2021 Retail Category Winners and Losers (Jan-Oct 2021)

Posted by Tom Kessler on Oct 18, 2021 6:30:00 AM

Back in February 2021, we wanted to take a look at the year 2020 and figure out what retail categories did well (grew) and which ones struggled (shrunk). The year started off as many years do and then when the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak to be a global pandemic on March 11th, life as we all know it changed forever.

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Topics: Smart Retail Growth, Data Study, Retail Site Selection, Site Selection Software

Q&A with SiteSeer’s Kay Kessler

Posted by Michaele Charles on Sep 23, 2021 6:00:00 AM

SiteSeer's Director of Solution Development

If you’ve ever requested custom analytics from the SiteSeer professional services team, chances are you’ve received something created by Kay, our director of solution development. Kay is tasked with helping clients get the most out of the SiteSeer platform, which sometimes involves market research services or creating surveys—or something else entirely.

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Topics: Retail Site Selection, Site Selection Software, cre mapping tools, Site Selection Criteria, Employee Spotlight

What Do Clients Appreciate About SiteSeer?

Posted by Danielle Yanskey on Aug 23, 2021 7:00:00 AM

SiteSeer is a powerful platform used and trusted by retailers, brokers and developers, and communities who want to make better site decisions. We know what sets our tool apart: it’s easy to use, it’s powerful yet accessible for users who aren’t analysts, and it is data agnostic—so you can use third-party data as well as your own data for better market and site selection analytics.

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Topics: Void Analysis, Retail Site Selection, Site Selection Software, Client Service, Testimonials

Q&A With SiteSeer's Lance Blick

Posted by Michaele Charles on Jul 16, 2021 11:32:40 AM

If you’re an existing SiteSeer user, you’ve likely talked with Lance before, our director of client services. Lance knows SiteSeer software inside and out and has that, “If I can’t get you the answer, I’ll find out who can,” type of attitude that makes him the best kind of client advocate!

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Topics: Real Estate Analytics Tool, Site Selection Software, Employee Spotlight

2020 Retail Category Winners and Losers

Posted by Sam Lowder on Feb 23, 2021 2:30:22 PM

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.

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Topics: Smart Retail Growth, Data Study, Retail Site Selection, Site Selection Software

[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

Have You Taken Advantage of SiteSeer’s Health Care Data Layers?

Posted by Sam Lowder on Nov 16, 2020 7:32:38 AM

SiteSeer provides our users with free access to nationwide healthcare location data. This data is provided in two map layers:

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Topics: Data Partner, Retail Industry, Site Selection Software, Health Care Industry, Site Selection Analysis

Have You Looked at SiteSeer Lately?

Posted by Sam Lowder on Oct 27, 2020 5:45:00 AM
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Topics: Retail Site Selection, Site Selection Software, Analyzing Retail Sites, Site Selection Analysis, Commercial Real Estate Analysis Software

What Happened to Unemployment Rates May-June 2020?

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jul 30, 2020 8:25:47 AM

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). 

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Topics: Retail Data Analysis, Data Study, Retail Site Selection, Site Selection Software, Coronavirus

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

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