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August 2022

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List of the Best Retail Market Research Agencies

  • 31
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.2
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Minneapolis, MN

    Ciceron is a digital agency based in Minneapolis with an office in Los Angeles. The agency, founded in 1995, has a team of more than 30 that provides media planning & buying, digital strategy, market research, and UX/UI design services to midmarket and enterprise companies, organizations, and institutions in the medical, arts and entertainment, financial services, and retail industries.

    Clients

    • Warner Music Group
    • Activision/Blizzard
    • Securian Financial
    • Be The Match

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Ciceron provided creative asset creative and paid and social media marketing consultation on a media disruptor startup exploration performed by a Fortune 500 financial services firm.

    “We had a really core, cross-functional, collaborative team that was very open to feedback.”

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  • 32
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.0
    • Cost

      3.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Randburg, South Africa

    Social Path is a market research company located in Randburg, South Africa. The small team focuses on market research, digital strategy, social media marketing, search engine optimization, and more. The firm was founded in 2017.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Social Path designed content for an automotive company’s website. They also created a club where new drivers received help on making claims and getting in contact with insurance in case of accidents.

    "Their team's ability to deliver timelines was exceptional."

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  • 33
    • $1,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Gwalior, India
    Credence Research INC, a market research company, is in Gwalior, India and San Jose, California. The midsize company was established in 2015. Their services include market research and business consulting.

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  • 34
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Willoughby, OH

    JMS Elite is a voice services and market research firm based in Willoughby, Ohio. Founded in 2002, their team of over 20 employees serves firms of all sizes across a range of industries, including business and financial services, education, and healthcare. 

    Clients

    • Carl Zeiss AG
    • Beckman Coulter
    • Logility, Inc.
    • Amazon

    Industries

    Notable Project

    JMS Elite provided direct phone and email reach out for a travel software startup. The goal is to explore the mid-market demand for the client's booking product and service.

    "The quality of JMS Elite's BDEs is consistently high as well."

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  • 35
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Bogura, Bangladesh

    RI Digital Research is an online-based agency founded in 2013 in Bogura, Bangladesh with no more than 10 employees. They are experts in digital strategy and market research solutions for small and mid-market firms in the fields of advertising, business services, and financial services.

    Clients

    • Lucidworks
    • The American AI Forum
    • REalyse
    • The Sulfur Group

    Industries

    Notable Project

    RI Digital Research provided data research solutions for a marketing team. The solutions were provided for multiple projects and vendors. RI Digital Research’s work has resulted in sales of over $1 million in certain cases.

    “RI Digital always delivers, on time and accurately.” - Head of Growth, Marketing Team

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  • 37
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • Freelancer employees
    • Bellingham, WA
    Email marketing company Helmi Hafsi was founded in 2017. They are based in Bellingham, Washington and have a small team. Their services include email marketing, conversion optimization, direct marketing, market research, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Helmi Hafsi wrote high-performing copy for an advertising agency's ads and landing pages. They created content based on the brief provided by the client.

    "The copy they created for our ads and landing pages were consistently some of our top performers."

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  • 38
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • North Haven, CT

    ProntoLogic is a digital marketing and strategy agency in North Haven, Conn., that was founded in 2001. ProntoLogic is a small company with fewer than 10 employees and focuses on web design, digital and marketing strategy, market research, and branding. Its clients are mainly small businesses across a variety of industries.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A wealth management company wanted an online outreach strategy to reach its target audience. ProntoLogic built and designed the company's WordPress site and provided blogging and social media training, content marketing, and market research.

    "ProntoLogic is very good at what it does. I've had experiences with other developers, and ProntoLogic is great at putting in the extra effort. Because their skill sets are so broad, not only is ProntoLogic's team technically savvy, but they also do good design work." - Founder, Wealth Management Company

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  • 39
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.2
    • NPS

      4.7
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Oakland, CA

    Funworks is a creative agency based in Oakland, Calif. They were founded in 2014 and have a team of 45 employees. The company specializes in advertising, branding, marketing strategy, and social media marketing for larger businesses.

