Store Planning/Construction/Facilities

Aug 17, 2012
Ann Inc. reported that profit for the second quarter rose 24% to $30.7...
New York -- Ann Inc. reported Friday that profit for the second quarter...
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Aug 17, 2012
Toys “R” Us opened its first stores in Beijing last weekend, marking its...
Wayne, N.J. – Toys “R” Us opened its first stores in...
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Aug 15, 2012
A report by Women’s Wear Daily said that shapewear brand Spanx will launch...
New York – A report by Women’s Wear Daily said that shapewear...
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Aug 15, 2012
Regional player Kinney Drugs has snapped up four independent pharmacies...
Gouverneur, N.Y. -- Regional player Kinney Drugs has snapped up four...
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Aug 14, 2012
Fashion retailer Dots announced it has named former Wal-Mart Stores senior...
Glenwillow, Ohio -- Fashion retailer Dots announced Tuesday it has named...
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Aug 14, 2012
7-Eleven said Tuesday it will acquire the retail and wholesale assets of...
Dallas -- 7-Eleven said Tuesday it will acquire the retail and wholesale...
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Aug 14, 2012
Fueled by strength from department stores, electronics and the automobile...
Washington, D.C. -- Fueled by strength from department stores, electronics...
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H&M, New York

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Industry Viewpoints

Retail Construction Evolved

By Jason Christoff, PE, LEED AP BD+C

The way business is executed within the retail construction industry may never be the same. The Great Recession is finally behind us, but it has changed how retailers deliver stores, as well as how architecture and engineering professionals design them. Read More.

Retail Store of the Year

Chain Store Age presents the winners of its 33rd annual Retail Store of the Year design competition in a slideshow format. See slideshows and credits

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Moody’s: Physical stores key to retailers’ online growth strategy
A physical store presence is key to most retailers for their online growth strategy, according to a new report by Moody’s Investor Services. Based on existing data, Moody’s estimate online sales as a percent of total retail sales are just 6% today, and will increase to 7.1% by 2016, and potentially reach a double-digit (mid-teens) share of the total retail sales pie in about five years.
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