Business research and analytics services

Overview

  • Our team of experts help prepare actionable insights to support your business growth irrespective of geography, product or service.
  • We offer a wide range of customised business research services and deliver tangible value that clients can trust upon.
  • As one of the premier global market research firms, Avalon Global Research aims to help all its clients with tangible results that support business strategy and sustainable growth.

Solutions

  • Our business research services range from market assessment, competitive intelligence, partner identification, technology research (including patent research), to customer satisfaction using in-house proprietary tools and our well trained team is there to partner with you in every way possible.
  • We can help you scope the study, design research activities, identify target group and conduct interviews (in person, telephonic, online survey) and prepare the final report. We walk till the last mile.

Our services include:

Industry Landscaping

Industry Landscaping for Business research and analytics services

We map industries by covering Market Trends, Regulatory Environment, Export-Import Data and Customer Preferences. We also offer detailed analysis on supply chain and financial metrics to landscape the industry in totality.

Market Assessment and Demand Estimation

Market Assessment And Demand Estimation for Business research and analytics services

We offer an outside-in view by analysing products and services Market Size, Key Segments, Past Trends, Market Share of major players, Growth Potential of end-use sectors. Our research provides short to mid-term market demand forecasts for specific products or services- be it in the global market or a particular geography.

Competitive Intelligence

Competitive Intelligence for Business research and analytics services

To help our clients get a better view of competitors’ operations, we help them Decipher Competition Strategy, Alliances, Pricing, Growth Plans, Marketing Activities and Threat of new entrants etc. Through this our clients can benchmark their own strengths and weaknesses and improve its business strategy. Thus, we can help you find your niche and differentiate from rivals.

Company Profiles

Company Profiles for Business research and analytics services

We prepare profiles of target company of various depth and focus to meet end user objectives ranging from partnership, acquisition, procurement, investment etc. We provide snapshots of Company Background, Financial and Operational Performance, Order Book Developments, Peer Review as well as Market Capacity Expansion Plans and SWOT Analysis.

Partner Identification

Partner Identification for Business research and analytics services

Our partner identification services include Listing, Profiling and Interviewing Specific Industry Participants to finally short list best fit companies. This means, we help you identify targets and support in selecting right partner that enables business success.

Global Trade and Traffic study

Global Trade And Traffic Study for Business research and analytics services

We analyse global production and trade movements to help clients understand their potential markets. Our analysis covers demand and supply for their products, as well as offers insights that can help our clients organize efficient logistics strategies.

Feasibility Study

Feasibility Study for Business research and analytics services

In order to ascertain business/project viability in the mid to long term horizon, we support our clients through feasibility studies. Avalon Global Research builds Revenue and Cost Models utilising its in-house proprietary financial tool to determine project break even period, IRR etc. This helps clients evaluate their investment decisions.

Location Analysis

Location Analysis for Business research and analytics services

To support companies looking for green field or expansion projects in any geography, Avalon has developed robust tool; Project Location Analysis Model (PLAM). The tool is based on dimensional analysis methodology which combines tangible and intangible costs to arrive at an integrated location score. Over several successful engagements the tool has been fine tuned to suit different product markets and contexts.

Assignment Examples

Inorganic Chemicals

Understanding the opportunity prioritisation in inorganic chemicals for a large cement and chemical conglomerate in India

Inorganic Chemicals for Business research and analytics services

Titanium dioxide

Conducted a backward integration opportunity study on Titanium dioxide for a leading pain and pigment manufacturer

Titanium Dioxide for Business research and analytics services

Soda Ash

Customer satisfaction assessment for soda ash distributors in India and African market for a leading chemical company in India

Soda Ash for Business research and analytics services

Electric Motor Brakes

Conducted a study to understand the Global market for electric motor brakes for a global machinery company

Electric Motor Brakes for Business research and analytics services

Roll-on/roll-off facility

Conducted a traffic and tariff estimation study for the RoRo facility between Ghoga and Dahej for a leading marine engineering company

RollOn RollOff Facility for Business research and analytics services

Two Wheelers

Dealer satisfaction and partner identification study in countries like Turkey, Kenya, Tanzania, KSA, Morocco, Cameroon, Angola and West Africa for a leading automotive player

Two Wheelers for Business research and analytics services

Airframes and Aeroengine

Conducted a company profiling activity on airframes and aeroengine manufacturers for a leading energy and petrochemicals giant

Airframes And Aeroengine for Business research and analytics services

Processed Food

Conducted complete country profiles for breakfast cream, evaporated milk and tomato paste in the African and GCC market

Processed Food for Business research and analytics services

three wheelers

Facilitated the re–entry as well as regaining of market shares for a leading three wheelers manufacturing giant in the Tanzanian market

Three Wheelers for Business research and analytics services

Construction Chemicals

Opportunity assessment study for a leading chemical company to diversify into construction business In India

Construction Chemicals for Business research and analytics services

medical devices

Understanding the medical devices regulatory intelligence in Latin America and South East Asia

Medical Devices for Business research and analytics services

Copper

Demand estimation study for primary copper in India for a leading metal and mineral mining company

