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B2B International posts its best ever start-of-year figures

Hot on the heels of its best ever year for growth in 2012, when turnover expanded by 28% to £5.1 million, business-to-business market research and business intelligence agency B2B International is setting more records.
The company’s rapid growth has continued apace in Quarter 1 2013, posting its best ever start-of-year figures.

A Construction Boom

It would seem that the North American construction sector is experiencing something of an upswing. Indeed, a recent article in USA Today (“Construction industry faces worker shortage”, November 28, 2012) explains that, after shedding 2.2 million workers over the previous four years, contractors are now struggling with worker shortages as the home-building

B2B International records its best ever year

Another exceedingly strong year of growth for international business-to-business market research and market intelligence specialists
B2B International experienced its best ever year for growth in 2012, its turnover expanding by 28% to £5.1 million. Since its formation in 1998, the company continues its record of growing its revenue and making a profit

Free, new e-book: Advice on growing businesses

A brand new e-book has just appeared on our website: The Growing Business Handbook (14th Edition) offers inspiration and advice from successful entrepreneurs and fast-growing companies.
This practical source of advice and reference is chock full of interesting articles which highlight the latest ideas, techniques and solutions for maximising growth, exploiting

Taking Your Brand To China

We read with interest a recent article in Marketing Week outlining ‘5 lessons for brands looking east to China’. This is a subject close to our heart, of course, and one on which we have written extensively in the past. With China still a vitally important country for many Western organisations

Building Brands In China

Earlier this month, AdAge and Thoughtful China ran a conference entitled Market to Watch: Building Brands Beyond Tier One in China. In a country where ‘Tier 2’ cities may have populations of 7 million or more, there’s certainly plenty of reason to look beyond the more obvious markets of Beijing and Shanghai.

Global Market Research Revenue Continues To Rise

ESOMAR’s new industry report shows that global market research revenue continues to rise with figures reaching US $33.5 billion, representing a year-to-year increase of 3.8%. While this creates an overall picture of apparent stability in the global market research business, it should be noted that there were massive gains in some markets

Beyond the BRICS

As highlighted in a recent AdAge article, global expansion has, for much of the past decade, seemingly begun and ended with the BRICs – Brazil, Russia, India and China.
Now, however, questions are being asked about both the stability and growth potential for some of those four countries, not to mention the growing

B2B Industry Confidence Is High From The New B2B Barometer

The B2B Barometer – the bi-annual ‘state of the nation’ survey for B2B marketers – has just launched its sixth wave, reporting client-side marketers and agencies are feeling positive about business over the coming year.
Backed by three years of historical data on B2B marketing, the survey collates the views of client and agency

Who is the next China?

China is a phenomenally important player in the world’s economy. The country does, of course, have a reputation as home to much of the world’s low-cost manufacturing, but this is not such an accurate reflection of its economic standing today; increasingly China is moving up the pecking order and shedding its reputation

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