Competitor Product Monitoring and Sampling

Whether you’re looking for a standalone or an on-going analysis, we will design a detailed programme that will give you an accurate understanding of your competitor’s PND and in-store activities. In fact, we can capture the following insights:

  • Highlight global competitor trends for product launches
  • Monitor competitor price and promotional strategies
  • Source competitor products which are entering the global marketplace
  • Track competitor products over time
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Additional Values

We’ll give you additional analysis, including:

  • Verify claims about your products and those of your competitors
  • Purchase competitor samples and ship them to any location for further analysis
  • Provide photographs and translations of ingredients, new packaging claims etc. to reduce your shipping costs
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Flexibility

Our clients have the flexibility to make changes/updates to any order prior to it being purchased and shipped by our field team.

  • Increase quantities up to the point of the products being shipped
  • Ability to escalate urgent orders and ship products usually within 24 hours of first contact
  • Several payment options available, including PO systems and credit card payments
  • Search neighbouring countries if products are unavailable or ranges in-store have changed
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Reporting and Data Validation

Our Account Management team will guide you on how best to access and view your data.

  • Reports created in a format that suits you, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Online access to all competitor and product sampling reports and photographs
  • Data validated by our in-house systems as well as our account managers before it is sent to client
  • Dedicated client databases for ongoing projects can be designed providing fully searchable functionality and product tracking over time
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Photographs allow you to build the full in-store picture

Quality photographs taken during each visit, giving you the capability to build the full in-store picture.

  • Shows full range in-store
  • Individual sku detail
  • Competitor promotional activity
  • New Product Launches
  • Positioning of products in-store
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Working with Assosia?

It’s easy – simply talk to us about which countries, sectors and retail channels you are interested in and we will implement a thorough competitor monitoring programme for you. Key attributes include:

  • Programme can be up and running in 24-48 hours of agreed brief
  • Insight available for all retail channels, including major multiples, discounters, independent, convenience as well as cash and carry
  • Working in partnership with you to achieve your goals
  • Dedicated Account Managers who understand your company’s requirements
  • Dedicated field team who will conduct country level competitor analysis with a full understanding of your retail sector and product categories
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