg McIntosh in 1998, specializes in support for studies in Healthcare, Agribusiness and General Industry. HaldyMcIntosh, formerly based in Media, PA, has frequently partnered with neighboring Research America in Newtown Square to support studies throughout the state. Read More

August 3, 2015

Metrix Matrix Joins Research America

Metrix Matrix, Inc. has partnered with Research America. Metrix Matrix, founded by marketing research expert James Antonevich in 1997, provides quantitative and qualitative study development and implementation for a wide variety of clients. Metrix Matrix offers a wide range of qualitative and quantitative marketing research support services. The company has developed expertise in developing studies for Healthcare, Utilities and Government. Read More

February 2013

Research America Acquires TMR

TMR Marketing has been acquired by Research America in a major expansion of the company’s market research division. TMR is an experienced leader in the areas of political, industrial and consumer telephone research. By acquiring TMR, Research America increases its capability to support in-depth research studies and data collection conducted via web and mail. TMR earned its reputation by combining cutting-edge call center technology with a common-sense approach to market research, providing reliable, actionable data at affordable rates for companies and organizations around the nation. This purchase helps the company continue to lead the field in communications solutions, inbound and outbound services, telemarketing and market research.

March 2013

Research America Acquires EMH Opinion Sampling

Research America has acquired EMH Opinion Sampling of Sacramento, California. EMH, a veteran marketing research company designs and conducts commercial market research campaigns, political surveys and opinion polls utilizing sophisticated sampling methodologies and data mining techniques. EMH, a recipient of the Market Research Association’s prestigious Professional Researcher Certification, has been cited as a Provider of Primary Quantitative Data Collection Expertise and will extend the scope and reach our Market Research company.

September 2013

Research America announces its contract award with Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority

Research America, a leader in providing world-class communications outsourcing support, announces its contract award to partner with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority to boost convention attendance through event promotion and telemarketing services. LVCVA is responsible for developing and marketing the Las Vegas brand, supporting city efforts to encourage new and repeat tourism for the area. Research America will provide support for each of the approximately 60 events on the LVCVA roster per each year, encouraging and promoting conventions as well as generating hotel occupancy .

April 2012

SmartCEO Magazine recognizes Rob Porter, President and CEO of Research America in the Smart100 Book featuring selected CEOs living within the region who display excellence in leadership, philosophy and character. His dedication to customer service is embodied in the company's "Phones Up" call to action mantra. This dedication has accelerated growth by 202% since 2007, and the company has grown nationwide, including a telephone market research facility in Philadelphia.

September 2011

Research America selected 2011 Lehighton Award for Market Analysis Research

Research America has been selected for the 2011 Best of Lehighton Award in the Market Analysis Research category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA).

The USCA "Best of Local Business" Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2011 USCA Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the USCA and data provided by third parties.

January 2010

Research America partners with PTM Communications

Research America is pleased to announce its partnership with Telemarketing Services provider PTM expanding its services by integrating a proven B2B telemarketing system into its existing outbound call center infrastructure. Research America provides telephone based market research and opinion polling services.

PTM Communications’ client list includes several notable business and trade journals, including regional business directory and news services. PTM has additional experience in providing telemarketing service for nonprofit and membership organizations. PTM has special expertise in providing successful organization membership and subscriber retention calls.