Store Planning/Construction/Facilities

Apr 27, 2012
Westwood Financial Corp. has sold Pacific Plaza Shopping Center located at...
Ontario, Calif. -- Westwood Financial Corp. has sold Pacific Plaza...
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Apr 26, 2012
Safeway Inc. reported that net income for the first quarter rose to $81.6...
Pleasanton, Calif. -- Safeway Inc. reported Thursday that net income for...
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Apr 25, 2012
The Gymboree Corp. reported that it narrowed its loss in the quarter ended...
San Francisco -- The Gymboree Corp. reported Wednesday that it narrowed...
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Apr 25, 2012
Sears Holdings has expanded the availability of its in-store professional...
Hoffman Estates, Ill. -- Sears Holdings has expanded the availability of...
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Apr 25, 2012
Casey’s General Stores said it will break ground on its first site in...
Ankeny, Iowa -- Casey’s General Stores said Tuesday it will break...
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Apr 24, 2012
Target Corp. said it has initiated remodels to expand the fresh food...
Minneapolis -- Target Corp. said it has initiated remodels to expand the...
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Apr 24, 2012
Macy’s will open a store in Sarasota, Fla., in fall 2014.
Cincinnati -- Macy’s will open a store in Sarasota, Fla., in fall...
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Store of the Week

H&M, New York

H&M's new 57,000-sq.-ft. flagship on Fifth Avenue is the fast-fashion retailer's largest store in the world, and also its most upscale. 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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