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September 29, 2014

To meet the needs of mobile and tablet-based POS, Epson offers a wide range of mPOS-friendly printers that deliver fast, easy printing directly from any mobile device.

September 29, 2014

Ross Dress for Less will open a new store in Hawthorne, California, in Los Angeles County, on Oct. 11.

September 26, 2014

Ace Hardware has saved an average of 81% on lighting-related energy use in its 1 million-sq.-ft. retail support center in Rocklin, California, since implementing a LED upgrade.

The upgrade, completed in October 2013, involved replacing 1,551 T5 fluorescent and 102 metal halide lamps with an intelligent LED system from Digital Lumens. The wirelessly networked solution reduced the cen-ter’s power usage per square foot by 39.56%, while improving light quality and illumination levels.

September 26, 2014

On July 1, 2014, recent updates to the 2013 California Building Energy Efficiency Standards — Title 24 — went into effect.

The new, tougher standards are estimated to increase energy efficiency by 30% in non-residential buildings compared with the 2008 version. The increase will help California achieve its ambitious goal: Under Title 24, all new commercial buildings must be net-zero energy by 2030.

September 25, 2014

REI will open a nearly 30,000-sq.-ft., two-level store in the Village at Westfield Topanga, Woodland Hills, California, in fall 2015.

September 25, 2014

REI will open a nearly 30,000-sq.-ft., two-level store in the Village at Westfield Topanga, Woodland Hills, California, in fall 2015.

September 25, 2014

Ross Dress for Less will open two new stores in the California Central Valley on Oct. 11.

September 24, 2014

Ross Dress for Less will open a new store in Northern California on Oct. 11.

September 20, 2014

Brown Shoe Company’s Sam Edelman brand has opened a 3,500-sq.-ft. store in Beverly Hills, California.

September 19, 2014

dd’s Discounts, a division of Ross Stores, Inc., will open a new store in the California Central Valley on Sept. 27.

September 18, 2014

Simon and NRG eVgo, a subsidiary of NRG Energy, announced the installation of new electric car fast-charging Freedom Station sites that can recharge shoppers' vehicles in 30 minutes or less at four Northern California Simon shopping centers: Vacaville Premium Outlets, Livermore Premium Outlets, Great Mall and Petaluma Village Premium Outlets.

September 17, 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill Partnership announced that Raley’s Family of Fine Stores received a GreenChill 2013 Achievement Award for extraordinary leadership and initiative in achieving the Partnership’s mission to better protect the Earth’s ozone layer and reduce the impact on climate change through innovative refrigeration systems.

September 17, 2014

Plug and Play, a business accelerator that specializes in tech startups, is holding its quarterly pitch competition event on its campus in Sunnyvale, California, on Thursday, September 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. PDT.

September 16, 2014

Plug and Play’s quarterly pitch competition event, Plug and Play Fall Expo 2014, is coming to Plug and Play’s campus in Sunnyvale, California.

September 15, 2014

Johnny Rockets announced a new concept, called Johnny Rockets Route 66, which will take the form of four prototypes: drive-thru, drive-in, food truck and pop-up.

September 11, 2014

Urban Outfitters has opened side-by-side men’s and women’s stores in Westwood Village, Calif. With a 16,556 sq. ft. storefront, the stores are located in two adjacent historic buildings on Westwood Blvd.

September 10, 2014

Retail performance has continued to improve throughout 2014.

September 9, 2014

Taking aim at other digital payment platforms such as PayPal, Apple on Tuesday released a mobile payment platform called Apple Pay that will let consumers pay for purchases using their iPhones — or the new Apple Watch.

September 9, 2014

Baskin-Robbins is expanding its footprint in Southern California with both existing and new franchisees from San Diego to Bakersfield, California.

September 9, 2014

The attorneys general of California, Connecticut and Illinois are reportedly leading a multi-state investigation into the recent data breach at The Home Depot Inc.

September 5, 2014

California is on track to become the first state in the United States to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.

September 5, 2014

Target Corp. is expanding out of its Minneapolis home base with its new, small-format TargetExpress concept.

September 5, 2014

Target Corp. is expanding out of its Minneapolis home base with its new, small-format TargetExpress concept.

September 3, 2014

Wet Seal Inc. CEO John D. Goodman has resigned as CEO, less than two years after he joined the struggling teen retailer to turn around its business.

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