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July 21, 2014

GE Capital announced it is providing Brookstone, the product development company and specialty retailer, with a $115 million senior credit facility.

May 30, 2014

GE Lighting and ByteLight are introducing LED lighting fixtures that communicate with shoppers’ smart devices while in-store, enabling retailers to provide location-based services using GE LED infrastructure.

October 21, 2013

RadioShack has secured a financial boost from GE Capital, securing a loan of about $835 million, according to Marketwatch.com.

October 15, 2013

GE Capital Retail Bank announced a long-term extension of its private label and dual card credit program with J.C. Penney Co.

October 15, 2013

Kodak Alaris today unveiled the Kodak Photo Service, which opens the company's worldwide installed base of Kodak picture kiosks and printers to content providers, creating new revenue streams for both them and retailers.

February 13, 2013

GE Capital Retail Bank, a consumer lending unit of General Electric Company (GE), has renewed its private label credit card program with J.C. Penney Co.

October 30, 2012

Walmart's wind turbine at its distribution center in Red Bluff, Calif., is now operational.

September 4, 2012

GE Capital said that it is serving as administrative agent on a $150 million senior secured credit facility to support the combination of Golf Town and Golfsmith, owned by parent company Golfsmith International.

August 24, 2012

A switch to LED lighting technology in its refrigerated coolers has resulted in combined energy and maintenance savings of more than $1 million annually for convenience store operator Wawa.

June 29, 2012

Brookshire Brothers has launched a facility-wide lighting update, including in-store, parking lot, exterior signage and refrigerated case fixtures.

April 17, 2012

Solid-state lighting took center stage at the SPECS Sustainability session, “LEDs: Perception and Reality.”

Speaker Leigh Savage, national accounts manager, GE Lighting, debunked many of the myths that surround LED lighting. They included:

• LEDs produce no heat at all. FALSE

• LEDs are more efficient than any other light source. NOT NECESSARILY.

• LEDs are still too expensive to use in retail applications. FALSE

November 30, 2011

Solid-state lighting figures prominently in Starbucks’ newly renovated Time Square flagship in New York City.

October 24, 2011

For commercial, on-premise signs, luminance (brightness) emerged as a key issue in 2005, when the California Energy Commission (CEC) first adopted the Title 24 regulations for electric signs. 


October 24, 2011

Ultra Diamonds has unveiled a contemporary prototype that provides the ideal home for its sparkling merchandise. The design showcases the breadth and diversity of the jewelry retailer’s assortment, while putting a stylish new spin on the space.


“It also makes the environment more inviting and accessible,” said Gordon Eason, creative director, JGA, Southfield, Mich. 


October 7, 2011

Lighting Science Group is performing an LED lighting upgrade for Villa, the Philadelphia-based urban-inspired apparel and footwear retailer.

September 27, 2011

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores has reduced energy by switching to solid-state lighting in the parking lot at its Ohio headquarters and adjacent store. The energy-efficient LEDs have also had a positive impact on the overall appearance of the areas.


“We’re seeing an 80% lighting-system energy savings compared with our previous high-intensity discharge units,” said Debbie Mansfield, director, energy and facilities for Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, Hudson, Ohio, which operates more than 751 stores nationwide.


August 31, 2011

Cree has acquired Ruud Lighting, a supplier of LED outdoor lighting, at an estimated net cost of approximately $525 million.

January 19, 2011

Denny’s Corp. has chosen LED lights from Cree as the preferred lighting standard for all its new and remodeled stores across the United States.

June 22, 2010

Southern Imperial announced the release of the Allura LED Light Kits for under shelf and...

December 31, 2009

Chain Store Age editor Marianne Wilson spoke with Jensen about this rapidly evolving technology.  ...

May 31, 2008

One of the biggest challenges confronting store operators and facility managers is how to...

May 5, 2008

Rosemont, Ill.-based Advance has expanded its innovative family of ROVR digital addressable controllable fluorescent lamp...

March 30, 2008

Circuit City Stores Inc. said Monday it is shrinking its home-installation business in response to...

February 24, 2008

Advance's new e-Vision electronic HID ballasts incorporate dedicated circuitry for self heating thermal protectors for...

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