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We help build profitable brands by providing world class solutions in Brand Planning, Activation and In-Market Tracking

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Communications Research That Builds Profitable Brands

We are passionate about validated metrics, that is, metrics that are predictive of business results. We’re equally as passionate about turning those metrics into stories.  We combine solid research with senior staff experienced in brand building strategy and outstanding client service.

Quick Facts

  • Full range of research solutions to support advertising and marketing decision-making
    • Fully integrated suite of communications research solutions including traditional and digital pre and post market measurement
    • Integrated brand experience and loyalty monitoring
  • MSW and ARS each founded in 1968.  MSW acquired ARS from comScore in 2013.
  • Part of a Global Research organization formed in 2011 called Axial Research
  • A Different type of research organization
    • Senior level account servicing
    • Insights that go beyond individual project reports
  • MSW●ARS innovation partners
    • BBDO "The Worth": 360 market mix modeling
    • Linguistic Insights: Social linguistic analytics
    • EyeSee; Facial Coding and Eye Tracking
    • Catalina Marketing
    • InVentiv Health

Recent Blog Posts

Nov 30, 2015 Frank Findley

In parts I, II, and III of this blog series we discussed the added benefits and technical details of incorporating brand preference throughout the brand building process.  During this time we have received numerous requests for more details with the most common being of the form, “Are brand preferences important for my category?”  Typically this […]

Oct 13, 2015 Frank Findley

In Part I and Part II of this blog series we discussed the empirical strengths and corporate needs driving brand preference’s adoption.  But one aspect that pleasantly surprises those new to the technique is how easy it is to deploy relative to other measures. Most common brand metrics are collected through the use of a closed-ended […]

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