Top 10 States for LEED Green Buildings
New York City — The District of Columbia came out on top on The U.S. Green Building Council’s 2010 list of Top 10 states for LEED-certified commercial and institutional green buildings per capita, based on the U.S. 2010 Census information. The district had 25 sq. ft. of LEED-certified space per person in 2010, followed by Nevada, with 10.92 sq. ft. per person in 2010.
The top LEED states per capita, including the District of Columbia:
- District of Columbia: 25.15 sq. ft.
- Nevada: 10.92 sq. ft.
- New Mexico: 6.35 sq. ft.
- New Hampshire: 4.49 sq. ft.
- Oregon: 4.07 sq. ft.
- South Carolina: 3.19 sq. ft.
- Washington: 3.16 sq. ft.
- Illinois: 3.09 sq. ft.
- Arkansas: 2.9 sq. ft.
- Colorado: 2.85 sq. ft.
- Minnesota: 2.77 sq. ft.
7-Eleven rolling out in-store TV network chainwide
New York City — Harris Corp. and Digital Display Networks are bringing one of the largest digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising networks in the United States — 7-Eleven TV — to full nationwide deployment.
Under a 10-year agreement valued at $75 million, with additional revenue-sharing potential, Harris is providing its Digital Out-of-Home hardware and software, InfoCaster and Punctuate, in addition to its Managed Services offering to Digital Display Networks, which is providing turnkey services, as well as managing content production and advertising sales for 7-Eleven TV.
Launched in 2010, 7-Eleven TV provides 24/7 programming in 7-Eleven stores, featuring national and local entertainment, and news and weather, as well as advertising highlighting 7-Eleven proprietary brands, in-store and out-of-store brands, and special 7-Eleven promotions.
Currently, the network is operating in 500 stores. When fully deployed, it will be carried in 6,200 stores — reaching more than 200 million shoppers monthly.
Based on an analysis of various Nielsen ratings data, the GRPU (gross rating point units) of 7-Eleven TV will make it the fourth largest broadcast TV network when fully deployed.
Sears extends invitation to Amazon affiliates
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Sears Holdings has joined other retailers, including Barnes & Noble, in inviting Amazon.com affiliates to work with it following Amazon’s response to recent legislation related to collected taxes on e-commerce purchases.
In an open letter to Amazon’s affiliates, Sears Holdings SVP and president of e-commerce, Imran Jooma invited them to join the company’s affiliate team, and blasted Amazon for "turning its back on its customers, affiliate partners and the community to maintain an unfair competitive advantage that ultimately puts Amazon’s customers at risk."