Media Coverage

  • These Two Stores Beat Out Trader Joe’s As America’s Favorite Grocery Chain

    19 January 2018 — The results are in: Publix Super Markets and Wegmans just tied for first place as America’s favorite grocery chains.In a recent survey conducted by Market Force, nearly 13,000 participants ranked stores based on their value for money, speedy checkouts, availability of items, ease of finding items, cashier courtesy, store cleanliness and more. The two winners that tied for the metaphorical gold trophy scored big with a 77% rating. Trader Joe’s Market came in a...

  • Publix And Wegmans Named America's Favorite Grocery Stores

    18 January 2018 — Publix Super Markets and Wegmans tied for first place, with each scoring 77% on Market Force Information's most recent Customer Loyalty Index. Trader Joe's Market was a close second with a score of 76% and H-E-B was third with a score of 69%. Publix has ranked second for the past four years. This is the second consecutive year Wegmans has earned top honors. Both companies have repeatedly been named to Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For.

  • Phillips 66, Market Force Information Renew Partnership

    7 November 2017—Phillips 66 is continuing its use of customer insights to assess operational execution by renewing its partnership with Market Force, a leader in customer experience management. To help sites meet brand standards, it employs multiple measurement tools from Market Force, including consumer satisfaction surveys, monthly mystery shopping and semi-annual brand compliance audits for all its sites.Additionally, Phillips 66 uses Market Force’s KnowledgeForce platform, which funnels...

  • America’s Favorite Casual Spots and Currying Favor

    21 November 2017—Bonefish Grill is America’s favorite casual dining restaurant, according to a new study by Market Force Information®. Nearly 8,000 consumers were polled for the study, which ranks casual dining restaurant chains in seven categories: general menu, pizza, Italian, breakfast, buffet, steakhouse and seafood. Bonefish Grill ranked No. 1 overall. The nationwide study also found that: Tablets are failing to enhance the dining experience Yelp greatly influences casual dining...

  • Bonefish Grill Named America's Favorite Casual Dining Chain

    November 2017—For all the new and exploratory topics driving the future of casual dining, the classics—quality, service, and atmosphere—remain king with consumers.Market Force Information’s annual casual dining consumer preferences and trends study, which polls more than 8,000 consumers, crowned Bonefish Grill as America’s favorite chain. Across all seven categories surveyed (general menu, pizza, Italian, breakfast, buffet, steakhouse, and seafood), Bonefish stood out for its top score on...

  • Market Force Poll: 17% of Diners Say Tablets Improve the Overall Dining Experience

    5 December 2017—According to a new study by Market Force, which polled  nearly 8,000 consumers, tablets are failing to enhance the dining experience, Yelp continues to greatly influences casual dining restaurant choices over restaurant branded mobile apps, and guests are primarily using mobile apps to check menus.  

  • Most People Have a Mobile Banking App, but Do They Use It?

    31 October 2017 — The adoption of mobile banking apps is moving steadily ahead, according to new data from customer experience management firm Market Force. The company’s August 2017 poll of US internet users revealed that nearly 80% of respondents had downloaded their primary bank’s mobile app. But just because the app had been downloaded doesn’t mean it was used by most people with any regularity. The poll revealed that only about four in 10 respondents used their banking...

  • Users Prefer PayPal Over Apple Pay When It Comes to Digital Wallets

    26 October 2017 — Digital wallet adoption is slowly on the rise, and payments provider PayPal seems to be the most popular choice for users. Users of the PayPal digital wallet far extend users of its closest competition, Apple Pay, according to a Market Force Banking Study released yesterday. The study, which polled about 6,500 banking customers in August 2017, found that 67% of customers are using PayPal, while 39% are using Apple Pay.

  • Costco, Wawa gaining ground as gas fuel up locations

    10 August 2017 — The top consumer choices when it comes to gassing up the vehicle at a wholesaler is Costco and Wawa when it comes to grocery stores, according to a Market Force Information study which polled 7,000 consumers. While most vehicle owners still hit local gas station and convenience stores, wholesale clubs and grocers boasting pumps are gaining ground, according to a release on the study. Wawa ranked highest with 68 percent when it comes to preferred gas stations and convenience...

  • This Is America’s Favorite Store for Home Furnishings

    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.


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