Attitudinal research on Rolaids ant-acid tables

Date of publication: May 1, 1970

Abstract:

The objectives of this research were: 1. To identify heavy and light users of antacids in relation to socio-economic factors. 2. To identify the regular brands used, by name and type (i.e.liquid or tablet) and length of time they have been purchased. 3. To identify the prices respondents usually pay for their regular product. 4. To elicit the reasons for respondents' regular purchasing decisions. 5. To identify the type of retail outlet where respondents usually buy their regular ant-acid product. 6. To identify the purchasers of ant-acid tablets as distinct from the actual consumers. 7. To identify and compare Rolaids' product profile with the profiles of respondents' regular antacid products. 8. To evaluate respondents' overall preferences. 9. To assess respondents' propensity to purchase Rolaids. 10. To obtain a measure of respondents' brand awareness.

About this collection:
Peter Cooper (1936-2010) was co-founder of Cooper Research & Marketing, later CRAM International, with his wife Jackie French. Cooper studied Clinical Psychology at the University of Manchester where he became a Lecturer in the early 1960s. He became involved in conducting commercial Motivational Research and by 1968 opened Cooper Research & Marketing in Manchester. Cooper was one of the key pioneers of what we now know as Qualitative Research. CRAM opened its London office in Wimpole Street in 1970 and moved to 53 St Martins Lane, WC2N 4EA, in 1972 where it remained until Peter's passing in 2010. The company changed its name to CRAM International in around 1985/86, reflecting the increasingly international nature of its work. The CRAM/Peter Cooper Archive Collection, which includes commercial research reports and early academic papers, has been preserved by Peter's children, Diana, Helen and Jonathan, and his colleague Simon Patterson. The scanning of the Archive has been supported by ESOMAR, AMSR, Peter's colleague Dr Alan Branthwaite & family, the Cooper family, and QRi Consulting. The CRAM/Peter Cooper Archive Collection is managed by QRi Consulting. The CRAM logo and CRAM International name are Registered Trademarks and the property of QRi Consulting.

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