The Best Market Research Agencies

Looking for a top market research agency?

Market research is critical for determining best practices for engaging your target customers, understanding the parameters of a new market, and investing with confidence. Finding the right partner for your needs, however, can be difficult.

That's why we've created this list of the best market research companies for you to review. Read through company descriptions, former clients, and notable projects to find the best fit for your business.

List of the Best Market Research Agencies

  • 1

    Bixa

    Bixa, founded in 2012, is a research studio that specializes in market research and marketing strategy. The two-person team operates out of Alexandria, Va. and provides services such as interviews, observational research, and surveys. They work with large to mid-sized enterprises in IT, advertising and marketing, and business services among other industries.

    Notable Project

    Bixa led user interviews to assist with testing a prototype. They developed a discussion guide to prepare for the 10 interviews and turned their findings into thorough documentation, including a summary with actionable items and a spreadsheet with 60 observations. The research process yielded useful ways to further improve the prototype’s design.

    “The team was very attentive to details and always delivered what was promised on time. They made sure things never slipped through the cracks.” – Senior Experience Designer, UX Design Agency

    Former clients
    IBM
    PBS
    Ogilvy
    Influencer Mindset
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Alexandria, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 2

    Antedote

    Antedote is a strategic innovation and insight consultancy in San Francisco and London, United Kingdom. Founded in 2014, they have about 8 employees that serve enterprise and midmarket clients in a wide variety of industries. Services include business consulting and market research.

    Notable Project

    Antedote provided market research services for a memorialization company. They conducted qualitative and quantitative research through surveys and focus groups. The research allowed the partner to plan their annual roadmap and create appropriate marketing material.

    "They were professional and organized." –Senior Product Marketing Manager, Memorialization Company

    Former clients
    Liberty Mutual
    Unilever
    Samsung
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Stitch Marketing Research

    Stitch Marketing Research is a market research firm based in San Diego. Founded in 2007, their team of 5 serves clients in the consumer goods and energy sectors. Services include marketing strategy and customer research.

    Notable Project

    Stitch Marketing Research provided market research for a tobacco company. They were able to discover new actionable items for their client to improve their product on. The team is creative and analytics.

    “By having implemented their findings, we have seen a positive impact to our bottom line.” – Marketing Manager, Tobacco Company

    Former clients
    TaylorMade Golf
    Nissan
    Wild Turkey Bourbon
    Stewart Title
    The Salvation Army
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Diego, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    7 Clutch reviews
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  • 4

    2Europe

    2Europe is a market research and marketing strategy firm based in Aston Clinton, U.K. They were founded in 2004, and they work with businesses of all sizes from a variety of industries. 

    Notable Project

    2Europe provides ongoing market research support to a computer hardware company. They primarily conduct online panels, focus groups, and end-user visits. Their responsiveness and flexibility impressed the client. 

    "I’m very satisfied with them." – Market Intelligence Analyst, Computer Hardware Company

    Former clients
    3M
    Epson
    BNP Paribas
    Nespresso
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Aston Clinton, United Kingdom
    4.6
    4.6
    9 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    RAR Award for Market Research 2015

  • 5

    Adloonix

    Adloonix is a digital marketing agency based in Dnipro, Ukraine. Founded in 2018 with a team of nearly 60 employees, they work with clients in a variety of industries. They specialize in digital strategy, market research, SEO, PPC, and social media marketing.

    Notable Project

    A marketing company wanted to increase their leads from social media in particular. They performed marketing analysis, developed online ads, and shifted their strategy to improve results. 

    "Their professional work is increasing our leads by double thus far. Our sales increased by 62%, and they significantly reduced our costs per lead. We're surprised by the success thus far, but also really satisfied with them." — Co-Founder, Marketing Company

    Former clients
    Teletrade
    FabStar
    Ghent Altarpiece
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Dnipro, Ukraine
    5.0
    5.0
    14 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Bastion db5

    Bastion db5 is a marketing agency founded in 2009 in Los Angeles with more than 10 employees. They provide marketing strategy, market research, and big data consulting solutions for clients in the fields of advertising and marketing.

