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09/26/01 09:14 PM
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Hi, I am Kathy, a new student of MGIS program at University of Calgary. Now, I want to do a project about retail store location and get hands-on experience. However, I do not know how to do it, I just have a rough idea. Who could help me? thanks for your help.

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10/04/01 02:59 PM
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Do you have a GIS tool in mind? Have you identified the target demographic you are looking for? Do you have data sources in mind? These are places that I would start.

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10/25/01 07:24 PM
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You may want to check out It is a site used by

many retail and real estate executives. It uses the MapGuide GIS

application for web-based GIS.

As to your questions on the best GIS, for the web, SRC has been most

successful with MapGuide. The web solutions are designed for the business

user/non power user. The idea with web implementations is to deliver just

the information and mapping needed to deliver answers.

For the Power Analysts in the business sector, MapInfo Professional is the

winner in terms of features, functionality and market share.

For specific Retail applications using GIS, visit with us about such clients

at Bank of America, Chevron, Darden Restaurants (Red Lobster/Olive Garden)

and AFC Enterprises (Church's Chicken and Poyeye's Chicken).

I will be glad to give you more details or visit our web site Press Room.

Best regards

Olivia Duane

SRC - Extending the Reach of Micromarketing

131 North Glassell St.

Suite 200

Orange, CA 92866

Phone: (714) 516-2400 ext. 200

Fax: (714) 516-2410

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