Using the idea of starting a coffee shop (or another business idea you might have) in your hometown, find and summarize information from the U.S. Census Bureau that will help you gather information about the market for your business. Consider selecting a few surrounding counties and analyzing variables such as age, diversity, income, and education.
Go to the Contextures website and scroll down to the Sample Data Files options. Download the office supply data file. Create a chart of the total sales by region. Then, create a chart of units sold by item. What trends do you notice?
Using the same dataset, use the Quick Analysis tool to add totals and data bars to the Data Table.