Burke & Associates specializes in research for the retail supermarket industry. We provide Supermarket Location Research / Sales Potential Evaluations for supermarkets. We provide a full range of supermarket sales forecasting opportunities from simple single site sales forecasts to major metropolitan area market-wide storing strategy evaluations.Supporting programs include: Geo-demographics, Loyalty Card Address Geocoding and Data Mining ( Market Share and Household Penetration Analysis ), Census Geography Mapping and updated Census Bureau population and housing/building permit data.Burke and Associates was founded in 1984. We are seasoned retail grocery people with in-depth experience in supermarkets from operations to location research:David Burke has been in supermarket market research business since 1977 ( Director of Research - Wetterau Inc. )Timothy McGrath, with Burke & Associates since 1995, has been a supermarket location research analyst since 1988, after 15 years on the retail side of the grocery business ( National Foods, Wetterau, Inc )Burke & Associates uses the latest in computer gravity modeling software ( Sitesplus - Gravitec Development ), segmentation analysis ( FIT - DSR Marketing ), updated demographic data ( Census Bureau, Scan/US, Inc ), analog analysis, proprietary data and geographic information systems ( Scan/US, Atlas * GIS ).Based in St. Louis, Burke & Associates strives to create long-term business relationships with quality supermarket companies. We want to grow with your company.Most of our clients are small to large chains and wholesalers. A list of references is available on request.