Store Planning/Construction/Facilities

Jan 25, 2012
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. opened its second supercenter and fifth location...
New York City -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Wednesday opened its second...
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Jan 25, 2012
Ron Johnson, CEO of J.C. Penney, unveiled his ambitious vision for the...
New York City -- Ron Johnson, CEO of J.C. Penney, unveiled his ambitious...
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Jan 24, 2012
A report released by Bloomberg said that U.K. clothing chain Bonmarche...
London -- A report released Tuesday by Bloomberg said that U.K. clothing...
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Jan 24, 2012
Ikea said that it has officially plugged-in the solar energy system...
West Chester, Ohio -- Ikea said Tuesday that it has officially plugged-in...
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Jan 24, 2012
Apple stores around the world are pulling in an annual average of $4,709...
New York City -- Apple stores around the world are pulling in an annual...
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Jan 24, 2012
Shopping center developer DDR Corp. said that Anna's Linens will open...
Beachwood, Ohio -- Shopping center developer DDR Corp. said Monday that...
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Jan 23, 2012
Weis Markets announced it has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection...
Sunbury, Pa. — Weis Markets on Monday announced it has joined the U....
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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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