Over the last year, the business headlines have been dominated by companies that have struggled—the restaurants, retailers, and other independent and chain businesses that have seen decreased demand or been forced to operate at reduced capacity for the majority of the past 13 months.
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.
Just before the calendar flipped to 2021, Albertsons Companies made a big announcement regarding its grocery delivery service.
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.
It has been a long time coming, but it’s finally here: the end of 2020 and the strangest and perhaps most difficult year for many in the retail industry.
If you’ve been following along, you know that during the months of April and May, SiteSeer was reporting weekly unemployment claims as a percentage in major metropolitan and micropolitan areas across the country. (Read our updates from 4/29, and for the weeks ended 4/27, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, and our 6/26 update).
Step #5 in our Site Selection Checklist for making intelligent site selection decisions is to get the help of a broker.
Step #4 in our Site Selection Checklist for making intelligent site selection decisions is to define your site criteria.
Our business is helping companies turn data into insights. And we can’t help but wonder: what does the data show when it comes to where coronavirus is most prevalent?