www.retailenvironments.org RETAIL ENVIRONMENTS may.june.2014
don’t miss… A.R.E. INSIDER
a special section following page 32, is included in only
those issues of Retail Environments mailed to our member
and supplier readers.
www.retailenvironments.org volume 17, no. 4
9 Brilliant Ways to Use Lighting
14 | A.R.E. Lighting Award winners show what lighting
can do besides illuminate. It’s an eye-opener.
Focus: Lighting Products
18 | This special section offers a sampling of innovative
retail lighting products from A.R.E. members.
24 | Material ConneXion offers a taste of its library of
7,000+ material samples: decorative, sustainable,
Beneath the Surface
26 | Our project feature uncovers the benefits of
laminates in two restaurants, from a sports-minded wing joint in Ohio to a coffee shop
in Central America.
30 | CBRE reveals the hottest spots for cross-border
expansion. Learn which retail segments and
brands are going where.
34 | A GlobalShop review with major trends,
along with thoughts from industry leaders.
EuroShop Cliff’s Notes
36 | 24 ideas from our correspondents.
6 | The balance between flashy and functional
10 | Use technology to tell subtle sustainable stories
Above & Beyond
40 | Above & Beyond Awards finalist: Holiday Foliage
48 | The future of retail—it’s simpler than you think
7 | Industry Events
8 | A.R.E. News
12 | Smashing Windows
42 | Inspirations
44 | New Members
45 | Crittenden Says
46 | Business Briefs
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