5 Tips on Developing Franchise Territories

Franchising is an avenue to growing a business, whether you are trying to expand within the country or grow internationally.  Entrepreneurs willing to invest in your business and develop a business of their own, are prepared to pay for quality territories, or sections of the country, state, or area.  This makes developing your franchise territories […]

How Big Data Allows Retailers to Pick the Best Location?

In today’s retail industry, location-based services play a pivotal role in the success of the retail business. Most retail companies still have 94% of their business in physical stores, and their location determines whether they succeed or flop. The scene of the retail industry is changing. Nowadays, retailers do not just want to know where […]

How Companies Use Data to Tell a Story

“Everyone in our business knows they need to visualize data, but it’s easy to do poorly.  We invest in it.  We’re excited if we can use it right while they use it wrong.”  – Daryl Morey, GM, Houston Rockets In the 1990s, charting tools became cheap enough to acquire that it was accessible in mainstream […]

How Companies are Using Map Data

Data is all we have, it’s how business runs today.  It’s often said that data is the new world currency, and the web is the exchange bureau through which it’s traded.   As a result, for the designer it’s becoming increasingly difficult to present data in a way that stands out from the mass of competing […]

Sales Territory Mapping Using Zip Codes

Businesses using sales territory mapping can more easily identify area trends, create sales territories, or report sales performance by geography. ZIP Codes have become more than a string of numbers placed on an envelope to speed up delivery.  Though it was unintended, the use of ZIP Codes in sales and marketing applications, internet technology, data […]