The latest news from Cafestudy
Has streaming made old formats obsolete?
26th Jun 2023
We asked Cafestudy members if they still used CDs and DVDs or if the old technology had become obsolete. The majority of you have not parted with your nostalgic collections. Some are gathering...Read more
1st Sep 2022
It's a known fact that Australia has been slow in its uptake of electric vehicles, compared to much of the rest of the world. While nearly 1 in 4 new car sales in Europe this year are plug in...Read more
COVID-19 and the Great Resignation
27th Jul 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic turned many aspects of our lives upside down. One of the biggest disruptions was to how we worked.Frontline workers bore the brunt putting in shift after shift in our busy...Read more
19th May 2022
We recently asked Cafestudy members about their attitudes towards buying second-hand products. It would seem there are a whole range of reasons why Cafestudy members are mostly extremely positive...Read more
Poll Results! Streaming Services
1st Oct 2021
In the latest newsletter, we polled you on your streaming services...We asked "How many of the following streaming services are you currently subscribed to?" and 216 Caféstudy members...Read more
What makes a 'good brand'?
21st Apr 2021
In recent years, the role of companies in society has slowly been evolving. Beyond delivering valuable products and/or services for consumers, brands are now trying to be 'good'. To see what...Read more
Technology in Research
26th Mar 2021
The use of technology in surveys is growing. So, as more surveys involve some level of technology, we went to the source and asked our Caféstudy members what they thought about a select few...Read more
Google, Facebook, and the News media bargaining code
25th Feb 2021
As of today (February 25th), Parliament has passed The Treasury Laws Amendment (News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code) Bill 2021. The bill has caused quite a stir of late,...Read more
Universal Basic Income
9th Feb 2021
Following the pandemic, a new poll by the Green Institute showed 58 per cent of Australians now support a Universal Basic Income (UBI). This new research indicates the lockdowns and widespread...Read more
Gambling During Lockdown
22nd Jan 2021
The Australian Institute of Family Studies recently completed a survey of 2,000 active gamblers to understand how their behaviour and/or attitudes toward gambling changed during COVID-19 lockdowns....Read more
Social Media vs. Social Interaction
11th Jan 2021
In 2018, research revealed social media is most effective in tackling loneliness when it is used to enhance existing relationships, or forge new meaningful connections. On the other hand, it is...Read more
Black Friday: Boom or Doom
24th Dec 2020
Despite the economic downturn, Australians participated in and spent more on Black Friday sales than ever before. According to e-commerce business Shopify, the average transaction amount for...Read more
1st Jul 2020
Australian Made has introduced a new advertising campaign, using the slogan “It’s never been more important to buy Australian than right now”. We wanted to see if this sentiment...Read more
Life post pandemic: The new normal
12th Jun 2020
As restrictions ease around Australia, we are starting to see a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel. What meets us at the end of the tunnel seems to be the question on everyone’s mind,...Read more
Life in Isolation
6th May 2020
Life in isolation has challenged all of us to adapt to the current state of abnormality. We asked you how you have been impacted by the lockdown and what you were doing to adapt to it. It has been...Read more
Covid-19 worries: Me and Us
31st Mar 2020
It’s no surprise that a lot of people are worried about the current Covid-19 situation. We asked you, our Cafestudy community, what your worries were to try to break this down and understand...Read more
Travel Plans on Hold
19th Mar 2020
*This research was conducted over the last two weeks. Updates to travel restrictions are changing on a daily and even hourly basis. Covid-19 has had an immense impact on the travel industry, with...Read more
Bushfires, Floods, and Insurance
9th Mar 2020
The recent bushfires around Australia have had a devastating impact on many, with hundreds of homes and many lives lost. Now the fires may be out, but the impacts continue even for those not...Read more
New Year's resolutions
14th Feb 2020
It is no coincidence that your local gym has been advertising discounted memberships. According to a study by finder.com.au, four out of five Australians set themselves a New Year’s...Read more
Summer holidays plans
14th Jan 2020
Popular summer holiday destinations, such as the South Coast of New South Wales, have been devastated by the Australian bushfires in multiple ways. According to Destination NSW, 12.1million...Read more
Do sales influence when you start your festive season shopping?
