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November 22, 2013

Despite the growing popularity of online shopping, millions of consumers will flock to the stores this Black Friday.

Columbus, Ohio -- Despite the growing popularity of online shopping, millions of consumers will flock to the stores this Black Friday. According to a recent study from WD Partners, "Amazon Can't Do That: Consumer Desire & the Store of the Future,” 79% of consumers rank instant ownership as a top factor in influencing how they shop.

Other store-friendly top influencers include sensory experience and product immersion (75%), emotional experience of interacting with live human beings, community, and personal service.

November 4, 2013

It’s 2020, and our shopper is ready to relax after a busy and productive Saturday. She started off the day at Kohl’s, where she tried on several cocktail dresses a store associate had texted her about earlier. The associate knew from past purchases that our shopper favored animal prints and a-line cuts.

April 14, 2011

By John Bajorek, executive director, digital services, WD Partners

December 15, 2010

WD Partners has signed a multi-year contract with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) to develop a high-performance Home Depot store in California through the Department of Energy’s Commercial Building Partnership (CBP).

Columbus, Ohio -- WD Partners has signed a multi-year contract with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) to develop a high-performance Home Depot store in California through the Department of Energy’s Commercial Building Partnership (CBP). CBP projects put cutting-edge building techniques and technologies on the fast-track to wide-spread commercial use.

September 20, 2010

WD Partners announced the promotion of Allison Westrick as executive director, design and brand....

December 14, 2008

A challenging environment is changing the way prototypes (from the architecture and engineering perspective)...

December 14, 2008

Achallenging environment is changing the way prototypes (from the architecture and engineering perspective) are developed...

August 31, 2008

The Green4Retail (G4R) conference session “Tips for Going Green” offered valuable insights into the...

September 30, 2007

From turning down the heat by just a few degrees to installing integrated skylighting systems,...

September 30, 2007

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