The nature of modern life is that data is everywhere – visible and hidden, structured and unstructured. Data about food is no exception. From high-tech GPS-enabled tractors, to supermarket distribution and shopping loyalty cards, data is created and used all …

Food and data – informed or overwhelmed? Read more »

If you need a product that provides an accurate retail background to support your decision making, this is it. Retail Places covers over 20,000 areas across the UK and captures any retail parades where there are at least 3 units.  …

Retail Places – New Release for 2015 Read more »

A paper published this week in Journal of the Royal Society Interface, which combines mathematical modelling with London Crossrail, suggests that the greatest cities are those with the best connectedness. We spoke to the lead authors Dr Aaron Sim, Professor …

Q&A: What makes a great city? Read more »

Version 4 of open supermarkets is now available with the following notable additions to its predecessor: The Co-operative Group Makro Costco Tesco Homeplus Netto You might notice not all Co-ops are in this version of the database, about 900 are …

Open Supermarket Locations – now includes the Co-operative Group Read more »