SizeUp Names Top U.S. Metros for Toy Stores This Holiday Season

Champaign, Ill.; Providence, R.I.; Salisbury, Md., Rank Among Nation’s Top Performing Metros for Toy Stores

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“Toy stores are busiest this time of year, so we looked at places where retail locations have the highest returns relevant to their metro’s population size,” said Anatalio Ubalde, CEO of SizeUp.

San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) December 19, 2013

While some children will enjoy digital apps this holiday season, many parents still seek out brick-and-mortar toy stores for gifts. Where are those toy stores performing best? SizeUp, a free business intelligence website, found that retail toy stores including Toys “R” Us, Build-a-Bear Workshop and Playskool Toys show the highest per capita revenues in Champaign, Ill.; Providence, R.I.; Salisbury, Md.; Appleton, Wis.; and Anchorage, Alaska.

“Toy stores are busiest this time of year, so we looked at places where retail locations have the highest returns relevant to their metro’s population size,” said Anatalio Ubalde, CEO of SizeUp.

The top ten U.S. metros for toy stores are listed below; click here to view them on a map:

1.    Champaign-Urbana, IL
2.    Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA
3.    Salisbury, MD
4.    Appleton, WI
5.    Anchorage, AK
6.    Ithaca, NY
7.    Winchester, VA-WV
8.    Charlottesville, VA
9.    Traverse City, MI
10.    Reno-Sparks, NV

Visitors can also view reports for the top-performing U.S. cities and states. Any of these reports can be embedded in another website by clicking the “Share” button above the map.

SizeUp super crunches millions of data points based on the most current data available from both public and private sources. SizeUp’s data can be filtered by city, county, metro, and state, and also by criteria such as highest revenue per capita, most underserved markets, average annual revenue, employees and more, allowing decision-makers to find information that is most relevant to them.

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SizeUp (http://www.SizeUp.com) is a business intelligence website that helps small businesses become smarter, more profitable, and more competitive. It enables small business owners to benchmark themselves against competitors, find the best places to advertise, and map their competitors, customers, and suppliers. SizeUp is a service of GIS Planning, the world leader in online economic development solutions.


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