Press Releases

  • Market Force Information Completes Management Buyout with Strategic Investor Main Street Capital

    2 August 2017

    Market Force announced the completion of a management-led buyout with investor partner Main Street Capital. The investment will help Market Force expand their suite of customer experience management solutions, including investment in technology solutions.

  • Ikea Is Not America's Favorite Store for Home Furnishings

    20 July 2017 — Step aside, Ikea. Costco is America’s favorite store for home furnishings, according to a new survey from Market Force Information. Costco, known for its discounted bulk items, scored a 72% composite loyalty score among those surveyed, and Ikea came in a close second with 70%. Target, T.J. Maxx and Kohl’s completed the top five stores for home furnishings.

  • New Market Force Information Study Reveals America’s Favorite Home Improvement and Home Furnishings Retailers

    18 July 2017

    A new nationwide study by Market Force asked survey participants to rate their satisfaction with their last experience at a home improvement or furnishings store and their likelihood to recommend it to others. That data was averaged to rate each brand on an aggregation of the two measures — a Composite Loyalty Index. Market Force also looked at the attributes that drive these preferences, analyzing factors such as merchandise and brand selection, cleanliness  and...

  • New Market Force Study Finds T-Mobile and Consumer Cellular Are America’s Favorite Wireless Carriers

    14 June 2017

    For the second year in a row, T-Mobile ranks as America’s favorite full-service wireless carrier and Consumer Cellular ranks as the nation’s favorite non-contract wireless provider. The rankings come from a study of more than 8,200 consumers conducted by Market Force, and it also reveals trends in wireless plans, carrier performance, customer satisfaction and in-store experiences.

  • New Market Force Information Study Finds Publix and Wegmans Are America’s Favorite Grocery Stores

    9 May 2017

    Publix and Wegmans are America’s favorite grocery retailers, tying for first place in a consumer study of more than 12,700 shoppers conducted by Market Force. Trader Joe’s is a very close second and H-E-B ranks third. This is the second consecutive year that Wegmans has held the top spot in the annual study, after unseating long-running favorite Trader Joe’s in 2016.

  • New Market Force Study Finds QuikTrip and Costco Are America’s Favorite Places to Fuel Up

    13 April 2017

    QuikTrip and Costco are consumers’ favorite places to fill their gas tanks, according to a new study by Market Force. More than 11,000 consumers participated in the annual study, which ranks gas stations in two categories—traditional gas stations and convenience stores, and grocery stores and big-box retailers with gas pumps. The study also reveals trends in food, technology and customer loyalty.

  • Market Force Information Adds Mobile Retail Audit Functionality to Eyes:On App

    23 March 2017

    Market Force has rolled out mobile auditing features for its Eyes:On app that enables Market Force clients and their auditors to report on brand compliance from a tablet or smartphone, improving productivity and eliminating the need for paperwork. Eyes:On uses geo-fencing technology to identify and verify sites targeted for audits. Custom audit questionnaires are supported, including capabilities for attaching photos, videos and other media-rich content. The app is now...

  • New Study from Market Force Information Reveals America’s Favorite Quick-Service Restaurants

    15 March 2017

    More than 11,000 consumers participted in Market Force's new research study, which reveals America’s favorite quick-service restaurant (QSRs) chains in five popular food categories: burgers, Mexican, pizza, chicken and sandwiches. In-N-Out is America’s favorite burger chain, Chipotle ranked first for Mexican food, Marco’s for pizza, Chick-fil-A for chicken and Firehouse Subs for sandwiches. The study also reveals consumers’ QSR dining habits, brand preferences and in-...

  • Nordstrom Is Nation’s Favorite Fashion Retailer, New Market Force Study Finds

    16 February 2017

    For the fifth time in a row, Nordstrom ranked as the nation’s favorite fashion retailer in an annual retail industry study conducted by Market Force. Market Force polled over 10,000 consumers for the study, which ranks top fashion retailers, reveals retail technology trends and looks at spending plans and habits. 

  • Consumers’ Favorite Fitness and Beauty Brands Revealed in New Market Force Study

    26 January 2017—A new study by Market Force surveyed 2,782 consumers on preferences for fitness centers across all four U.S. Census regions, a broad spectrum of incomes, and from ages 18 to over 65. Market Force also surveyed 7,970 consumers on cosmetics preferences. 


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