Data Partner Spotlight: INRIX

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jul 8, 2021 6:15:00 AM

When you’re in the retail business, location planning is a complicated process. There are many factors to consider when trying to ensure a location can be successful, but at the top of the list is making sure there’s plenty of traffic passing by that site (in other words: potential customers).

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Topics: Data Study, Improving Store Locations, Building New Locations, Data Partner, Data Quality, Site Selection Analysis, Traffic Counts

Data Partner Spotlight: ChainXY

Posted by Sam Lowder on May 27, 2021 12:00:00 PM

When you’re a retailer, restaurant chain or real estate professional, it’s critical to do your homework. Our data partner, ChainXY, makes that much easier, with their chain locational data that allows real estate professionals that are conducting market research to make informed decisions.

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Topics: Data Study, Improving Store Locations, Building New Locations, Data Partner, Data Quality, Site Selection Analysis

[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

Why Your Site Selection Process is Better with a Broker

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jun 23, 2020 1:33:53 PM

Step #5 in our Site Selection Checklist for making intelligent site selection decisions is to get the help of a broker.

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Topics: Improving Store Locations, Building New Locations, Retail Site Selection, Site Selection Software, Site Selection Analysis, Commercial Real Estate Analysis Software, Site Selection Criteria

Five Steps for Defining Your Site Criteria

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jun 15, 2020 4:15:47 PM

Step #4 in our Site Selection Checklist for making intelligent site selection decisions is to define your site criteria.

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Topics: Improving Store Locations, Building New Locations, Retail Site Selection, Site Selection Analysis, Site Selection Criteria

Retail and Coronavirus: Observations and Planning Ahead

Posted by Sam Lowder on Mar 27, 2020 5:45:00 AM

It’s an interesting time to be alive, that’s for certain!

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Topics: Improving Store Locations, Retail Industry, Retail Site Selection, Site Selection Software, Coronavirus

Capital Planning 101: Improving the Stores You Have

Posted by Sam Lowder on Nov 27, 2018 12:51:49 PM

Many businesses trying to grow the smart way recognize that capital planning involves an analysis of both short- and long-term needs and goals before they decide where their dollars are best spent. Regardless of how you plan your budget, your goal, of course, is to boost revenue. The question is: what capital expenditures are most likely to make that happen?

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Topics: Smart Retail Growth, Capital Planning, Improving Store Locations, Retail Industry

Using Data to Focus on the Most Important Aspects of Your Business

Posted by Sam Lowder on Dec 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM

For several years, some of the most sophisticated, fastest-growing retailers and restaurant chains in the market have been using cutting-edge data analysis to discover actionable insights about their customers, brand, and competitors. Specifically, we’re talking about mobile behavioral data, which has the power to provide companies everywhere highly intelligent business insights.

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Topics: Improving Store Locations, Data Partner, Retail Industry, Restaurant Industry, Data Quality

The Cost of Losing a Customer

Posted by Sam Lowder on Nov 10, 2017 2:41:00 PM

If you’ve read about the importance of customer service, you’ve probably heard that making customers feel valued and heard is good for much more than just your brand—it’s critical to your bottom line. We've talked before about the cost of a bad location. How about the cost of losing a customer? Sources around the globe say that the customer experience is at the core of your customers’ buying decisions and that the cost of losing a customer can be more than you think.

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Topics: Improving Store Locations, Building New Locations, Retail Industry, Analyzing Retail Sites, Restaurant Industry