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Using GIS for Retail Planning in Jeddah City

Abdulkader A Murad

Abstract

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.

American Journal of Applied Sciences
Volume 4 No. 10, 2007, 821-827

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/ajassp.2007.821.827

Submitted On: 6 May 2007 Published On: 31 October 2007

How to Cite: Murad, A. A. (2007). Using GIS for Retail Planning in Jeddah City. American Journal of Applied Sciences, 4(10), 821-827. https://doi.org/10.3844/ajassp.2007.821.827

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Keywords

  • GIS
  • Retail Planning
  • Retail Demand
  • Spatial Interaction