How MRS' Journal has contributed to the development of market and social research

This article describes the history of the journal published by the UK Market research Society (MRS). The reasons for introducing a journal are discussed, and the competitive context, at that time and onwards.

Introduction and Background

The decade after the end of the Second World War was the key period in which market research developed into a major source of knowledge for enlightened businesses increasingly adopting marketing as a route to gaining competitive...