Doing Research During COVID-19 Pandemic

Several clients have asked us whether they should be conducting research right now given that consumers’ eyes, ears and hearts are all focused on COVID-19. Consumers are anxious, many are depressed, they couldn’t possibly tell us about what they’re planning to do when things “come back to normal”; doing research right now would be downright “irresponsible” said one client. […]

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China Furniture Tariffs to Adversely Affect Consumers

With the impact of tariffs top of mind, The International Home Furnishing Representatives Association (IHFRA) asked Leflein Associates, Inc., a leading market research firm, to field a survey among IHFRA members in order to gauge their perceptions of how current and future tariffs might impact the landscape of the home furnishings sector. Based on input from close to […]

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