    Clients

    • Hint Water
    • Ubisoft
    • ESPN
    • Google

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Funworks bolstered the creation and marketing of a tax platform. They led an engaging workshop, strategized, created content for social media channels, and will ultimately apply their skills to other verticals.

    “We didn’t think strategic planning for a financial product could be so fun.”

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  • 40
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      3.0
    • NPS

      4.5
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    • Undisclosed
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • Boston, MA

    SEMrush is a website development company. Their midsize team is located in Boston, Massachusetts and focuses on web development, digital strategy, market research, and search engine optimization. The agency was established in 2008.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A leather slippers manufacturer hired SEMrush for SEO and backlink building services. The team also offered a backlink gap tool where they could build their own backlink.

    "Their competitor analysis of keywords and backlinks helped us a lot to reach our SEO goals."

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  • 41
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Atlanta, GA

    Hierarchy Inc is an advertising company founded in 2015. The firm provides advertising, marketing strategy, branding, market research, and more and has a small team. The firm is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Hierarchy Inc helped brand a landscape architecture firm. The team did a SWOT analysis, designed the logo, website, and marketing collaterals, created content, and managed the client's social media pages.

    "Hierarchy Inc really shines when it comes to their willingness to understand our business."

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  • 42
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Panamá, Panama

    GX LIVE MARKETING is a marketing and event agency founded in 2019. Based in Panama City with fewer than 10 people, they specialize in market research, marketing strategy, and event planning for clients ranging from small businesses to large firms.

    Clients

    • Microsoft
    • Intel
    • Dos Pinos.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    GX LIVE MARKETING supports a software company’s large event marketing needs. They help organize logistics and schedules for events and marketing strategies. 

    "A great thing about them is they’re always evolving and expanding their services."

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  • 43
    • $50,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Boulder, CO

    IMM is a branding agency that was founded in 2007. Located in Boulder, Colo., their team of over 110 specializes in media planning & buying, content marketing, and UX/UI design.  IMM works with clients in the business, finance, and consumer products and services industries.  

    Clients

    • NetApp
    • Tastes of Chicago
    • Universal Technical Institute
    • Pearl iZUMi

    Industries

    Notable Project

    IMM is the digital marketing partner of a regional bank. They execute branding campaigns, facilitate ad placements, and pick new markets for targeting. They also implement product-focused campaigns online. 

    "IMM has been virtually perfect, and we've had no issues with them in the over two years we worked together."

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  • 44
    • Undisclosed
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    C+R Research is a market research company launched in 1959. They are based in Chicago, Illinois and have a midsize team. Their services include market research.

    Industries

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  • 45
    • $5,000+
    • 1,000 - 9,999 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    GlobalData, PLC is a large market research company founded in 2006. Their team focuses on market research, business consulting, and custom software development. The firm is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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  • 46
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Dublin, Ireland

    Market research company Fact.MR is headquartered in Dublin , Ireland; Rockville, Maryland and Kalyan , India. The small firm was established in 2017. Their team focuses on market research.

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  • 47
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Austin, TX

    The Russell Consulting Group is a business consulting company. They are in Austin, Texas and have a small team. Their services include business consulting, marketing strategy, market research, and corporate training. The firm was established in 1995.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    The Russell Consulting Group provides business consulting services for a wholesale art glass distribution company. They’ve put together a report with team building and marketing suggestions to help with growth.

    "The Russell Consulting Group has a good grasp of business and the elements needed to help it stay alive and grow."

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  • 48
    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Arizton is a midsize market research company. Established in 2016, the firm is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Their team specializes in market research.

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  • 49
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Phoenix, AZ

     Founded in 2011, 48 West Agency is a marketing and PR firm based in Phoenix. They specialize in content marketing, strategy, advertising, and research. The majorities of their clients are midmarket companies in the IT industry. 

    Clients

    • Pelican Products
    • Ramco Systems
    • TurbineAero
    • Premier Mounts

    Industries

    Notable Project

    48 West Agency is providing ongoing PR services to a TV mounting equipment company. They focus on increasing media exposure, as well as improving lead generation and digital marketing tactics. 

    "Their versatility is most impressive. They have the resources to provide additional help beyond PR." – Marketing Director, TV Equipment Manufacturer

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  • 50
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Pasadena, CA

    Alter Agents is a market research company based in Los Angeles, California. The small company was launched in 2010. Their services include market research.

