Efficient Dark Store Networks: Future of Post-Pandemic Retail

  • Massive decrease in footfall
  • Low return on Stores at central hip locations
  • Exponential Growth in Online Orders
  • Ever-increasing Consumers’ Expectations
  • Low-Profit Margins

Why is a Dark Store Network Important?

  • What is the consumer demand across the operational area?
  • Which area is close to several demand hotspots?
  • Of these areas, which have the lowest rent?
  • Is the road network good around the location to ensure smooth stocking-up and picking-up of goods?

What is the Consumer Demand across the Operational Area?

  • Population Density
  • Commercial Store Density
  • Entertainment Centers Nearby
Demand Map [Gradient: Blue (low) to Red (high)]
Demand Hotspots

Which area is close to several Demand Hotspots?

Favorable Locations[Gradient: Yellow (low) to Purple (high)]

Which areas have the lowest rent?

Affluence Map: Gradient [blue (low) to red(high)]

Is the road network good around the location to ensure smooth stocking-up and picking-up of goods?

Traffic Map
  • Make Deliveries 1.25x times quicker
  • Reduce per-delivery cost
  • Cut down Operational Costs by up to 35%
  • Increase Operational Efficiency by up to 40%
  • Improve Consumer Satisfaction Rates

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