14 | How Big is the Retail Environments Industry?
By Chris Dammann
Preliminary results of A.R.E. research place the CapEx size of the retail environments
industry bet ween $13 and $15 billion.
16 | West Marine Flagship Sets Sail By Tracy Dillon
Boating retailer opens its largest store in the “boating capital of the world.”
22| GlobalShop 2012 Leaps Ahead By Karen Doodeman
Preview the industry’s largest annual trade show, including the Design Inspiration
Showcase, member exhibitors, and more.
30| GlobalShop Product Preview
Check out innovative products and services from many of the more than
260 A.R.E. member companies.
42 | PAVE’s 3D Challenge By Lauren Mang
PAVE’s 3D Design Challenge brings 12 student fixture concepts to life.
45| Innovative Materials for the Senses
By Ana Linares
How the next generation of materials for retail and commercial environments
connects with touch, sight, smell, sound, and taste.
6 | The Conversation: Will digital online purchasing eventually replace
bricks-and-mortar stores or will the two be complementary?
48| Green Notes: Designing for Natural Light In-store
By Lisa A. Thompson, LEED AP BD+C, EDAC
56 | Commentary: The Retail Revolution Has Begun By Karen Schaffner
8 | A.R.E. News
10 | Inspirations
12 | Calendar
50 | Business Briefs
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