Mystery Shoppers Are Important People

by Robert ~ May 1st, 2008. Filed under: mystery shops, Mystery-Shopper, Mystery-Shopping.


From The Desk Of B. Robert

“Central to a business’ success are its customers; and closely related are its employees.


Companies realize the benefits that objective mystery shopper inspections offer to their overall business success.”


Why Mystery Shoppers are Important People

Firstly, Mystery Shoppers are valued as supervisory evaluators who complete secretive visits to capture actual consumer experiences and document the authentic information about the sales process and events.”

Secondly, retail companies realize that a business’ success depends largely upon its customers and employees interaction.

Thirdly, companies realize the benefits of objective inspections performed by mystery shoppers offer authentic operations that are critical to their overall business success.

Fourthly, companies and Research Marketing organizations regard mystery shopping as a very important and necessary means to obtain actual occurrences data.

For the reasons noted Mystery Shoppers are very important people to businesses and for their data and information collected.

Advantages for the Business

A Mystery Shopper helps a business evaluate their customer service and learn ways they can improve a consumers’ overall shopping experience at their store.

Secret Shoppers achieve data for a business to evaluate and measure particular staff services and sales ability.

A quality undercover shopper can easily identify a business’ weaknesses.

Mystery shopping studies can analytically evaluate company strengths and patterns in service administration.

Investigative auditing can help to improve an effective customer employee relationship organization.

Mystery Shopping competitive data evaluation helps management implement a viable business advantage over its competitors.

Contracting Mystery shoppers is the most cost-effective method for measuring customer and employee services including company policies and procedures; and, the recoginition for positive and negative overall business operations.

Mystery Shopping provides to a business the data for evaluation in the following IMPORTANT areas;

01 Customer service improvements
02 Trend Studies
03 Employee incentive programs
04 Employee assessments

Competitive assessments

06 Improvements recommendations
07 Product valuations
08 Policy and procedural appraisals
09 Management reviews
10 Satisfied customer assessments
11 Evaluate training programs
12 Consideration to profit strategies

The above-mentioned list is only a very small sample of the valuable and key issues for the great magnitude and importance of a Mystery Shopper and their responsibility performed.

Since customers, employees and product awareness are central to a business’ success, you can easily understand the level of importance genuine shopping experiences and quality recording of those events inluence company methodologies and implementation.

Companies realize the benefits that objective mystery shopping inspections offer to their overall business success, thereby deeming Mystery Shoppers very important people.

To Be Continued…

Here are just some recent posts of ‘Shops’ available:

Hello Shoppers!

I have an opening at a barbecue restaurant in three areas. They are as follows:

Branson, MO 65616

Osage Beach, MO 65035

St. Joseph, MO 64506

I need the shops completed between May 5, 2008 and May 6, 2008

The assignment will pay $25.00 if you shop during the dinner hours.

This amount includes reimbursement for the meal and the shop fee.

These are dine in dinner shops.

Dinner hours are between 5pm and 8pm

We ask that if you are a Dinner shopper you should always Dine In with a companion

You may bring children along on this shop.

If you can shop these locations, but are only available for lunch,

please let me know.

If you are available for this assignment please contact me at You can also register ad apply via our site.

If you are not available for this round, but would be available in the future, please register with our company so I can contact you for
future rounds.

These are ongoing shops and I will need shoppers at
these locations every week.

Thank You!

Celeste Borden

Service Excellence Scheduling


You might also be interested in becoming a
Home Based Field Inspector
and performing assignments while out on your
Mystery Shops.

You can learn more at the link below:

Learn How To
Become A Field Inspection Representative

Primo Solutions, LLC has the following new round of Senior Living shops in your area!

Need shoppers 65 and older if possible for these shops.

Shops can also be done as:

“Adult child, searching for a facility for an aging parent that is 65 or older.”

There will also be a telephone shop associated with the main client location, along with an in person visit.

Shopper pay is $10 for telephone shop and $30 for the in person shop.


Completed shops are invoiced every Fri. and you will receive a payment within 7 days of invoicing.

**Please reply ASAP only after doing the following:

~~Register at:

(no fee is ever charged) -or- confirm with me that you already ARE registered with Primo Solutions.

