• Mystery Shopping Companies

    Edible Monster Goop-mysteryshopping.jpgHere are several listings of Mystery Shopping Companies throughout the United States. These companies have been recommended over the years by our site & Discussion List members.

    If you're new to Mystery Shopping, here's a great article to help you Dissolve the Mystery and answer a few questions you may have. If you still have questions, check out our forum area dedicated to Mystery Shopping.



    1. A&A Merchandising LTD: A&A serves a wide mix of clients, which include SOHO, high technology, food, pharmaceutical, veterinary products, financial institutions and packaged goods
    2. A Closer Look - Covers Lodging & Restaurant industry. Shoppers are reimbursed for expenses
    3. A & M Business Services- Covers Hotels, Restaurants, Banking & Retail. Web based program allows the shopper instant online access to their account
    4. A Step Above Service Evaluations-shoppers receive an outline of the assignment requirements and deadline, via e-mail
    5. A Top Shop -Covers Service retail outlets; self storage facilities; real estate rental properties; real estate developers; restaurants; automobile dealerships; fast food chains, hotels, nationwide. Shops are paid on a flat fee basis. Most shops pay $10-20 per hour.
    6. About Face Corp - Previously known as "The Secret Shopper company"
    7. Acra -Covers retail, fast food, & restaurants. Also have a start a shop program as well as zip code surveys.
    8. Ann Michaels & Associates -all job assignments come through email, offer a shopper incentive program, Plant-a-shopper & telesurveys
    9. ACE (Associate Consumer Evaluations) -Covers Telephone evaluations, Employee Integrity, Sales techniques & Discrimination evaluation, shoppers paid once monthly
    10. Amusement Advantage -Covers the amusement/recreation Industry such as water parks, theme parks, etc Mystery shoppers for Amusement Advantage receive free tickets, payments and reimbursements to the facilities that they are evaluating in return for their detailed written evaluations. S
    11. Anonymous Insights, inc. -The typical payment is $5-$50 dollars, offers online reporting
    12. Anonymous Shoppers & Assessments of Pittsburg (A.S.A.P) -Covers evaluation and analysis of customer service and customer service training, they includes a wide variety of business, ranging from all segments of the hospitality, retail industries, corporate insurance providers, etc.
    13. Apartment Shoppe -provides quality personalized mystery shopping services to apartment communities throughout the US.
    14. Ardent Services -no additional info
    15. At Your Service Marketing -services Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kansas, New Mexico, Missouri, Iowa. Product demonstrations, Merchandising, Mystery shops and audits
    16. Bare Associates International -Covers Restaurants, Banks, Hotels , Retail Clothing Stores, Automotive Sales, Motorcycle Sales, Health and Fitness Clubs , Grocery, Golf Courses, Time Shares, Cellular Phone shops, Phone Call Shops, Furniture Shops, Integrity Bar Shops, etc. Payments take 35-50 days
    17. Barry Leeds & Associates -teleshop, web shop & mystery shopping
    18. Best Mark -Covers restaurants, retail stores, casinos, shopping malls, banks and hotels
    19. Bevinco- Covers Restaurant & bar Inventory audits
    20. Beyond Hello - Covers Banking/Financial, Fast Food, Restaurant F&B (Casual & Fine Dining), Retail - General, Telephone
    21. Beyond Marketing Group -Covers hospitality industries, retail, medical, banking, call centers, food & restaurants in all 50 states
    22. BLD Scheduling Services -additional information not yet avail.
    23. BMA Mystery Shopping Services -postings updated right on their site
    24. Business Evaluation Services -telephone Mystery shopping, competition shopping, average payment 45-50 days from Approval
    25. Business Insights Group -additional information not available- 1 forum user reported this was for banking institutions
    26. Byers Choice Inc - Covers fast food evaluations


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    Comments 8 Comments
    1. sheliprosperi's Avatar
      sheliprosperi -
      Going to look into this. Thanks!
    1. TxB17Lady's Avatar
      TxB17Lady -
      I was once a mystery shopper, but couldn't devote the time I needed to do it well. I am now retired and really appreciate the pre-screening you have provided here! Hope to get back into the fun!
    1. chyatt73's Avatar
      chyatt73 -
      I am a mystery shopper for a couple of companies already, but I am going to look into these too! Thanks!
    1. droth61's Avatar
      droth61 -
      Wow, I would love to do this! Has everyone had good experiences with it? Do they reimburse as promised, etc.
    1. 1busyksmom's Avatar
      1busyksmom -
      Mystery shopping has always intrigued me, but I have no idea how to begin. If anyone would be willing to share advice I would love to hear from you.
    1. FreebieQueen's Avatar
      FreebieQueen -
      Quote Originally Posted by 1busyksmom View Post
      Mystery shopping has always intrigued me, but I have no idea how to begin. If anyone would be willing to share advice I would love to hear from you.
      Here's a great article on Where to Start, how it works and the most frequently asked questions.

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    1. jan3lynn's Avatar
      jan3lynn -
      I have been reading about it but get so much junk emails from them I was kind of worried it was not really true. Can u send me some info on what I would do to get in touch with a legimate company. thanks
    1. mommabear4's Avatar
      mommabear4 -
      Quote Originally Posted by droth61 View Post
      Wow, I would love to do this! Has everyone had good experiences with it? Do they reimburse as promised, etc.
      Mystery shopping has always worked well for me. You don't get rich doing it and you'd have to sign up for a lot of companies to make a part time job out of it but the advantages are you can pick and choose what you want to do.


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