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Prescriptive-Led Growth: The new A.I.-powered methodology transforming spatial success
As brick and mortar brands face a future of unprecedented competition, changing consumer behavior and cost pressures, they find themselves at a crossroads: Will they choose the right path to retail success, or fall behind on the journey?
The ABC’s of A.I.: How A.I. is transforming commercial real estate, restaurants and retail
Sci-fi depictions of artificial intelligence in Hollywood are everywhere, from the futuristic fantasies of 2001’s A.I., about a child-robot, and 2014’s Ex-Machina, about a humanoid A.I-enabled robot, to the classic A.I.-is-evil flick, 1984’s Terminator. With these sometimes frightening visions of autonomous machines taking over the world, it’s no wonder that many people find the whole notion of A.I. confusing at best and anxiety-provoking at worst.
Building a real estate toolbox for the emerging brands
Today’s digital society is giving people an expectation for immediate results. People want it now, in real time. The same phenomenon is occurring among emerging brands and franchisors serving daily needs who have been encouraged to sell franchises quickly, in some cases without regard to necessary economies of scale in marketing and other support services. But what cost does that rapid expansion have on profitability and long-term success?
What’s missing from your real estate site pack?
In today’s competitive retail landscape, companies are using the latest data and analytics tools for nearly every aspect of their business, from sales and marketing to operations and supply chain. At the same time, choosing the right location has become a more essential decision than ever. This is hardly surprising, given that the wrong site decisions can have million-dollar consequences. Forward-thinking organizations are constantly fine-tuning their process to make sure the sites they select are the very best ones to grow their business and turn a profit.
Is predictive modeling for you?
A guide for organizations at every stage: Predictive modeling to help organizations evaluate and select the right sites is poised to transform location-based decision-making. But are the latest in predictive intelligence tools right for you, right now?
The New Empowered Predictive
Download this resource and learn how the latest location-based modeling puts you in complete control for site success. We cover the four things legacy models lack, modern-day machine learning, how to go from reactive to proactive decision-making,. and traditional vs. today’s models
The reverse engineering revolution in site selection
How to select better sites with data. Can you name the nine U.S. cities with the highest quality of life? If you’re like most people, that's a tough question to answer quickly. Sure, you can guess, but you’re working with what limited information you have at first recall. Now, how would you feel if we asked you to compete against someone in that memory recall game if they had access to Google and you didn’t? You wouldn’t do it, right?
Insource or outsource, is there a better option?
In many ways, technology has leveled the playing field between companies and their consultants, and has blurred the lines between insourcing and outsourcing. If a company uses in-house software created by a third party, is that outsourcing? And if a consulting firm builds and maintains a proprietary system for a company, is that still insourcing? And which route offers the best time-for-value and ROI?...
Man vs. Machine @RLC2017
Did you miss “Man vs. Machine” at this year’s Restaurant Leadership Conference? In case you did, we’ve put this video recap together, filled with golden nuggets from the industry’s best. That includes leaders from INRIX, Restaurant Magic, Epson, and SiteZeus.
Food delivery apps are changing the game
Today’s consumers expect the same level of simplicity for online retail, as they do for dinner. As a result, food delivery services have exploded in popularity and have now grown large enough to impact the industry that they serve…
Emerging brands breakout: Learn how technology has opened up the playing field
While technology seems to shrink objects over time, it super-sizes their performance. Once room-sized, computers have now folded up into our briefcases. Telephones have dwindled into tiny pocket-sized mirrors. And business intelligence analytics? Analytics have been shrunk, packaged, and made affordable to even the most spendthrift sole-proprietors…
The ultimate guide to Big Data
How to make cents of it all. We’ve all freely tossed around the term, “data is king,” but do we truly understand it? For many, there’s a gaping gulf between using the term and utilizing it to turn a profit. Profit is, after all, the primary objective of collecting and using data. Data is the foundation to insight, and insights give us mastery over the world around us. This is true for everyone from the amateur weather hobbyist up to the highest levels of government, and it is especially so in the world of business.