Retailers That Do Their Research in 2023 Will Remain Resilient

Posted by Michaele Charles on Jan 17, 2023 6:00:00 AM

The entire country is watching, waiting and wondering: Are we headed for a recession in 2023?

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Topics: Market Research, Analyzing Retail Sites, Customer Analysis, Site Selection Analysis

Finding Market Opportunity Amid Uncertainty

Posted by Danielle Yanskey on Oct 28, 2022 1:27:39 PM

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.

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Topics: Retail Data Analysis, Market Research, Building New Locations, Analytics Solution

Tips for Creating an Expansion Plan in Today’s Market

Posted by Michaele Charles on Sep 27, 2022 6:30:00 AM

Here’s a scenario we’ve seen a lot here at SiteSeer: an entrepreneur starts a business. Maybe it’s a retail business of some kind—a boutique clothing store, an ice cream shop, a bike shop—or maybe it’s a restaurant.

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Topics: Market Research, Market Data, Capital Planning, Retail Industry, Retail Site Selection, Restaurant Site Selection, Site Selection Analysis

The Need for Competitive Intelligence in Business Site Selection

Posted by Tom Kessler on Apr 28, 2022 5:30:00 AM

No matter what business you’re in, understanding both supply and demand is essential. If you’re a chain business that is expanding your store base, you’re doing so under the assumption that what you have to sell is in demand. In other words, your product or service is not only appealing to consumers, but there is room for more of it in the marketplace. But what does that mean? Is there truly untapped demand and if so, how do you measure it?

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Topics: Smart Retail Growth, Real Estate Analytics Tool, Market Research, Competitive Analysis

What You Need to Know About Site Selection Research

Posted by Tom Kessler on Dec 22, 2021 6:00:00 AM

SiteSeer is in the business of site selection software, but we do a lot more than that. We help growing businesses with their market strategy, including which markets to expand into, where to find the best sites and how to forecast store performance.

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Topics: Market Research, Data Study, Retail Site Selection, Data Quality

Pair Site Selection Software with Expert Guidance

Posted by Tom Kessler on Dec 8, 2021 9:30:00 AM

There is no question: data and analytics have totally changed retail site selection. Today’s companies use software like SiteSeer Pro to determine where their best customers are located and analyze potential sites that would best attract those customers (and new ones). Choosing a location based on gut feel will no longer cut it. Site selection software has the power to tell retailers and other chain businesses what markets they should prioritize as they consider expansion, what locations will yield them the most success, where the competition is and much more.

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Topics: Hotspot Analysis, Market Research, Retail Site Selection, Site Selection Software, Analyzing Retail Sites, Competitive Analysis, Customer Analysis, Client Service, SiteSeer Professional Services

Forecasting for a New Location? Keep These Eight Things in Mind

Posted by Tom Kessler on Nov 22, 2021 7:15:00 AM
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Topics: Retail Data Analysis, Market Research, Retail Site Selection, Site Selection Software, Analyzing Retail Sites, Data Quality, Site Selection Criteria, Sales Forecasting

Retail Trade Areas 101: Part II

Posted by Tom Kessler on May 27, 2021 6:00:00 AM

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Topics: Retail Trade Area, Market Research

Retail Trade Areas 101: Part I

Posted by Tom Kessler on May 21, 2021 1:34:23 PM

This is part 1 of our two-part series. Here's part 2.

Whether you work in retail, commercial real estate or operate any business with a storefront, you are likely familiar with the concept of a trade area.

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Topics: Retail Trade Area, Market Research

Grocers Ready to Grow: You Need an Expansion Plan

Posted by Sam Lowder on May 15, 2020 10:46:46 AM

Two months into our global shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic and one thing is pretty clear: there are some businesses that are inherently built to withstand a crisis like this one. One such industry: grocery.

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Topics: Smart Retail Growth, Market Research, Capital Planning, Retail Industry, Coronavirus, Grocery

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