Testimonials

testimonials

Gold Research, Inc. is an efficient data-driven market research and business consulting firm. We are passionate about uncovering the analytical answers you need to increase your business ROI.

But, don’t just take our word for it, click on the accolades from our clients and see what they think.


Alec Lenenfeld testimonial"At Freudenberg Household Products, we needed to conduct research in order to understand our customers’ complete buying journey from start to finish, so that we may take a leadership role with them and optimize our go to market strategy.

Our challenge was to find a vendor who is a thought leader in journey mapping, who could move fast with nationwide coverage and deliver quality data on a tight timeline. Above all, we wanted somebody who could provide us with the deep, rich insights that were also projectable to our national shopper base.

We selected Gold Research and they hit the ground running by implementing their Gold Journey Mapping™ solution. From conducting a thorough review of our existing research to avoid duplication, to conducting intense on-site workshops that forced our leadership teams to think long and hard about the research and business issues that were most critical, to deploying their innovative in-store mobile research methodologies – Gold Research really took care of everything.

As an experienced shopper insights and category management professional, I was very impressed by their team. Honestly, I’m not easily impressed since I’ve been in the industry for a long time and feel like I’ve seen it all. However, Gold Research’s execution was exceptional. Nitin, Greg and their entire team understand what it takes to conduct a successful customer journey mapping study. They also exceeded industry norms by integrating qualitative and quantitative research processes to ensure that we received deep, actionable insights into how our customers think about, and buy our products. And during our on-site workshops and briefing calls, they continued to impress me with their open communication and commitment to our project.

Gold Research successfully executed the project on time and within budget. They also represented us well in front of our retail partners and shoppers.

I would definitely recommend Gold Research to anybody wishing to conduct journey mapping and path-to-purchase research, and obtain a leadership position in their industry."

- Alec Lenenfeld, Director, Shopper Insights & Category Management, Freudenberg Household Products


Salomé Aguilar testimonial"I highly recommended Gold Research, Inc. and their research expertise."

 

- Salomé Aguilar, Director, Consumer Insights, Strategy & Analytics, Walmart


Rich Calvario testimonial"The strategic store research that Gold Research, Inc. conducted enabled us to see new and innovative foods in different regions of the country. Their pricing was competitive and their deliverables were easy to navigate. The knowledge and awareness we now have from the study will help us keep pace with ever-changing food trends."

- Rich Calvario, Manager, Strategic Insights, Conagra Brands


Olesya Govorun"I am pleased to recommend Gold Research as an effective and efficient provider of intercepts and on-site research. They are willing to go above and beyond to satisfy the research objectives. They personally ensure that the research is executed in a timely manner and that the interviewers are following the exact instructions. Overall, we have always been very satisfied with the outcome of the studies we have completed together."

- Dr. Olesya Govorun, PhD, Director, Strategy & Insights, The Dannon Company, Inc.


Simone Schuster"We've worked with Gold Research on multiple in-store research projects. They are quick to respond to needs. Flexible especially with last minute changes. Always easy to reach, professional and pleasant to work with."

- Simone Schuster, Category Manager, The Dannon Company, Inc..


Shaina Green"Just wanted to say thank you for the great work on these reports. Everything looks really good!"

- Shaina Green, M.C.M, Senior Engagement Manager, The Hypothesis Group

 


Dave Sheluga"Gold Research's analytical and graphic design teams were top notch. They were quick to understand the goals, attentive to detail, and communicated well. They got every detail right the first time. This engagement saved many hours of work for us and transformed the PowerPoint deck to something much more visually appealing. Excellent results and easy to work with."

- Dave Sheluga, Director of Consumer Insights, Ardent Mills


Arthur Z. Savitt"My recommendation regarding Nitin Sharma reflects my having been in the market research industry for several decades, having been on both sides of the desk, and a working knowledge of which data collection vendors do and do not go the distance when it comes to providing an excellent customer experience.

Nitin Sharma, of Gold Research, and is organization, have demonstrated ingenuity, creativity, strict adherence to detail and overall excellence on several different levels.

We have utilized their services for several projects and have never been disappointed; in fact, we have been pleasantly surprised on several occasions when he not only went the distance for us but also exceeded the call of duty to implement several procedures that eventually enhanced the final deliverable. Nitin and Gold Research, Inc. have afforded us timely, highest quality and cost effective infrastructure when it was critical for us to have it.