12th Dec 2019
We asked our Cafestudy community to discuss when they thought it was too early to start shopping for Christmas and whether they take advantage of Black Friday, Cyber Monday or Boxing Day...Read more
Has youth contact sport had its day?
8th Nov 2019
Our Cafestudy community were prompted to give their thoughts on the current state of youth contact sports, the barriers it is facing and the direction it is heading in. AusPlay have released youth...Read more
Does convenience come at a price?
11th Oct 2019
I was recently looking something up for lunch with a co-worker, only to be sent an email by a food delivery company with a special promotion two minutes later. My immediate thoughts of “how...Read more
Mobile phones at schools
13th Sep 2019
Australia is one of the world leaders in terms of smartphone ownership, with 9 out of every 10 people aged between 18-75 owning a smartphone. It comes as no surprise that mobile phones have become...Read more
What makes a brand?
31st Jul 2019
For a number of years, Edentify has been asking you about your favourite brands. This has given us a fascinating insight into the brands that people can really relate to. When we looked at the...Read more
What makes a home?
31st Jul 2019
A recent study released by IKEA revealed that homes don't always feel like home, and some people reported feeling more at home in their cars. With companies around Australia offering more and more...Read more
Where do Australians want to travel?
5th Feb 2019
With the holiday season drawing to an end, we here at Cafestudy are already thinking about our next holiday. Looking for inspiration, we have checked in with our Caféstudy community to find...Read more
War on Waste
7th Sep 2017
Following ABC's recent "War on Waste" television series, we wanted to know more about what everyday people do to reduce the amount of waste their households produce. We asked you what you thought,...Read more
Would you grocery shop at Amazon?
26th Jun 2017
The recent news that Amazon is considering a move into the Australian grocery market was a bit of a surprise to the Edentify team. So what would Australians make of this, and will they give Amazon...Read more
When it comes to grocery shopping, how much choice is too much?
26th Jun 2017
The Australian supermarket category is one that always generates a strong response. So when we asked you recently to tell us what you thought about Coles and Woolworths reducing the number of...Read more
The online TV viewing Tsunami
27th Mar 2017
We thought you’d be interested to hear a bit about the latest results from our long running IPTV in Australia study, in which we track the TV viewing habits of the nation, in particular,...Read more
The perfect job!
9th Mar 2017
Job satisfaction can be an enigma, and finding the perfect job is a dream for many people. To find out what really motivates people at work and what drives job satisfaction, we asked you to tell us...Read more
Millennials - dispelling the myths
27th Oct 2016
It's no secret that Millennials get a bad rap. The stereotypical image of this group is that they are lazy, unmotivated, materialistic, demanding, and entitled in the workplace. To find out the...Read more
Where to now in the supermarket war?
27th Oct 2016
Click and collect, new competitors from overseas and price wars prompted by increasingly price conscious consumers. The supermarket category has been shaken up in recent years, and we wanted to...Read more
Watching TV online....but not the ads
27th Oct 2016
Our ongoing research into internet TV viewing habits among Cafestudy members across Australia has shown an increasing use of ad-blockers, as viewers attempt to watch programs uninterrupted. In...Read more
Rating the Health Star Ratings
9th May 2016
Following recent news stories questioning the way food brands and companies are using the health star ratings, we asked you your opinions on the subject. We wanted to know if and how health star...Read more
Do you like shopping?
10th Nov 2015
Do you like shopping? Is there anything that can be done to make the experience better? We asked you these questions and here is what you said. The first and most obvious point that stood out was...Read more
For Love or For Money: Brands that support charities
3rd Aug 2015
We recently asked your opinion on brands that support charities. Did you feel they are truly concerned and would you switch brands if you saw they supported a charity that was close to your...Read more
Atmospheres at live sporting events - What makes them so special?
20th May 2015
We asked our Caféstudy members just what makes the atmosphere at live sporting events so captivating and exciting to experience. Overall, the resounding consensus was that the crowd makes...Read more
Has mobile viewing and interaction changed the way you watch sports?
5th Mar 2015
This month we asked you about how you watch sports, and if this has changed, and here is what you said. Sports are fairly unique. Unlike most other forms of entertainment, sports need to be...Read more
Scamming - what effect does it have on you?
