Store Planning/Construction/Facilities

Jul 03, 2014
Warby Parker, the hip online eyewear retailer, has opened its sixth retail...
New York -- Warby Parker, the hip online eyewear retailer, has opened its...
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Jul 03, 2014
A physical store presence is key to most retailers for their online growth...
New York -- A physical store presence is key to most retailers for their...
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Jul 02, 2014
UGG Australia on July 14 will launch an e-commerce site dedicated to its...
New York -- UGG Australia on July 14 will launch an e-commerce site...
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Jul 01, 2014
REI will set up shop in two new locations next spring.
Seattle -- REI will set up shop in two new locations next spring. The...
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Jul 01, 2014
Staples is expanding its home and office automation platform, Staples...
Framingham, Mass. -- Staples is expanding its home and office automation...
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Jul 01, 2014
Apple Inc. is planning to open six new stores in China, judging by...
Cupertino, Calif. – Apple Inc. is planning to open six new stores in...
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Jul 01, 2014
Ikea has plugged-in an expansion of the solar array completed in April...
Conshohocken, Pa. – Ikea has plugged-in an expansion of the solar...
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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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