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The Power of Geolytix Footfall: Daily Footfall Counts for over 15,000 Retail Places
19th April 2023
Why do we love using Geolytix Footfall? Remove the guesswork from micro site selection and immediately identify the busiest locations are.
Mobility Data - Behind the Scenes
28th February 2023
"Sometimes the hype around a source of data can become so incessant and insistent that we don’t even question what’s underlying the enticing outputs." We go behind the scenes of mobility data.
Interaction Surfaces Explained - where do all the pings go?
25th August 2021
Our data scientists are often supported and encouraged to go beyond the original use case of data to provide meaningful insights and inputs to improve our mathematical models and answer our clients' questions.
Mobility Data – A tale of two IKEA's in Bucharest
18th August 2021
Using mobility data, we look at the catchment areas around two major shopping parks in Bucharest - anchored by IKEA stores.
27th January 2021
2021 and the UK woke up in another lockdown. We're interested to see how the retail industry is handling a second lockdown; our data already indicates some similarities with last lockdown. Will a preparedness for lockdown have any impact this time round?
Life After Lockdown
9th December 2020
Anecdotally, town and city centres have been busy since England Lockdown 2 ended last Wednesday. We’ve been busy processing up mobility data from Saturday to see what it tells us about the 18,000 Retail Places we monitor.
Did Somebody Say…It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas…
4th December 2020
Wednesday marked the end of England’s four-week Lockdown II. Many retailers will now be looking to salvage what they can following a tumultuous year. The run-up to Christmas is always a condensed & critical period but in 2020 this is exacerbated. So, what can we expect during these next three weeks?
Harnessing Mobility Data in Thailand
27th November 2020
While Thailand has been successful at managing the Coronavirus pandemic the economic toll has been high with a sharp decline in international tourist arrivals and falling private investment leading to a forecasted -7.3% contraction of GDP in 2020.
Barnsley – the future looks bright for a town with real heart and soul
19th November 2020
Across the country, 2020 has been challenging in a way that none of us expected it to be. Every village, town and city across the country has its own story of how the year has unfolded, and the impacts of COVID-19 have been felt.
The Wales Firebreak
4th November 2020
The Wales Firebreak that came into effect on 23rd October attracted a great deal of media attention last week, with photographs of cordoned off ‘non-essential’ aisles a regular feature. But has the Wales Firebreak worked in terms of reducing activity?
PRESS RELEASE: Geolytix Retail Recovery Index
8th July 2020
There seems to be a broad consensus on top-level recovery rates in the UK as lockdown eases. But every city, town, village, shopping centre, retail park and local parade has its own story.
Retail Recovery - Que Sera Sera?
29th June 2020
We’re often asked what a good level of forecast accuracy looks like. The answer is always: it depends. Some things are hard to forecast. Really hard. Even harder than convenience store turnover. Like, will things ever return to normal?