~Reply via email to (
with your full name, and shop location request(s).

~Please list the city, state where you live in the subject line.

~~I will reply as soon as possible.~~

If I am able to schedule you for a shop or if I am sending out a new list.

Thanks so much and I look forward to working with you!!

Brenda Bates

Account Manager

Primo Solutions, LLC


Scottsdale AZ 85255, 85260, 85020, 85254

Carmel CA 93923

Carlsbad CA 92009

Cupertino CA 94301

LaJolla CA 92037

Monterey CA 93940

Pacific Grove CA 93950

Palo Alto CA 94304

Portola Valley CA 94301

Salinas CA 93901

San Diego CA 92122

Saratoga CA 95070

Aurora CO 80014

Centennial CO 80121

Denver CO 80202

Highlands Ranch CO 80126, 80129

Aventura FL 33180

Boca Raton FL 33433

Coral Gables FL 33134

Deerfield Beach FL 33442

Delray Beach FL 33445, 33483

Fort Lauderdale FL 33309

Ft. Myers FL 33908

Hollywood FL 33021

Lantana FL 33462

Lauderhill FL 33319

Naples FL 34110, 34105

Palm Beach FL 33418

Palm Beach Gardens FL 33410

Parkland FL 33067

Plantation FL 33322

Pompano Beach FL 33062

Wellington FL 33414

**Chicago IL 60611

**Glenview IL 60025

**Lake Forest IL 60045

**Washington DC 20005

**Bethesda MD 20814

**Chevy Chase MD 20815

**Kensington MD 20895

**Cresskill NJ 07626

**Paramus NJ 07652

**Pompton Plains NJ 07444

**Teaneck NJ 07666

**Ardsley NY 10502

**Riverdale NY 10463

**Ryewood NY 10573

**Yonkers NY 10705

Dallas TX 75243,75201, 75225

Hello Shoppers!

I have a flooring shop available in two areas.

Please note!! We are offering a $10.00 bonus on the following locations.

Fort McMurray, AB T9H 1W1

Colville, WA 99114

I need the shop completed by May 3, 2008, however, I can work with you on the due date.

During this shop you will visit the location and make several observations.

You will be required to interact with an associate. You do not need to make a purchase.

The assignment will pay $15.00, plus a $10.00 bonus, for a total of$25.00

If you would like to complete this location please contact me at .

You can also register and apply via our site at this

Thank You!

Celeste Borden

Service Excellence Scheduling

Hello Mystery Shoppers!

AboutFace™ has a new monthly contest starting May 1st. Two lucky shoppers will win. For every shop completed with a perfect report score of 5 will receive a chance to win $25.

If you don’t shop you can’t win, so grab your shop today! ALL reports that score a 5 will be entered – do more than one shop and get more than one 5 – BETTER your chances to win!


I have a GREAT opportunity for you and your pet!

We have clinic vaccination shops! For this shop, you are paid $10 for the report and up to $20 in reimbursement for vaccinations.

This means you could get several shots, or just one.

Restrictions for this shop:

• You must take another person with you(this is FLEXIBLE)

• You must take a dog or cat with you – they must be able to get a shot they need

• Weekend only shops

• They only have a WINDOW OF TIME for them, so you will have to go at a certain time. Times range from 10AM – 5ish.

You just had to go within the clinics allowed time span. Location times vary.

