Cottrill Research provides research services with a specialization on competitive and supply market intelligence.
Our key services include:
Research and Analysis
Cottrill Research provides customized Market, Competitor, and Supplier Intelligence reports. Each report is tailored to meet the specialized intelligence need(s) of your business. Cottrill Research follows the belief that authoritative information does not always have to be expensive. Ms. Jones’ utilizes her deep knowledge of both commercial databases and open access research resources to ensure that the highest quality of information is delivered in the most cost effective manner possible.
Having Cottrill Research monitor your competitors and the market(s) that your business operates in, is an easy and cost effective way to stay up-to-date. Update reports are provided as often as requested, with the most common time frame being every two weeks. The value of receiving monitoring updates becomes evident immediately as you see, with each update, how quickly key important events and developments materialize.
Business Research 101 Training
There are many skills that a business professional needs in order to become successful. One of these skills is woefully underlooked: basic research. Today, information, in abundance, is readily available via the Internet and the need to find quality information, efficiently and effectively is more crucial than ever. All business professionals, regardless of how large or small the environment, perform research at some level. There are many statistics that help tell the tale of wasted time spent searching for correct information. Cottrill Research offers training on the basic skills that can be used in any research activity. A basic training session is 1.5 hours long and is unlimited attendance for a minimal flat fee.
Research Resource Selection Consultation
Perhaps your business wants to perform its own intelligence gathering and monitoring. Cottrill Research will investigate, recommend, and train interested participants on the best resources to use to fit the intelligence need, and the most effective way to search and access the information.
How Cottrill Research Can Help You
Cottrill Research will tailor services to suit your needs and your budget. After an initial consultation, you’ll receive a defined project cost so you can budget for your needs.
Call Cottrill Research When:
- You have a one-time research project
- You need ongoing consultation
- You need ongoing intelligence on the key events of your suppliers or competitors
- You need training on how to perform quality research and how to select and use the best resources based on your specific need
Sample List of Customized Research
Here is a sample list of intelligence Cottrill Research can supply:
- Identify and analyze top competitors or suppliers
- Best practices research including lessons learned and case studies
- Supplier and competitor landscape in specific markets
- Spend analysis and cost reduction strategies
- Performance measurement/Benchmarking
- Benchmark pricing
- Monitoring of industry and supplier/competitor events
- Key industry trends and data
- Category management strategy
Contact Cottrill Research today for help with your research needs