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Mapping Jimmy John’s Non-Compete Sandwich Zones

This week it was reported that U.S. sandwich restaurant chain Jimmy John’s requires their deli employees to sign non-compete agreements. This revelation has sparked lots of public dialogue about labor rights, fast food worker unionization and the limits of non-compete

Posted in Business Intelligence, In-depth Analysis, Open Source Intelligence

Map of Looting in Ferguson, Missouri Since the Death of Michael Brown

On August 9, 2014 an 18-year-old teenager named Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. The incident has sparked passionate demonstrations in the town of Ferguson; this unrest has taken the form of peaceful

Posted in Business Intelligence, Business News, Crime & Justice, Emergency Preparedness

Almighty Dollar – Dollar Tree to Acquire Family Dollar – Mapped

On July 28, 2014 bargain-basement retailer Dollar Tree announced plans to acquire their competitor Family Dollar for $8.5 billion. Headlines about this major purchase were carried by a variety of local and national news outlets. News Outlet Headline Bloomberg Businessweek Dollar Tree

Posted in Asset Visualization, Business Intelligence, Business News, Mergers & Acquisitions