Store Planning/Construction/Facilities

Feb 09, 2012
Ikea said it has plugged in four Blink Level 2 electric vehicle charging...
East Palo Alto, Calif. -- Ikea said Thursday it has plugged in four Blink...
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Feb 09, 2012
The latest jewel in the portfolio of Mexican department store operator...
New York City -- The latest jewel in the portfolio of Mexican department...
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Feb 09, 2012
Apple Inc. and Sam’s Club are in early discussions to expand their...
New York City -- Apple Inc. and Sam’s Club are in early discussions...
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Feb 09, 2012
Whole Foods Market Inc. reported that profit for the first quarter rose a...
Austin, Texas -- Whole Foods Market Inc. reported Wednesday that profit...
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Feb 08, 2012
Spice and flavoring company McCormick and Co. will open its first-ever...
Sparks, Md. -- Spice and flavoring company McCormick and Co. will open its...
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Feb 08, 2012
Glimcher Realty Trust announced the completion of a 4.8-megawatt rooftop...
New York City -- Glimcher Realty Trust announced the completion of a 4.8-...
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Feb 08, 2012
Dunkin' Donuts announced the signing of a multi-unit store development...
Canton, Mass. -- Dunkin' Donuts announced the signing of a multi-unit...
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Store of the Week

Urban Outfitters, New York City

Urban Outfitters has gone big — really big — in New York City, opening a 57,000-sq.-ft. “lifestyle center” store in Manhattan’s Herald Square area. 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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