The IMSC (Independent Mystery Shoppers Coalition) Provides “independent educational conferences across the United States to improve the skill sets of mystery shoppers, merchandisers and auditors.”

Thanks to the support of the world’s greatest Mystery Shoppers, we’ve just broken the $3000 barrier! We are very grateful for all of the support that we have received from our shoppers and staff! To find out more about Autism Speaks and the work that they do, click here. If you’d like to learn more […]

We have updated our original post regarding the Autism Speaks Campaign.  What changed?  Another of our ACL family members has added their personal story regarding the impact Autism has on all of us.  Linda’s Story can be found by clicking here. 

Our fundraising for Autism Speaks is going really well!  Stay tuned each Monday to see our next update.  (Click here to see our first update and our most recent update). In the meantime, we want to let our shoppers know how great it feels to receive comments like the one we’re about to share. This came […]

Last Month Nation’s Restaurant News announced their Casual Dining Consumer Top Picks for 2014! Head on over to their site if you’re an NRN member, or check out the print edition! Being the best and having loyal customers isn’t easy.  It takes a lot of hard work and taking a good long look at your customers, your restaurant and your […]

Until midnight on October 31st, 2014, A Closer Look will be fundraising by matching contributions made by our mystery shoppers to the organization, Autism Speaks. Our goal is $5000 USD and as of today, our mystery shoppers donations

Welcome to the first update to our mystery shopping fall fundraiser!  As you may know, this year we chose Autism Speaks as the recipient of our Fall Fundraiser donations. If you didn’t know, you can read about it here. If you already know what we’re up to, then read on to see our progress…

During the months of September and October of 2014, A Closer Look will be matching our mystery shoppers’ donations to Autism Speaks. Now through October 2014, when one of our shoppers selects the option to donate part (or all) of their shop reimbursement or bonus to Autism Speaks, we will match their donation. Donation increments […]

It’s time to get ready for MYSTERY SHOPPERFEST 2014! October 17th – 19th, 2014 SHOPPERFEST 2014 is a conference for Mystery Shoppers held by the MSPA of North America. Shopperfest 2014 is a great opportunity to network with other mystery shoppers and learn about the mystery shopping industry.  There will be many mystery shoppers and […]

Did you know that A Closer Look has provided Guest Feedback services for 23 of the Top 50 Full Service Restaurant companies on this list? FSR has just announced the Top 50 Full Service Restaurants of 2014 on their website! We’d like to extend our kindest wishes and congratulate all of these companies on a job well done.  […]