Q&A With SiteSeer's Andy Straker

Posted by Michaele Charles on Mar 30, 2021 8:35:35 AM

Andy Straker is SiteSeer’s CTO and the person who keeps the system up and running on a daily basis. He has an interesting background and, in many ways, is the person responsible for SiteSeer’s existence. Let’s get to know Andy.

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Topics: Employee Spotlight

How Will Shopping Malls Fare and Change in 2021?

Posted by Sam Lowder on Mar 26, 2021 9:10:34 AM

For years, many have debated the death of shopping malls. The rise of ecommerce has been a big contributor to the struggles of brick-and-mortar retail, and many analysts and other experts have been talking about how these changes are impacting the American institution known as the shopping mall: 

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Topics: Retail Apocalypse, Recruiting Shopping Center Tenants, Retail Industry, Landlord Rep Brokers & Owners Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry, Coronavirus

If Your Retail Void Report (Void Analysis) Doesn’t Have These Five Things, It’s Time for a Better Solution

Posted by Sam Lowder on Mar 17, 2021 9:39:09 AM

We sometimes hear from people connected to the retail industry that traditional void reports are outdated and not all that useful.

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Topics: Retail Data Analysis, Recruiting Shopping Center Tenants, Void Analysis

2020 Retail Category Winners and Losers

Posted by Sam Lowder on Feb 23, 2021 2:30:22 PM

We all know by now that the year 2020 was challenging for many businesses for a variety of reasons. With many states laying out restrictions, some businesses were thrust into e-commerce on zero notice, while other businesses were forced to think outside the box on how to reach their customers in new ways.

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Topics: Smart Retail Growth, Data Study, Retail Site Selection, Site Selection Software

How Will E-Commerce in Grocery Progress From Here?

Posted by Danielle Yanskey on Feb 19, 2021 8:15:00 AM

Just before the calendar flipped to 2021, Albertsons Companies made a big announcement regarding its grocery delivery service.

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Topics: Omnichannel Retail, Retail Site Selection, Grocery, E-Commerce

Employee Spotlight: Danielle Yanskey

Posted by Michaele Charles on Feb 10, 2021 4:00:00 PM

Our employee spotlight this month is on Danielle Yanskey, SiteSeer’s COO.

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Topics: Employee Spotlight

Franchise Planning Guide to Surviving the Pandemic

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jan 28, 2021 5:45:00 AM

Franchise planning has been beyond challenging in the last 11 months and it’s still not easy. If you were established before 2020, your territory plan is probably out the window right now and the capacity you thought you had for smart retail growth might have changed significantly.

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Topics: Retail Industry, Franchise & Services Industry, Retail Site Selection, Analyzing Retail Sites, Coronavirus

The 15 Fastest-Growing Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas (10/19 to 10/20)

Posted by Tom Kessler on Jan 22, 2021 1:56:29 PM

If there is one question the SiteSeer team has consistently received in the last 10 months, it is some variation of, “What cities are growing/shrinking in the U.S. these days, and where should we locate next as a result?” With new data from STI: PopStats in hand for the time period October 2019 to October 2020, we set out to understand which markets grew the fastest.

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[Case Study]: Shopko Optical Sees Clearer with SiteSeer Pro Software

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jan 19, 2021 6:00:00 AM

When Monarch Alternative Capital acquired Shopko Optical in May 2019, it became critical for the real estate team to have a powerful, easy-to-use site selection and analysis platform that would help the company continue to grow after opening 80 standalone locations.

“We needed an analytics tool to help us with mapping, evaluating real estate, and assessing trade areas,” says Donna Capichano, chief development officer at Shopko Optical. “The tool we were using previously was expensive and produced inaccurate results. It was time for something better.”

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Topics: Smart Retail Growth, Real Estate Analytics Tool, Improving Store Locations, Site Selection Software, Case Study

Take a SiteSeer Demo, Get a FREE UberMedia Report + FREE Void Analysis

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jan 8, 2021 5:30:00 AM

It’s a new year and time for a new deal from SiteSeer! 

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Topics: Real Estate Analytics Tool, Improving Store Locations, Building New Locations, Void Analysis, Data Partner, Site Selection Analysis