We’ve been here before. In early 2020, uncertainty was the word of the day, with the brief but serious recession induced by the pandemic and social distancing measures all over the globe. Somehow, things quickly rebounded and shoppers kept spending—albeit on things like home gym equipment and casual clothing until lockdowns eased. When that happened, people were eager to dine out and travel safely again.
Students in Duke University’s Master of Engineering Management program recently completed a project using SiteSeer’s mapping and other tools.
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.
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.
Just as retail companies of all sizes have had to adapt in the digital era, so has the health care industry. Health care organizations have had to take a new approach to site selection, indeed, but for this data study, we’re looking at something else: the cost of health care.
When many retailers build predictive models to predict sales and overall performance of a store or business location, they spend a lot of time assessing demand, asking themselves a variety of questions:
For a long time, site selection has been a combination of art and science. Site selection data and science became commonplace in the 1990s, but until the last decade or so, judgment, experience, and gut feel drove many retailers’ decisions about where to locate (and the reasons to do so).
You’ve probably heard about it, but what exactly is artificial intelligence? Artificial intelligence or “AI” is the process by which machines simulate human intelligence to solve problems and make decisions. There are many different outlooks on AI, but whether you believe that AI will be a positive force for society or the downfall of humanity, it is impossible to ignore the ramifications of this technology.
When sourcing new investment opportunities, your private equity team likely has a detailed series of steps to assess a potential investment for your portfolio and move into due diligence.