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Advances in Retail GeoVisualization

By Dr. Tony Hernandez, Ming Du and Tahir Amin

Geovisualization refers to the visual exploration, analysis , synthesis and presentation of geospatial data.  This paper presents findings from research...

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Power Retail: Close to Saturation?

By Dr. Jim Simmons and Dr. Tony Hernandez

This research paper is part of a continuing series of CSCA publications that have examined the growth and...

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Spillover Effects of Investments in Cultural Facilities

By Dr. Tony Lea, Dr. Ken Jones, D. Sharpe, Tim Jones and Sue Harvey

This prototype research tested the power of geographic information systems and associated fine...

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The Affect of Shopping Malls and Power Centres on Residential Property Values

By Dr. Maurice Yeates and Steven Farber

This research monograph explores a fundamental issue that has not been dealt in any detail in either the professional or academic literature. ...

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The Commercial Structure of Canadian Tourist and Cottager Towns

By Dr. Chuck Chakrapani, Dr. Tony Lea and Dr. Ken Jones

Tourist and cottager towns are an intrinsic element of Canada's urban mosaic.  The types of businesses and services...

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Location Strategies In Western Canada

By Jim Simmons and Shizue Kamikihara

this report begins with the idle question: "What do you suppose is the impact of the fast food formats on the traditional small town...

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What's In A Trade Area

By Dr. Tony Hernandez, Dr. Tony Lea and Philip Bermingham 

This report is the second in a series of technical research publications by the CSCA.  The first focused...

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General Merchandisers In Canada

By Norman Fyfe, Dr. Ken Jones, Dr. Tony Lea and Robert Lussier

This report explores the status of general merchandisers in Canada using a customized data set  generated from Statistics...

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Hot Spots in Canadian Retailing 1999 - 2000

Dr. Ken Jones, Tansel Erguden & Philip Bermingham

This report is the third in our series of updates that identify and interpret changes in the major concentrations of retail...

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