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Analysing Amazon Product Reviews Using LDA Topic Modelling

Analysing Amazon Product Reviews Using LDA Topic Modelling

This tutorial is to help you understand better ways of retrieving and structuring reviews using Python. We take the example of Amazon Echo and derive some insights.

Everything You Need To Know about Amazon Private Labels

Everything You Need To Know about Amazon Private Labels

An insight on the expansion of Amazon’s private labels available at Amazon.com. Find out the product counts, ratings, and price of products of private labels including AmazonBasics

Big Data and the future of Real Estate Industry

Big Data and the future of Real Estate Industry

The concept of using data to revolutionize business progress is being used largely across almost all industries, and Real Estate industry is no exception. Massive amount of historical data is sitting in paper files, digitized microfilm or scanned PDFs all over the world. As of now, historical data is all over the place with projects […]

The Amazon Bestseller List – Understanding Sales Insights

The Amazon Bestseller List – Understanding Sales Insights

The Amazon Bestseller List is updated hourly to reflect recent and historical sales of every item sold on Amazon. This list provides great insights into buying behavior and product features. How are Bestsellers ranked? Amazon Best Seller Rank shows how well a product is selling as compared to other products within the same category. Contrary to […]

Alternative Data – The Investor’s Trump Card

Alternative Data – The Investor’s Trump Card

In the past, investment or market research would have meant sending people to stores to ask for any indications of sales numbers or handing out questionnaires to strangers about their preferences. As times and technology have changed, the industry too has changed and improved – significantly. Data is now more of a strategy than a component. It […]

Toys ”R” Us to StumbleUpon – Casualties of Changing Times

Toys ”R” Us to StumbleUpon – Casualties of Changing Times

Toys “R” Us, a company that invokes fond memories in multiple generations recently closed its doors for good. Generations of kids grew up with the iconic Toys “R” Us stores and have vivid memories of ecstasy when their parents bought a toy they wanted or feelings of “the world has ended” if their parents felt […]

How Many Products Does Amazon Sell Worldwide – January 2018

How Many Products Does Amazon Sell Worldwide – January 2018

How Many Products Does Amazon Sell Worldwide in 2018? Amazon lists more than 3 billion products across 11 marketplaces worldwide. We took a look at the number of products Amazon lists online for more than its 300 million customers. Today, Amazon U.S. has the highest number of products – 564 million. Amazon’s product selection has expanded […]

Top Fast Food Chains in the US – Numbers and Statewide Count Data

Top Fast Food Chains in the US – Numbers and Statewide Count Data

Fast food is one of the largest industries in the food and restaurant sectors. To gain some insights we looked into the number of fast food chains located throughout the U.S by state, opening hours and amenities provided. Check out our blog post to see which fast food chains are at the top regarding the highest number of stores, customer service, and state.

Unicorn jobs – Who’s hiring – Analysis of US jobs by unicorn startups

Unicorn jobs – Who’s hiring – Analysis of US jobs by unicorn startups

We looked into the available unicorn job openings across cities in the U.S.  The unicorns with the highest number of jobs available: Uber, AbbVie, and WeWork compose of nearly half (49%) of the total jobs available. From the 37 unicorns taken for analysis, only 12 (32%) of them have more than a hundred available job postings. […]

How can Web Scraping help Analysts in Venture Capital Firms

How can Web Scraping help Analysts in Venture Capital Firms

An analyst in a typical VC firm spends most of their time trying to find deals for their firm by scanning through a pile of blogs, news websites, start-up listings, and portals manually for identifying new opportunities, researching about those startups and then emailing or calling them. This research would seem impressive in the early […]

Analyzing Top Online Brands in the Apparel Industry

Analyzing Top Online Brands in the Apparel Industry

To gain some insights into the top online brands in fashion and clothing stores, we analyzed about 45k products from some of the top brands with an online store – Nike, Ralph Lauren, Gap (Old Navy, Banana Republic) and Levi Strauss Top Online Brands – Gender vs. Number of Products Looking at the number of […]

Dark Data, Apple and HBO

Dark Data, Apple and HBO

Apple recently acquired Lattice Data for $200 million. Lattice Data specializes in trying to make sense of “Dark Data” and Apple thought this space was valuable enough to spend 200 million. Apple has picked up Lattice Data, a company that applies an AI-enabled inference engine to take unstructured, “dark” data and turn it into structured (and […]

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