Old Navy is embarking on an aggressive expansion push. Does that data support the move? What are the keys risks to avoid?
By Ethan Chernofsky on October 1, 2019
Join the Club? There may be a myriad of reasons why Sam’s Club is rebounding, but the strength should be seen as anything but a given following the company’s precarious situation in early 2018. The company’s Q2 earnings highlighted strong same-store growth, but digging into the data shows that the best may be yet to […]
By Ethan Chernofsky on September 30, 2019
One of the critical themes that will determine offline retail success in the coming years will be the capacity to maximize physical locations. That will obviously place a huge emphasis on site selections, store formats, localized approaches to store stocking and more. But an important piece of this puzzle will center around the ability to […]
By Ethan Chernofsky on September 26, 2019
Wendy’s stock fell even as the chain announced an attempt to re-launch its nationwide breakfast menu next year. Breakfast has been a tough one to tackle for fast food chains, as most Americans make breakfast at home. Nevertheless, this has been a challenge that the big players have gladly accepted. We looked into the latest […]
By Tali Rozenman on September 24, 2019
In this week’s Placer Bites we dive into two consumer electronics brands that have been taking some heat. But could there be sparks of something more?
By Ethan Chernofsky on September 23, 2019
Starbucks fan favorite, the Pumpkin Spice Latte, launched even earlier this year. What did this mean for Starbucks visits?
By Tali Rozenman on September 19, 2019
The Back-to-School season can be a make-or-break for many retailers. We dug into the location analytics to see how Staples, Office Depot, Target and Walmart performed in 2019.
By Ethan Chernofsky on September 17, 2019
Our first ever Placer Bites – a weekly round up of quick hitter stories that got us excited. This week featuring KFC’s chicken-less nuggets and a Lululemon update.
By Ethan Chernofsky on September 16, 2019
Did Popeyes rekindle America’s love of chicken? We dug into location analytics to see who benefitted from the Chicken War craze.
By Zohar Bar-Yehuda on September 12, 2019