Alameda CA 94501

Atwater CA 95301

Brentwood CA 94513

Castro Valley CA 94552

Chico CA 95928

Citrus Heights CA 95621

Colma CA 94014

Concord CA 94520

Davis CA 95969

Dublin CA 94568

El Cerrito CA 94530

Elk Grove CA 95758

Fairfield CA 94533

Folsom CA 95630

Fremont CA 94538

Fresno CA 93726

Gilroy CA 95020

Los Gatos CA 95030

Martinez CA 94549

Modesto CA 95350

Monterey CA 93940

Morgan Hill CA 95037

Mountain View CA 94040

Napa CA 94558

Novato CA 94945

Petaluma CA 94954

Redwood City CA 94061

Riverbank CA 95367

Rocklin CA 95765

Roseville CA 95661

Sacramento CA 95815

San Bruno CA 94066

San Francisco CA 94103

San Francisco CA 94132

San Francisco CA 94133

San Jose CA 95123

San Jose CA 95118

San Jose CA 95130

San Jose CA 95122

San Mateo CA 94404

San Rafael CA 94901

San Ramon CA 94583

Santa Clara CA 94552

Santa Rosa CA 94507

Stockton CA 95207

Sunnyvale CA 94087

Tracy CA 95304

Union City CA 94587

Vacaville CA 95688

Vallejo CA 94591

Visalia CA 93277

Walnut Creek CA 94596

Yuba City CA 95993

Avon CT 06001

Brookfield CT 06804

Enfield CT 06082

Farmington CT 06032

Hamden CT 06514

Manchester CT 06040

Milford CT 06460

Newington CT 06111

North Haven CT 06473

Norwalk CT 06851

Southington CT 06489

Stratford CT 06614

Stratford CT 06614

Torrington CT 06790

Wallingford CT 06492

Waterbury CT 06705

Waterford CT 06385

Windsor CT 06095

Newark DE 19702

Wilmington DE 19808

Altamonte Springs FL 32701

Boca Raton FL 33434

Brandon FL 33511

Brooksville FL 34613

Cocoa FL 32922

Davenport FL 33837

Daytona Beach FL 32114

Doral FL 33172

Fleming Island FL 32003

Fort Myers FL 33912

Ft Myers FL 33912

Gainesville FL 32605

Jacksonville FL 32225

Jacksonville FL 32250

Kissimmee FL 34741

Lakeland FL 33809

Melbourne FL 32940

Miami FL 33155

Miami FL 33186

Miami FL 33157

Naples FL 34109

North Miami Beach FL 33181

Oakland Park FL 33334

Odessa FL 33556

Orange City FL 32763

Orlando FL 32803

Orlando FL 32839

Orlando FL 32818

Orlando FL 32809

Palm Bay FL 32907

Pembroke Pines FL 33026

Plantation FL 33324

Port Charlotte FL 33948

S. Miami FL 33143

Sanford FL 32771

Sarasota FL 34239

Sebring FL 33870

St. Augustine FL 32086

Stuart FL 34994

Tamarac FL 33321

Tampa FL 33618

Tampa FL 33609

The Villages FL 32159

Titusville FL 32780

W. Palm Beach FL 33409

Wesley Chapel FL 33543

Winter Haven FL 33880

Acworth GA 30101

Alpharetta GA 30022

Atlanta GA 30307

Atlanta GA 30345

Buford GA 30519

Cumming GA 30041

Douglasville GA 30135

Duluth GA 30096

Lawrenceville GA 30043

Lithonia GA 30058

Marietta GA 30066

Morrow GA 30260

Peachtree City GA 30269

Roswell GA 30076

Sandy Springs GA 30328

Snellville GA 30078

Algonquin IL 60102

Bloomingdale IL 60108

Bolingbrook IL 60440

Bourbonnais IL 60914

Calumet City IL 60409

Chicago IL 60657

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Chicago IL 60610

Crest Hill IL 60435

Crystal Lake IL 60014

Dekalb IL 60115

Downers Grove IL 60516

Elmhurst IL 60126

Geneva IL 60134

Harwood Heights IL 60656

Highland Park IL 60035

Hodgkins IL 60525

Homewood IL 60430

Lake Zurich IL 60047

McHenry IL 60050

Mount Prospect IL 60056

Naperville IL 60540

North Aurora IL 60542

North Riverside IL 60546

Oak Lawn IL 60453

Orland Park IL 60462

Oswego IL 60543

Palatine IL 60067

River Forest IL 60305

Rockford IL 61108

Round Lake Beach IL 60073

Schaumburg IL 60195

Shorewood IL 60431

Skokie IL 60077

Skokie IL 60077

South Elgin IL 60177

St Charles IL 60174

Streamwood IL 60107

Vernon Hills IL 60061

