14 | AT&T’s Evolution By Tracy Dillon
A new Michigan Avenue flagship presents AT&T’s technology
products and services as lifestyle solutions.
20 | Starbucks at Oak and Rush By Jo Rossman
Starbuck’s new flagship hones in on Chicago’s local vibe with
eco-friendly materials and local artwork.
24 | Recovery Continues, Mild but Steady By Jeff Dietrich
With tax uncertainty behind us and a “wealth effect” beginning to taking hold,
expect retail growth in 2013 and 2014.
28 | Headphones on Display By Susan Friedman
PAVE’s annual 3D Design Challenge brings student fixture designs for the
booming headphone market to life.
34| Ready to Rock in Chicago
Sponsored by A.R.E., the world’s largest annual trade show dedicated to store design,
visual merchandising, and shopper marketing returns to Chicago in April.
42 | GlobalShop Product Preview
This special 13-page section offers just a sampling of the products and services
A.R.E. members will show at GlobalShop.
6 | Planning for GlobalShop? Look no further. By Klein Merriman
8 | The Conversation: Can Mr. Selfridge’s ideas be reinvented
in modern retail environments?
56 | Green Notes: Navigating the Green Guides By Jo Rossman, LEED AP
64| Commentary: On ROI: Why So Secretive? By Klein Merriman
7 | Calendar
10 | A.R.E. News
12 | Inspirations
58 | New Members
60 | Business Briefs
march.2013 | volume
16, no. 2
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