Store Planning/Construction/Facilities

Feb 07, 2012
-Eleven said it has completed its acquisition of 55 Sam’s Mart stores in...
Dallas -- 7-Eleven said Tuesday it has completed its acquisition of 55 Sam...
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Feb 07, 2012
Wal-Mart Stores isn’t about to let the grass grow under its feet in Canada.
Mississauga, Ontario -- Wal-Mart Stores isn’t about to let the grass...
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Feb 06, 2012
The Container Store announced it will open six locations in 2012, making...
Dallas  -- The Container Store announced it will open six...
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Feb 06, 2012
Payless ShoeSource, a division of Collective Brands, announced that it has...
Topeka, Kansas — Payless ShoeSource, a division of Collective Brands...
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Feb 05, 2012
Chain Store Age’s 48th annual SPECS Conference will be held March 4-7, at...
Chain Store Age’s 48th annual SPECS Conference will be held March 4-...
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Feb 03, 2012
Chipotle Mexican Grill expects to open 155–165 new Chipotle locations in...
Denver -- Chipotle Mexican Grill expects to open 155–165 new...
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Feb 03, 2012
Kohl’s Department Stores and Walmart rank among the nation’s top...
New York City -- Kohl’s Department Stores and Walmart rank among the...
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Cole Haan, Tokyo

A brand known for its American craftsmanship has opened a flagship in the heart of the Ginza, one of the premier shopping districts in Tokyo. 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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