20th Feb 2015
Recently we asked you about your experiences with scammers. We wondered what kind of scams you have received, and what you do about it. Scamming has become so varied and widespread that almost all...Read more
Devices and Browsers - how are you completing surveys?
8th Aug 2014
A dial-up modem connected to a chunky desktop computer used to be the only way we could make use of the Internet in our homes. Today, we have smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and even smart...Read more
Allergies and food Intolerances - how do they affect food shopping?
4th Jul 2014
With food allergies and intolerances becoming increasingly common these days, we were interested to find out how being affected by one of these influenced the way in which you shopped. Did it mean...Read more
Internet TV in Australia - The Pioneers
3rd Jul 2014
Recently we’ve been carrying out research into internet TV viewing habits. Who is watching it, and leading the trend? Here are some of our findings. Of the 64% of survey respondents who...Read more
What advert made you do something and why?
13th Jun 2014
Recently, we asked you what the last advert was that you saw that actually prompted you to do something! The variety of ads that you mentioned was huge; from car ads, to store discounts in...Read more
How do you cut the cost of living?
7th May 2014
With the budget looming and the high chance that we will have less money than before, how will you cut your everyday spending? We asked you what you thought, and received an interesting response....Read more
TV - how do you watch yours?
7th May 2014
Times are a changing. There has always been a choice of what to watch on TV, but it’s recently got a whole lot bigger. Choosing what to watch no longer has to be a case of flicking through...Read more
Mobile phone providers - what do you think of yours?
7th May 2014
What makes you choose a particular mobile phone provider, and what is most important to you? Is it price, reputation, customer service, brand, or something else? In general, you can be split into...Read more
To twitter or not to twitter?
23rd Apr 2014
Recently we asked you your thoughts on twitter. We wanted to find out if you use it, and if so, what for? Twitter is a mystery to many of you. You ask - what is the point of it? The most common...Read more
Christmas shopping - when where and how?
17th Apr 2014
We wanted to know how, when and where you do your Christmas shopping! Do you plan ahead, or are you rushing around the local shopping centre in a panic on Christmas Eve? And are you buying online...Read more
Has plain packaging impacted smoking?
22nd Jan 2014
A year after plain packaging was introduced, we asked you if you thought it had had an effect and was working to stop people smoking. Was it a worthwhile change, or just an example of the...Read more
How is technology affecting our senior citizens?
11th Oct 2013
Everybody is familiar with the old joke about children having to teach their elders how to use the DVD or TV remote. But what has been the real impact of technology on our senior citizens? We asked...Read more
Reality TV - is it a good thing?
11th Oct 2013
It seems Cafestudy members are split when it comes to reality shows such as The Biggest Loser, Big Brother and the X Factor. You either love them or you hate them!Says BigGazza - “There is no...Read more
Do you like Facebook 'Likes'?
11th Oct 2013
We asked you....have you ever ‘liked’ a company’s Facebook page? Why and what prompted you to do it? Some of you refuse to ‘like’ anything, because of concern over...Read more
Election Advertising – rants from the Cafestudy Soapbox
7th Jun 2013
When we asked you what you thought about the political parties advertising in the run up to the election later this year, we clearly hit a nerve with a lot of you! A good excuse for a rant it seems...Read more
We asked you....what is your favourite brand? And here are the results!
6th Jun 2013
Chocolate, coffee and innovative electronic products which make our lives easier! Those are the winners as voted for by you in our recent best brand competition, and yes, they are products not...Read more
What annoys you the most about advertising?
31st May 2013
There are many ways in which advertising can annoy you. Too loud, too long, too repetitive, too confusing and unclear, too in your face, too much of it......the list goes on. So out of all these...Read more
Breakfast! The most important meal of the day?
27th May 2013
Breakfast! It’s supposedly the most important meal of the day. It sets you up for the day ahead, and skipping it can have detrimental effects on our health. We wanted to find out what...Read more
Magazines in a Digital World
24th May 2013
Do you like to read magazines? Or do you think they are a waste of money now that we can go online for anything and everything? A large number of you do indeed think magazines have lost their...Read more
The Rise of the Home Brands
21st May 2013
Recently, we asked you what you thought of the rise of the supermarket home brand and here is what you said: The things you like about home brands – well, perhaps not surprisingly, top of the...Read more