You may want to check out www.DemographicsNow.com. 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.
SRC - Extending the Reach of Micromarketing
131 North Glassell St.
Orange, CA 92866
Phone: (714) 516-2400 ext. 200
Fax: (714) 516-2410
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