Store Planning/Construction/Facilities

May 03, 2012
In what it called the best quarter in its 32-year history, Whole Foods...
Austin, Texas -- In what it called the best quarter in its 32-year history...
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May 02, 2012
Target said it will open its new smaller format concept, CityTarget, at...
Minneapolis -- Target said it will open its new smaller format concept,...
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May 02, 2012
Atlanta-based Arby's Restaurant Group has licensed Esri’s Business Analyst...
Redlands, Calif. -- Atlanta-based Arby's Restaurant Group has licensed...
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May 02, 2012
CBL & Associates Properties and Horizon Group Properties announced...
Chattanooga, Tenn. -- CBL & Associates Properties and Horizon Group...
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May 02, 2012
The retail industry is still assessing the impact of two major deals that...
New York -- The retail industry is still assessing the impact of two major...
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Apr 30, 2012
Dick's Sporting Goods will open a store in Union, N.J., on May 2.
Pittsburgh -- Dick's Sporting Goods will open a store in Union, N.J., on...
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Apr 30, 2012
Westwood Financial Corp., one of the nation’s largest owner-operators of...
Macon, Ga. -- Westwood Financial Corp., one of the nation’s largest...
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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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