Store Planning/Construction/Facilities

Jul 28, 2014
Guitar Center will open a flagship in Manhattan’s Times Square on Aug. 7.
Los Angeles -- Guitar Center will open a flagship in Manhattan’s...
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Jul 25, 2014
The Green Building Initiative announced a wave of Green Globes...
Portland, Oregon -- The Green Building Initiative announced a wave of...
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Jul 25, 2014
Target Corp. has pulled back the curtain on its new small-format store,...
Minneapolis -- Target Corp. has pulled back the curtain on its new small-...
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Jul 24, 2014
Von Maur Department Stores will open its 30th store, at Quail Springs Mall...
Davenport, Iowa -- Von Maur Department Stores will open its 30th store, at...
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Jul 24, 2014
Oracle Corp. announced it is opening a cloud development center in Seattle...
Redwood City, Calif. -- Oracle Corp. announced it is opening a cloud...
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Jul 24, 2014
Sainsbury’s has entered into a unique arrangement that closes the loop on...
New York -- Sainsbury’s has entered into a unique arrangement that...
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Jul 23, 2014
Macy’s reported a series of new initiatives in its multi-year strategic...
Cincinnati -- Macy’s reported a series of new initiatives in its...
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Store of the Week

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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