Collect insights and strategic data in ChinaDaxue Consulting’s broad range of research services caters to every business and data collection need in China. They include qualitative and quantitative research methods: from answering niche consumer issues on a city-level in Shanghai, Beijing or a smaller tier-3 city, to national-level China market entry projects; from long-term China market audits to forward-thinking processes of market trend identification in China. Our team provides tailored services, agile research design, and flexible commitment models.
Full range of capabilities in ChinaOur scope of expertise covers consumption patterns, U&A, brand equity, consumer insight, usability testing, trade marketing, competition framework, feasibility assessment, performance evaluation and so on. Moreover, our network covers all of China. Every market research can be realized either in first-tier cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Tianjin, Shenzhen, and second-tier cities such as Dalian, Harbin, Xiamen, and Xi’an. We also have capabilities and networks in low-tier cities and rural areas in China to conduct any research methodology.
Providing actionable insights in the Chinese marketDaxue Consulting’s final aim is to provide key drivers of growth to your operations in China. These include providing you with the access to distribution networks and a clear vision on how to sell in China. We also strive to deliver a comprehensive overview of your competition framework and to identify what can be your competitive edge in China. Finally, our consumer panel research allows our team to provide valuable insights regarding your Chinese consumer target. We identify your key consumer segment targets, to further adapt your strategy to each segment. Daxue Consulting’s team ensures that the research outputs are actionable and decision-oriented to meet clients’ business objectives in China. Findings are critically analyzed and always challenged internally and during workshops with your team. Above all, we pay specific attention to elaborate agile research designs and methodological processes. It allows our team to offer a service that is specific to your needs and never generic to the industry.
Building comprehensive business projects in ChinaOur market research methodologies are often followed-up by practical and strategic consulting solutions. For instance, for a market entry project, market research services will be the foundation of your future business plan in China. In the case of a competition analysis, our team will set up market intelligence tools to ensure a reliable and timely market audit within a long-term monitoring plan in China.
Custom methodologies for your Market Research in China Our comprehensive services for market research in Shanghai, Beijing, and another top 50 cities include primary and secondary data analysis and a broad range of custom collection methods, including:
- Qualitative and in-depth interviews with China market insiders. Our team will identify the best knowledgeable persons to collect the insights previously determined as key for your ambition in China. Insider sample size and constitution will be adapted accordingly to fit your needs of information better.
- Co-creative workshops, roundtables and focus groups with Chinese consumers.Daxue Consulting manages every step of the discussion setup, from consumer recruitment to focus group analysis.
- Quantitative interviews (offline and online surveys) with targeted sample of Chinese consumers.Our team provides valuable and comprehensive data mining and analysis for identifying significant patterns, preferences, and needs of your key consumer target.
- Mystery shoppingand Store-checks in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and any area from tier-1 cities to rural areas in China. In-store data is one of the best sources of information to better understand your market and your competition frame in China. We have developed our in-house mobile APP: The Store-Checkers to optimize this data-collection phase.
- Desk research and secondary data analysis.Daxue Consulting team will comprehensively collect existing data and literature in your sector of interest. Our managers will screen this secondary data through your business perspective to provide actionable insights on your Chinese market.
- Big data on China’s leading Internet platforms(Baidu, Taobao & Tmall, Weibo, etc.). Our ambition is to collect highly important statistics defining your potential demand, your target profile, your competition framework and market trends in China to be further studied.
- Sensory research with Chinese consumers.Daxue Consulting provides methodologies aimed at testing the potential acceptance or reaction of Chinese consumers according to pre-determined stimuli (food tasting for instance).
- Ethnographic research and shop-along methodologies.This methodology enables Daxue Consulting’s team to observe Chinese consumers in their natural setting and daily context, which proves to also be completely different than the environment of Western consumers.