Marketing manager has been conducting marketing research for many years. Even if your company is just a fairly small operation, you can make a difference in the lives of millions. The last decade has seen an improvement in the markets for children’s and consumer products, but how big does this change need to be? In fact, a lot of companies are now looking at marketing research as a way to cut through the clutter. This was detected at the anti-trust conference last month by Mark Perry, who said that next year Amazon will be on it’s own competing with Google and Microsoft.