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May 21, 2021

May/June Quirk's Issue: Accelerating Recovery- Using Research to Manage a Brand Crisis by Rex Repass & Michael Lieberman

Research should be a major part of any effort to repair a brand's reputation, the authors argue, and they offer strategies for making that happen.Read More

May 17, 2021

Research America Welcomes Shari Paige, Ph.D., Andrea Corrado, and Christina Drott to the Team

Newtown Square, PA, May 17, 2021 Research America continues to expand by welcoming three new expert researchers to their team. Dr. Shari Paige, Andrea Corrado, and Christina Drott.Read More

April 12, 2021

Segmedica® to Present at the Virtual Pharmaceutical Market Research Conference

Research America’s Segmedica division is presenting a paper Achieving and Using a Great Segmentation in the early afternoon of May 12th. Read More

April 08, 2021

Segmedica® to Present at the 2021 Intellus Summit

Join Research America’s Segmedica division at the Intellus Summit Virtual Event this month. We will be presenting two case study sessions on The Psychology of Pandemic Behaviors and Predicting Professional and Patient Healthcare. Read More

January 29, 2021

Research America Joins NielsenIQ’s Connect Partner Network to Provide More Clients with More Data-Driven Solutions

Newtown Square, PA, January 29, 2021 - Research America, Inc., a leading market research firm with nationwide locations across the United States, announced that it has joined the NielsenIQ Connect Partner Network. This relationship enhances Research America’s ability to provide more data-driven solutions to more clients with their unique, all-inclusive research services that are completed by one united and dedicated team. Read More

January 4, 2021

Research America Acquires Segmedica (xsperient®)

Newtown Square, PA, January 4, 2021 Research America, Inc., the top marketing research firm located outside Philadelphia, announced today that it has acquired Segmedica (xsperient®). This expansion brings Research America’s cumulative number of acquisitions over the past six years to 16.Read More

November 2, 2020

Health and Wellness Issues Loom Large in America’s Vote for President

Newtown Square, PA,  With 10% of Americans reporting COVID-19 symptoms, the federal management of the virus pandemic is a growing concern. Voters are also casting a critical eye on the current administration’s healthcare policies over the last 4 years. Read More

October 29, 2020

Steve French Awarded "Top 100 Marketing & Advertising Leaders" in the World

Newtown Square, PA, Steve French, a renowned researcher, thought leader, behavioral scientist, and currently senior vice president at Research America, Inc. recently won the award for "Top 100 Marketing & Advertising Leaders" in the world. Mr. French won this award for his contributions to the industry and will be honored for his achievements in revolutionizing the future of marketing. Read More

October 13, 2020

Research America Now Provides Health & Wellness Consumer Insights and Trends

Newtown Square, PA,  Research America Inc. merged the Natural Marketing Institute into their family of companies. This acquisition expanded Research America’s capabilities to include additional strategic consulting services, proprietary custom methodologies and syndicated databases that include over 1 million consumer interviews in over 30 countries, trended for more than 20 years.  Read More

August 1, 2020

Market Research Firm Research America Adds Seasoned Marketer to Management Team

Newtown Square, PA, July 31, 2020 – Research America Inc. (RAI) is pleased to announce that DeAnna Lance has joined the firm as its new Advertising & PR Director. Prior to joining RAI, Lance served in a number of marketing roles in the advertising, technology and printing industries.  Read More

July 13, 2020

Natural Marketing Institute and Research America Inc. Announce Merger of Companies

Robert Porter, RAI CEO is pleased to announce that as of July 1st we have merged Natural Marketing Institute (NMI) into our Research America Inc. family of companies. RAI was founded over 35 years ago and has grown to over 14 offices nationally with 300+ researchers.  Read More

July 10, 2020

Research America Recognized as a Largest Market Research Firm

As published in the Cincinnati Business Courier, Research America, Inc. is one of the Largest Market Research Firms.
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April 6, 2020

Americans Are Optimistic Despite Uncertainity

Cincinnati, Ohio, April 6, 2020 – While Americans have a high level of anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic, most are willing to make significant sacrifices and many are optimistic about the future. They also believe that government leaders are taking the appropriate actions, according to a new national Research America, Inc. public opinion poll.  Read More

January 28, 2020

Research America Recognized as Veteran-Owned Business

Newtown Square, PA, January 28, 2020 – Research America Inc. is proud to announce that the Department of Veterans Affairs has officially verified and recognized them as a Veteran-Owned Small Business.  Read More

December 13, 2019

Research America Inc. Named Top Company By GreenBook

Newtown Square, PA, December 13, 2019 – After being named to the INC 5000 earlier this year, Research America Inc was named to the 2019 Greenbook Market Leaders Report, coming in as the 50th largest firm in the industry (showing a 34.9% increase in U.S. revenue).  Read More

