Using GIS for Retail Planning in Jeddah City
Abdulkader A Murad
DOI : 10.3844/ajassp.2007.821.827
American Journal of Applied Sciences
Volume 4, Issue 10
The aim of this paper was to identify the possibilities of using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in retail planning field. A spatial database was created for one major retail center called Cornaish center in Jeddah city, Saudi Arabia. The results of the GIS analysis covers three retail planning issues called Proximity to retail center, retail demand characteristics and spatial interaction between retail demand and supply.
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