Mar 22, 2019

EY announces the launch of a global data science challenge to identify and develop top talent in analytics and AI

This press release originally appeared here.

Mar 8, 2019

Retail & Location Terms to Know

In recent conversations we noticed we’re often get ting asked what terms like “retail site analytics”, “trade area” and “demographic analysis” mean related to our Geospatial Insights product . To address those questions , we created a glossary of all of the retail - related terms we refer to when writing about or discussing the topic. 
Jan 9, 2019

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.

Dec 13, 2018

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.

Nov 8, 2018

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.

Sep 13, 2018

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.

Aug 23, 2018

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.

Aug 3, 2018

Enjoy Beer at These Popular Craft Breweries and Brewpubs

August 3rd, 2018 was the 10th annual International Beer Day and also National IPA day. To celebrate this important day, Skyhook used location data and foot traffic analysis to uncover what the top three craft breweries and brewpubs are in a few of the cities and their greater metro areas that are known for having some of the best craft beer. We analyzed the foot traffic on a daily basis from Saturday, June 16th to Sunday, July 15th to get a sense of both the hottest craft breweries this summer and the most popular day of the week that people go to them.

Jun 27, 2018

Location + IoT: Tips and Best Practices for Getting Started

This post originally appeared on IoT Agenda. 

Location has fast become a must-have element for most connected solutions in order to wring as much value from the technology as possible. Adding location to your IoT product provides numerous — and sometimes surprising — advantages and capabilities. But creating a device that is able to find its own location or provide enough signal information to be located remotely is not necessarily a slam-dunk. With technology evolving constantly, there are details to consider before becoming connected — and the knowledge will help guide your path to success.