Fitch has announced that its New York studio (the former Walker Group/CNI ,now called Fitch, New York )will focus on the department store, hospitality, luxury and near-luxury categories.… Steve Starr has joined Tobin Dudley ,Charlotte, N.C. He was most recently studio principal of store design for Little Diversified Architectural Consulting .… Christopher Barriscale Architects has evolved into Barriscale Design Studio ,with offices in New York City, and Sausalito, Calif.… Naeiry Vartevan has joined RYA ,Dallas, as marketing director.… Callison has appointed Jorge Sciupac as a director in its Los Angeles office.
UPCOMING EVENTS Chain Store Age’s annual SPECS conference will be held March 9-12, 2008, at the Hilton Anatole, Dallas. Visit
Chain Store Age’s annual SPECS conference will be held March 9-12, 2008, at the Hilton Anatole, Dallas. Visit