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Predicting where JCPenney will close stores using alternative data

By James Mattone, March 4, 2019
JCPenney recently announced that it would close 18 stores in 2019. We took this news to see if alternate data could have predicted specific locations for these closures.
JCPenney recently announced that it would close 18 stores in 2019. We took this news to see if alternate data could have predicted specific locations for these closures.

Whole Foods is already eyeing dead Sears and Kmart locations. Here are the top prospects.

By James Mattone, Jan. 11, 2019
Whole Foods wants stores in populated areas where people have discretionary income thanks to jobs that require at least a bachelor's degree. So we uncovered the most-likely places where Whole Foods could turn an ex Sears or Kmart into a new market.
Whole Foods wants stores in populated areas where people have discretionary income thanks to jobs that require at least a bachelor's degree. So we uncovered the most-likely places where Whole Foods could turn an ex Sears or Kmart into a new market.

Numbers You Need to Know for January 11, 2019

By Thinknum Media, Jan. 11, 2019
Facts about Morocco, the government shutdown, cyberattacks and Sears all wrap up this week's Numbers You Need to Know!
Facts about Morocco, the government shutdown, cyberattacks and Sears all wrap up this week's Numbers You Need to Know!

The average Sears store that closes will put 68,000 square feet of retail space on the market

By James Mattone, Oct. 19, 2018
Out of all REITs tracked by our database, Simon Property Group, CBL & Associates Properties, and Brookfield Property Retail Group are in the top-three for most Sears locations in their portfolios.
Out of all REITs tracked by our database, Simon Property Group, CBL & Associates Properties, and Brookfield Property Retail Group are in the top-three for most Sears locations in their portfolios.

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