Finding Optimal Locations of New Store using Decision Optimization

Vincent Beraudier, IBM, in his notebook describes how to model and solve the following business problem: “A fictional Coffee Company plans to open N shops in the near future and needs to determine where they should be located knowing that most of the customers of this coffee brewer enjoy reading and borrowing books, so the goal is to locate those shops in such a way that all the city public libraries are within minimal walking distance.” He used Chicago open data as an example, and applied IBM’s Decision Optimization on Cloud available for trial for free. Link

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