How can you use data to identify ‘similar’ locations? For retailers, looking for areas similar to those with high performing stores, this may be a simple enough task. Counts of surrounding population, competition and demographic data lend themselves well to similarity modelling.
A common remark we get from clients is their surprise that there is no official published source of suburb/town/city boundary. 8 years ago, the first iteration of Geolytix’s Seamless Town and Suburb were created.
MAPP, our online mapping tool, allows anybody to use location data for business decision-making. The tool, which is accessed on an internet browser via unique login-credentials, is secure and available whenever and wherever you are.
We’ve been pondering this question at Geolytix. Here in our local state of Victoria, Australia, our tourist towns have been hit by the double whammy of horrific bushfires followed by the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Over the past three years, the top 10 consumer cities in mainland China witnessed the opening of 437 brand new shopping malls – an average increase of 43 malls in each city!
And that hasn’t taken into account any reopening’s after upgrading or redevelopment.
We’re often asked what a good level of forecast accuracy looks like. The answer is always: it depends. Some things are hard to forecast. Really hard. Even harder than convenience store turnover. Like, will things ever return to normal?
Geolytix Retail Places is the ultimate product for profiling, describing and modelling UK retail. The data set currently has 21,942 identified areas of retail reaching from City Centres to parades of 3 units. It continues to be a popular and established product since it's very first release in 2012.
It’s not often that I get involved in blogs for Geolytix and you won’t hear much from me in the future but I thought I would take the opportunity to write one on this occasion. It's mainly to promote the difference that an enjoyable working environment & team can make to the wellbeing of its people.
On Tuesday Blair, Dan and Jasmin attended the parliamentary launch of the Co-op Community Wellbeing Index at the House of Commons. Geolytix worked in partnership with the Co-op to develop this index which aims to quantify the wellbeing of communities.
COVID-19, more commonly known as Coronavirus, is a global epidemic potentially heading towards becoming a pandemic. It is having an effect on retailing; Geolytix China have looked at the impacts on their country's retail sector.
Geolytix produce multiple GeoData packs which are updated annually and available as a purchased product or use within our services work. Public Transport is vital data when making location-based decisions.
Census data is a powerful source of statistics able to describe a population. The data can be complex, messy, expensive, difficult to access and vary from country. Geolytix has taken the time to remove this hassle and make the data accessible, functional and open.