Marketing to Home Improvement Retailers

Construction Marketing

Home improvement retailers are a distinguished marketing channel for a variety of types of construction and remodeling products. In the new whitepaper, “ Marketing to Home Improvement Retailers ”, we provide a snapshot of the home improvement industry, along with the results of the 2011 survey, conducted by the Construction Marketing Association, which reveals valuable insight regarding best retail practices. Retail Line Reviews.

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Retail Home Center Marketing Best Practices – Webcast

Construction Marketing

A webcast on retail home center marketing and merchandising best practices for construction products is now open for registration on the Construction Marketing Association (CMA) website. The Retail Marketing Survey is available at: [link]. For many building products, construction tools and supplies, retail is a major channel. Yet very little information exists on how to develop effective merchandising programs, or what these big retailers require from vendors,” states Neil M.

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Retail Rush: Goodyear, Arizona

Business Facilities

nestled in the West Valley of the Greater Phoenix region, Goodyear, AZ is in the midst of a retail boom that continues to grow. Read: Retail Rush: Goodyear, Arizona at BusinessFacilities.com. One of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S.,

Marketing To Home Improvement Retailers: Merchandising and Packaging

Construction Marketing

Marketing to home improvement retailers includes considering retail merchandising and packaging. This is part two of a three-part blog series on marketing to home improvement retailers. Part one gave a retail snapshot and provided the results of a 2011 survey on retail marketing practices conducted by the Construction Marketing Association. This part covers home improvement retail merchandising and packaging and gives visual examples of both.

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Retail Home Center Marketing Best Practices: Webcast Summary

Construction Marketing

The recent webcast on the topic of marketing to home improvement retailers was unprecedented in exploring a niche that seldom is discussed, for good reason. Manufacturers and suppliers to large retailers do not want competitors to gain any advantage in merchandising placement or line reviews. Shown here, the top 10 home improvement retailers by revenue and store locations. So how can suppliers be more effective in marketing to home improvement retailers?

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Marketing To Home Improvement Retailers: Line Reviews

Construction Marketing

This is the final entry in a three-part blog series on marketing to home improvement retailers. Part one gave an overview of the retail home improvement category and shared the results of a survey on retail marketing practices. Part two covered home improvement retail merchandising and packaging. This part will discuss retail line reviews. For certain product categories or departments, the retailer will hold online price auctions.

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Entering Retail Space as a Non-Retailer

Wolgast Corporation

Retail space is becoming attractive to non-retailers as more of it becomes available. Mall and shopping center managers are seeking retailers, restaurants, mom and pop shops, and non-traditional businesses to fill their open spaces. Wolgast Corporation, has completed retail build-outs for mall, shopping center, and stand-alone customers throughout Michigan. Remodel Retail

Retail: Alive and Kicking

Business Facilities

Reports of the death of the retail sector—a fate that was widely assumed to be the outcome of an exponential increase in online purchases of consumer goods—were more than a bit premature. Read: Retail: Alive and Kicking at BusinessFacilities.com.

Marketing to Home Improvement Retailers: Snapshot & Survey Results

Construction Marketing

Home improvement retailers are a specialized channel for many types of construction projects including building materials and supplies, fixtures, construction tools and equipment, and more. This is part one of a three-part blog series on marketing to home improvement retailers. Part one will provide a retail snapshot, including the results of a 2011 survey on retail marketing practices conducted by the Construction Marketing Association. Retail Snapshot.

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Flagship Store Retail Construction: 3 Reasons Brands Still Build in a Flagship Location

Commercial Construction

With our firm’s long track record in retail construction, we’ve witnessed firsthand the ebb and flow of activity across this sector over the years. It’s true the retail mix among flagship stores in prime locations is changing. Today, many of those traditional mall retailers have closed their flagships. Today, these stores are as ubiquitous as mainstream apparel brands, but at the time they were a novel retail experience.

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From Clicks to Bricks: Retail Construction Tips as Online Retailers Move to the Mall

Commercial Construction

Online retailers opening their first physical stores need to be as well-versed in a shopping center’s holy trinity as proven and successful bricks-and-mortar retailers already are. Not too long ago, many retailers and shopping center developers were getting a bit nervous as e-commerce began taking a bite out of their traditional in-store business. So what’s behind this clicks-to-mortar movement, and what does it mean for the future of retail construction?

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Opportunities Abound with International Retailers…for the Right Contractor

Commercial Construction

International retailers are eyeing the U.S. Englewood Construction has done work for numerous international retailers in the last few years, including Marcello’s Delicatessen, a Canadian-based fast-casual dining option. As you stroll around your favorite shopping destination, you might notice a few new stores and retailers this time around. Every year, new retailers venture out into new markets, old concepts are tweeked, brands are refreshed and new ideas are introduced.

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American Girl’s New York City Flagship Store: An Englewood Construction Retail Showcase

Commercial Construction

At Englewood Construction, we’re proud to say we’ve already been “on tour” with American Girl for the last 10 years, working with the popular retail brand to build, remodel and maintain American Girl Place stores across the country. For this Hard Hat Chat post, we thought we’d take a look back at this retail construction project and share photos from the finished space and behind-the-scenes details about the construction process, which was completed in November 2017.

Caterpillar Retail Sales Off 23%

Construction Equipment

Caterpillar worldwide retail sales were down 23 percent in June, according to a Form 8-K the company filed. This followed a similar decline noted in May. The data represent “constant dollars and are based on unit sales as reported primarily by dealers,” the report states.

