At the end of each month, the AGS team takes a look back at articles and blog posts that we saw this month that stood out to us. Some are from news agencies, and many come from our partners, but not all use our data. Here is the round-up from April 2021.

Did the Pandemic Change Where we Live?

Did the rise of remote working mean that we moved away from the location of our physical offices? That depends on where you live.

How the Pandemic Did, and Didn’t, Change Where Americans Move – The New York Times (

Surviving COVID-19 Without an E-Commerce Platform

The folks at NPR examine how Burlington survived the pandemic without a website. Take a listen, because retailers like Burlington, TJMaxx and Marshalls are on the rise despite all that has happened in the last year.

Burlington Retail Chain With No Website Thrived During Covid : The Indicator from Planet Money : NPR

Business is Thriving, But What is Next? 

If your business thrived during the pandemic, and you don’t know how to keep the momentum, the team at SiteSeer have put together some information that you may find helpful.

Navigating Decreased Demand if Your Business Thrived During COVID-19 (

Shopping in Stores, Post-Pandemic

Our friends at Tango have put together a comprehensive guide on the future of brick-and-mortar stores. How are consumers changing their shopping behaviors, and what can you do to meet their needs?

The Post-COVID Consumer ebook (

The Rise of the Business Analyst

Location based data is creating the need for a new kind of business analyst. The team at ESRI wrote a piece for Forbes that examined these new analysts, and why businesses need them to succeed.

The New Analyst: The Rise Of Location In Advanced Analytics (