West Dundee IL 60118

Wheaton IL 60187

Wood Dale IL 60191

Highland IN 46322

Merrillville IN 46410

Auburn MA 01501

Avon MA 02322

Brighton MA 02135

Burlington MA 01803

Cambridge MA 02141

Dedham MA 02026

Falmouth MA 02540

Hanover MA 02339

Holyoke MA 01040

Leominster MA 01453

Mansfield MA 02048

Natick MA 01760

North Andover MA 01845

North Dartmouth MA 02747

Norwood MA 02062

Peabody MA 01960

Pittsfield MA 01201

Plymouth MA 02360

Quincy MA 02169

Saugus MA 01906

Seekonk MA 02771

Shrewsbury MA 01545

South Attleboro MA 02703

Springfield MA 01129

Taunton MA 02780

Topsfield MA 01983

Waltham MA 02452

Woburn MA 01801

Annapolis MD 21401

Baltimore MD 21237

Beltsville MD 20705

Bowie MD 20716

California MD 20619

Columbia MD 21045

Ellicott City MD 21042

Forestville MD 20747

Germantown MD 20874

Glen Burnie MD 21061

Hagerstown MD 21740

Laurel MD 20707

Lutherville MD 21093

Owings Mills MD 21117

Prince Frederick MD 20678

Rockville MD 20852

Waldorf MD 20603

S. Portland ME 04106

Concord NH 03301

Keene NH 03431

Manchester NH 03103

Nashua NH 03061

Plaistow NH 03865

Portsmouth NH 03801

Salem NH 03079

Cherry Hill NJ 08002

Cinnaminson NJ 08077

Clifton NJ 07012

Deptford NJ 08096

East Hanover NJ 07936

Eatontown NJ 07724

Edison NJ 08817

Freehold NJ 07728

Howell NJ 07731

Lawrenceville NJ 08648

Milltown NJ 08850

Paramus NJ 07652

Parlin NJ 08859

Parsippany NJ 07054

Phillipsburg NJ 08865

Piscataway NJ 08854

Ramsey NJ 07446

Raritan NJ 08869

Toms River NJ 08753

Totowa NJ 07512

Verona NJ 07044

Watchung NJ 07069

West Orange NJ 07052

Willingboro NJ 08046

Baldwin NY 11510

Bayshore NY 11706

Brooklyn NY 11235

Brooklyn NY 11234

Carle Place NY 11514

Clifton Park NY 12065

Colonie NY 12205

Commack NY 11725

Garden City NY 11040

Glen Cove NY 11542

Hartsdale NY 10530

Howard Beach NY 11414

Kips Bay NY 10016

Lake Grove NY 11755

Lawrence NY 11559

Levittown NY 11758

Massapequa NY 11758

Middletown NY 10940

Mount Vernon NY 10550

Nanuet NY 10954

New York NY 10028

New York NY 10025

New York NY 10003

Patchogue NY 11772

Port Chester NY 10573

Poughkeepsie NY 12601

Riverhead NY 11901

Selden NY 11784

Syosset NY 11791

Valley Stream NY 11581

West Babylon NY 11704

Yonkers NY 10710

Beachwood OH 44060

Boardman OH 44512

Canton OH 44718

Cleveland OH 44109

Macedonia OH 44056

Middleburg OH 44130

Richmond Heights OH 44143

Wadsworth OH 44281

Wooster OH 44691

Beaverton OR 97005

Beaverton OR 97006

Clackamas OR 97015

Corvallis OR 97330

Eugene OR 97402

Gresham OR 97030

Hillsboro OR 97123

Keizer OR 97303

Lake Oswego OR 97034

McMinnville OR 97128

N. Salem OR 97309

Portland OR 97236

Portland OR 97213

Portland OR 97217

Tigard OR 97223

Tualatin OR 97062

Needham Other 02194

Allentown PA 18103

Bensalem PA 19020

Clifton Heights PA 19018

Cranberry Township PA 16066

Dickson City PA 18519

Easton PA 18042

Exton PA 19341

Feasterville PA 19053

Greensburg PA 15601

Hanover PA 17331

Homestead PA 15120

Johnstown PA 15904

King Of Prussia PA 19406

Monroeville PA 15146

Montgomeryville PA 18936

Philadelphia PA 19105

Philadelphia PA 19131

Philadelphia PA 19114

Pittsburgh PA 15102

Pittsburgh PA 15236

Pittsburgh PA 15238

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Reading PA 19610

Robinson TWP PA 15205

Royersford PA 19468

Warminster PA 18974

Washington PA 15301

Whitehall PA 18052

Willow Grove PA 19090

Wynnewood PA 19096

York PA 17404

Middletown RI 02842

Providence RI 02903

Warwick RI 02886

Allen TX 75013

Arlington TX 76015

