GfK Kynetec acquires part of AIS
The US market research company, GfK Kynetec (St Louis, Missouri), has acquired all the non-crop market research and consulting activities of UK consultancy Agricultural Information Services (AIS - London). AIS owner Rod Parker will work as a consultant for GfK Kynetec until “at least the end of 2013”. AIS will remain in existence for its pest and other activities that are non-competitive with GfK Kynetec, says Mr Parker. GfK Kynetec is the name adopted by the US market research company, dmrkynetec, in January following its acquisition by the UK-based market research firm, GfK ( Agrow No 584, p 2).