    Notable Project

    Bastion db5 provided survey reports for a clean energy program. The goal was to reach out to an audience and see how they were reacting to the program’s campaigns. Bastion db5 provided invaluable data that served as a basis for future work.

    “They’re just really great partners.” - Head of Strategy, Marketing Company

    Former clients
    Audi
    California Milk Advisory Board
    CKE
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Los Angeles, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Emerging Strategy

    Emerging Strategy is a strategy consultant firm based in Arlington, Va. and founded in 2006. Their team of 23 employees specializes in market research, business consulting, and marketing strategy for primarily enterprise clients in the education, business services, and healthcare industries. 

    Notable Project

    Emerging Strategy performed market research for an educational company. They conducted primary market research, including stakeholder and customer interviews, and complied a secondary analysis report on the global education industry. The client reported that they delivered exceptional insights in less than a month.

    “Emerging Strategy’s data collection now allows us to make sense of the global education industry’s niches, leaders, business models, and technologies.” – Manager, Education Company
     

    Former clients
    Adtalem
    Federal-Mogul
    ADP
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Arlington, VA
    4.6
    4.6
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Adept Research

    Adept Research is a marketing agency founded in 1999 in Kew, Australia. With fewer than 10 members, they provide market research and marketing strategy solutions for small and mid-market firms in industries such as consumer products, advertising, and education.

    Notable Project

    Adept Research provided market research for a gas energy nonprofit. The goal was to research on LPG autogas vehicle demand. Adept Research helped the nonprofit better understand the LPG markets.

    “Good timely communication and feedback.” - CEO, Gas Energy Nonprofit

    Former clients
    Gas Energy Australia
    Salvos Stores
    Vic Roads
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Kew, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 9

    The Yard Creative

    The Yard Creative is a design innovation house located in south London. It was founded in 2007 and now has a team of 19 that provides branding, market research, graphic design, and more.

    Notable Project

    A cosmetics company was releasing a refresh of an old brand and wanted to create a corresponding in-store experience. The Yard Creative researched and provided the client with ideas for the campaign and its implementation.

    "They’re thorough and strategic. When we make requests, they ask us questions about why we think that request will deliver for us. They force us to think about what will get us the results we want—based on the consumer research and sales data, rather than on existing strategies that we may have followed for 10 years but that don’t meet our needs." — Senior Merchandising Manager, Cosmetics Company

    Former clients
    Rimmel
    iSmash
    JD Sports
    World Vision
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.8
    4.8
    24 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Design Effectiveness Award (2017) , Mark of Excellence Award: World Vision UK (2016)

  • 10

    Fresh Squeezed Ideas

    Fresh Squeezed Ideas is a global research consultancy headquartered in Chicago, with an office in Toronto. Since 2006, their team of 25 has been specializing in market research, marketing strategy, and branding for clients in the consumer products and healthcare field. 

    Notable Project

    Fresh Squeezed Ideas conducted market research for a chocolate company. The work was to strengthen their position among specific brands. Stakeholders in the chocolate company responded very well to the work Fresh Squeezed Ideas completed.

    "The Fresh Squeezed team did a great job of distilling a number of different questions into their simplest form to make the research as impactful as possible." – Consumer Insights, Chocolate Company

    Former clients
    Coca-Cola
    McDonald's
    Kellogg's
    Clorox
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $75,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    14 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Consumer Obsession Big Insight Award (2014-2016)

  • 11

    Isurus Market Research and Consulting

    Founded in 2000, Isurus is a market research firm based in Lawrence, Mass. They work with midmarket and enterprise businesses In a variety of sectors including IT. 

    Notable Project

    Isurus works with a marketing agency on an ongoing basis to support its work through market research. They do research for both external and internal projects. The team is independent, talented, and insightful. 

    "The team is talented at moderating focus groups and gaining helpful information from research participants." – President, Marketing & Advertising Agency

    Former clients
    Wallwork Curry Mckenna
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Lawrence, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    Clootrack

    Clootrack is a market intelligence platform based in Aldie, Va., with offices in Bangalore and Kochi, India. The platform, founded in 2017, has a team of more than 30 that provides market research, marketing strategy, and branding services. Clootrack serves enterprise and midmarket companies in various industries that include advertising & marketing, consumer products & services, financial services, and e-commerce. 

