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12 | Lighting
Three projects showcase lighting designs that bring a local community together,
create unobtrusive lighting for clean lines, and provide lighting that designates spaces.
20 | Industry Sales Up Again By Klein Merriman
The retail environments industry continues its multiyear rebound from the depths
of the 2008-2009 recession.
22 | Hidden Costs and Risks of Going Direct
By Reggie Medford
Assess the actual costs of choosing an overseas manufacturer.
24 | Material Runway
Eight advanced materials shown in Material ConneXion’s “Material Runway” exhibit
in New York during Fashion Week demonstrate fashion influences for retail environments.
28| LinkedIn: Retail Environments Network
With 17,000 members, A.R.E.’s LinkedIn group brings the industry together
for more discussions, articles, and posts than ever before.
36 | Focus: Lighting
A.R.E. members offer the latest efficient and effective lighting products for
the retail environment.
6 | The Conversation: To Beat Showrooming
33 | Above and Beyond: Synsor Goes Above and Beyond for
Jamba Juice Redesign By Gail Deibler Finke
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40| Green Notes: ECC: A Rigorous Standard for Composite Panels
By Chad Campbell
48| Commentary: In Search of Retail Design ROI: Myth or Reality?
By Bruce A. Barteldt, Jr.
7 | Calendar
8 | A.R.E. News
11 | Inspirations
42 | New Members
43 | Business Briefs
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