Store Planning/Construction/Facilities

Feb 10, 2012
Electronics and appliances retailer Hhgregg is taking a 35,000-sq.-ft....
Champaign, Ill. -- Electronics and appliances retailer Hhgregg is taking a...
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Feb 10, 2012
J.C. Penney has dropped its plans to open a store in the Kress Building...
New York City -- J.C. Penney has dropped its plans to open a store in the...
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Feb 10, 2012
PriceSmart announced that on January 9, 2012 it entered into an agreement...
San Diego -- PriceSmart announced that on January 9, 2012 it entered into...
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Feb 09, 2012
Multiple reports said that search giant Google plans to open its first...
Dublin, Ireland -- Multiple reports on Thursday said that search giant...
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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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Fendi, New York City

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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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