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. 
Feb 11, 2019

Super Bowl LIII: Comparing Competing Fanbases

While many expected a high-scoring offensive explosion, t his year’s Super Bowl ended up featuring  a battle of defenses between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams. The championship game took place at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Skyhook decided to continue our annual tradition of analyzing the makeup of attendees of the Super Bowl and providing insights on the everyday behaviors of the two fan bases to help advertisers and the sports teams alike identify what their brand preferences are.
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.

Jan 2, 2019

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:

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.