April 4, 2017

Walmart is looking to expand its logistics capabilities.

March 29, 2017
Retailers looking for a competitive advantage in these competitive times should consider their restrooms.
 
March 6, 2017
KAI Total Pavement Management was recognized with Best Parking Lot Pavement Project award at the 2017 National Pavement Expo awards ceremony.
 
March 2, 2017
Amazon is making a big commitment to renewable energy.
 
February 17, 2017
DWM Facilities Maintenance has opened a new office in Orlando, Florida. The new office will help facilitate the company’s recent growth. 
 
December 28, 2016
New Seasons Market in Mercer Island, Washington, has gone platinum. 
 
November 30, 2016
The Wendy’s Company has extended its commitment to reducing energy.
 
October 19, 2016

The past decade has witnessed a monumental shift in regulatory oversight of retailers’ environmental compliance programs. 

October 19, 2016
Target Corp. has knocked Walmart off its perennial top spot in an annual ranking of the U.S. companies with the most solar energy capacity.   
 
October 12, 2016
Two senators have introduced legislation to change the Americans with Disabilities Act. 
 
October 6, 2016
The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) is merging its sustainability-focused conference with Sustainable Brands.  
 
September 28, 2016

Fortunately, there are many ways to control this major expense — as well as the costs of water and waste — beginning with a foundation of good data and solid benchmarks.

This webinar, hosted by Ecova, will demonstrate how to identify and develop a strategic process for reducing your facility operating costs and then drive action with operational and behavioral changes.

September 21, 2016
While much emphasis is placed on optimizing the front-of-the-house retail experience, improving back-of-the-house operations can also help retailers better meet customers’ evolving expectations – and intelligent lighting systems may be a key to improving those operations.
September 13, 2016
Retailers can learn how to develop a strategic process for reducing one of their major facility operating expenses — energy — at Chain Store Age’s upcoming webinar, Understanding and Controlling Energy Costs in Retail.
 
September 12, 2016
A new report makes the case for taking a standardized approach to rapidly rollout of solar rooftop installations. 
 
September 9, 2016

For the sixth time, Nest has appeared on Inc. magazine’s ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

September 6, 2016
Johnson Controls has completed its merger with Tyco.
 
July 1, 2016
That’s one of the key findings of The 2016 Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator (EEI) survey of more than 1,200 facility and energy management executives.
 
June 29, 2016

An average food retail store leaks an estimated 25% estimated of its refrigerant supply per year.

June 28, 2016
Trader Joe’s is cleaning up its act — with regards to the environment.
 
June 10, 2016
Quality Solutions, Colwich, Kansas, a leading provider of facilities maintenance and constructions services, has changed its name to QSI Facilities. 
 
May 19, 2016
Recent advances in floor care technology have made matters more complex, as retailers must decide what combination of cleaning procedures provide the best value.   Today’s retail Facility Manager must determine the materials (from machinery to matting), the schedule (daily, weekly, monthly and even yearly), and the 
May 5, 2016

Troy Alstead, the longtime Starbucks executive who resigned as COO in February 2016, is ready to take his next professional step.

May 3, 2016

Retailers who fail to maintain a clean, well-maintained store are putting themselves at a strong competitive disadvantage.