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Custom Kitchen Research & Consulting

We are the nation's top kitchen research firm.


RICKI Knows Kitchens


RICKI has unique category expertise and years of seasoning to come up with the right recipe for market research studies that deliver actionable insights and recommendations. We know how to get at the answers to help you grow your business. The people at RICKI are the key ingredient and excel at making sense of data. 


We offer a variety of research tools, including surveys, focus groups, ethnography and ideation. Our professional staff has extensive experience in the areas of:


  • Brand Equity and Positioning
  • Product Innovation/New Product Concept Testing
  • Ethnographic Research
  • Ideation
  • Phone Surveys
  • Focus Groups
  • Online Surveys & Online Discussion Groups
  • Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty Research
  • Customer Experience Research


In addition to RICKI’s easy-to-consume reports, the RICKI team will turn the written report into a learning experience for your team by presenting the research findings in a comfortable environment where group interaction is encouraged.  In just a short time, your team will be fully informed and immediately able to put the findings to work.


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Designer Panel


Kitchen designers provide a vital link to evolving trends and product innovation. RICKI's exclusive panel of certified kitchen designers from across the country offer an invaluable resource for RICKI's ongoing research including our annual study, Kitchen Intelligence: A Designer's Perspective. The Kitchen Designer Panel is also available for your custom research needs. The panel can be segmented by level of kitchen projects they do (from mass to high-end projects), new home vs. existing home projects, product brands they recommend, and other ways as well to meet your needs.


Designer? Click here to Join our Designer Panel



Consumer Panel


RICKI also offers a panel of more than 2 million consumers that can be segmented in many different ways, including by demographics, attitudes and lifestyles (including our exclusive 'kitchen enthusiasts' segmentation), recent remodeling experiences, brand preferences, and many more.


Contact us to discuss your research needs.

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