Turning Marketing Insights Into Winning Strategies

If you value research, we should talk.


We offer expertise in the design and execution of market surveys and custom market research to meet the specific needs of our individual clients.


The research approach at GCG has been a proven success across a wide range of sectors to deliver comprehensive and accurate information.



We like to work as an extended partner for our clients and become an integral part of their story in our region during and after the project implementation phase.


The Distributor & Importer Search team at GCG, comprising seasoned professionals with deep domain and sector experience.


Our mystery shopping programs are designed to measure end-to-end customer experience.

An Overview

Glasgow Consulting Group (GCG) is a market leader in B2B research and growth strategy consulting across a diverse set of industries across Middle East and Africa. We specialise in market entry strategy, market intelligence and partner search & selection. Supporting clients particularly in the emerging markets can be challenging sometimes and thus we use a “fact-based” research approach which is proven across a wide range of sectors to deliver precise and comprehensive information that is used by clients to fuel decision-making and drive business strategy.

In a marketplace where most research agencies focus on traditional consumer research, GCG constantly emphasizes a profound need for customized research projects. This approach integrates the essential elements of traditional customer research with knowledge of the broader business eco-system. The larger spectrum of competitors, channels, legal and regulatory factors are extensively covered in our research assignments to support strategic decision-making for market growth and entry.

Our aim is to provide our clients with a plan to improve company performance in a competitive marketplace which helps in saving the most valuable resources in a business environment – time and money. This ultimately enables our clients to execute and implement informed business decisions in a timely manner and ensures the success of the company and customers.

Our Clients

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What Clients Say

GCG provided us with some good insights. Project was managed very well from beginning to end.
Partner, Deloitte & Touche, UAE
It is rare to find an individual with the perfect combination of professionalism and expertise. We have enjoyed knowing & working with Vishal Pandey and Glasgow Consulting Group team on a number of occasions and not only give them top marks for their work, but consider them to be an integral part of our growing team in the MENA region.
Frank Cottle, Alliance Business Centers, USA
On behalf of Amitabh Taneja and the entire team of Images RetailME I want to thank you for joining the Middle East Retail Forum session on Middle East Retail Industry consumer trends, auditing the awards results and making both events a great success.
Lawrence Pinto, IMAGES RetailME, UAE
Thank you for working together with the MECSC to conduct the Industry Sentiment Survey, results of which were released during RECon MENA 2011. The results provided some thoughtful insights on the opportunities and challenges faced by the industry in the region. Look forward to working with you in the near future.
Sheryl Rebello, Middle East Council of Shopping Centres (MECSC), UAE
I have used the services of GCG in more than two occasions in the last one year and have been satisfied with the results. An absolute joy to work with.
Director, Global Strategy House, Saudi Arabia
We value their ability to be flexible, and get on with the job. They execute on time, to budget, and present professionally.
Managing Director, Global Industrial and Manufacturing House, Saudi Arabia

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Recent Articles

Logistics News Middle East, October 2017

Vishal Pandey, director at Glasgow Consulting Group, comments on the trends in the rapidly expanding warehousing and value-added services sector in Saudi Arabia.

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Gulf News, January 2018

Some of the ingredients that cooked up success in the past will not work.

The UAE is known for doing the best, the tallest, the highest, etc in a lot of things and taking the spotlight in positive ways. Did you know UAE represents the highest number of F&B outlets, per capita, in the world?

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