March 09, 2018|Retail|Restaurant|Journey|Awareness|Persona|C-Suite/Finance|blog

How to Get More From Your Customer Satisfaction Data

With the advent of digital consumer technology, it’s easier than ever for retail and restaurant brands to collect customer satisfaction data through post-purchase surveys. Many brands have taken ...


March 02, 2018|Restaurant|Franchise|Journey|Awareness|Persona|Franchise Sales|Real Estate|article

When Age Shows, to Renovate or Raze?

Franchise Times explores the issue of renovating or relocating aging restaurants with commentary from industry experts, including Buxton Senior Vice President Stephen Polanski.


January 23, 2018|Restaurant|Journey|Awareness|Persona|Marketing|Real Estate|article

Site Selection: Disruptions and Shifting Strategies

In this article from Restaurant Development + Design, Buxton senior vice president Stephen Polanski discusses how trends in the restaurant industry continue to impact real estate decisions.


January 17, 2018|Restaurant|Journey|Awareness|Persona|Real Estate|Client Announcement|press

Razzoo’s Cajun Café Partners with Buxton to Utilize Analytics in Growth and Marketing Strategies

FORT WORTH, TEXAS (January 17, 2018) —  Razzoo’s, a Cajun casual dining café that has nearly 20 locations in Texas and North Carolina, recently partnered with Fort Worth-based Buxton ...


January 12, 2018|Retail|Restaurant|Journey|Awareness|Persona|Real Estate|article

Experts See a More Selective Lending Environment for Retail Assets

In this article from National Real Estate Investor, Buxton senior vice president Stephen Polanski discusses some of the most desirable property types for retail real estate investment.


January 05, 2018|Retail|Restaurant|Journey|Awareness|Persona|Real Estate|blog

2018 Retail and Restaurant Real Estate Trends

Which retail and restaurant and restaurant trends will most influence real estate decisions in 2018? Here are our annual predictions as featured in Buxton’s 2018 Retail and Restaurant Real Estate ...


January 03, 2018|Retail|Restaurant|Journey|Awareness|Persona|Real Estate|press

Buxton Publishes 2018 Retail and Restaurant Real Estate Outlook

FORT WORTH, TEXAS (January 3, 2018) – Buxton has released its 2018 Retail and Restaurant Real Estate Outlook, an annual report that forecasts major trends and identifies top markets for growth opportunities. This ...


December 29, 2017|Retail|Restaurant|Journey|Awareness|Persona|Real Estate|blog

2018 Top Markets for Restaurant and Retail Real Estate

Every year, real estate professionals attempt to predict the next hot markets in the U.S. There are a variety of approaches to answering this question, whether from surveys, migration ...


December 21, 2017|Restaurant|Franchise|Journey|Awareness|Persona|Real Estate|article

Coolgreens Sets a Course for National Expansion

In this article from QSR Magazine, learn how Buxton client Coolgreens has begun franchising and is aiming for national expansion with the help of analytics.


December 13, 2017|Retail|Restaurant|Journey|Awareness|Persona|Real Estate|blog

How Market Opportunity Analysis Can Guide Your Real Estate Strategy

Whether you are preparing to enter new markets or evaluating the infill potential of existing markets, you need to understand the total opportunity that the market offers your unique retail ...


December 01, 2017|Retail|Restaurant|Franchise|Journey|Awareness|Persona|Franchise Sales|Marketing|blog

Capturing Lost Revenue Through Local Store Marketing

In the current business climate, many executive teams are seeking ways to maximize revenue from existing resources – especially brick and mortar locations. Local store marketing can play a critical ...


November 17, 2017|Restaurant|Journey|Awareness|Persona|Real Estate|blog

Restaurant Expansion: Emerging Restaurant Markets

The restaurant industry, like the retail industry, has recently been trying to keep up with changing consumer behaviors and technological advances in the restaurant landscape. Some restaurants are beginning to ...


November 15, 2017|Retail|Restaurant|Franchise|Journey|Awareness|Persona|Real Estate|article

Are Malls the New Four-Letter Word?

Franchise Times shares a recap of Buxton Senior Vice President Stephen Polanski's presentation on the state of malls at the 2017 Restaurant Finance & Development Conference.


November 10, 2017|Retail|Restaurant|Franchise|Journey|Awareness|Persona|Real Estate|blog

Micro Level Data: Are You Overlooking This Valuable Source of Real Estate Intelligence?

In today’s big data crazy world, broad, macro level datasets such as demographics, psychographics, and business locations often get a lot of attention. Given the fact that this ...


November 06, 2017|Restaurant|Franchise|Journey|Awareness|Persona|Real Estate|article

Investing for Growth? Veterans Flag Top Priorities recaps Buxton's panel session at the 2017 Fast Casual Executive Summit, which featured insights from leading restaurant industry executives on tough questions management should ask before investing in growth initiatives.


November 03, 2017|Retail|Restaurant|Journey|Awareness|Persona|Real Estate|blog

What is Sales Forecasting in Site Selection?

Sales forecasting has become an increasingly common element of the site selection process and is often the focus of real estate modeling projects. Given the wide variety of forecasting options ...


October 24, 2017|Restaurant|Journey|Awareness|Persona|Marketing|Real Estate|press

Sammy’s Grill to Leverage Customer Insights in Market Planning Strategy

FORT WORTH, TEXAS (October 24, 2017) — Sammy’s Grill, a Louisiana-style restaurant in the Baton Rouge area, has recently partnered with Buxton to utilize customer analytics to strengthen its site ...


October 20, 2017|Retail|Restaurant|Franchise|Journey|Awareness|Persona|C-Suite/Finance|blog

Two Critical Questions to Ask During Your Annual Strategic Planning

Annual strategic planning discussions are an important time for evaluating the current state of the business and identifying the best go-forward path. As the retail and restaurant industries navigate sweeping ...


October 12, 2017|Retail|Restaurant|Franchise|Journey|Awareness|Persona|C-Suite/Finance|blog

Auditing Your Existing Portfolio of Stores: Do You Know Where You Stand Today?

As a member of the leadership team at your company, one of your toughest jobs is ensuring that you allocate resources such as human capital, local store marketing budgets, and ...


October 06, 2017|Restaurant|Journey|Awareness|Persona|Real Estate|article

East Coast Wings + Grill Unveils Comprehensive Brand Reinvention, Debuts East Coast Wings + Grill 2.0

Buxton client East Coast Wings + Grill discusses how it utilizes predictive analytics in its growth strategy in this article from

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