www.retailenvironments.org RETAIL ENVIRONMENTS march.2014
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a special section following page 48, is included in only
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and supplier readers.
www.retailenvironments.org volume 17, no. 2
2014 Shapes Up for Growth
14 | What has been mild and uneven growth in recent
years is, in 2014, shifting to stronger, steadier
growth across the broad economy.
Backstory: POWER ON
18 | Verizon, working with Chute Gerdeman and fixture
contractor Sparks, launches an experiential retail
concept in flagship and neighborhood stores.
Where’s the ROI?
26 | Is something holding you back when it comes
to calculating return on investment for aspects
of store design? A.R.E.’s ROI toolkit can help.
GlobalShop: Mixing it Up in Las Vegas
28 | The world’s largest annual trade show for retail
environments will include A.R.E.’s Design Awards,
conference sessions, exhibiting members,
Focus: GlobalShop Product Preview
34 | This special section offers a sampling of the
newest retail environments products that A.R.E.
members will unveil at GlobalShop this year.
46 | PAVE recognized three young retail designers—
40 years old or younger—in its annual Rising Star
Awards, presented at the PAVE Gala in December.
NRF’s Big Show
49 | The future of retail? Omni-channel with a nod to
the physical space as some technology developers
begin to embrace the store designer’s critical role.
6 | What applications are you using to conceptualize
and design fixture renderings?
54 | Green Today, Gone Tomorrow: Making Pop-up
64 | Retail Brings Visibility to the Internet of Things
7 | Industry Events
8 | A.R.E. News
12 | Inspirations
58 | New Members
60 | Business Briefs
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