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
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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.