    Notable Project

    A marketing company hired Clootrack to help them identify the key messaging and the key drivers of conversation of their target group on social media. Clootrack was able to identify these, which enabled the company to streamline their conversation to be more focused on their target audience.

    "They delivered as to our expectations. I’m happy with their performance." - Social Media Analytics Head, Marketing Company

    Former clients
    HSBC
    Orange Telecom
    Lowe Lintas
    Deloitte
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Aldie, VA
    4.5
    4.5
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    MDRG, Inc.

    MDRG, Inc. is a market research firm with around 20 employees that was founded in New Orleans, Lousiana in 1994. The enterprise and mid-market businesses they work with contract them for research into industries including healthcare, telecommunications, and advertising using surveys, data analysis, and more. 

    Notable Project

    MDRG, Inc. contracts with an advertising firm to provide audience testing, analysis, and reporting services to develop creative concepts. Their focus on actionable advice and thorough research processes have pleased both the client and the client's clients, who've received the research. 

    "MDRG has been a really solid partner for us, and they're very trustworthy." -- Account Director, Advertising & Digital Agency

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place New Orleans, LA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 14

    Orchid Black

    Orchid Black (formerly Morgan Hill Partners) is a business consulting company founded in 2018. Their headquarters is in St. Petersburg, Fla., with a secondary location in New York. With less than 50 employees, they offer business consulting, marketing strategy, and market research. They serve small and midmarket businesses in the IT industry.
     

    Notable Project

    Orchid Black (formerly Morgan Hill Partners) provided strategy and consulting services to a blockchain gaming platform. They helped the client to efficiently allocate money and structure business to attract investors. The client appreciated their genuine partnership.

    “Overall, their expertise has been extremely helpful. Because of their work in the field, they know how to navigate situations that we’ve never encountered.” – CEO, Blockchain Gaming Platform
     

    Former clients
    Hilton Hotels
    Synapse
    Paladin
    Gotham Ventures
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Saint Petersburg, FL
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    Hotspex

    Founded in 2000, Hotspex is a Toronto-based market research firm. Their team of 90–100 employees specializes in brand building. They provide insights centered around design and branding to enable optimize their clients’ growth. 

    Notable Project

    Hotspex conducted market research for a marketing agency’s third-party client. They performed an intensive study to uncover details surrounding the client’s target market. Their work positively informed the agency’s course of action for their customer.

    "The management was happy and gave positive feedback on the outcome of the study.” — Co-Founder & Technical Director, Marketing Agency

    Former clients
    The Boston Consulting Group
    Black Swan Data
    Scotiabank
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Toronto, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 16

    Eris Strategy

    Eris Strategy is a marketing firm founded in 2013 and based in Sydney with no more than 10 professionals. They provide market research, branding, and marketing strategy solutions to clients that work in the fields of advertising, consumer products, and financial services.

    Notable Project

    Eris Strategy provided marketing research and strategy solutions for an AC manufacturer. The manufacturer needed to determine the reasons for buying solutions in their brand category. Eris Strategy provided results that were widely accepted by the manufacturer’s staff.

    “You always know what will happen, when it happened, and what to expect next.  No sudden surprises.” - General Manager, Marketing, AC Manufacturer

    Former clients
    ING
    ABC
    Pfizer
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Annandale, Sydney, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 17

    Hub of China

    Hub of China is an independent agency with less than 10 employees, founded in 2014 and located in London. Their main services are market research and marketing strategy focused on small-to-mid-sized businesses looking at entering the Chinese market for consumer products, healthcare, and business services industries.

    Notable Project

    Hub of China provided consulting to a beer manufacturer that needed a better understanding of the Chinese market. They conducted thorough market research which included consumer surveys. The client was pleased with the valuable insight that resulted from the collaboration, ultimately achieving a much better understanding of client preferences.

    "They have local knowledge and a very good understanding of consumers." – Project Manager, Beer Manufacturer & Distributor

    Former clients
    Avon
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 18

    Estudio Contar

    Estudio Contar is a market research company in Guadalajara, Mexico. Founded in 2013, they have about 14 employees that service mostly small-business clients in the real estate, retail, and business services sectors. Services include market research and content marketing.

