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Report: Retail centers are still top shopping destinations
International Council of Shopping Centers
Shopping centers are performing well even as they undergo a profound evolution, according to a report by ICSC Research. "The shopping center industry is currently vibrant and healthy," writes Michael P. Kercheval, ICSC's president and CEO, in the introduction to Shopping Centers: America's First and Foremost Marketplace. "We believe [the industry] is poised for unprecedented success going forward — not in spite of e-commerce, but because of it." The 18-page report, available at ICSC.org, blends statistical data with big-picture analysis by a host of observers.
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Retail fire safety systems typically include coiling doors. Make sure they are included in regular inspection and testing procedures
PRSM Magazine
Fire system inspection and equipment testing is mandated by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), but in this current PRSM Magazine article, David Dawdy, of Cornell Iron Works reminds the industry of the need to include coiling fire doors in regular inspections and testing procedures.
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Walgreens showcases new look in 640 stores
FierceRetail
Walgreens is unveiling a new sophisticated look for 640 of its brick-and-mortars. The remodeled or new stores incorporate a contemporary design that adds a fresh approach to the interiors and exteriors and creates an airy and roomy atmosphere.
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October is the 11th annual Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Yes this is the 11th. How many organizations still treat cybersecurity has they did 11 years ago? How about five years ago? Or even as a year ago? Shockingly, most companies are still relying on outdated, only partially effective methods.
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Best Buy creates in-store space for exploring new technologies
FierceRetail
Best Buy introduced The Intel Experience at 50 locations nationwide. The hands-on zone allows customers to try, explore and play with the latest technologies such as 3D printing, augmented reality gaming and DJ remixing.
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Patchwork repairs increase HVAC costs
FacilitiesNet
One given in HVAC system maintenance is that the longer a system has been operating, the greater the number of patchwork repairs and modifications technicians have made to the system. Maintenance personnel have always been expected to do more with less, which has created a culture of quick fixes.
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Workplace well-being: How the built environment can affect health and wellness
Facility Management Journal
The workplace is often portrayed as the root cause of employee discomfort, and is thought to induce backaches, weight gain and eye strain. While many modern-day offices do foster employee injuries and ailments, it is possible for workers to leave their companies each day healthier than when they arrived. With careful planning and an understanding of the relevant research, facility managers can create healthful workplaces that minimize adverse health risks and the associated costs.
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Sears Canada names US merchandising executive Ronald Boire as acting CEO
Financial Post
Sears Canada Inc. has plucked another leader from the executive ranks of its U.S. parent's operation even as Sears Holdings Corp. moves to vastly reduce its stake in the Toronto-based department store chain.
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Time-of-use data is key to effective plug-load management
Greentech Efficiency
As plug loads — or energy used by equipment plugged into an outlet — continue to race to the top of the list of energy issues confronting building managers, measuring and controlling them has become a more critical and challenging aspect of building energy management.
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10 online retailers going from clicks to bricks
CNBC
It's traditional retail lore — a company opens a store, expands its footprint to the Web and then works to integrate its online and in-store sales. But for some retailers, the opposite approach is more enticing.
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5 forces impacting retail sustainability
Environmental Leader
Evolving technology, changing supply chain models and consumers empowered with information on retailers' business practices are each impacting retail and changing long-established standards in the industry.
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Amazon dips its toes into brick-and-mortar retailing
Fortune
Amazon.com has confirmed plans to get into the brick-and-mortar business this holiday season, saying it is opening pop-up kiosks in San Francisco and Sacramento as a way to show off its tablets and other gadgets.
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LIDS Sports Group acquires Jersey City Canada
PRNewswire
Indianapolis-based LIDS Sports Group announced it has acquired Jersey City Canada, a licensed sports apparel, headwear and novelty company operating 28 retail stores across four Canadian Provinces.
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Emerging trends in energy management
REMI Network
In recent years, there have been significant advances in both the technologies used at home and work, and in those designed to specifically help with energy management in all types of buildings. These advances can be broadly classified into four key trends.
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Priced out? Soaring outlet rents squeeze retailers
CNBC
If all of your friends jumped off a bridge, would you? It's that sort of bandwagon mentality that has Andy Graiser, co-president of A&G Realty Partners, skeptical about retailers' rush toward outlet centers.
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