Store Planning/Construction/Facilities

May 04, 2012
Baskin-Robbins announced a plan to nearly double its U.K. presence over...
Canton, Mass. -- Baskin-Robbins announced Friday a plan to nearly double...
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May 04, 2012
Ann Inc. will open a 5,394-sq.-ft. Loft store in Fort Worth, Texas’s...
New York -- Ann Inc. will open a 5,394-sq.-ft. Loft store in Fort Worth,...
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May 04, 2012
Microsoft Corp. will open a store in Bridgewater Commons, Bridgewater, N.J...
New York -- Microsoft Corp. will open a store in Bridgewater Commons,...
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May 04, 2012
City Sports will open its 21st store, in Burlington, Vt., on May 6.
Boston -- City Sports will open its 21st store, in Burlington, Vt., on May...
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May 03, 2012
Body Central Corp. reported that net income for the first quarter rose to...
Jacksonville, Fla. -- Body Central Corp. reported Thursday that net income...
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May 03, 2012
Harris Teeter Supermarkets reported that net income for the quarter ended...
Charlotte, N.C. -- Harris Teeter Supermarkets reported Thursday that net...
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May 03, 2012
Von Maur Department Store will premier its newly redesigned lingerie...
Davenport, Iowa -- Von Maur Department Store will premier its newly...
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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

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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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