Consumer Expenditures Overview

Understanding both consumer demand and the existing retail landscape are vital to successful retail network planning. The AGS Consumer Expenditures database helps retailers estimate demand for any given product in any given area. The Consumer Expenditure database...

Consumer Expenditures: Elderly Care Expenditures

This week as we look at the Consumer Expenditures database, it is helpful to look at a specific example. We looked at elderly care expenditures by household nationwide to show how this database functions. The number of households reporting these expenditures is fairly...

Database Source Change For 2021

After many years of working directly with Infogroup, now Data-Axle, Applied Geographic Solutions is making a change to our core source data for our Business Counts database. Effective January 1, 2021, we will be switching over to the Business dmPlus™ database, offered...

Census 2020 Updates

As data lovers, 2020 was slated to be an exciting year with the 2020 Census. Of course, like everything else this year, the Census was disrupted by COVID-19. While the count started on January 21st in remote Alaska, it took many more months to complete the count than...