What We Do

Our Unique Approach

Murphy Research was established out of a desire to create a firm that is committed to providing the highest
quality research in a creative, accessible manner. Our formula for research success is simple:

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    Creative Design
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    Rigorous Execution
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    Enduring Insights

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We work with a broad array of clients on issues that pertain to every stage of the business cycle. We blend quantitative and qualitative methods to seamlessly address key strategic questions.

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What Makes MR Unique

The foundation of a successful project is the proper application of research methodologies and analytic tools, flawless execution, and outstanding communication.

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Global & Multicultural Research


For many of our clients, global research is now the rule rather than the exception. They have found our approach to international research produces a clear advantage over larger international firms. Rather than be limited by our international offices, we act as an aggregator of local researchers. We help our clients understand and utilize local companies that offer far superior capabilities to satellite offices of multi-national firms.

We vet the local providers and manage the process for our clients to make sure they are getting the best possible data collection. This allows us to keep pace with innovation and always provide the fastest, most accurate data collection possible. For many of our clients we are now the default provider of international research as they love our experience in so many countries and our ability to get the most out of their research budgets.


Multicultural Research

While multicultural research has been a growing industry discipline over the past several years, Murphy Research has been committed to multicultural market dynamics for decades. Multicultural Expertise. Chuck Murphy has a master’s degree in Psychology and devoted his thesis to bicultural identity development and cultural identification issues. Chuck has been studying cultural issues since 1993 and has conducted research in both academic and professional environments on multicultural issues.

In addition to Chuck’s experience, Murphy Research utilizes a network of cultural experts to advise on issues specific to individual cultures. These experts keep abreast of the latest research pertaining to each culture and serve as a review board for our research designs and analysis. Our commitment to Multicultural markets is deeply rooted in our growing Hispanic and Asian American practices.


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Our Location
Our Location
1546 7th Street
Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90401
TEL: 310.394.7100
FAX: 310.861.8505

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About Murphy Research

Murphy Research is a custom market research firm based in Los Angeles, California. We were formed in 2008 with the simple premise that groundbreaking research lies at the intersection of science and creativity. The foundation of a successful project is the proper application of research methodologies and analytic tools, flawless execution, and outstanding communication. A truly groundbreaking study, however, evolves from the creative implementation of traditional and cutting edge methodologies complimented by rigorous scientific analysis and visionary interpretation. It is this consistent implementation of creatively inspired science that separates us from the competition.

We approach each project with a simple formula and a single goal: to provide our client with the best possible research to guide strategic business decisions. Each project is creatively designed to efficiently deliver the end results, and we don’t stop there. We learn your business, earn your trust, and provide you with research that is understandable, impactful, and actionable.

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Data storage, transfers and security

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Please contact us if you have questions or wish to take any action with respect to information to which this Notice applies.

We may change this Notice and our data collection and management practices.
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