Denny’s makes Cree LEDs preferred lighting standard
Durham, N.C. — 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. Cree’s six-inch downlights are being specified in various applications, including dining areas and restrooms.
“We evaluated numerous LED light fixtures from a variety of manufacturers to ensure that we chose the best possible product and partner for this major lighting specification,” explained Mitch Riese, corporate architect, senior manager of design & construction, Denny’s. “With the Cree LR6 fixture, we found the best value for our money, helping us deliver beautiful, warm light, while significantly reducing our energy consumption and maintenance requirements.”
Roundy’s chooses Revionics for price optimization services
New York City — Revionics said that it has been selected by Roundy’s Supermarkets as the retailer’s price optimization provider. The supermarket chain said it will leverage Revionics’ analytic services, which will provide the retailer with insight into market patterns and consumer preferences to make better, fact-based decisions.
"Our primary goal in pricing is to offer our customers the most value for their grocery dollar. Revionics offered the superior analytical and optimization tools we need to achieve our goal," said Jason Benish, Roundy’s VP pricing and strategic initiatives. "Revionics’ proven software-as-a-service platform accelerates installation, and their intuitive solution ensures user adoption, both enabling a rapid return on our investment."
City Furniture opens store built to LEED standards
New York City — Home furnishings retailer City Furniture has opened its first store built to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standards. The 93,680-sq.-ft. location, in Boca Raton, Fla., houses a City Furniture and Ashley Furniture HomeStore under one roof.
The store has dual-flush toilets, low-flow urinals and a landscape irrigation system, and is expected to use 42% less water for interior use and 78% less outside than a traditional store. Walls are paneled with reclaimed wood. Design features include walls paneled with reclaimed wood and natural stone feature walls.