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August 27, 2013

It could be a smaller-store footprint. Or a design makeover. Or a totally new format. But there comes a time when even the largest and most successful retailers need to freshen up or rethink their store identities. Here's a look at four brands that are trying on new looks.

July 12, 2013

Sport Chalet has opened its first urban retail concept, at the renovated FIGat7th center in downtown Los Angeles.

Sport Chalet has opened its first urban retail concept, at the renovated FIGat7th center in downtown Los Angeles. Sleek and contemporary looking, the 27,000-sq.-ft. store puts the emphasis on education and training, with a dedicated central area, the “Expert Center,” for classes and clinics. It’s designed to facilitate customer interaction with in-store experts on any topic, ranging from bike repair to the area’s best surfing spots.

May 28, 2013

At nearly 25,000 sq. ft. and with 40-ft. ceilings, the Topshop flagship at the Grove, an open-air center in Los Angeles, is big and bold, with touches of whimsy evident throughout the space.

At nearly 25,000 sq. ft. and with 40-ft. ceilings, the Topshop flagship at the Grove, an open-air center in Los Angeles, is big and bold, with touches of whimsy evident throughout the space.

November 22, 2011

Gensler has been selected to refurbish Wilkes Bashford, an upscale men’s and women’s clothing store in San Francisco.

San Francisco -- Gensler has been selected to refurbish Wilkes Bashford, an upscale men’s and women’s clothing store in San Francisco. The project will involve a top-to-bottom renovation of the iconic, seven-level store.

September 16, 2011

City Sports will open its 19th store, in Wellesley, Mass., during the last week of September.

Boston -- City Sports will open its 19th store, in Wellesley, Mass., during the last week of September. The location features a dramatic façade, with a wraparound steel awning and tall windows that showcase the interior design and product assortment. Inside, an interactive electronics room offers shoppers the use of in-store iPads to access information about products on the company's website as well as the ability to wear-test headphones

March 29, 2011

Boulder, Colo.-based Wenger took top honors as Store of the Year in the Association for Retail Environments’ (A.R.E.) annual retail design competition.

Las Vegas -- Boulder, Colo.-based Wenger took top honors as Store of the Year in the Association for Retail Environments’ (A.R.E.) annual retail design competition. It’s the first U.S. retail outpost for the company, which is best known as the maker of the Swiss Army Knife.

February 28, 2010

Chain store Age honors the winners of its 28th annual store design competition, which attracted entries...

honors the winners of its 28th annual store design competition, which attracted entries from around the globe. Barbie Shanghai, which celebrates one of America’s most iconic brands, was awarded top honors, Retail Store of the Year.

In addition, there were 19 first-place awards and seven honorable-mention awards in the various categories.

January 17, 2010

A 36,000-sq.-ft. store located in Shanghai, China, and dedicated to one of America’s most iconic...

September 30, 2007

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April 30, 2007

Chain Store Age celebrated the 25th anniversary of its Retail Store of the Year design...