• 19 July 2017 — The name "Costco" may evoke jumbo packs of cereal or paper towels, but a new survey proves the brand is valued for more than just discount pantry goods. According to Market Force Information, Costco beat out Ikea to become America's favorite store for home furnishings.

  • 11 July 2017 — A smaller-format, neighborhood-oriented retailer beat out big-box competitors to rank as the nation's favorite home improvement retailer in a just-released study. 

  • 13 July 2017For home improvement, Ace Hardware scored No. 1 with a composite loyalty score of 63%....Ace also ranked first for other categories such as ease of finding merchandise, staff service and knowledge and speedy checkouts. Merchandise variety and value was awarded to Menards and parking availability to Lowe’s. Home Depot ranked last in all service categories as well as cleanliness and value.  

  • 12 July 2017 — A new survey of more than 7,800 consumers has found that more name Ace Hardware as their personal favorite place to shop than any other retailer when it comes to home improvement projects. The research by Market Force Information asked survey participants to rate their satisfaction based on their last experience with a home improvement retailer. They were also asked how likely they were to recommend that retailer to others. The data collected was then averaged to determine the...

  • 30 June 2017 — Market Force was named in the American Marketing Association's Gold Report 2017 of top 50 market research firms. Market Force specializes in providing location-level customer experience management services, including mystery shopping, customer experience surveys, and employee engagement surveys.

  • 13 June 2017 — Market Force, a customer experience management and research company, conducted a large-scale consumer study in May of 2017 polling over 8,200 consumers with the intent of uncovering trends in the wireless industry. The study focused on carrier performance, in store experience and service usage among other variables and was conducted through an online survey.

  • 15 June 2017 — So how's your wireless carrier treating you? Are you getting good service? How’s the coverage? Market Force Information asked more than 8,200 people how satisfied they are with their primary wireless carrier and if they would recommend that company to others or not.

  • 12 June 2017 — America's fastest-growing wireless carrier remains its most popular one—at least when it comes to full-service brands—for the second year running. In addition, the No. 1 player in the space was the only one of the four major carriers that saw its customer satisfaction score improve year over year. Market Force surveyed more than 8,200 US consumers, asking respondents to rate their satisfaction with their wireless carrier, along with their likelihood of recommending the brand...

  • 9 May 2017 — A regional chain that most Americans have never visited was just named the best overall grocery-store chain in the US. Wegmans was the US's highest-rated grocery chain out of more than 20 that appeared in Market Force Information's annual survey of the industry, which was released Tuesday. This is the second year in a row in which Wegmans has earned the top spot — though this year, it was forced to share the crown with Publix, a Southeastern supermarket chain.

  • 9 May 2017 — Wegmans and Publix are tied for America’s favorite grocery store, according to a 12,700-person study conducted by Market Force, a company focused on consumer experience. Wegmans (a chain based in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic) and Publix (which is based in the South) each scored a 77 percent rating. Trader Joe’s came in second, followed by the Texas chain H-E-B. Last year, Wegmans took home the top spot by itself, beating out the longtime winner, Trader Joe’s.

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