January

1991

 

Cooper Roberts Research
is founded by Ken Roberts and
Sanford “Sandy” Cooper.

MARCH

1991

 

Cooper Roberts completes its first
study for Nissin Foods regarding their Cup-O-Noodles product.

August

1992

 

Ken hires the first CRR employee;
the team works out of Ken’s house.
That first employee is now the
Research Director for a major cruise
line in Florida.

October

1998

 

Cooper Roberts executes its first
Web-based study for client Intuit regarding their Quicken.com financial services website.

July

2002

 

Cooper Roberts completes its first study outside North America.

May

2007

 

First online qualitative research

January

2013

 

Ken Roberts joins the board of Marketing Research Institute International (MRII)

October

1994

 

Cooper Roberts occupies its first office space, located on King Street in San

Francisco’s SoMa district. Cooper Roberts employees witness the construction of SBC Park, home of the San Francisco Giants, and the high tech boom explodes around the adolescent company.

January

2000

 

As a result of building owners’
decision to vacate and remodel the building as the future SF home of E*Trade, Cooper Roberts is forced to move from King Street to Market Street to occupy space in the building originally constructed for the San Francisco Chronicle in 1880. This building was the first high-rise in San Francisco.

June

2004

 

Cooper Roberts is again forced to move after building management announces that the building would undergo significant renovations and be converted to a residential property. The company moves a block-and-a-half down Market Street to 575 Market (our current

headquarters) to take over a larger
space to accommodate growth of our business and staff.

January

2011

 

Celebrated our 20th anniversary

June

2015

 

Ken Roberts awarded the Meritorious Service Award by the Marketing Research

Association (MRA)

August

1995

 

Ken Roberts takes majority ownership
of Cooper Roberts Research.

January

2001

 

Ken Roberts purchases Sandy Cooper’s remaining interest in the company,
but Sandy stays on as an advisor.

October

2004

 

Cooper Roberts announces the opening of our New York/New Jersey office.

June

2011

 

Ken Roberts becomes national chairman of the board of the Marketing Research

Association (MRA)

Photos courtesy of: Nissin Foods, San Francisco Giants, San Francisco Public Library, Divco West, Dalpat Prajapati

may

1994

 

Cooper Roberts is awarded a large study by American Honda Company that propels CRR to new heights. The revenue from this study allows the company to plan a move into its first “real” office.

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