1. Locate near residential area with
population of approximately 20,000 - 25,000. Our customers are usually
between 18 and 49 years old.
2. The less affluent side of town is desirable, but not essential.
Two working parents make good customers.
3. A) Free-standing, highly visible locations are most
B) Locations in a medium-sized strip shopping center are also
--Busy drive-home street.
--right hand side of road.
--Traffic counts should be obtained from the local municipality for
the traffic flows for the area; 1500 to 2500 cars during the period from.
4:00pm to 6:00pm is good.
4. Locate near other stores that are open in the evening up to
9:00pm or 10:00pm. Locate near the following types of stores:
A) McDonalds or Burger
B) Seven-Eleven stores
C) Grocery stores
D) Video stores
E) Liquor stores
F) Other fast food stores
5. The area should be checked for
other pizza stores and restaurants. If there are none the residents may
not eat pizza! Locating near another pizza store should not be a
"Locations To Be
1. Areas with no evening activity
2. Large shopping malls with interior mall stores.
3. Downtown locations where there is no residential support for the
store in the evening.
4. Locations where the population is largely retirement age.
Source: Adapted from an actual location guide of a
firm. This guide was provided by a student in Geography 207 a few years
Resources: (Pizza Geography)
Pizza Parlor Proposal
The short term goal of this project is to service users by providing them
with a list of
eateries from which a purchase for a meal can be made.
How long will it take to get your pizza ?
Use the aerial map of University of New South Wales (below) to
Freitag, 7.3.: 8.15 - 9.30 im Café 436
Pizza Connection: der beste Weg zum Kunden ...
Competing in Space: The Strategic Roles of Geographic Information
"...GIS can help with the first question by facilitating
analysis that explicitly considers geography in identifying market
1993). Service improvements such as faster delivery or hotter pizza can
confer competitive advantage, along with efficiencies that can be used to
customer service (e.g., shorter wait times for appliance
- Why would I use a GIS
Another potential user might be a pizza store owner who wants to expand
business. He has found his pizzas to be especially popular where people of
a certain ethnic origin dominate. By combining a street
map file with Statistics Canada data, he might be able to spot another
area where this ethnic group lives to locate his new restaurant...."
SOFTWARE DELIVERS "THE WORKS" TO CYBERSLICE'S PIZZA WEB SITE
NeXT SOFTWARE DELIVERS "THE WORKS" TO
CYBERSLICE'S PIZZA WEB SITE
Powered by WebObjects, CyberSlice's Innovative
Diverse Technologies Demonstrating NeXT's Technical
"...CyberSlice, an online pizza
ordering service, has used WebObjects(TM) Enterprise software to build
its inaugural web site. The ground-breaking WebObjects
application, at www.cyberslice.com, integrates geographical
information systems (GIS) from MapQuest with telephony software
from APEX to let consumers order pizza via the Internet
from all registered pizza restaurants in their respective
areas.... Unlike other Internet-based
restaurant services, CyberSlice uses WebObjects to select in
real time all neighborhood pizzerias that are both ready and
willing to deliver at the time of a consumer's inquiry. For merchants,
CyberSlice enables any restaurant with a telephone to tap into
the emerging Internet market without a computer. CyberSlice
offers merchants their own web pages with menus stored in its
-- free of charge!
"CyberSlice has enabled any small or large pizza
provider to get online," said Steven P. Jobs, Chairman and CEO of
Duane Marble et al., Applying GIS Technology and Geodemographics
to College and University Admissions Planning
"These competing areas for state funding are putting great pressure
public colleges and universities throughout the U.S. Public
colleges and universities are now "... confronting a truth learned by any
student who has ever had a pizza delivered: It's not the size
of the pie that matters, but how many people want a slice." (The Chronicle
of Higher Education, January 10, 1997)"
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