Posted by Melissa Burke

Top Retail Conferences to Attend in 2019

Retail and eCommerce conferences and trade shows are effective places for retailers to meet new people, gain insights into industry trends and discover new strategies to prepare themselves for the future. But with many conference options out there, choosing the right retail conferences to attend can be a challenge. We’ve narrowed it down to nine must-attend 2019 retail conferences and retail events you should be at.

Posted by Brittany Dervan

Skyhook's Top Blogs of 2018

It has been a busy year at Skyhook. We’ve covered topics on our blog spanning from IoT, to Location Intelligence to geofencing and many more. Here’s a look back at our most popular blogs of the year:

Posted by Chris Donais

What is an SDK and an API?

Mobile applications consist of several APIs and SDKs, and there’s a lot of confusion around what an SDK and an API are and what the difference is between the two. In this blog we will define an SDK and an API and discuss how they serve different purposes.

Posted by David Bairstow

3 Ways to Use Location Intelligence & Foot Traffic Analysis for Retail Site Selection

It’s no secret that the ease of online shopping and free two-day shipping has become an increasingly attractive alternative to shopping at traditional brick and mortar retail locations. In 2018, more than 60% of consumers reported they’ll be shopping online for their holiday gifts. And with big store closure announcements coming from household names like JCPenney, Macy’s, and J. Crew, it’s clear that online shopping has had a big impact on in-store sales.

Posted by Brittany Dervan

9 Top Internet of Things Events to Attend in 2019

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a hot topic now more than ever. According to Ericsson, the number of connected devices is expected to reach 28 billion worldwide by 2021. These connected devices are everywhere, from washing machines to tooth brushes, and thermostats to trash cans. They're all around us. With the IoT ecosystem changing rapidly in 2019, it's important to get together to discuss the latest developments, share ideas and explore new opportunities in the marketplace throughout the year.

Posted by Mike Acken

4 Ways Location Intelligence is Driving Real Estate Investments

Conducting research and assessing real estate investment opportunities is no easy task. Whether you’re evaluating an investment space for retail, commercial, industrial or hospitality use, it’s important to consider all of the social and economic factors in a given area in order to make an educated investment.

Posted by Nick Knellinger

Wearables and Hybrid Location: The Critical Component

The future of wearables in recent years has been uncertain, but don’t mistake it for deadWearables are becoming a bigger part of our daily lives, and Statista estimates the wearable device market will reach 5.8 billion dollars in 2018.

Posted by Melissa Burke

How Location Intelligence Improves Customer Experience In Hospitality

Improving the customer experience is a critical piece of staying ahead in today’s highly competitive landscape, especially in the hospitality industry. Superb guest experience (GX) isn't just a nice-to-have, but a must-have. In fact, studies show that companies who successfully implement a customer experience strategy achieve higher customer satisfaction rates, reduced customer churn and increased revenue.

Posted by Brittany Dervan

How Sports Franchises Can Leverage Location Intelligence

While it may seem like all fun and games, major sports teams are a business organization first and foremost. The North America sports market alone is expected to reach $78.53 billion per year by 2021. That number is based on a compilation of gate revenues, media rights, sponsorships and merchandising.

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