August 16, 2018
The Story Behind Numbers Alma Blog

The Hidden Stories Behind Numbers

In my (many) years working with the Hispanic segment in the U.S., one constant criticism has been the relative lack of reliable data to support marketers’ decision-making process. I believe that...
July 30, 2018
Introducing Brand Catalyst

Introducing Brand Catalyst

Today we are pleased to announce the launch of Brand Catalyst, a revolutionary brand strategy and predictive segmentation tool. Built on the Simmons Insights platform, Brand Catalyst identifies the unique characteristics that differentiates over 8,000 brands.
June 25, 2018
IHOP Twitter

The Trolling of IHOP (IHOB), and the Importance of Representative Consumer Insights

The recent marketing stunt by IHOB (aka IHOP), aimed at raising awareness of their pivot to serving burgers, has evoked a bevy of trolling on social media. At first glance....
June 19, 2018
Smart Speaker

Alexa, What’s up with Smart Speakers These Days?

According to Simmons' Smart Home Adoption Study, 25.5% of US households currently have a smart speaker (defined as a wireless speaker with the added functionality of...
June 11, 2018
Sports betting, gambling, USA

Gambling Propensities and Market Viability After PASPA

With the recent repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), which outlawed sports betting outside Nevada, many are asking the same question - what’s next?
May 24, 2018
Amazon go

Amazon Setting the Gold Standard in Retail Store Innovation

Last week, not even four months after Amazon opened its first Amazon-Go grocery and convenience store in Seattle, the company announced...
May 22, 2018
Game of Thrones Binge Watching

Brace Yourselves: Binge Watching Parents Are Coming!

With the launch of Fall 2017 Media Behavior Trends study, we decided to take a deeper dive into binge watching TV...
May 15, 2018
Wedding Shopping Trends

Engagement and Wedding Shopping Not Just ‘For the Girls’

People across the globe are hearing wedding bells this week in anticipation of Britain’s Royal Wedding Saturday, when..
May 7, 2018

Faster, Smarter Storytelling Through Data

We're introducing a number of new features in Simmons Insights, including DataHaul, Quad Charts, Trending, and more.