Occasionally Major Retail Companies, such as Major supermarket chains require there prices to be checked against.

1. Other Branches Nationwide to see the fluctuation in price across the country.

2. Other Large Competitors, to check they are competitive.

They outsource this work to Market Research Companies who in turn pass this on to a consumer researcher.

All that this involves is a list of printed items will be emailed or mailed to you.

You then need to find the items either by visiting your local store or online.

You can be paid around £200 for an assignment.