Austin TX 78712

Austin TX 78751

Austin TX 78759

Bedford TX 76021

Cedar Hill TX 75104

College Station TX 77843

Conroe TX 77304

Dallas TX 75218

Dallas TX 75225

Dallas TX 75230

Dallas TX 75237

Dallas TX 75254

Denton TX 76205

Fort Worth TX 76132

Grand Prairie TX 75052

Grapevine TX 76051

Highland Village TX 75077

Houston TX 77005

Houston TX 77015

Houston TX 77019

Houston TX 77042

Houston TX 77058

Houston TX 77063

Houston TX 77065

Houston TX 77070

Houston TX 77084

Houston TX 77092

Houston TX 77068

Humble TX 77338

Humble TX 77346

Hurst TX 76053

Katy TX 77450

Lake Jackson TX 77566

League City TX 77573

Leon Valley TX 78238

Lewisville TX 75067

Mansfield TX 76063

Mesquite TX 75150

Pasadena TX 77502

Pearland TX 77581

Plano TX 75024

Plano TX 75075

Plano TX 75093

Richardson TX 75081

Rosenberg TX 77471

Round Rock TX 78664

San Antonio TX 78216

San Antonio TX 78223

San Antonio TX 78223

San Antonio TX 78250

Sherman TX 75090

Spring TX 77388

Sugarland TX 77478

Sunset Valley TX 78745

Temple TX 76504

Wautaga TX 76148

Woodlands TX 77380

Bailey`s Crossroads VA 22041

Burke VA 22015

Dale City VA 22193

Fairfax VA 22033

Fairfax VA 22030

Leesburg VA 20176

Manassas VA 20109

Stafford VA 22554

Vienna VA 22036

Warrenton VA 20186

Winchester VA 22603

Bellevue WA 98008

Bellevue WA 98006

Bellingham WA 98226

Covington WA 98042

E. Bremerton WA 98310

Everett WA 98208

Federal Way WA 98003

Gig Harbor WA 98332

Issaquah WA 98027

Kirkland WA 98033

Lakewood WA 98499

Longview WA 98632

Lynnwood WA 98036

Marysville WA 98271

Mt. Vernon WA 98273

Olympia WA 98502

Puyallup WA 98374

Redmond WA 98052

Renton WA 98055

Seattle WA 98117

Seattle WA 98105

Shoreline WA 98133

Tacoma WA 98409

Vancouver WA 98665

Vancouver WA 98684

Vancouver WA 98682

Vancouver WA 98684

W. Seattle WA 98116

If you are interested in the shop, please send the following information to

Full Name –

E-mail Address –

Location Desired –

Confirm all weekends you are open for this shop –

Are you signed up with us? If not, please go to

to sign up for free!

Jennifer Barrick

Scheduler/Senior Editor


Shop to Win!!

Satisfaction Services has immediate shops in Aberdeen, SD.

If you are interested in mystery shopping, please visit our website at and join our shoppers.

Once you have done this, please call the office at 800-564-6574 or 954-564-6570.

If anyone signs up and completes the shop for us tomorrow, we will pay a bonus.

A little about ‘A Closer Look’

  1. You must pass a pre-application test

In this test your application is evaluated for your narrative capabilities, spelling and ability to follow directions.

  • This company does not pay fees but has reimbursements only.
  • To obtain a ‘Shop’, you must check their board for openings and sign up for particular jobs.
  • Receipts are required for your reimbursements..

New Shoppers?
If you would like to sign up for a NEW ACCOUNT on the BARE APOLLO System, or if you’re not sure if you have an account on our APOLLO system, please enter your email address and we will search to see if you have an account (only one account per email address).

ICCDS is a leader in the field of Mystery Shopping.

Whether you have participated as a Mystery Shopper previously, or this is your first time, you’ll find that Mystery Shopping is a great way to earn extra money and help your favorite companies.

Many of our Mystery Shoppers have been with us for some time now, and they love it!

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