And a new year begins
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The champagne corks have been popped, the relatives have all headed home and we’re ready to begin a brand new year. Happy 2019!
But, first, we would like to extend our thanks and appreciation to you, our customers and clients for making 2018 another successful year for Red Lion Data. From every corner of the globe, you have helped to make Red Lion Data a world leader in retail location data and data mining.
We would especially like to thank our subscription partners for your ongoing loyalty. Your confidence in our product spurred us on all year to provide you with the highest quality data available.
Our Web sales have sky-rocketed, making 2018 a record sales year. We invite you to keep watching our website in the coming year to see our new data sets.
Our data library:
- Over 2,100,00 unique retail location records
- 1,827 location data sets for the USA
- 942 location data sets for Canada
- 363 location data sets for the UK
If you need data sets from any other country, let us know, we do that, too!
Did you know we also have historical location data sets for most retailers?
Here, at Red Lion Data, we keep meticulous records of all the retail location data we collect. This allows us to provide our customers with historical data sets for all of our retail locations. Our historical data goes back to 2011. We would be happy to provide you with a free quote.
Services customized to your specific needs
A regular part of our day is scraping the Web for custom data sets. We have collected everything from soup to nuts and enjoy the challenge of capturing those specific and unusual data sets for our clients. If it’s published on the Web, we can scrape it and send it to you in the format you require.
Here are the most requested retail categories for 2018:
And, our top five most popular blog posts for 2018
It’s been a tumultuous year in the retail industry, with many retailers closing stores, merging and expanding.
As e-commerce grows and shoppers make more and more purchases on-line, the brick-and-mortar stores have taken a hit. Some of the big name retailers such as Sears and Toys ‘R Us have shut down. But, as they close, brand new ones take the spotlight. Dollar stores, for example, are the fastest growing retailers on the planet and Ulta Beauty planned to open 100 new retail locations in 2018.
Research shows that, while online shopping is hot–really hot, store front retailers are a very long way from extinction. Many shoppers buy on-line and pick up their purchases in the store. And, there are just so many things that we need to touch, taste and try on before buying. It looks like we’ll be scraping retail data locations far into the future.
And, now, it’s time to get to work!
From all of us here at Red Lion Data, Happy New Year! We’re looking forward to a very successful 2019 as we work with you to meet your business needs. All the best to you and your families.
Founder and CEO
Red Lion Data
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