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Major Retailer Store Locations
The scope of establishments included in the Major Retailer Stores Locations (MRSL) database is being expanded in 2013. Of the approximate 7.5 million business establishments in the U.S., 1.1 million are retail trade establishments. MRSL will evolve into the ProximityOne Establishment Database & Information System (EDIS). EDIS expands the scope of coverage of retail establishments included as well as adding other types of establishments. See distribution of establishments by sector by employment size class. Learn more about business establishments by metro by high level economic sector. Examine quarterly trend data on the number of establishments, employment and earnings -- for your metros of interest. See http://proximityone.com/metroeee.htm ... quarterly updates. Watch for EDIS updates!
Apples & Oranges? The Apple Inc. NAICS industry classification code is 334111, Electronic Computer Manufacturing. The views below show Apple retail establishments. Under EDIS, Apple retail locations, individual establishments, carry both the primary business NAICS code and the functional establishment NAICS code. In all cases, individual establishments are coded with the company/business name and code.
Apple Stores ... using CV GIS identify tool to view mini-profile of selected store.
Apple Stores in New York City ... using CV GIS identify tool to view mini-profile of selected store.
The ProximityOne Major Retailer Store Locations (MRSL) is database that can help you learn about locations, patterns, and trends regarding major retailer stores. MRSL contains the latitude-longitude, address, and related information for every store for selected major retailers. The MRSL data are structured in a ready-to-use shapefile for immediate mapping, GIS applications and geospatial analysis.
Use MRSL data on your computer with CommunityViewer GIS or your own software.
Analyze major retail store locations in the context of your data and other data and patterns.
Learn where these stores are located in your areas of interest.
The very accurately coded geographic locations of the stores make these data unique.
View store locations in the context of streets and associated small area demographics.
See how areas of interest to you are changing by using these continuously updated data.
Big Box Store/Market Area Analysis. Updated daily, view/analyze store locations including Wal-Mart, Lowes Stores, Home Depot, and Target. Use our unique BigBox Index, calculated at the block group (BG) level (210,000 geographic areas covering the U.S. wall-to-wall), to examine the combined BigBox Index with demographics for the immediate area or your custom defined site area. The BigBox Index is computed by assigning an index to each BG reflecting the concentration of Big Box stores in or near the specific block group.
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Use the Major Retail Store Locations (MRSL) data with your own software or with the ProximityOne CommunityViewer (CV -- http://proximityone.com/cv.htm) software. The MRSL data are used with the CommunityViewer site analysis tool in the views shown below.
Data to Facilitate Your Decision-Making. The following view provides an example of the detail available from MRSL. This view is of all Wal-Mart stores in the U.S. 48 state region.
We need more than just maps of the major retail store locations to make effective use of the data in decision-making. Consider the scenario where company XYZ is considering adding a store location in the Palm Beach County, FL area. Where are the MRSL relative to site options? What are the demographics of the study area? Using the MRSL data with other ProximityOne data and the CommunityViewer, examples of insights that can be gained are shown below. Using the ProximityOne tools, similar analyses may be performed at any geographic gradient anywhere in the U.S.
Using CV with a CV project, zoom to Palm Beach County, Florida study area
- CV Site Analysis tool used to study location of proposed store location (of company X)
- 3 retailers shown in MRSL map layer in legend at left
- Corresponding markers shown in map view
- Site profile shows (upper right) that there are 18 of these stores in the site study area
(red ring, 15 mile radius)
Further zoom into prospective store location
- Site Analysis tool used to examine demographic characteristics of area block groups
- one mile radius -- includes 12 block groups; total population of 19,062
- dbl-click lower right listbox (list of BGs) and 4-worksheet Excel demographic profile generated
- screenshots of the demographic profiles are shown below
Zoom out, same general area, with streets turned on
- cluster of 3 major retailer stores to the south
Zoom in to cluster of three stores with street detail
View demographic profiles for any block group area (such as one containing a MRS) or for any custom-selected set of block groups. Four profiles are displayed as summarized below. In each profile, individual block groups are summarized in columns with Area Summary columns at the far right.
Update. New 2010-2016 demographic-economic estimates and projections integrated/coordinated with Census 2010 and American Community Survey data are available in early 2012. The annually updated 5-year estimates and projections are for geographic areas down to the block group and ZIP Code area levels. See details.
General Demographic Characteristics of 1 mile ring site study area
Social Characteristics of 1 mile ring site study area
Economic Characteristics of 1 mile ring site study area
Housing Characteristics of 1 mile ring site study area
ProximityOne develops geodemographic-economic data and analytical tools and helps organizations knit together and use diverse data in a decision-making and analytical framework. We develop custom demographic/economic estimates and projections, develop geographic and geocoded address files, and assist with impact and geospatial analyses. Wide-ranging organizations use our tools (software, data, methodologies) to analyze their own data integrated with other data. Contact us (888)364-7656 with questions about data covered in this section or to discuss custom estimates, projections or analyses for your areas of interest.