Naturally, healthcare has become a primary global focus as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Patients and medical professionals alike have adapted their behaviour around healthcare consultation practices – and these changes are predicted to have ongoing effects. Borderless Access used its extensive digital panel to conduct online research in ten countries, to explore current and anticipated modes of medical consultation.
The phrase “work is something you do, not something you travel to,” coined in 1995, was used as a motto by the proponents of the work arrangement where people do not commute to a place of work. The concept of working from home, also referred to as “telecommuting” in some instances, has been prevalent since several decades, but has never been mainstream. However, for the first time, we could see a drastic shift in status quo due to the current COVID-19 pandemic.
As South Africa, along with the rest of the world, strives to jump-start the economy after its unprecedented hiatus, Borderless Access shares the financial and banking behaviour of our citizens. We provide a glimpse into how South Africans bank, what financial decisions they have made, both pre and during COVID-19, and understand where they invest their hard-earned money.
Topics: Africa market research, south africa market research, digital research, digital market research, south africa spending habits, south africa economy, south africa economic survey, digital payments survey, south africa banking survey
Liquor stores nationally are witnessing enormous queues and hefty sales as lockdown level 3 marks a lifting of the ban on alcohol sales. However, the market is expected to witness a shift in the consumers’ alcohol-buying behaviour as they settle into level 3. Borderless Access therefore, conducted a study to understand this change in behaviour and how it might impact the alcohol industry.
Topics: designing market research studies, digital consumer behaviour, south africa market research, digital research, digital market research, digital online research, digital data collection, alcohol consumption south africa covid, alcohol purchase south africa covid
Topics: consumer attitude, behavioural market research, digital consumer behaviour, Africa market research, digital market research, africa payment trends, Kenya digital payment, kenya market research, kenya digital market research, kenya payments market
Since the inception of market research, agencies, marketers, and brand managers have relied on brand trackers to measure brand and competitor performance.
Bangalore, India, May 18, 2020: Borderless Access, the digital market research company, has announced the appointment of Mahesh Lingaiah, as Associate Vice President- Healthcare Services with its aim to expand its healthcare research and analytics portfolio further. A healthcare research expert and a strategist, Mahesh comes with over 18 years of experience, in the verticals of business research and analytics, pharmaceutical manufacturing, KPO, and BPO, with experience in the global healthcare industry spanning the US, EU, Japan, Africa, and South Asia.
Nigeria, the largest economy in the continent of Africa, still remains a largely cash-dominated society. As per one report by Access Bank Plc, over 40 million Nigerians do not have a bank account. However, the Central Bank of Nigeria has implemented several measures to encourage people to become part of the country’s regulated financial system, including implementing the National Financial Inclusion Strategy and launching of Payment Service Banks. Thanks to these measures, financial inclusion has improved, with an 11% increase in active bank accounts as of early 2020.
Topics: Africa market research, digital market research, digital online research, nigeria payment trends, africa payment trends, digital payment trends, consumer payment preferences nigeria, popular payment modes nigeria, frequently used payment modes nigeria
Festive celebrations amid the lockdown have been very different and unusual this year with people adopting new habits and new ways of celebrations. We noticed the impact of lockdown on Ramadan and the people celebrating it with our recent study. Hence, we continued our study to understand the effects of lockdown on Eid celebrations in Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Egypt.
The world under lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic has been unusual for all living beings across the globe, be it the changes in habits of working professionals or the consumer expectations from brands or the unintended but positive changes that it brought in our lives. So, how can festive celebrations not be unusual? Muslims worldwide are experiencing a very unusual Ramadan this year. The impact of COVID-19 and the lockdown have naturally resulted in vast changes to the holy month globally.