California awards Stater Bros. for green business practices
San Bernardino, Calif. — West Coast grocery chain Stater Bros. said Wednesday it has been awarded the 2011 Waste Reduction Award – its second consecutive – from the state of California, in recognition for its aggressive focus on recycling.
The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery Waste Reduction Awards Program honored Stater Bros. for eliminating eliminated 125,780,911 lbs. of waste from landfills in 2011.
Holiday Deadline Extension: Retail Store of the Year Design Competition
New York City – Due to the holiday rush, Chain Store Age extended the deadline for its 30th annual Retail Store of the Year Design Competition until Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. IF YOU NEED AN ADDITIONAL FEW DAYS, please email Marianne Wilson at [email protected].
Eligible projects are those completed between November 2010 and December 2011. Chain Store Age invites design firms, retailers architects, and suppliers to submit entries,
Twenty-one competition categories are featured, ranging from supermarkets and discount/mass merchants to specialty stores and pop-up stores.
For more information and an entry form, click here.
Callison acquires Barteluce Architects & Associates
Seattle — Global architecture and design firm Callison has acquired New York-based Barteluce Architects & Associates.
The move expands Callison’s luxury retail client base and strengthens its delivery capabilities, expanding its New York team to about 75 architects.