Nitin and his team are excellent listeners and know exactly what to do for virtually every data collection and tabulation scenario. Their survey programming, data collection, tabulation and quality control are top notch, truly as good as you can find. We have positioned them as an extension of our own research staff and are glad we did so, since, on many occasions, they saved us valuable time and helped us to maintain cost efficiency.

For online data collection, quality control, and data tabulation, they come highly recommended."

- Arthur Z. Savitt, CEO, WACS Insights & Strategy


Tanya Sparkman"I would very strongly recommend Gold Research to anybody who wishes to grow their business, better understand their customers, improve their product/service offering and keep an eye on the competition!"

- Tanya Sparkman, Vice President Marketing, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse

Charles Digate"We worked with Gold Research on a series of satisfaction research studies. The results and subsequent reports were on time and on budget. The work was without question professionally accomplished and the principal researcher was extremely easy to work with. I highly recommend Gold Research and would work with them in the future."

- Charles Digate, President & CEO, Skitster Inc.

"You guys truly deliver "big agency" capabilities at low prices. Keep it up!" 

- Market Research Director, A Fortune 50 Company.


Aybegum Senkesen"I am extremely happy with the Gold Research services that I received for one of my projects. They were very responsive, understood the problem, and delivered what was necessary in a fairly short period of time. The team they were able to put together was very knowledgeable in trade off (conjoint) methodologies and understood the nuances of the project. They worked under extremely tight deadlines and were able to work and deliver during the weekends and late at nights. I would highly recommend the Gold Research team to all my colleagues. I am impressed by the quality of their deliverables and work ethic."

- Aybegum Senkesen, Marketing Intelligence Manager, Lonza Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Gold Staffing Testimonials

Chicos FAS Logo"Executive recruiters are like wine, they get better with age. The key differentiator of Gold Research and its executives recruiters is the value they drive to both the company they are recruiting for and me as the top candidate.

Gold Research has:

  • The knack to feel the pulse in the right fitment.
  • Partnership / relationship approach for the client and the candidate.
  • Market research and analytics knowledge, both depth and width.
  • The acumen to connect and the broad network of senior executives and professionals.
  • And last but not least - honesty and genuineness in giving feedback and suggestions.

Gold Research has connected me with a great company and I look forward to starting a position dear to my heart. If you are looking for a great - not just good executive recruiters, who make good matches in a seamless and efficient way, Gold Research is the one."

- Dr. Barbara Ma, Director of Marketing Analytics, Chico's FAS Inc.


"A research firm that also does staffing for research roles!......Interesting concept and even better execution! I'm thrilled with your staffing expertise. You've proven to be a true partner."

- Sr. Human Resources Director, A Fortune 50 Company


640px The Clorox Company logo"I have always relied on my own network to find good positions for myself. However, as my education and responsibility grew, I learned that just finding a job was not sufficient. I needed to find a role in which I could truly excel, which requires a subtle combination of challenge, location, purpose, and professional growth.

When I decided to reach out to a recruiting firm, Gold Research and its recruiters worked closely and effectively with me to find a perfect fit in a location that was wonderful for my family. Gold Research recruiters' candor, experience, intelligence, and professionalism, coupled with their reach and resources, in my opinion, will always be the outstanding addition to any executive search. I highly recommend!"

- David Read, Associate Global Insights Manager, The Clorox Company


bdo"I highly recommend Gold Research and its recruiters. They are the ultimate professionals and extremely knowledgeable. They understand the financial services industry and the needs of their clients. They made my job search experience very easy. I was able to continue with the my daily life routine during this entire process. They took care of everything, from finding my potential employer, to setting up and preparing me for the interview and providing me with the new employer's offer letter. The whole process took less than 3 weeks. They have a relentless work ethic and are very trustworthy. I have been 110% satisfied with the services provided by this firm."

- Roberto Terrell, CPA, Senior Auditor at BDO USA, LLP


Epson logo"Thanks for your help. It's a great time to say how much we value your candidate! He consistently provides solid work which we appreciate."

- Denise Offutt, Market Research Manager, Epson America, Inc.