Win-loss platform Klue has acquired DoubleCheck Research to expand its capabilities and to allow customers to analyze why they win and lose deals.

UX research agency ReSight Global has acquired UX research and design firm PeepalDesign. 

Online survey and research services QuestionPro has acquired the assets of the multilingual engagement platform doopoll. Its customers will integrate into QuestionPro’s research and experience management platform.

Kantar has acquired shopper data specialist Kauza to expand its shopper, consumer and retail abilities in the Nordics.  

Advertising platform Infillion has acquired market research platform Phonic to improve its consumer research and AI-powered analysis.  

Community engagement platform OpenWeb has acquired audience management platform Jeeng to improve its contextualized marketing and personalized messaging delivery. 

Marketing consultancy Global Prairie has merged with marketing technology firm Hileman Group to improve its data-driven strategies and technology.

Retail data platform Crisp has acquired electronic data interchange platform Integral Group

Marketing consultancy Sproutward has acquired Power Digital Marketing to expand its brand offerings. 

Lonergan Research has acquired Ava Research and Prime Auto Mystery Shopping to improve its mystery shopping and qualitative recruitment offerings. 

Digital customer experience platform Birdeye has acquired Australian customer experience platform Cube Online to expand its presence across New Zealand, Australia and the U.K.

Ipsos has acquired B2B research specialist Xperiti to improve its experts' recruitment speed, B2B research capabilities and to build a B2B expert insights platform. 

Medical technology services partner ClariMed Inc. has acquired human factors and market research provider Harvey Medical.

Environmental services company RSK Group has acquired insight and social research agency BMG Research to improve its insight and consultancy services.

Private equity firm Eureka Equity Partners has invested in strategic market intelligence and analysis company Advertiser Perceptions.  

Conversational automation company Uniphore has acquired behavioral technology company Hexagone to improve its X Platform. 

Research and analytics consultancy PSB Insights has acquired market researcher StrateSci to advance its analytics capabilities. Rob Kaiser, founder of StrateSci, will step into the role of EVP, advanced analytics.

Software solutions provider has acquired employee experience and people analytics platform WFHomie to improve its product innovations and to help customers automate HR workflows. 

Data, analytics and talent solutions provider Blend360 has acquired data consultancy Forth Point to improve its data capabilities.  

Marketing and advertising agency Dentsu Group has acquired Omega CRM Consulting and its subsidiaries. It will join Dentsu’s customer experience management company Merkle.

Alliances/strategic partnerships 

SMS platform for automotive dealerships and customer experience management solutions provider TotalCX have formed a strategic partnership to target automation and accountability in auto retail.

Market researchers RealityMine and Amplify MR have created a partnership to offer research methodologies and panel recruitment.

See Research and Sherbert Research have formed a strategic partnership combining their specialties to deliver insights to improve decision-making.  

Customer engagement and data solutions provider Allant Group has entered a strategic partnership agreement with audience engagement and data platform 3radical.

Customer experience platform Emplifi has launched an integration with Snapchat allowing customers to manage and measure their content performance through Emplifi's Social Marketing Cloud.

Strategic insights and customer analytics company STRAT7 and customer experience consulting company CGA Experience have formed a strategic partnership to expand their range of services. 

Data comparison platform Fantix has launched and partnered with advertising and marketing technology company Epsilon.

Food production company Johnsonville has partnered with knowledge management company Lucy to implement an AI-powered knowledge management platform.  

Consumer intelligence company NielsenIQ has added e-commerce growth software Pacvue to its NielsenIQ Partner Network.

Sampling platform Zamplia and panel management platform Sample Ninja have partnered to create a comprehensive market research solution. 

Association/organization news 

AMA Chicago has opened registration for its new career development groups for marketers with three to eight years of experience.

The Canadian Research Insights Council has opened its fellowship nominations for individuals who have contributed to Canada's research, analytics and insights industry. 

Market and media research solutions provider Eye Square has become a full Advertising Research Foundation member.  

The QRCA has named the 2023 Young Professionals Grant winners. To see the full list visit

The Insights Association has requested clarification from the Colorado Attorney General on the proposed rules of the Colorado Privacy Act, going into effect on July 1. 

The Market Research Institute International and the University of Georgia have opened a survey focusing on the market research industry and career satisfaction. Take the survey by visiting


The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council has certified insights and innovation firm Burke as a Women’s Business Enterprise. 

Rabin Research Company recently celebrated its 60th anniversary.

Ventana Research has ranked customer engagement company Verint as a leader in its Customer Experience Management Value Index 2023 report. 

Market research platform Aha! Insights Technology recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. 

Jeff Anderson Consulting/AH! Advertising recently celebrated its 36th anniversary. 

SoftwareReviews has named customer engagement platform Emplifi as one of the Social Media Management – Enterprise Emotional Footprint Champions in its 2022 Emotional Footprint Awards.

New companies/new divisions/relocations/expansions 

Suzy Hassan and Colin Clifford have launched Potentia Insight, a digital market research agency.  

Behavioral science research and consulting agency PRS IN VIVO has opened an office in Sydney with its sister agency BVA BDRC

Attention measurement company Amplified Intelligence has launched an office in Sydney.

Qualitative research and cultural insights provider FUEL Research & Consulting has rebranded to FUEL Asia.   

MMR Research Worldwide has opened a research facility in London.

Research company earnings/financial news 

Research platform Cypris has raised $4 million in its Series A round of funding to help research and development teams track and analyze innovations. 

AI-powered market research platform Entropik has raised $25 million in its Series B funding round led by SIG Venture Capital and Bessemer Venture Partners

Customer experience automation company Ushur has raised $50 million in its Series C funding round led by Third Point Ventures to expand its experience automation portfolio and to develop AI innovations. 

Web3 marketing platform Sesame Labs has raised $4.5 million in its seed funding round led by Patron and Wing Venture Capital to bring its products to market. 

Momentive has released its fourth-quarter and full-year financial results. It reported a total revenue of $122.4 million, a sales-assisted revenue of $49.3 million and a GAAP net loss of $3.6 million for its fourth quarter. It totaled a revenue of $480.9 million, a sales-assisted revenue of $181.3 million and a GAAP net loss of $89.9 million for its full year.

Ipsos has released its annual results reporting a revenue of €2,405.3 million with a total growth of 12% and a 5.6% organic growth.