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  • 51
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Saint Arvans, United Kingdom
    Dobney.com marketing insight is a market research company founded in 2000. Their small team is headquartered in Saint Arvans, United Kingdom and Mont-ras, Spain and focuses on market research and custom software development.

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  • 52
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Berlin, Germany

    Achso! is a branding company founded in 2019. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, their small team provides branding, marketing strategy, web design, packaging design, and more.

    Clients

    • Obela EU
    • Vagabund Brewery
    • Bellboy Group
    • Hibana Design

    Industries

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  • 53
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.0
    • Cost

      4.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Detour UX is a user experience design agency headquartered in Toronto. Established in 2015, Detour UX has 11 employees who specialize in implementations of the Sitecore CMS. Their services consist of UI/UX design and testing, market research, web design, and more.

    Clients

    • PWC
    • Delvinia
    • Heart & Stroke Foundation
    • Deloitte

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Detour UX provided interface and experience design for a medical foundation's website. The client was migrating their data to Sitecore, and needed an agency to create the best visual assets and user flows. The Detour UX team reworked the client's information architecture and user experience, which has improved their user engagement and boosted returning visits.

    "They were very collaborative and responsive. Whenever we reached out to them, they worked well with our timelines. Overall, it was a very good experience and the communication was very good." — Project Manager, Medical Foundation

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  • 54
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Kyiv, Ukraine

    FIVE MEDIA is a digital SEO agency based in Kyiv, Ukraine with more than 10 employees. They provide SEO, advertising, and branding solutions to clients ranging from small companies to enterprises in the fields of gaming, business and financial services.

    Clients

    • Metinvest Holding
    • BKW group
    • Travelpayouts
    • Inkoopautos

    Industries

    Notable Project

    FIVE MEDIA developed a comprehensive digital strategy for a legal tech startup. The startup wanted to improve overall brand awareness and find new clients. FIVE MEDIA’s efforts improved the startup’s leads by 250%.

    “Everything was great.” - CEO, Legal Tech Startup

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  • 55
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Kyiv, Ukraine

    Beehiveor is a Kyiv, Ukraine-based market research company. The small agency was established in 2017. Their team specializes in market research and marketing strategy.

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  • 56
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Lviv, Ukraine

    Perfect PR is a PR firm headquartered in Lviv, Ukraine. The small firm was founded in 2011. Their team focuses on public relations.

    Clients

    • Dairy company Galychyna
    • Astound Commerce
    • Impress
    • Ukrainian Startup Fund

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  • 57
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Clifton, United Kingdom

    Market research company Ragdoll Research was founded in 2003. The agency offers market research, marketing strategy, and business consulting and has a small team. The agency is based in Clifton, United Kingdom.

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  • 58
    • Undisclosed
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Jongno, South Korea

    Established in 2010, ABN Impact is a market research company. In Jongno , South Korea, their midsize team provides market research, graphic design, and video production.

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  • 59
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Ludhiana, India

    With headquarters in Ludhiana, India, BainBow is a digital services company with a core team of under 50. Since 2015, they've provided a range of value in branding, marketing strategy, and advertising. Their clients consist of small and mid-market businesses in the business services, retail, and manufacturing industries.

    Clients

    • Sanjiwani Health Centre

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Expanding a health center's digital presence, BainBow developed an SEO-friendly website that would rank on search engines. They made sure that the information was indexed properly before building out the center's social media, link strategy, and blog content. The team's love for their work made for a satisfying engagement.

    "It's their love for their work. They are very dedicated to their work." – Owner, Health Center

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  • 60
    • $5,000+
    • Freelancer employees
    • Warszawa, Poland

    Filiberto Amati is a freelance marketing expert based in Warsaw, Poland. Since 2012, they have offered branding, market research, and marketing strategy solutions to clients in the industries of consumer products, retail, and hospitality.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Filiberto Amati provided marketing strategies for a food and beverages company. The company needed support as they were looking to launch their brand in Europe. The company is satisfied with Filiberto Amati’s work.

    “He’s really good at managing expectations.” - Business Development Director, Food and Beverages Company

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