Karen Faust
karen@faustintel.com
T 708.305.0727
F 708.488.0971
415 Park Ave. Suite F
River Forest, IL 60305

Our Services

No matter where you work in an organization, we can help. Don’t see your expertise below? Call us – we’ve also helped Finance, R&D, M&A, HR, Corporate and many other professionals in large organizations make winning decisions for their companies for over 20 years.

Marketing & Development

Marketing and Development Services from Faust Market Intelligence Understand your competitors' current and planned marketing, new business and new product strategies in order to enact the most winning strategies – for B2B and B2C product and service providers. Some of our services include:
  • Competitor product pipeline explorations
  • Competitor branding and product line strategies
  • In store observations (facings, packaging, merchandise, price, promo, etc.)
  • Market analysis and opportunity sizing - View Case Study
  • Alliance and acquisition target studies
  • Shopper and store manager opinions
  • Mystery shopping

Manufacturing & Distribution

Manufacturing and Distribution Services from Faust Market Intelligence Understand how your competitors are leveraging efficiencies in all areas of the supply chain in order to plan effective counter strategies – for any large manufacturer or distributor. Some of our services include:
  • Competitor manufacturing costs, processes and plans
  • Competitor sourcing costs, practices and plans
  • Competitor distribution costs, processes and plans
  • Competitor SKU level cost studies - View Case Study
  • Public and trade policy evaluations

Retail Execution

Retail Execution Services from Faust Market Intelligence Understand what your competitors are doing and plan to do at retail – for CPG companies, retailers and restaurateurs alike. Some of our services include:
  • Competitive activity by category, channel or market
  • Program execution measurement
    (internal or competitive)
  • Competitive benchmarking
  • Holiday and event activity tracking
  • Retailer reviews (including photographs)
  • Mystery shopping (internal or competitive) - View Case Study

Creative

Creative Market Research Services from Faust Market Intelligence Harvest ideas from within and outside your category to improve effectiveness, fuel ideation and inform the creative process – for internal creative departments in large companies and the agencies that support them. Some of our services include:
  • Inspiration and ideation observations - View Case Study
  • Observational (photographic) audits across categories, markets and channels
  • Activity summaries for pitch meetings and bid support
  • Holiday and event activity tracking
  • In store and on premise signage and communication audits
  • Shopper opinions at the POP

Corporate and Strategy

Creative Market Research Services from Faust Market Intelligence Capitalize on market intelligence to support corporate objectives and strategic decision making, maximize strengths, and shore up weaknesses - for large B2B and B2C companies. Some of our services include:
  • Competitor mapping and analysis
  • Trend summaries and projections
  • Market success indicator monitoring
  • Alliance and acquisition target studies - View Case Study
  • Customer mapping and assessments