Store Planning/Construction/Facilities

Jul 25, 2014
The Green Building Initiative announced a wave of Green Globes...
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Jul 25, 2014
Target Corp. has pulled back the curtain on its new small-format store,...
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Jul 24, 2014
Von Maur Department Stores will open its 30th store, at Quail Springs Mall...
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Jul 24, 2014
Oracle Corp. announced it is opening a cloud development center in Seattle...
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Jul 24, 2014
Sainsbury’s has entered into a unique arrangement that closes the loop on...
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Jul 23, 2014
Macy’s reported a series of new initiatives in its multi-year strategic...
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Jul 23, 2014
Interbrand, a leading global brand consultancy, announced Wednesday that...
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Store of the Week

Urban Outfitters, New York City

Urban Outfitters has gone big — really big — in New York City, opening a 57,000-sq.-ft. “lifestyle center” store in Manhattan’s Herald Square area. 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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