market research

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Definition of market research

: research into the size, location, and makeup of a product market

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Apple is responsible for 71 percent of all U.S. revenue generated by mobile apps, according to Sensor Tower, a market research firm. Reed Albergotti, Anchorage Daily News, "How Apple uses its App Store to copy the best ideas of others," 5 Sep. 2019 Apple is responsible for 71 percent of all U.S. revenue generated by mobile apps, according to Sensor Tower, a market research firm. Washington Post, "How Apple uses its App Store to copy the best ideas," 4 Sep. 2019 China was the largest importer of baby formula, according to the market research firm. Sherisse Pham, CNN, "China's Mengniu to buy baby formula maker Bellamy's for $1 billion," 16 Sep. 2019 Apple is responsible for 71 percent of all U.S. revenue generated by mobile apps, according to Sensor Tower, a market research firm. Reed Albergotti, oregonlive, "How Apple uses its App Store to copy the best ideas," 6 Sep. 2019 Yet, Google Chromecast, launched in 2013, is one of the most popular streaming platforms, just behind Roku according to a June 2019 report from Strategy Analytics, a market research firm. Courtney Linder, Popular Mechanics, "How To Use Google Chromecast," 29 Aug. 2019 Meanwhile, market research from RetailMeNot predicts 250 competing retailers will put items on sale this week, up from 194 last year and just 7 when Amazon began the promotion in 2015. Benjamin Romano, chicagotribune.com, "Amazon critics, rivals pouncing on Prime Day spotlight," 15 July 2019 Sales of products claiming to be low in sugar rose 2.7 percent over the 12 months that ended in May, the most of all diet claims, the market research firm said. Alexia Elejalde-ruiz, chicagotribune.com, "Avoiding sugar? Allulose, developed in Hoffman Estates, could be the next ‘breakthrough ingredient'," 22 Aug. 2019 About 448,000 people in Hong Kong use Twitter, according to the market research firm eMarketer. Anchorage Daily News, "Twitter, Facebook say China used fake accounts to sow discord in Hong Kong," 20 Aug. 2019

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1920, in the meaning defined above

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market research

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English Language Learners Definition of market research

: research that is done to get information about what people want to buy, why they want to buy it, etc.

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