    Notable Project

    Estudio Contar provided market research services for an international apparel company. They interviewed customers and internal staff members to gain market insights. The final report featured a lot of quantitative and qualitative information that helped the partner make action plans.

    "They delivered exactly what we wanted. Their team gave us honest feedback about our company and brand that will allow us to grow." –Merchandising Director, International Apparel Company

    Former clients
    Levi's
    Nielsen
    Tracsa
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Guadalajara, Mexico
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 19

    Automata

    Automata is a direct marketing and market research agency based in Boston. Founded in 2015, the team of 5 specializes in market strategy, direct marketing, and email marketing.

    Notable Project

    Automata worked on lead generation for an appointment setting company. They implemented a variety of tools and strategies to assist the client’s search for leads. They scraped sites, conducted research on news, job boards, and more to find potential leads.

    “Since starting our partnership with Automata, the total amount of time it takes us to find the right company, make the calls, get in touch with the right people, and book an appointment has decreased by 25%.” – Founder, Appointment Setting Company

    Former clients
    HOSTING
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Hingham, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 20

    Adience

    Adience is a marketing firm founded in Brooklyn in 2020. With no more than 10 members, they specialize in market research and marketing strategy services for clients ranging from small companies to large businesses in the fields of business services and advertising.

    Notable Project

    Adience provided market research solutions for a marketing and communications agency. The agency was in need of data on a small group of investors. The analysis provided by Adience was comprehensive enough for the agency to use in the future.

    “I highly recommend them.” - Associate Director, Marketing and Communications Agency

    Former clients
    Osborn Barr Paramore
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Brooklyn, NY
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 21

    Research Konnection

    Research Konnection is a market research firm based in Dubai, UAE. Their team of over 80 offers market research and business consulting services to businesses in industries such as consumer products, education, and healthcare. They were founded in 2014.

    Notable Project

    Research Konnection conducted market research for a fitness management company. They produced surveys and connected with consumers before creating an actionable plan. Their services exceeded the company's expectations.

    "Reach out to them, and expect the best." — Founder, Fitness Management Company

    Former clients
    Changing Tomorrow
    Muslimoiselle Magazine
    Timesand Studios
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 22

    Brilliant Experience

    Brilliant Experience is a market research and marketing firm based in Bethesda, Md. Founded in 2011, their team of 30 serves clients with data analysis, data reporting, and market analysis services.

    Notable Project

    Brilliant Experience provided research services for an online company. They coordinated face to face interviews and in-person analysis sessions. The project was completed without any issues.

    “They went the extra mile to make sure we got what we needed.” – UX Researcher, Technology Company

    Former clients
    Google
    PayPal
    Bloomberg
    Capital One
    Cisco
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Bethesda, MD
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 23

    Key Lime Interactive

    Key Lime Interactive is a digital agency based in Doral, Fla., with another office in Brooklyn, N.Y. It was founded in 2009 and has 25+ employees who provide UX/UI design, market research, digital strategy, and logo services to enterprise businesses.

    Notable Project

    An internet company hired Key Lime Interactive for staff augmentation when one of its employees went on leave. Key Lime Interactive took over the UX research for the team, and the company extended and expanded its contract after the employee returned from leave. 

    "I’m 100% satisfied. It’s great to work with people that already understand the space." – UX Researcher, Internet Company

    Former clients
    BlueCross BlueShield
    Disney
    Nielsen
    ADP
    Coca-Cola
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Doral, FL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    Inc. 5000, Enterprising Women magazine Enterprising Women of the Year Awards (2015) , South Florida Business Journal 40 Under 40 Award (2014)

  • 24

    Arlington Research

    Arlington Research is a full-service agency based in 2 Kingdom Street, England, and run by fewer than 10 people. Founded in 2105, they offer branding, market research, and PR services for clients that work in the industries of IT services, consumer products, and advertising.

    Notable Project

    Arlington Research ran a survey for an integrated communications agency. The agency needed to know the U.S. and its response in terms of commercial communications to the COVID-19 pandemic. Arlington Research’s survey garnered the highest number of responses seen by the agency.

