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Website Updates

We’re in the process of updating our website and are aware a few links to information aren’t working or are hidden currently – if you’re keen to know anything more about who we are and what we do, we’d love to hear from you directly

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Talking to people during Covid were a neat reminder of these 4 consumer truths

Spring/Summer 2020….a period of unexpected and unprecedented change. We’re going to be reflecting back on how our lives changed and the world shifted during that period for a long time. Consumer insight agencies across the globe were busy staying in touch with people, trying to…

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2020….March to August…..6 months of unexpected and unprecedented change

The summer has been what any of us were expecting – personally or professionally. Business-wise, like many others I’ve spoken to, commissioned projects or soon to be commissioned projects disappeared, and whilst I feel very fortunate that work came into to fill some of the…

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For our respondents…

As you may well be aware, new rules and regulations are being introduced from 25 May 2018 with regard to your personal data and how companies can store and use it. This extends to us as we collect personal data from you during the course…

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Ok, so there are people who are better at this blogging thing than me…

My plans of sharing updates on trends, thinking and news on Vine via this blog haven’t fully materialised….it’s always the thing that can fall off the ‘to do’ list when a new project hits. So, let me point you in the direction of two sites…

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Wow – three years already!

…and whilst website updates have unfortunately fallen off the top of the ‘to do’ list one to many times, our focus on helping brands grow through closer consumer connection hasn’t. Watch this space for a more detailed three year update soon! Thanks to all clients…

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On the look out for talented associates – qual and quant!

We’re getting busy here at Vine, and we’re keen to expand our network of talented freelance associates, qual and quant. We’re looking for people who will add real value to our projects, so if you’re an experienced researcher and a strong thinker, please drop us…

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Don’t wait till it’s too late….have a ‘pre mortem’

I came across this idea a while ago, and think it would be great to adapt it for inclusion at a briefing meeting. The ‘pre mortem’ involves all stakeholders, managers and researchers spending time thinking about and answering the question ‘what could go wrong?’ –…

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“Apologies for the wait but we look after the people sitting down…”

This is what I was told by a restaurant recently whilst gnawing my hand off waiting for a table. It made me like them (…maybe the nibbles and free drinks helped too) but ultimately I agreed – the people sitting down should always be the…

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Coverage of Vine on Research Live

http://www.research-live.com/news/people/smalley-starts-up-vine/4009780.article

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