August 27, 2014

Retail facility directors continually look for ways to drive down operational costs, but are limited in their efforts without a strong control system. Installation of a facility control system can provide savings and improve operations of a small-format retail store if adhered to well.

May 2, 2014

The increased severity and frequency of storms and other catastrophic events has put a white-hot spotlight on disaster planning. No retailer can afford to be unprepared. Three disaster readiness experts shared insights on how retailers can best avoid catastrophe before it happens during the SPECS workshop session, “Disaster Zone — Before the Storm.”

Moderator Gregg Beatty, president of embc, kicked things off by reviewing the “three Rs” of dealing with a disaster — readiness, response and recovery.

January 8, 2014

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited fashion retail chain Forever 21 for exposing employees to safety hazards at its stores in Paramus, N.J., and Manhattan.

December 17, 2012

By Kevin M. Young, Karl A. Bekeny, and Chelsea R. Mikula, Tucker Ellis LLP

November 2, 2010

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on Wednesday sent a...

July 22, 2010

Home Depot has received a $112,000 fine from the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety...

September 8, 2008

The electronic outdoor signs that so many Walgreens locations use to advertise weekly specials will...

April 30, 2008

Although there might be a fire in one of your stores at some time,...

July 30, 2007

When it comes to convenience and functionality, automatic doors score big with shoppers and chain...

January 31, 2007

Last year’s spate of E. coli scares, affecting consumers who ate at places such as...