City Sports opens 21st store
Silver Spring, Md. — City Sports has opened its 21st store, in downtown Silver Spring, Md. It is the retailer’s second location in the metro D.C. area to open in the past year.
The store features an interactive electronics section that offers shoppers the use of in-store iPads to access information about products and the ability to wear-test headphones.
One of the key features of the Silver Spring store is City Sports’ signature women’s concept, a specially curated experience designed specifically for its female customer that the brand first introduced this past summer. The section houses a comprehensive assortment of sports bras of any specialty athletic retailer, a large selection of training pants, yoga and Pilates gear, private fitting rooms and an iMac communal area.
Sachse Construction awarded two Nike remodels
Birmingham, Mich. — Sachse Construction has been awarded two Nike store projects, in Louisville, Ky., and Des Moines, Iowa. Both projects expect to receive Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification.
The Nike Factory Store in Louisville is a 14,971-sq.-ft. remodel. The project took roughly 16 weeks to complete and was finished in mid-October.
The Des Moines Nike store is a 14,000-sq-ft. remodel. The project will take about 14 weeks and will be finished near the end of November.
O’Reilly selects OneView Commerce’s platform
Boston — O’Reilly Auto Parts, one of the largest auto parts retailers in the United States with over 3,700 stores in 39 states, has chosen OneView Commerce’s Enactor Commerce Platform as the foundation software for delivering point-of-sale and other commerce solutions to its stores nationwide.
With Enactor, O’Reilly will have the power to tailor the business process flows to meet their unique business requirements while supporting their traditional POS, as well as other opportunities all from the same code base. With over 37,000 POS terminals at O’Reilly, the Enactor platform will provide a foundation for increasing agility and will align with overall strategic objectives.
As part of this initiative, O’Reilly will leverage the benefits and flexibility of a services-oriented-architecture (SOA) to maximize the return on existing technology assets while gaining agility across the retail systems landscape. The Enactor commerce platform will allow O’Reilly to rapidly and effectively respond to the changing needs of its internal and external customers.
"After careful consideration, we have secured OneView’s next-generation Enactor Commerce Platform as it was best suited to meet our needs," said Steve Jasinski, VP information systems, O’Reilly Auto Parts. "The Enactor Commerce Platform will be part of O’Reilly’s focus on increasing overall technology efficiency and improving the delivery speed to meet the continuously changing needs of our business.”