ACRS Corporate Research Partnership provides organisations with a range of exclusive benefits via a dedicated research portal: acrspartnership.com.
Three research partnership levels exist, offering a variety of insights to partner organisations.
Secondary research insights dedicated to the retail, consumer and services sectors (AU$1,500 per annum)
|Retail Insights||Retail Insights is a monthly newsletter providing a snapshot of the latest local and international retail insights.||Monthly|
|Retail Trends||Analysis of most current Australian retail statistics provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retail Trends also collects and collates data from a variety of other sources to give a detailed interpretation of the current state of the retail sector.||Monthly|
|Category Insights||Retail category insights; summarising economic factors, macro trends, marketing innovations, store concepts, and digital trends within the category.||Monthly|
|White papers focused on the latest marketing thinking, with a focus on application to the retail, consumer and services fields.||Quarterly|
|White papers exploring the latest academic research, with a specific focus and application to the retail industry.||Quarterly|
Base level benefits + additional benefits listed below (AU$2,500 per annum)
|World Retail Congress,
National Retail Federation
|Every year ACRS send representatives to hunt out key insights from two of the three leading retail-marketing conferences. The conferences attended are profiled with a summary report of key highlights provided.||Annual|
|In-company presentation||1 x 45 min internal presentation of retail, consumer or services innovation or trends (Topic TBD)||Annual|
|Networking events||2 tickets to each ACRS research networking event.||Annual|
|Research breakfast seminars||2 tickets to each ACRS research breakfast seminars.||Bi-annual|
Silver level benefits + custom consumer research benefits listed below (AU$6,000 per annum)
|Retail Thought Leadership||Full report of annual RTL research, which focuses on a different topic each year and is guided by input from Australian and New Zealand retail CEOs.||Annual|
|Digital Consumer Report||Full report of annual consumer digital research profiling consumer preferences for online and digital shopping.||Annual|
|Retail Happiness Index||Full report of annual consumer retail happiness index; what retailers make consumers happy and how do they drive such deep emotional connections.||Annual|
|Global CEO sentiment||Global survey of retail CEO sentiment as well we perceived opportunities and threats for the year ahead||Annual|
|Retail Omnibus||Retail omnibus tracks usage and value of channels, as well as seasonal questions for each quarter. Tier 1 Research Partners are provided 3 questions per quarter (extra question blocks [5 questions] can be purchased for $600 + GST).||Quarterly|
|Marketing breakfast seminars||2 tickets to each Department of Marketing breakfast seminar.||Annual|
In addition to the above, ACRS Corporate Research Partners have the opportunity to access to a range of additional benefits, including academic engagement, student engagement, and access to the behavioural research laboratory, a state of the art Behavioural Research Laboratory.