Brady Yu

Business Analyst

June 27, 2013

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Can spatial analysis improve retail optimization?

Understanding human interactions and applying data to the future of city-life retailing.

Over half of the world’s population is now living in cities. By 2030, 6 out of every 10 people will live in a city. And by 2050, the ratio will increase to 7 out of 10 people. With the retail industry being concentrated primarily within cities, this boom in population and density means that scrupulous channel planning is becoming increasingly indispensable. Yet, it’s often ignored.

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Hiroshi Tomita

Business Analyst

June 14, 2013

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5 Ways Data and Maps Can Help brands Expand Environmentally

how companies like getchee might be able to offer green solutions.

Time magazine recently released a series of  time-lapses showing changes on the surface of the earth between 1984 and 2012 caused by human development. With every descent into Lagos, Nigeria I started thinking how companies like getchee might be able to offer brand solutions that not only help companies expand or optimise networks, but help them to do it in ways that are sensitive to global impact. 

Here’s 5 possible ways data and maps could be used to help brands expand in environmentally conscious ways.

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Ethan Li

Project Manager

May 31, 2013

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How Geospatial Tagging Can Help Businesses

We all know it’s fast becoming standard for social media users to share their locations when interacting with others. For example, users on Facebook use the “check in” function to share where they are with friends, or they can tag a photo with the location it was taken. Most smart-phones and some digital cameras now have built-in GPS that automatically attaches location information to the photos which goes along with them when uploaded to popular sharing sites like Picasa or Flickr. Most of these sites can now even display your photos, and posts on a map so you can visualize the locations of your content.

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