Wondering about this, as I believe we may enter one within the next year.
I started shopping in Dec. 2016, so have never gone through a recession period. I was guessing the competition would be more fierce for shops, but wondering too if shops just completely disappear b/c client is cutting costs?
@Jenny Cassada wrote:
A lot of corporate offices have switched to surveys via email or on a receipt with a gift to the customer, rather than having a full on MS program. I think that's a mistake, and not just because I want to keep doing this, but because you will never get the full story from a survey that someone is taking for the chance at a free prize.
I began mystery shopping in 2008 near the end of the recession. I did 90-110 shops a month, but I had to scour the job boards to find it. As the economy recovered, more business came back on board, including the housing industry and hotel/casinos in particular.