Store Planning/Construction/Facilities

Jan 30, 2012
Shaw’s Supermarkets has reopened its store in Ludlow, Vt.
West Bridgewater, Mass. -- Shaw’s Supermarkets has reopened its...
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Jan 27, 2012
Just a few weeks after unveiling the locations of its first 24 stores in...
Minneapolis — Just a few weeks after unveiling the locations of its...
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Jan 26, 2012
The Retail Industry Leaders Association has released its first report on...
Washington, D.C. -- The Retail Industry Leaders Association has released...
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Jan 26, 2012
A special Leadership Workshop on negotiating techniques will kick off...
New York City -- A special Leadership Workshop on negotiating techniques...
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Jan 26, 2012
Golfsmith announced plans to open 10 stores and relocate four existing...
Austin, Texas -- Golfsmith announced Thursday plans to open 10 stores and...
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Jan 26, 2012
Swedish fast-fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz reported that net...
Stockholm, Sweden -- Swedish fast-fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz...
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Jan 25, 2012
On the heels of announcing its PGA Tour Superstore opening in Schaumburg,...
Roswell, Ga. -- On the heels of announcing its PGA Tour Superstore opening...
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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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