Research International was a market research company, founded in 1962 By Eileen Cole and was part of the Kantar Group, the parent company for WPP's worldwide information and consultancy interests. Research International had offices in 50 countries and employed approximately 2,500 people across the world. Research International's genesis was the market research division of Unilever.
In 2009 Research International was merged with TNS which had recently been acquired by WPP.
- "UK's Best Agencies Inseparable". 2006 Market Research and Excellence Awards. 2006-11-07.