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Good quality market research means little without the correct data analysis to make sense of it all, writes Shawn Henning, analytics director at BMi Research. 24 Jun 2014 Read more >>

Recent revelations about the growing power and reach of 'Food eVangelists' - consumers around the world who critique products, share opinions and influence others - illustrate how vital it is that the food industry listens and responds to the voice of these potent agents of change. 17 Jun 2014 Read more >>

In a move that brings its consumer research to life and adds fascinating depth to these insights, pricing specialist BMi Research has included eye tracking in its arsenal of cutting-edge research methodologies. 9 Jun 2014 Read more >>

BMi Research staff enjoyed a day in the sun on February 21st while helping Ubuhle Day Care Centre, at Valksfontein Bronkhorstspruit, maintain its vegetable garden. 16 May 2014 Read more >>

BMi Research has completed research examining the latest retail and shopper trends. The report consists of the company's predictions for 2014's trends in the industry. 7 Mar 2014 Read more >>

Over R130,000 was raised in the 2013 Jackal Berry MTB Cycle Challenge which took place on 28 November 2013. 28 riders from BMi Research, 4PL and SixSqure hit the tracks on a two-day 180km challenge from Bronkhorstspruit to Machadodorp to raise money for the Ubuhle Day Care and Development Centre based in Bronkhorstspruit. The money will be used to build additional classrooms for the centre. 14 Feb 2014 Read more >>

As part of its quarterly CSR initiative, BMi Research recently planted grass and colourful flowers at the Lambano Sanctuary in Wychwood. 12 Dec 2013 Read more >>

Paula du Toit, a packaging and technology student from the Institute of Packaging South Africa (IPSA), was awarded IPSA's Student Gold Pack Award for the best research project in the packaging category which BMi Research annually sponsors. 2 Dec 2013 Read more >>

BMi Research (Pty)Ltd, is a research house specialising in consumer and industrial research in various sectors, including the retail market. It has more than 30 years' experience in the industry across a wide range of methodologies and markets. Below are 2013 Annual Quantification Reports on Bottled Water/Drinking Water, Flavoured Alcoholic Beverages (FABS),fruit drinks, malt beer and sports drinks in South Africa. 29 Nov 2013 Read more >>

BMi Research (Pty)Ltd, is a research house specialising in consumer and industrial research in various sectors, including the retail market. It has more than 30 years' experience in the industry across a wide range of methodologies and markets. Below are 2013 Annual Quantification Reports on bars, mageu, Maize Meal and Wheat Bread in South Africa. 29 Nov 2013 Read more >>

When a team of volunteers from BMi Research helped put together a house as part of their on-going CSR Initiative with the Ubuhle Care and Development Centre in Bronkhorstspruit during 2012, it signalled fresh hope for an underprivileged family living in the area. 17 Oct 2013 Read more >>

With the cost of living constantly rising, consumers are demanding greater value from retailers when it comes to making purchasing decisions. Increasingly, that means "spying before buying", with tech-savvy consumers scouting around online to compare products, prices and promotions at different retailers before deciding where to spend their money. 3 Oct 2013 Read more >>

This year's Jackal Berry MTB Cycle Challenge is set to hit the dirt tracks on November 29th through till the 30th, with riders and sponsors hoping to raise R50 000 for the Ubuhle Day Care and Development Centre in Bronkhorstspruit. 19 Sep 2013 Read more >>

BMi Research and OR Tambo Protea Hotel staff members recently visited Ubuhle Care and Development Centre and delivered food parcels to local residents. 24 May 2013 Read more >>

Two November events saw BMi Research raising funds for the Ubuhle Care and Development Centre, a charity that helps orphans and vulnerable children in farm communities living in the Bronkhorstspruit Metsweding District. BMi Research has supported Ubuhle Care and Development Centre since 2008. 14 Jan 2013 Read more >>

What started off as an informal challenge around a braai amongst friends has turned into an annual two-day, 253km mountain trail bike ride. This year's Jackal Berry MTB Challenge which hits the road on 29 November, is hoping to raise R20 000 for the Ubuhle Day Care and Development Centre in Bronkhorstspruit. 12 Nov 2012 Read more >>

Aneesah Fulut was awarded IPSA's Student Gold Pack Award for the best research project in the packaging category. BMi Research, one of South Africa's leading research houses, sponsored the award, which included a R500 cash prize. The Student Gold Pack awards took place at the Inanda Club in Sandton on 18 October 2012. 6 Nov 2012 Read more >>

When a team of volunteers from BMi Research built a total of 102 bricks as part of their ongoing CSR Initiative with the Ubuhle Care and Development Centre (www.ubuhlecares.org.za) in Bronkhorstspruit recently, it signalled fresh hope for an underprivileged 10-year old orphan living in the area. 16 Oct 2012 Read more >>

BMi Research recently treated the children of its chosen charity, the Ubuhle Day Care Centre, to a day out at the movies. 10 Aug 2012 Read more >>

As part of its Quarterly CSR initiative, BMi Research and Timeless Land Scapers recently planted grass for the Ubuhle Day Care centre. 21 May 2012 Read more >>

In 2009, Joseph Ntuli was an unemployed volunteer with the Ubuhle Centre in Bronkhorstspruit, driving hundreds of kilometres a day in a battered old Kombi to give pre-school children a chance at a better life. Today, he owns Zabeswa Transport, which, thanks to international donors and the initiative of private sector partners, BMi Research and 4PL Group, is on the way to commercial success. 18 May 2012 Read more >>

BMi Research, a consumer and industrial research house, has revealed interesting new trends in packaging that show where growth in certain FMCG sectors will come from in the future. In addition, the company has launched an innovative new unit modelling tool that can forecast product demand by many different demographic, lifestyle and attitudinal consumer segments to help manufacturers capitalise on these trends. 10 Apr 2012 Read more >>

South African wine producers will have to rely more heavily on market forecasting tools if they wish to remain ahead of their competitors in what has become a fiercely competitive sector locally and abroad, says Gareth Pearson, CEO of consumer, retail and industrial research house, BMi Research. 28 Mar 2012 Read more >>

As part of its CSI initiative, BMi Research recently contributed towards the 2011 graduation ceremony for the Grade O pupils at the Ubuhle Care and Development Centre in Bronkhorspruit. 13 Dec 2011 Read more >>

South African retailers are revolutionising consumer shopping habits across the whole continent, changing the way consumers shop and what they buy. 12 Oct 2011 Read more >>

There have been several noticeable shifts in retail marketing in the past; the recession has impacted both the way consumers shop and the way retailers communicate with them. 11 Oct 2011 Read more >>