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Spring cleaning for your facilities? 4 smart things you should do
GreenBiz    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Facility management is undergoing a significant process of evolution and transformation. The days when the facilities management or engineering group was housed in a small office in the basement next to the elevator mechanical room are long gone. The profile and value of the facilities management team has become more visible and critical as organizational executives grapple with energy, building costs, finances and occupant expectations. More

Big box closings challenge centers
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Fresh vacancies in some local shopping centers offer a new challenge to the Southwest Florida retail market, but some commercial retailers see reasons for optimism amid the locked doors and vacant shop windows. Recent closings have been scattered. More

Piperlime to open 1st store in New York
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Piperlime, Gap Inc.'s online boutique for dresses and accessories, will open its first brick-and-mortar store in New York City this autumn, the company said. Launched in 2006, Piperlime caters to an eccentric and more fashion oriented clientele. With sales of $301 million for Piperlime and sportswear brand Athleta combined, the concept is a small pecentage of Gap's overall sales of $14.55 billion in fiscal 2011. More

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Free online tool helps manufacturers assess sustainability efforts
Environmental Leader    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
UL Environment, the environmental services unit of Underwriters Laboratories, has launched a free Web-based tool to help manufacturers assess their corporate sustainability efforts. The online self-assessment tool is the latest component of the UL's Sustainability Quotient Program, a system of auditable standards created last year to assess, rate and certify sustainability at the enterprise level. More

Restore more. Stress less.
Simon Roofing’s SR PreVision program helps you regain control of roof expenditures with objective assessments of roof life expectancy, obtained through state-of-the-art membrane testing and scientific analysis.
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Navigating the shopping center
Phys.Org    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
With a GPS receiver in your smartphone, you can navigate your way over highways and streets with certainty. But once you get inside a building, it provides no further assistance. That's why Fraunhofer researchers, together with the Bosch Corporation and other partners, have engineered a navigation system for interior spaces. Thanks to a clever combination of sensors, the module tracks the movements and position of its user in precise detail. More

Retailers: Broad line and apparel
The Wall Street Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Retailers were hit with higher cotton costs, the threat of online-only rivals and weak consumer sentiment in 2011, but paying attention to changes in business operations at certain companies helped earn Michael Exstein the No. 1 analyst spot in the broad-line and apparel retailers category. Exstein, of Credit Suisse Group AG, looked past the macroeconomic environment affecting retailers to the fundamentals changing in the individual retailers he covered, he says. More

Bed Bath & Beyond buys into epic Cost Plus turnaround
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Bed Bath & Beyond is buying home furnishing and entertainment retailer Cost Plus for $22 a share in cash or nearly $500 million, a 22 percent premium to the company's close. The deal will give Bed Bath & Beyond the private label home furnishing brands and designs sold by Cost Plus. More

Dressing up Fulton Mall with style
The Wall Street Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The transformation of Fulton Mall from a Downtown Brooklyn den of cheap cellphone outlets and fast-food joints into a more upscale shopping hub is set to take a significant step forward with a deal to open a Century 21 Department Store. The popular discount retailer would provide a high-profile anchor for the City Point development, a mix of mostly retail and apartments that is one of the largest projects under way in Brooklyn. More

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Have mobile app, will shop in store
Internet Retailer    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
New research suggests consumers who have a retailer's app on their smartphone really like that particular retailer. Forty-five percent of smartphone owners with a retailer-branded app on their mobile device visit the merchant's store more often than consumers without the app, according to new a new study by ABI Research. More

Large US retailers see softness in April sales
Dow Jones Newswires via Fox Business    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Large U.S. retailers delivered disappointing sales for April, with Macy's Inc., Target Corp. and Saks Inc. all falling short of expectations that were set low to compensate for a lack of Easter buying as the holiday occurred early this year. The early Easter set up a powerful showing in March that largely didn't extend into April. More

Canadian Tire profit, revenue rise more than 20 percent
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Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd. is reporting more than 20 percent increases in both revenue and profit for the first quarter on strong retail growth and the acquisition of sporting goods retailer the Forzani Group. The retailer posted $2.4 billion in revenue for the quarter ended March 31, up 23 percent from the same period last year, and a profit of $71 million, or 87 cents a share, up 21.5 percent from the same period in 2011. More

Retailers betting big on technology, need to be 'liked'
Forbes    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
From iPads and mobile apps to social networking and location-based marketing, retailers are betting on technology and trying to be 'liked' to sell more stuff. Sears emphasized technology at its annual shareholder meeting in Hoffman Estates, Ill. It trotted out a sales associate from a nearby store to demonstrate how tablets are used to connect with customers and extend the relationship digitally after they leave the store. More

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USM understands the relationship between the condition of your stores and the perception of your brand. To us, it's more than washing windows and polishing floors—it's helping your image shine. USM is now part of EMCOR Group, Inc., and together, we provide nationwide facilities maintenance services unmatched in the marketplace.

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NJS employs the most comprehensive and professional facility cleaning services nationwide. Our philosophy is to be a technology leader in the science of dirt and in the best janitorial practices. We focus on processes and training combined with new technology to deliver superior service to match our customers' brand image. Read More
Serving the Industry
20 years
Specializing in National Account customer needs for the entire Southeastern United States.

We provide the following services:
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Hawaii's Self-Performing FM Provider
HRS is a licensed GC specializing in facility maintenance services:
• Handyman
• Plumbing
• Painting
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• Electrical
• Flooring
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With offices in Hawaii & California, we can manage any project anywhere & always provide exceptional quality & service. Experience the 'Aloha' with Hawaii Retail Services - for all your retail service needs.

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Siemens Retail & Commercial Systems
Siemens Site Controls energy management platform enables chain retailers, restaurants and banks to improve profitability by controlling energy and maintenance costs. Site Controls monitors energy-consuming devices through on-site hardware connected to a cloud-based data center. By providing analytics across thousands of locations, Siemens Retail & Commercial Systems helps retailers create compelling shopping experiences while saving money, reducing emissions, and improving business efficiency. MORE
Alpha Mechanical Service, Inc. offers a full range of high quality HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical and PRO-Active Maintenance Programs. We offer the convenience of one company dedicated to delivering exceptional service and value to our customers every day. Contact us!

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Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601
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