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Ikea plugs-in four electric vehicle charging stations at Palo Alto store

BY Staff Writer

East Palo Alto, Calif. — Ikea said Thursday it has plugged in four Blink Level 2 electric vehicle charging stations at its East Palo Alto, Calif., store. The initiative is in partnership with ECOtality and represents the eighth EV project for IKEA in the United States.

To charge an EV at Ikea East Palo Alto, drivers pull into a designated parking spot, swipe their Blink InCard (RFID card), and plug the charger into the EV to charge the vehicle.

“Ikea has a never-ending job of asking what we can do today for a better tomorrow,” said Jill Matherson, Ikea East Palo Alto store manager. “Hosting electric-vehicle charging stations at Ikea East Palo Alto is one way to help accomplish this goal – and we could not have done it without the support of our partners ECOtality and PG&E.”

Ikea also is installing electric vehicle charging stations at nine stores in the Western United States.

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CVS offers pharmacist Facebook chat for American Heart Month

BY Staff Writer

New York City — CVS/pharmacy announced on Thursday that it is providing several free services, educational information and special product offers during February’s American Heart Month.

As part of its new Project Health wellness and free health screenings program, CVS/pharmacy will provide free blood pressure, cholesterol, body mass index and osteoporosis screenings every weekday in February from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at select CVS/pharmacy locations in Atlanta; Chicago; Dallas-Fort Worth; Detroit; Houston; Los Angeles; Miami; New York; Philadelphia; Washington, D.C.; and Puerto Rico.

As previously reported by Drug Store News, CVS/pharmacy’s Project Health will deliver more than $21 million worth of free health screenings to multicultural communities this year to help prevent disease through early detection. More than 1,000 Project Health events will be held during five disease-specific national health awareness months, including Heart Health Month.

To further help patients by answering their questions about heart health and managing cardiovascular disease, CVS/pharmacy will host a live Facebook chat with a CVS pharmacist on Feb. 15 from noon to 1:30 p.m. The live online event will be free and open to the public, and can be accessed by logging on to the CVS/pharmacy Facebook page.

"As a pharmacy innovation company, we are pleased to provide free resources, such as Project Health screenings and an online pharmacist chat, to help people on their path to better health during American Heart Month," stated Papatya Tankut, VP pharmacy professional services at CVS/pharmacy. "In addition to these programs, CVS pharmacists are always available to support their patients’ heart health by counseling them on ways to lower prescriptions costs, manage their medications and improve medication adherence in order to achieve better health outcomes."

In further recognition of American Heart Month, CVS/pharmacy will provide healthy savings and tips through its 2012 Heart Smart Guide, which is available at select locations across the United States in February.

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Retail Store of the Year: And the winners are…

BY Marianne Wilson

New York City — The latest jewel in the portfolio of Mexican department store operator Liverpool took top honors in Chain Store Age’s 30th annual Retail Store of the Year design competition. The company’s 319,000-sq.-ft. store in the Mexico City suburb of Interlomas was named Store of the Year and was also the winning entry in the Department Store category.

Here is a complete list of the winning projects, all of which will be featured in the March issue of Chain Store Age and reviewed at its annual SPECS Conference:

  • Retail Store of the Year and Department Store: Liverpool, Interlomas, Mexico (FRCH Design Worldwide, Cincinnati)
  • Soft Lines (up to 5,000 sq. ft.): Wolverine Company Store, Grand Rapids, Mich. (Wolverine Worldwide Retail Group, Rockford, Mich.)
  • Soft Lines (Honorable Mention, up to 5,000 sq. ft.): Ben Sherman, London (Brinkworth, London)
  • Soft Lines (greater than 15,000 sq. ft.): REI, New York City (Callison, Seattle; and Uniqlo, New York City (Gensler, New York)
  • Hard Lines (under 15,000 sq. ft.): La-Z-Boy, Warwick, R.I. (Interbrand Design Forum, Dayton, Ohio
  • Hard Lines (15,000 sq. ft. to 25,000 sq. ft.): Fixtures Living, Costa Mesa, Calif. (Fitch, Columbus, Ohio)
  • Hard Lines (over 25,000 sq. ft.): West Marine, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Bergmeyer Associates, Boston)
  • Drug Store/Convenience Store: Duane Reade, NYC
  • Drug Store/Convenience Store (Honorable Mention): M local, Yorkshire, England (Fitch, London)
  • Discount Store/Mass Merchant: Bob’s Stores (FRCH Design Worldwide, Cincinnati)
  • Specialty Foods: Godiva, New York City (d-ash design, Long Island City, N.Y.)
  • Specialty Foods, (Honorable Mention): PEZ Visitor Center, Orange, Conn. (RGLA Solutions, Schiller Park, Ill.)
  • Supermarket: Harris Teeter, Baltimore (Harris Teeter Markets, Matthews, N.C.)
  • Casual Dining: Giraffas, Miami (FRCH, Cincinnati);
  • Casual Dining (Honorable Mention): Pollo Campero, Webster, Texas (Interbrand Design Forum, Dayton, Ohio)
  • Restaurant: La Birreria, New York City (TPG Architecture, New York)
  • Single Unit: CODA, Los Angeles (Shook Kelley, Los Angeles)
  • In-Store Shop: Mark’s Rain World, Mark’s, Langley, British Columbia (Mark’s Work Wearhouse, Calgary, Alberta)
  • Service: Asian Paints Colour Store, Delhi, India (Fitch, Singapore)
  • Sustainability: TD Bank, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (TD Bank, Mt. Laurel, N.J.)
  • Cashwrap: Chicago Sports Depot, Chicago (RGLA Solutions, Schiller Park, Ill.)
  • Exterior: Liverpool Duty Free, Playa del Carmen, Mexico, Gracia Studio, Mexico
  • Exterior (Honorable Mention): Uniqlo, New York City (Gensler, New York City)
  • Exterior (Honorable Mention): Uniqlo, New York

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  • Fixture Innovation: Mark’s Rain World, Mark’s, Langley, British Columbia (Eventscape, Toronto; Mark’s Work Wearhouse, Calgary, Alberta)
  • Creative Use of Technology: Asian Paints, Delhi, India (Fitch, Singapore)
    Design & Sustainability Consistency: Safeway (Safeway, Pleasonton, Calif.)
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