24|Outlook for the Industry By Klein Merriman
Following the beginning of a slow recovery in the retail environments industry
in 2010, expect further growth in 2011.
28| Seven Retail Trends By Kantar Retail
Key industry trends shaping the future of retail for suppliers developing
30| LEED for Retail Goes Live By Katie Rothenberg, LEED AP,
and Nick Shaffer, LEED AP
In the development stages for years, two new certification programs launched
to accommodate retail’s special needs.
34|Product Focus: Lighting
A.R.E.’s member companies provide a range of lighting products, lightboxes,
and lighting displays.
6 | Presidential Perspective Welcome to our Digital Edition!
By Bob Riley
I am heartened by the cautious optimism of members who were recently
discussing expectations for 2011.
12 | CEO Express Emerging as a Different Industry
By Klein Merriman
Glimpses of our industry’s future show that we’ll come out of the recession
with valuable experience and lessons learned.
16 | Plant Talk Four Trends in Paints and Coatings
By Tracy Dillon
A.R.E. member companies identify the big trends in paints and coatings, which
not only enhance the surfaces they cover but provide protection and durability.
20 | Green Notes News, Resources, and Ask the Expert
By Jo Rossman and Lisa Russell
Gauging corporate sustainability: new industry-focused developments emerge;
and greener marketing materials.
38 | BackStory Quick Change at the Meadowlands
By Tracy Dillon
The Flagship Store Powered by Reebok changes faces to serve both
the New York Giants and the New York Jets.
8| A.R.E. News 14 | New Members| Calendar
41| Business Briefs
Photo: Mark Steele Photography, Columbus, Ohio