We just got back from ICSC 2023 in Las Vegas! It was a great experience and we really enjoyed seeing everyone there. Here are a few observations and reflections from our SiteSeer team members about the general atmosphere and “vibe” among retailers and real estate professionals:
Topics: ICSC, SiteSeer Professional Services
If you’re a retailer or in any sort of chain business, you know well that doing research is critical to the success of your business. By research, we mean research on your customers, competitors, markets, and brick-and-mortar locations where your customers find you.
Topics: Market Research, Site Selection Software, Analyzing Retail Sites, Sales Forecasting, SiteSeer Professional Services
If you’ve been following the SiteSeer blog for a while, you might recall a post we wrote this time six years ago. It was not long after the 2016 Presidential election, and Hilary Clinton had just lost to Donald Trump…despite what the polls said leading up to the election.
Topics: Retail Data Analysis, Market Data, Site Selection Software, Data Quality, Site Selection Analysis, Sales Forecasting
How to uncover success in your retail or other chain business in 2023 and beyond
Everywhere you turn, there’s talk of rising interest rates, inflation and an impending recession that has every consumer on edge.
Topics: Retail Data Analysis, Market Research, Building New Locations, Analytics Solution
In the grocery industry, like many retail industries, there’s no room for error when it comes to opening new locations. Before you invest time, energy and financial resources into the opening of a store, you need to analyze that site thoroughly and understand its sales potential.
Topics: Smart Retail Growth, Retail Site Selection, Grocery, Single Site Studies, Supermarkets
As you probably know already, the SiteSeer leadership team brings extensive experience in grocery retail, with several of us having worked in retail research for one of the nation’s large grocery chains for decades. And we continue to work with numerous grocer retailers so we’re always interested in what’s happening in the world of grocery.
Topics: Omnichannel Retail, Retail Site Selection, Site Selection Software, Grocery, E-Commerce
The SiteSeer team just returned from ICSC 2022 in Las Vegas this week and what a great experience after two years of virtual conferences. We enjoyed seeing longtime colleagues and clients and getting to know so many new people too. Thanks to everyone who came by to learn more about our suite of site selection and market analysis tools!
Topics: ICSC, Retail Industry, Retail Site Selection, Site Selection Software
We’ve written before about data on this blog, and if you’re a regular reader, you’ve gotten the message. Data is the vital input that our site selection software, SiteSeer Pro, needs to help you gain insights and answers about markets and locations. But it’s essential that you keep several things in mind about data:
Topics: Data Quality, Mobile Location Data
If you’re in the grocery industry or you pay attention to industry news, you’ve probably heard: the largest supermarket chain the country, Kroger, is expanding into Florida. But…they intend to do so without opening a single store in the Sunshine State.
Topics: Omnichannel Retail, Bricks and Mortar Retail, Retail Site Selection, Analytics Solution, Grocery
If you’re in the grocery industry, you’ve certainly seen a lot of change in the last few years. Once upon a time, shopping for groceries was a largely in-person activity. Customers would walk or drive to their nearest grocery store, buy what they need, return home, and repeat.