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Our mission and promise: We at Advantage Research are in business to help clients make decisions by providing: the utmost in accuracy; timely information; and actionable results.  To further aid our customers in their decision making process, we commit ourselves to keeping abreast of the latest advances, and/or developments in research design, information gathering, and analytical techniques.  In addition, we strive to exceed customers' expectations in every situation in terms of responsiveness and research execution.

Started as a cottage business by Owner and President Lori Gutbrod over 20 years ago, Advantage Research has grown to one of the most established market research firms in the Midwest.  We have conducted full-service qualitative and quantitative market research projects for nearly 100 of the Fortune 500 companies.  Our experience includes research studies of many types for clients in many areas, including, but not necessarily limited to:

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