Store Planning/Construction/Facilities

May 15, 2012
Construction has begun on a 140,000-sq.-ft. full-line Macy’s that will...
Gurnee, Ill. -- Construction has begun on a 140,000-sq.-ft. full-line Macy...
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May 15, 2012
Walmart plans to install solar panels on about half of its stores in...
New York -- Walmart plans to install solar panels on about half of its...
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May 15, 2012
Walmart stores equipped with smart irrigation controllers from HydroPoint...
Petaluma, Calif. -- Walmart stores equipped with smart irrigation...
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May 15, 2012
DLC Management Corp. and Hutensky Capital Partners have announced a joint-...
Derby, Conn. -- DLC Management Corp. and Hutensky Capital Partners have...
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May 15, 2012
Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. reported that profit for the quarter ended...
Pittsburgh -- Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. reported Tuesday that profit for...
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May 14, 2012
Discount supermarket operator Aldi announced it is preparing to enter the...
Houston -- Discount supermarket operator Aldi announced it is preparing to...
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May 14, 2012
Lorna Jane, the premier Australian activewear brand for women, will open...
Los Angeles -- Lorna Jane, the premier Australian activewear brand for...
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Store of the Week

Oakley, New York City

Oakley describes its new Fifth Avenue flagship as a “disruptive display of science wrapped in art.” From its tectonic-plated exterior to its floating digital ceiling, the store dazzles with its combination of technological innovation and customization. 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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