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Creating a Food Atlas

December 12, 2012

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Guerrilla cartography.  Now that’s a term you don’t hear very often.  MarketMAPS shows you how guerrilla cartographers in Northern California have created maps for one purpose: to tell you everything you need to know about food.    From America’s global almond trade to taco trucks in East Oakland, Food: An Atlas is a comprehensive collection […]

How to Eat Like a Local Wherever You Go

November 2, 2012

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There’s always a downside when travelling to a new, exotic location.  Mainly, how do you know which restaurants are the local hotspots and which restaurants are simply tourist traps?  Wherever you may be going this holiday season, MarketMAPS shows you how to eat like a local.    Ask the Locals Taxi drivers, street vendors, even […]

America’s Eating and Drinking Towns

August 30, 2012

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Do you ever stroll down the main street in your town and think to yourself, it seems like there is a restaurant on every street corner?  For a lot of big cities in America, it’s true.  And sometimes, there are even 2, 3, 4 or 5 restaurants on every corner.  You better believe that these […]

The Most Popular Restaurants by Demographic

August 29, 2012

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Choosing a restaurant for dinner is always an exercise in patience and persuasion.  Men, women, older and younger people all have their preferred destinations for fine dining.  Recently, Nation’s Restaurant News released some of the most popular restaurants in the US.  Interestingly enough, they also included a demographic breakdown explaining who is eating at which […]

Flood Maps Help Prepare Citizens

July 24, 2012

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All across the globe, flood maps are used to help keep citizens informed and safe.  They are also used to help assess property insurance and home value.  MarketMAPS , a leading provider of digital and physical maps, looks at how flood maps are used and what their value is to community members and home owners.  […]

How Changing Demographics Will Affect America’s Grocery Stores

July 11, 2012

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A big demographic shift is coming in America, and retailers are preparing themselves.  As the millennial generation increases and the baby-boomers’ numbers shrink, business firms Jeffries and AlixPartners have studied how these demographic shifts will affect food shopping habits.  As a publisher of demographic maps, MarketMAPS takes a look at what these business firms have to […]