Content about Maintenance

June 24, 2014

Customer experience: Poorly maintained stores cost sales and dilute the brand and customer experience. Not giving facilities the funding required to keep stores clean and in good condition will impact the bottom line in that customers will shop elsewhere. Today, more than ever, shoppers have high expectations regarding the look and feel of a store, and they also have many more options from which to choose. Dirty restrooms, stained flooring, burned-out lights, poor air conditioning and the like are proven customer turn-offs.

July 24, 2013

By Greg Miller, CrossCom National

By Greg Miller, CrossCom National

When an IT manager at a retail company proposes to replace outdated technologies because of escalating maintenance costs, his director may say, “Sorry, I need you to squeeze another year out of the system.”

But it’s not that easy.

May 3, 2011

Chain Store Age will present a Webinar – “Facilities Dollars and Sense: Unlocking Substantial Maintenance and Repair Savings by Controlling All Components of Cost” -- on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at 2 p.m (EST).

New York City -- Chain Store Age will present a Webinar – “Facilities Dollars and Sense: Unlocking Substantial Maintenance and Repair Savings by Controlling All Components of Cost” -- on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at 2 p.m (EST).

The presentation, sponsored by First Service Networks, will discuss a new way of thinking that systematically analyzes, controls and manages each individual component of cost to deliver substantial savings on multi-site maintenance and repair spend.

January 13, 2010

7-Eleven has selected FM Facility Maintenance to handle all store maintenance for its 6,200 plus...

October 31, 2008

Advance planning isn’t restricted only to merchandise buyers thinking ahead to the holiday season....

March 31, 2008

Facilities maintenance has a huge impact on a retailer’s brand image and bottom line....

September 30, 2007

Athletic footwear and apparel maker New Balance has unveiled a new store design that underscores...

March 31, 2007

Parking lots are...