Store Planning/Construction/Facilities

Jul 25, 2012
J.C. Penney announced a partnership with Canadian fast-fashion brand Joe...
Plano, Texas -- J.C. Penney announced Wednesday a partnership with...
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Jul 24, 2012
Office Depot said that its downtown Portland store has been remodeled to...
Portland, Ore. -- Office Depot said Tuesday that its downtown Portland...
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Jul 24, 2012
Build-A-Bear Workshop announced that it is introducing a newly imagined...
St. Louis -- Build-A-Bear Workshop announced Tuesday that it is...
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Jul 24, 2012
Neiman Marcus Group confirmed earlier reports that it would close its...
Dallas -- Neiman Marcus Group on Monday confirmed earlier reports that it...
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Jul 23, 2012
Express said Monday it will open two flagship stores in 2013 – one in...
Columbus, Ohio -- Express said Monday it will open two flagship stores in...
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Jul 23, 2012
Target Corp. said it has begun remodeling 30 stores to expand their fresh-...
Minneapolis -- Target Corp. said Monday it has begun remodeling 30 stores...
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Jul 20, 2012
Ann Taylor Loft on July 24, will celebrate the grand opening of its new...
New York -- Ann Taylor Loft on July 24, will celebrate the grand opening...
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Store of the Week

Cole Haan, Tokyo

A brand known for its American craftsmanship has opened a flagship in the heart of the Ginza, one of the premier shopping districts in Tokyo. More...

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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

StoreSpaces Newsletter—Top Story


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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