This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Click here to advertise in this news brief.

  Mobile version   RSS   Subscribe   Unsubscribe  
Education and Events    Resources    News and Publications    Get Involved    Membership    About PRSM Aug. 12, 2011


The future of the outlet mall industry
Retailing Today    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The outlet mall industry has undergone a major transition and has never been better positioned for future success. This is a significant change from 10 years ago when a stale product mix targeted to a transient shopper base had raised serious questions about the viability of the outlet mall. More



PRSM and ICSC team up for RetailGreen Conference
PRSM    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
PRSM is joining forces with the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) on its RetailGreen Conference as a new step in its sustainability initiative. This conference, set for Nov. 29-30, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa in Phoenix, offers an excellent opportunity for facilities professionals to network with other retailers in sustainability, real estate and construction about the latest sustainable topics impacting retail. More

The jet set
Retail Traffic    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
As the U.S. retail market becomes increasingly saturated with discretionary goods offerings, some of the country's best-known brands have been looking overseas for sources of growth. Several of these retailers have been operating international locations for some time and feel ready to spread their influence further. Others will be making their first trip abroad, hoping for the best. More

Wal-Mart to assess crop sustainability
Environmental Leader    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Wal-Mart is considering using sustainability measurement devices developed by the Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops. Wal-Mart officials said that the retailer is looking into what types of data to collect within an expanded pilot program for measuring the sustainability of its produce. More



7 ways sustainability 'embracers' blaze a trail for the cautious
GreenBiz.com    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Practically all companies nowadays recognize the many benefits of sustainability tactics, from making facilities more energy efficient to offering products that save people money. Some companies, though, are taking aggressive steps to make sustainability core to every part of their operations, showing the path businesses that want to be successful need to follow. More

PRSM members receive discount for BOMI Courses
PRSM    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail
article
PRSM's new partnership with BOMI provides PRSM members with Continuing Education Units (CEU) for BOMI International courses. PRSM members will learn in a setting that is most convenient for them, including instructor-led online courses. More

Discover the Difference
with Pavement Construction

Rabine Paving America offers pavement maintenance for commercial and industrial markets in the United States, including sealcoating, stripping, marking and installing signage. For a
FREE SITE ESTIMATE
call (888) RABINE3 or visit rabinepavingamerica.com. Mention promo code PRSMAUG11A4.

Visit Booth #55 at the PRSM Mid-Year Conference 2011
in Schaumburg, IL to join an exclusive Educational Tour of the Rabine Academy Pavement Design Center.


Department stores set bar high for retail
TheStreet    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
So far, both Kohl's and Macy's lifted their 2011 outlooks after reporting better-than-expected second-quarter earnings. Kohl's reported a 17 percent jump in second-quarter profit to $303 million, or $1.09 a share, on revenue of $4.25 billion. Wall Street was calling for a profit of $1.05 a share on revenue of $4.32 billion. More

High-end retail shunned by investors favoring bargains
Reuters    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Goodbye jewelry and $100 yoga pants. Hello discount retailers. As the U.S. stock market slides in and out of correction territory, consumers remain cautious and investors are acting as if it is 2008 again — unloading stocks of higher-end retailers including Tiffany & Co, Saks Inc. and Lululemon. More



766 CEOs discuss sustainability: Accenture's sector-by-sector report
Forbes    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Accenture co-produced a report with the United Nations Global Compact titled A New Era of Sustainability: CEO reflections on progress to date, challenges ahead and the impact of the journey toward a sustainable economy. The report focused on three main issues, with 766 CEOs as respondents. More

U.S. Lawns - Commercial Landscape Management at its BEST!

Proud to be celebrating our 25th anniversary!
We set out in 1986 to transform the commercial landscape industry with four ideals in mind:
TRUST • QUALITY • SERVICE • VALUE


Why you should think about sustainability like an engineer
GreenBiz.com    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
If you know anything about engineers, you know we measure everything. Engineers are meticulous, calculated and apply logical thinking to most tasks. Most things they come in contact with and use each day had some kind of engineering behind it. Building a strong sustainability program is akin to constructing a building. More

NJS employs the most comprehensive and professional facility cleaning services nationwide. Our philosophy is to be a technology leader in the science of dirt and in the best janitorial practices. We focus on processes and training combined with new technology to deliver superior service to match our customers' brand image. Read More
Defining turnkey service for retail.
Ring the bell. Visit www.provisioned.net or call 1.866.529.1196 for your single-source, one-invoice solution! Complete interior and exterior facilities maintenance and service • Flooring, including Dur-A-Flex® Performance seamless flooring systems • Turnkey installations, including remodels, store refreshes/reimaging and national rollouts and retrofits
We Know Maintenance.
Inside and Out.
USM understands the relationship between the condition of your stores and the perception of your brand. To us, it’s more than washing windows and polishing floors—it’s helping your image shine. USM is now part of EMCOR Group, Inc., and together, we provide nationwide facilities maintenance services unmatched in the marketplace.

Call: 800.355.4000,
Visit: www.usmservices.com


DJ's Painting: National Experts

Join forces with industry specialists. "We are not just painters, we are problem solvers too!"


Nationwide Facilities Maintenance Made Easy


Specializing in Nationwide Carpet, Floor Care & Janitorial Services for over 20 years 800-236-5098

MORE


PRSM Weekly
Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, 460.420.2601   Download media kit
Yvette Craig, Sr. Content Editor, 469.420.2641   Contribute news
This edition of the PRSM Weekly was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here -- it's free!
Recent issues
Aug. 5, 2011
July 29, 2011
July 22, 2011
July 15, 2011



7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063