October 30, 2019

Research America Helps Study Gerrymandering in Virginia

Newtown Square, PA, October 30, 2019 – A new statewide study – conducted in September by Research America Inc. for the University of Mary Washington – suggests that supporters of this proposed constitutional amendment have not been effective in promoting it to residents of the commonwealth.  Read More

August 27, 2019

Research America Named to Inc. 5000 List for the 5th Time

Newtown Square, PA. , August 27, 2019 – For the fifth time in its history, Research America Inc. has been ranked as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the Unites States and was named to the Inc. 5000, coming...  Read More

May 6, 2019

Research America Releases New Retail Trends Report

Newtown Square, PA, May 6, 2019 – For the 3rd year in a row, Research America Inc. has released its annual Retail Trends Report which explores a number of key issues and trends effecting today’s retailers.  Read More


November 13, 2018

Research America Announces Cincinnati Expansion

Cincinnati, Ohio, November 13, 2018 – Research America Inc., a leading marketing research provider, announced it has hired all remaining Parker Insights employees.  Read More

October 29, 2018

Research America Earns National and Regional Recognition in 2018

Inc. 5000, Cincinnati Business Courier, and Philadelphia Inquirer Awards

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 29, 2018 -- Research America Inc. earned recognition from three important US business publications during the latter half of 2018, according to Robert Porter, CEO.  Read More

September 3, 2018

Research America Opens Orlando Central Location Testing Facility

Expansion into Central Florida Includes Area Market Research Expertise

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 3, 2018 – Research America announced the opening of its Orlando Florida Central Testing Location facility.  Read More

January 2, 2018

Research America Acquires Sentenium

Market Research Company Expands in California and Enters Asian Markets

Research America, Inc. announced it had purchased Sentenium, Inc. The acquired business, located in Pleasant Hill, California, is a global marketing research supplier.  Read More

November 29, 2017

Research America’s Recognized as a Top Cincinnati Market Research Firm

Research America’s Cincinnati Location Ranks #22 on CBC Annual List

The Cincinnati Business Courier announced its "Top Twenty-Five Marketing Research Companies" award on July 8 of this year and Research America was listed as the 22nd largest in the region.  Read More

November 1, 2017

Research America Ranked #14 on the 2017 Philadelphia 100® List of Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies

Research America Inc. has been listed as the 14th fastest growing privately-held companies in the Philadelphia area, according to the 2017 Philadelphia 100® award competition.  Read More

June 1, 2017

CEO and Consultant Leaders Crisscross Country

Research America leaders traveled to six major trade shows during the first half of 2017. CEO Rob Porter and his team are taking part in conferences through the summer and autumn of this year. At each stop, the conference team is sharing news about recent changes and company growth within Research America.  Read More

March 6, 2017

Research America Announces New Acquisition: Roda Marketing Research

Research America, Inc. continues its growth with the announcement of recent acquisition Roda Marketing Research, Inc. This acquisition will provide Roda Research clients with access to the most current marketing research technologies and new methodology trends.  “Roda Research has grown over 40 years, beginning as a boutique niche healthcare marketing research recruiting firm. Over the years, we have built a remarkable database of leadership contacts in the healthcare field. By joining with Research America, our work will be transformed by a new generation of marketing researchers using new ideas and digital technology. “stated Adele Roda, Owner and President of Roda Marketing Research, Inc.    Read More

December 1, 2016

REPASS Research and Strategic Consulting Acquired by Research America

Research America, Inc., the marketing research firm based in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, announced today that it has acquired REPASS® Research and Strategic Consulting. REPASS is located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

“We are thrilled to announce with Rex the acquisition of the REPASS firm,” Research America Inc. president Robert Porter said. “Rex has built a very successful and respected firm with long-term clients and a talented staff. They will add significantly to our capabilities in quantitative and qualitative research methods and research-based strategy development.” Read More

November 18, 2016

Research America Expands with Michigan-based Intellitrends

Research America has expanded its national presence with the addition of Intellitrends to its corporate family of market research companies. Intellitrends, a strategic marketing research firm based in Clarkston, Michigan was founded by Marlene and Keith Stone in 1989. Over the past 27 years Intellitrends has worked closely with major clients in all industry sectors helping them achieve market growth through strategically-focused, quality-driven and factually based market insights. Read More

July 7, 2016

Research America Inc. Acquires Sigma Group

Research America, a privately owned marketing research company comprising eleven United States locations, completed its acquisition of assets of Sigma Group, LLC , based in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Sigma Group, founded by Dennis Nutter in 1998, is a leading specialist in healthcare marketing research, specializing in delivering several forms of satisfaction surveys and community image and preference market surveys for hospitals and healthcare systems. Sigma Group serves clients throughout the United States, ranging from small community hospitals to larger metropolitan healthcare networks, clinics and health plans. Read More

July 6, 2016

Research America, Inc. Acquires Viewpoint Consulting

Research America, a nationwide provider of marketing research, qualitative and quantitative surveys and analysis, announces the acquisition of Viewpoint Consulting, a leading agency specializing in Pharmaceutical Payer Research to augment its existing pharmaceutical offerings. Read More

