Store Planning/Construction/Facilities

Dec 05, 2011
Dollar General Corp. reported that its fiscal third-quarter net rose 34%...
Goodlettsville, Tenn. -- Dollar General Corp. reported that its fiscal...
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Dec 02, 2011
REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) has opened its first-ever store in...
New York City -- REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) has opened its first-...
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Dec 02, 2011
Ikea has officially plugged in three Blink Pedestal electric vehicle...
San Diego -- Ikea has officially plugged in three Blink Pedestal electric...
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Dec 02, 2011
A new report from Pike Research forecasts that LEDs will capture 52% of...
New York City -- A new report from Pike Research forecasts that LEDs will...
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Dec 02, 2011
Supervalu has joined the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings...
Washington, D.C. -- Supervalu has joined the U.S. Department of Energy...
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Dec 02, 2011
Simon Property Group announced that, in 50/50 partnership with Genting...
Indianapolis -- Simon Property Group announced that, in 50/50 partnership...
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Dec 01, 2011
Charming Shoppes reported that its loss in the 3Q narrowed to $13 million...
Bensalem, Pa. -- Charming Shoppes reported Thursday that its loss in the...
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Store of the Week

Oakley, New York City

Oakley describes its new Fifth Avenue flagship as a “disruptive display of science wrapped in art.” From its tectonic-plated exterior to its floating digital ceiling, the store dazzles with its combination of technological innovation and customization. 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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