20|GlobalShop: A Return to Optimism
GlobalShop 2011, held in March in Las Vegas, heralded resurgence in retail.
25|2011 Winners Book
The 2011 A.R.E. Design Awards presents 54 awards in 23 categories of retail
design, recognizing store and shop designs, and individual store fixtures, visual
presentations, flooring, lighting, wall treatments, and in-store communications.
77|Focus: Transportation and Logistics
By Jo Rossman
Nine tactics for keeping projects on time and on budget.
82|BackStory: Riding a Fast Wave
Nixon’s shop-in-shop was carried from concept to installation in three weeks.
86| 2011 EuroShop By Karen Schaffner
The best of EuroShop 2011 included raw wood, LEDs, and colorful mannequins.
Take a look at this year’s show stoppers.
6 | Presidential Perspective A Light at the End of the Tunnel
By Bob Riley
If GlobalShop’s increased attendance, first-time exhibitors and expanded exposition
space is any indication, the industry is looking up.
12 | CEO Express Optimism... Finally
By Klein Merriman
March’s Revenue Trends Survey shows better-than-expected growth in 2011.
14 | Executive Insights Planning for More Sustainable Lighting
By Brad Stewart
Retailers are considering new alternatives in efficient retail lighting with positive affects
on both their top and bottom lines—with more lighting below eye level than ever before.
16 | Plant Talk Going Above & Beyond
Apple honors coloredge new york • los angeles for its award-winning displays.
18 | Green Notes Secret Formula Revealed
By Jo Rossman
What led Albertsons Clairemont in San Diego to receive top honors as
the most sustainable store of the year.
91 | Commentary A Zeitgeist Army of One
By Kenneth Gruskin
A zeitgeist army of “We the People” is revolutionizing and changing
everything in its path including retail as we know it.
8 | A.R.E. News
12 | New Members