    “While they are rigorous and detail-oriented in their methodologies, they understand how research findings need to be leveraged.” - Marketing Services Director, Integrated Communications Agency

    Former clients
    Epson
    Kaspersky
    Staples
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place 2 Kingdom Street, United Kingdom
    4.9
    4.9
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 25

    Teak Research Co., Ltd.

    Teak Research Co., Ltd. is a digital agency in Bangkok, Thailand. Founded in 2013, they have about 9 employees that serve mostly enterprise clients in the real estate, consumer products, and government sectors. Their services are specialized in market research.

    Notable Project

    Teak Research Co., Ltd. provided market research support for a consulting company. They conducted research for 4–5 projects and also handled design efforts. The research was effective in its acceptance by the third party. 

    “They put a lot of effort into listening and understanding their clients’ needs.” – Managing Director, Consulting Company

    Former clients
    LYN
    Capital Rice
    King Power
    The Strand
    Krungsi
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Bangkok, Thailand
    4.6
    4.6
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 26

    TechSci Research LLC

    TechSci Research LLC is a marketing firm founded in 2008 with over 50 employees. They provide business consulting, market research, and marketing strategy solutions from their office in New York. They work with both small and medium-sized companies.

    Notable Project

    TechSci Research LLC provided market research services for a consumer product. The research was needed for a seven-year forecast. TechSci Research LLC contributed to the success of the product’s website launch across multiple countries.

    “I discussed with many other companies owner and manager regarding this company, they gave good feedback.” - Sr. Manager, Consumer Product

    Former clients
    OLA
    Samsung
    IBEF
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place New York, NY
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 27

    Leading Solution

    Leading Solution is a marketing agency based in Kyiv, Ukraine, with more than two employees. They have provided direct marketing, market research, and email marketing services since their founding in 2015. They work with clients in the industries of IT services and real estate.

    Notable Project

    Leading Solution provided lead generation services for a business services company. The company needed to outsource assistance in generating leads to grow their business. The company is satisfied with the results provided with Leading Solution so far.

    “We are satisfied with quick responses and the level of communication with Vitalii.” - Owner, Business Services Company

    Former clients
    Freshworks
    Adyen
    Very Good Security
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 28

    Research 8020 Limited

    Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, Research 8020 Limited is a market research company that offers social research and fieldwork services. Since 2017, their team of 10 services midmarket companies and small businesses. 

    Notable Project

    Research 8020 Limited recruited panelists for a mobile data analytics company. The team was aided in their search by customer requirements and demographic quotas. They consistently met expectations for the client, assisting with several different panels. 

    "They're experienced, flexible, and professional." – CEO, International Traded & Development Firm

    Former clients
    Stihl Holdings AG
    Kenton Foods
    Izone Africa
    Pwani Oil
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Nairobi, Kenya
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    African Business Excellence Awards (2019)

  • 29

    MarketJoy, Inc.

    Marketjoy, Inc. is a B2B sales development company of 14 employees. Founded in 2016, they are headquartered in Phoenixville, Pa. They offer email marketing and market research. They serve midmarket businesses in various industries: business, financial, manufacturing, and energy and natural resources.

    Notable Project

    Marketjoy developed an outreach program for an education technology company. Using email templates and Linkedin, they helped the client offer products to businesses for employee training. The client appreciates the increase in leads generated by Marketjoy’s work.

    “We had difficulty on our own with pure outreach and decent lead lists. They help us manage the process and solve the problems we faced on our own.” – COO, Education Technology Company

    Former clients
    Konexus
    Artemis Vision
    The Vault
    Kadenze
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Phoenixville, PA
    4.3
    4.3
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 30

    WMM GmbH

    WMM GmbH is a market research agency located in Hamburg, Germany. Since 2004, their small team of 7 has been specializing in market research, digital strategy, marketing strategy, and more. They work for primarily midmarket clients in the consumer products, advertising, automotive, and financial industries.

    Notable Project

    WMM GmbH created marketing surveys and provided detail reports for an urban hotel. The results turned into great feedback for the hotel, which led to renovations and more. The client was impressed with WMM GmbH's professionalism. 

    "We now understand what our guests want to have." – Managing Director, Hotel

    Former clients
    STADAC
    PRPi GmbH
    SpaceTrakUS
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Hamburg, Germany
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
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