Years of experience has taught us that the only way to get the best possible market research data for the UK high street is to physically survey every store on the UK high street. We're the only data provider in the world that can provide this unique data set, both historically and in real time...
Our field researchers walk the streets across the UK, surveying and photographing over 80,000 retail and leisure premises every month. Using LDC’s proprietary data collection technology, we deliver the most comprehensive and up-to-date data on the retail and leisure market available.
Our office researchers work tirelessly to process the constant flow of data that we receive from our field research team. They quality check every record we hold so that we are 100% confident that our UK retail market data is the most accurate and up-to-date source available.
We are proud to employ some of the brightest and most inquisitive minds in technology who are constantly innovating to improve the way we support our clients. Over the years we have developed a range of proprietary technologies, from our market-leading footfall sensors to our location insight platform, Local Data Online which is used by leading UK retailers. This allows us to operate as an agile and flexible business, adapting our products to best meet the market challenges our clients are facing.
Helping inform your location strategy. Powerful, yet easy to use analytics and dashboards with historical trends, market indices and competitor profiles, enabling you to know what you need to know when you need it. The most comprehensive, current and accurate insight tool in the UK market.
Local Data Online is used by occupiers, large and small, to provide quick and easy to use analysis that is bespoke to their market and locations. From one, easy to navigate dashboard which is updated daily, you have the ability to analyse prospect locations, understand the performance of your existing locations, track your competition and identify opportunities and threats. This insight allows you to make evidence-based decisions quicker than ever before.
We have been regularly tracking activity across every retail location in the UK since 2012, using teams of field researchers to gain a real-time view of the rapidly changing landscape. This has resulted in us creating the UK’s most comprehensive and frequently updated retail location database, which includes valuable information on occupier name, location, floorspace, opening hours, brand concessions, retail classification, a photo of the fascia and much, much more. Includes data on over 360,000 independent businesses.
Using our historical data, we can forecast and predict future trends for brands, sectors and locations to help secure the future for those invested in the retail market. Through our strategic partnerships, we take the time to understand the unique challenges faced by organisations. Through our extensive knowledge, passion for retail and the unparalleled accuracy of our market data, we work with our clients to deliver data-driven solutions for a wide range of issues.