Top Market Research Trends for 2024 – Discover the top market research trends for 2024 and stay ahead of the curve with insights from VisionsLive, Preston’s leading market research experts.
Top Market Research Trends for 2024
As we near the halfway point 2024, the landscape of market research continues to evolve at an unprecedented pace. We help businesses in Preston and beyond, stay ahead of these changes which is crucial to remain competitive and innovative. At VisionsLive, we are committed to helping our clients navigate these shifts with confidence. In this blog, we explore the top market research trends for 2024 that are set to transform how companies gather and use consumer insights.
From the rise of artificial intelligence to the increasing importance of real-time data, these trends are reshaping the market research industry. By understanding and leveraging these developments, businesses can gain deeper insights into consumer behaviour, enhance their strategies, and ultimately drive growth. Let’s dive into the key trends that will define market research in 2024.

Emerging Market Research Trends

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Integration: AI is revolutionising market research by automating data collection and analysis, allowing for more accurate and faster insights. AI algorithms can process vast amounts of data, identifying patterns and trends that might be missed by traditional methods.


Real-Time Data Collection: As the demand for immediate insights grows, real-time data collection is becoming a staple in market research. This trend allows businesses to react promptly to consumer behaviour and market changes, leading to more agile decision-making.


Increased Use of Mobile Surveys: With pretty much everyone owning smartphones, mobile surveys are an effective way to reach a larger audience. They offer convenience for participants and higher response rates, providing businesses with valuable, timely data.


Personalised Consumer Insights: Utilising big data and advanced analytics, businesses can now obtain highly personalised insights into consumer preferences and behaviours. This allows for more targeted marketing strategies and improved customer experiences.


Enhanced Data Visualisation: The ability to visualise data effectively is crucial for interpreting complex information. Advanced data visualisation tools are making it easier for businesses to understand and communicate insights, leading to better-informed strategies.

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The impact of these trends is supported by various industry studies. According to a report by MarketsandMarkets, the global AI in market research market is expected to grow from £1.1 billion in 2020 to £4.1 billion by 2025, highlighting the significant role AI will play in the future. Additionally, a study by Forrester Research found that real-time analytics can improve decision-making speed by up to 30%, demonstrating the value of immediate data insights.


Moreover, mobile surveys are showing remarkable effectiveness. A Pew Research Center study revealed that mobile surveys have a 10-15% higher response rate compared to traditional online surveys. This makes them an invaluable tool for collecting timely and relevant consumer data. Furthermore, a report by Grand View Research indicated that the market for data visualisation tools is expected to reach £8.1 billion by 2026, reflecting their growing importance in market research.

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Frequently Asked Questions (Market Research Trends FAQ’s)

Q1: What is the biggest trend in market research for 2024?

A: The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) is the biggest trend, as it enhances the speed and accuracy of data collection and analysis.


Q2: How does real-time data collection benefit businesses?

A: Real-time data collection allows businesses to quickly adapt to market changes and consumer behaviour, leading to more agile and effective decision-making.


Q3: Why are mobile surveys becoming more popular?

A: Mobile surveys are convenient for participants and have higher response rates, providing businesses with timely and valuable consumer insights.


Q4: What are the benefits of personalised consumer insights?

A: Personalised insights allow businesses to tailor their marketing strategies and improve customer experiences, leading to increased customer satisfaction and loyalty.


Q5: How do advanced data visualisation tools help businesses?

A: Data visualisation tools make it easier to interpret and communicate complex data, enabling better-informed strategies and decisions.

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