Author Archive: SiteZeus
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How Sonny’s BBQ uses SiteZeus to measure success, find new locations & prioritize remodel features in just minutes
For 50 years, Sonny’s BBQ local pitmasters have served barbecue slathered in Southern Hospitality to millions of guests in America through its locations spanning the Southeast. Today, many of the older locations are now in markets where populations and demographics have shifted. Sonny’s is now using SiteZeus’ software solution to analyze the performance of existing restaurants, as well as to provide location intelligence for new locations as the brand grows.
Q&A: 5 questions recapping IFA 2019 with Tyler Carlson, VP of Customer
On February 24-28, SiteZeus had the pleasure of attending the 2019 International Franchise Association Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Afterwards, we asked VP of Customer, Tyler Carlson to share some of his thoughts on the show.
Retail in a drone era
When most people think of drones, they might think of unmanned military strikes, or of the toy drones. But the fact is, drones are already used for a number of complex tasks across many different industries. First responders and disaster workers use them to help spot and aid stranded victims. Walmart has applied for over 46 patents involving drone technology. In March of 2018, UPS and Amazon were both reportedly researching ways to make drone delivery a reality, with Amazon securing patents for their Amazon Air Prime service.2 While the logistics still present challenges, it’s clear that the potential for drone capabilities is growing by the day.
How can geosocial data explain performance differences between two stores?
SiteZeus’ platform uses Spatial.ai’s geosocial data to “score” an area for existing behaviors, in addition to providing more detailed sales forecasting.
MedMen turns to SiteZeus to help grow their success
MedMen is on a mission to redefine the modern cannabis industry, and they’re partnering with SiteZeus to help take that mission to a growing number of markets.
Buddy’s Pizza selects SiteZeus to help grow their tradition
Since 1946, Buddy’s Pizza has been a fixture of the Detroit metro area, serving the Original Detroit-Style Pizza to millions of fans. Now, with help from SiteZeus, Buddy’s Pizza will be able to bring their recipe for success to a growing number of new markets.
Can social media predict retail revenue?
How well do you know your customer? Chains and franchise brands are discovering that they may not know their customers nearly as well as they think – which is resulting in costly location mistakes.
Lyden Foust, Spatial.ai
On this episode of Tech + Mortar, Lyden Foust of Spatial.AI, discusses the difference between asking questions and observing. He also explains the reasons of why two stores that look the same on paper are performing differently.
Earl of Sandwich® chooses SiteZeus to help grow sandwich-inventing legacy
In 1762, John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, invented the sandwich. Today, the brand founded by his descendants, Earl of Sandwich®, is partnering with SiteZeus to bring their legacy of fresh and innovative dining to more locations than ever before.
John Hamburger, Franchise Times Corp
On this episode of Tech + Mortar, John Hamburger of Franchise Times Corp., discusses how the restaurant space has evolved through the ages to what it is today. He also gives advice for restaurants to raise capital the right way to prepare for the inevitable.
What can you do with 3 free mobile geofenced sites?
SiteZeus is hosting a webinar Feb 19th at 2 PM (ET) to showcase Savvy, a new location intelligence platform for emerging multi-unit brands, brokers and developers.
Fated Brands enlists SiteZeus to help build retail brands from scratch
Since founding the renowned retail website Zappos in 1999, Fated Brands’ CEO Nick Swinmurn has had a passion for building new and exciting retail brands that communities can connect around. Now, Fated Brands has partnered with SiteZeus to help ensure the brands they build are set up for maximum success.