Copper for Business research and analytics services

construction machinery

Supplier search in India for construction machinery components

Construction Machinery for Business research and analytics services

Bicycle

Study on understanding viewpoints of Indian leisure cyclists for a leading cycle manufacturing company

Bicycle for Business research and analytics services

Infant Feeding

Market assessment for infant feeding and weaning category products in India and Indonesia

Infant Food for Business research and analytics services

Poultry Feeds

Conducted a study to understand the poultry feeds market in India for a large private sector manufacturer

Poultry feed for Business research and analytics services

Knowledge Center

CASE STUDIES:

Case study on Identifying emerging opportunities in new locations

Identifying emerging opportunities in new locations

CHALLENGE

  • An Indian player, dominant in the duty-free retail industry wanted to evaluate market potential in select locations for business expansion

APPROACH

  • Detailed coverage of airport retail, border shops and cruise lines in Asia Pacific and European region
  • Extensive literature review and data mining for market size, passenger traffic, category wise sales, spend per person, competition landscape and country wise regulations for duty-free retail
  • Data analysis to forecast future sales by region, by product category and by channel type

VALUE DELIVERED

  • Avalon’s recommendations helped the company identify attractive markets and opportunities there in
  • Prepare a roadmap for upcoming bids in attractive airports
Case study on Growing business through increased product offerings

Growing business through increased product offerings for Swiss industrial belts manufacturer

CHALLENGE

  • A Swiss industrial belts manufacturer wanted to grow its business into different end use industries in India after experiencing steady increase in sales
  • Determine attractive end use industries by demand and ways to capitalize on the sales opportunity

APPROACH

  • Detailed field coverage of 16 end use industries ranging from paper & pulp, packaging, automotive, tyre, airports food processing etc.
  • Extensive stakeholder interviews (a total of 250 face to face and telephonic interviews) with existing and potential customers, competitors, distributors, importers industry experts and trade associations
  • Data validation and value chain analysis to derive market insights

VALUE DELIVERED

  • Avalon’s recommendations helped the company identify high potential end use industries and develop a product focused sales strategy to target those industries
Case study on Competitive Intelligence for a leading Cement Manufacturer

Competitive Intelligence for a leading Cement Manufacturer

CHALLENGE

  • Client wanted to enhance capabilities vis-à-vis its competitors that would help them to improve logistics and gain efficiencies in delivery of bulk and retail cement
  • To benchmark plant infrastructure, truck terminal facilities & process and logistics management practices by select cement manufacturers in a cluster

APPROACH

  • AGR conducted in-depth, open ended, face-to-face interviews at large and regional cement plants located in north India with transport operators, drivers and logistics manager (50 interviews across 6 cement plants)
  • Open ended discussion with respondents was focussed to understand best practices in plant infrastructure, truck terminal facilities & process, and logistics management across cement plants

VALUE DELIVERED

  • Logistics management practices documented including order bidding system, freight rate flexibility, special remuneration and truck yard facilities (truck yard structure, Facilities for drivers, etc.)
  • Process flow and procedures for ‘Yard-in’, ‘Plant-in’, ‘Pre loading’, ‘Loading’, ‘Post loading’ and ‘Plant-out’ was mapped for each cement plant including highlights of technology, innovative processes usage etc.
  • Process benchmarking was done for client and competition cement plant to understand bottlenecks and improvement areas
  • The study helped client to achieve better customer advocacy, increase share of wallet and higher marker share
Case study on Choosing optimal location for new factory

Choosing optimal location for new factory

CHALLENGE

  • A leading multinational company wanted to select optimal location for their new switch manufacturing facility in India

APPROACH

  • We shortlisted 8 cities and looked for industrial estates around them and conducted face to face interviews with over 100 respondents including existing tenants, service providers and government officials in 8 cities
  • AGR used its proprietary PLAM model for scoring these locations to arrive at the best fit place

VALUE DELIVERED

  • The client accepted our location recommendation and started factory construction in 2018-19
Market assessment for infant feeding

Market assessment for infant feeding and weaning category products in India and Indonesia

CHALLENGE

  • An India and South East Asia focused investment group wanted to evaluate investment opportunities in both countries

APPROACH

  • Detailed coverage of key regions and market centers in both countries
  • Extensive literature review and data mining for market size, category wise sales, competition landscape and country wise regulations for baby products
  • Data validation and analysis through face to face/ telephonic interviews with key stakeholders

VALUE DELIVERED

  • Avalon’s recommendations helped the company identify markets opportunities
  • Prepare an investment plan for this industry segment
Understanding the poultry feeds market in India

Understanding the poultry feeds market in India

CHALLENGE

  • oA large private sector manufacturer in India wanted to understand reasons for declining market share in some regions and formulating region specific strategies

APPROACH

  • Extensive collection and analyses of district wise data by actual visits to several key markets
  • Detailed discussions with farmers, retailers and distributors to understand key issues
  • Analysis of business prospects for the client for each market (mandi) and structure of business in each district
  • Recommendations on steps to increase market share in each major market

VALUE DELIVERED

  • Avalon’s recommendations helped the company improve market share through implementation of specific initiatives

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