April 4, 2016

Research America Test Kitchen and Focus Facilities Get a Refresh

Research America, Inc., a full-service marketing research firm, has recently updated its Central Testing Location’s test kitchen in Totowa, New Jersey. Kitchen appliances are replaced frequently to match consumer buying trends and to ensure that the appliances hold temperatures accurately and produce consistent results across every batch of product prepared. Read More

January 1, 2016

Research America Acquires CLT Experts Partners in Research

Research America, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Partners in Research, a New York - New Jersey metropolitan area provider of focus group moderation, interviewing facilities and consumer product testing. The company’s offices are located in Totowa, New Jersey, a short ride from the Hudson River crossings and Newark Liberty International Airport. Read More

December 2015

Research America’s Tom Ramsburg tops Survey Magazine’s “Top 20 Researchers You Need to Know”

Research America’s Tom Ramsburg tops Survey Magazine’s “Top 20 Researchers You Need to Know”. A spot on the annual list of influential marketing research leaders communicates industry wisdom and knowledge to peers and a potential client audience. Read More

November 2, 2015

Research America Acquires Chicago’s APC Research, Inc.

APC Research, Inc. has been acquired by Research America. The firm’s projects include support for firms in a wide range of fields, with special skill in researching opinions in marketing to children and teens, the local Hispanic and Polish communities, and businesses in Technology and Medical fields. Read More

August 3, 2015

Research America Acquires HaldyMcIntosh & Associates

HaldyMcIntosh & Associates has been acquired by Research America. The firm, formed by Peter Haldy and Greg McIntosh in 1998, specializes in support for studies in Healthcare, Agribusiness and General Industry. HaldyMcIntosh, formerly based in Media, PA, has frequently partnered with neighboring Research America in Newtown Square to support studies throughout the state. Read More

August 3, 2015

Metrix Matrix Joins Research America

Metrix Matrix, Inc. has partnered with Research America. Metrix Matrix, founded by marketing research expert James Antonevich in 1997, provides quantitative and qualitative study development and implementation for a wide variety of clients. Metrix Matrix offers a wide range of qualitative and quantitative marketing research support services. The company has developed expertise in developing studies for Healthcare, Utilities and Government. Read More

February 2013

Research America Acquires TMR

TMR Marketing has been acquired by Research America in a major expansion of the company’s market research division. TMR is an experienced leader in the areas of political, industrial and consumer telephone research. By acquiring TMR, Research America increases its capability to support in-depth research studies and data collection conducted via web and mail. TMR earned its reputation by combining cutting-edge call center technology with a common-sense approach to market research, providing reliable, actionable data at affordable rates for companies and organizations around the nation. This purchase helps the company continue to lead the field in communications solutions, inbound and outbound services, telemarketing and market research.

March 2013

Research America Acquires EMH Opinion Sampling

Research America has acquired EMH Opinion Sampling of Sacramento, California. EMH, a veteran marketing research company designs and conducts commercial market research campaigns, political surveys and opinion polls utilizing sophisticated sampling methodologies and data mining techniques. EMH, a recipient of the Market Research Association’s prestigious Professional Researcher Certification, has been cited as a Provider of Primary Quantitative Data Collection Expertise and will extend the scope and reach our Market Research company.

September 2013

Research America announces its contract award with Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority

Research America, a leader in providing world-class communications outsourcing support, announces its contract award to partner with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority to boost convention attendance through event promotion and telemarketing services. LVCVA is responsible for developing and marketing the Las Vegas brand, supporting city efforts to encourage new and repeat tourism for the area. Research America will provide support for each of the approximately 60 events on the LVCVA roster per each year, encouraging and promoting conventions as well as generating hotel occupancy .

April 2012

Smart CEO Magazine recognizes Rob Porter, President and CEO of Research America in the Smart100 Book featuring selected CEOs living within the region who display excellence in leadership, philosophy and character. His dedication to customer service is embodied in the company's "Phones Up" call to action mantra. This dedication has accelerated growth by 202% since 2007, and the company has grown nationwide, including a telephone market research facility in Philadelphia.

September 2011

Research America selected 2011 Lehighton Award for Market Analysis Research

Research America has been selected for the 2011 Best of Lehighton Award in the Market Analysis Research category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA).

The USCA "Best of Local Business" Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2011 USCA Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the USCA and data provided by third parties.

January 2010

Research America partners with PTM Communications

Research America is pleased to announce its partnership with Telemarketing Services provider PTM expanding its services by integrating a proven B2B telemarketing system into its existing outbound call center infrastructure. Research America provides telephone based market research and opinion polling services.

PTM Communications’ client list includes several notable business and trade journals, including regional business directory and news services. PTM has additional experience in providing telemarketing service for nonprofit and membership organizations. PTM has special expertise in providing successful organization membership and subscriber retention calls.

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