Retail Flagship Store Construction Projects: Challenges and Considerations

Commercial Construction

Flagship retail stores in busy urban shopping districts, such as this Zara location Englewood built out on Chicago’s Michigan Avenue, present their own unique set of construction considerations. Some great examples of this are the variety of restaurant and retail build-outs we’ve completed up and down Chicago’s Michigan Avenue. If you’re looking for an experienced construction partner for your next flagship retail or restaurant project, give me a call – I’d love to talk it over.

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New Ideas for Old Shopping Malls: 3 Ways Retail Developers are Remixing the Shopping Center Experience

Commercial Construction

Coming out of the International Council of Shopping Centers’ RECon convention in Las Vegas last month, there’s been a lot of conversation in the media around the future of retail development. One topic I find particularly interesting is the discussion on different ways developers are reimagining existing shopping centers , especially in the wake of shifting consumer habits when it comes to retail and entertainment.

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Shopping Center Development Strategies: How to Win Against Online Retail

Commercial Construction

The rise of on-line shopping has been a boon to retailers, but if we are honest, it has been detrimental to commercial general construction, with the closing of many brick and mortar retail stores. That’s why savvy shopping center developers are developing new strategies to compete and win against online retail. This strategy to create an experience, rather than just a shopping mall development with a lot of big name retailers is a step in the right direction.

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Online retailers are transforming warehouse construction

Construction Dive

builders are struggling to keep up with demand from clients like Amazon, Walmart and Kroger's for specialized distribution centers

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NYC region holds lead in struggling retail construction sector

Construction Dive

While the decline of brick-and-mortar shopping caused double-digit decreases in the value of retail work underway in many metros, the city and its suburbs' work increased 4% last year, finds a new report

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$4B Miami Worldcenter breaks ground on new retail, parking

Construction Dive

This latest construction start will add to the retail and residential projects already under construction at the mega-development

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Viva Las Vegas: CRE and Retail Construction Insights and Trends from ICSC RECon

Commercial Construction

Earlier this month, the Englewood team headed to Las Vegas for RECon , the global retail real estate convention hosted annually by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Attending this major event is always a terrific opportunity for us as a national commercial construction firm to meet with our national retail developer clients, network with new connections from across the country, and really take the temperature of the retail construction sector.

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How to Win the Olympics of International Retail Construction

Commercial Construction

While most of us will accept delayed Olympic news due to the time zone difference, the same isn’t true when working with international brands and new retail construction. The other year we were building a handful of stateside stores for Michael Hill, a New Zealand-based jewelry retailer, which is 16 hours ahead of Chicago. But it’s not just a difference in time zones that needs to be overcome in order to have a successful international retail construction project.

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Retail Construction: Successful Steps in Grocery Store Redevelopment

Commercial Construction

Parking is important with almost any retail construction project, but with grocery, it is even more important. Obviously, a grocery store requires more infrastructure than a typical retail location, with the freezer section and a powerful HVAC system necessary. Commercial Construction Retail Construction Best commercial construction projects Big Box Retail construction news Supermarket Construction Englewood recently completed a Trader Joe’s in Libertyville, Ill.

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Ready For Retail In Cape Coral

Business Facilities

Read Ready For Retail In Cape Coral on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Business Clusters/Corridors Featured Industry Focus Magazine Highlights Quality Of Life Retail BF-March/April-2017 Business Incentives Cape Coral Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Economic Development florida Manufacturing Quality of Life Site Selection tax climate Workforce Development

Office/Retail/Mixed-Use Best Project: Sideyard

ENR Construction

A leftover berm located within one of Portland's busiest intersections proved to be the ideal setting for the wedge-shaped timber structure that combines commuter-oriented retail with four stories of office space

The coming automation of retail brick and mortar

BD+C

Brick-and-mortar retail is dying. Today the average person hardly needs to be reminded that the world is changing rapidly, and that adaptability is a necessity. We all see it around us and feel its impact every day.

The future is a numbers game for retail and restaurants

BD+C

Brick-and-mortar retailers, already gasping for air under pressure from ecommerce, were dealt a critical blow by the spread of the coronavirus that forced most stores and restaurants to close, or at best operate as carryout- or delivery-only providers

Retail's age of experimentation

BD+C

E-commerce and mobile technology have drastically altered retail customers’ expectations on service and convenience. In January, Amazon opened its new concept store, Amazon Go. Customers simply grab items off of the shelves and walk out of the 1,800-sf store. Checkout and payment are handled automatically via the Amazon app on their smartphones. No lines. No cash registers. It’s the ultimate in brick-and-mortar shopping convenience

Chicago Retail Construction News and Trends – 2011 Updates

Commercial Construction

Now that spring is officially here, I wanted to reflect on the Chicago retail construction trends and news we’ve seen so far in 2011. From the new commercial construction projects we know are in the pipeline, to what I heard at the recent Bisnow Chicago Retail Summit , I am cautiously optimistic. The fact is, there are too many GCs bidding on new retail construction jobs and commercial developers and shopping center landlords are the ones paying the price.

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Commercial Retail Construction: How to Manage Today’s New Major Shopping Center Development

Commercial Construction

Now, that is not to say there has not been a decent amount of new Chicago retail construction , or nationwide work in the past two decades. For the past 10 years, most metro areas experienced new retail construction in the form of power centers and outdoor lifestyle centers, such as the Shoppes at Farmington Valley , a 420,000-square-foot retail center that Englewood built in Canton Connecticut. This is a retail construction trend that we have seen established since 2008.

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Caterpillar Retail Sales Up 19%

Construction Equipment

Caterpillar reported a 19-percent Y/Y increase in worldwide retail machine sales for the rolling three-month period ending in October, outgaining September's 13-percent advance

Retailers Pay Millions for Hazardous Waste Violations

Green Building Law Update

Retailers across the nation are buttressing their trash disposal practices after Dollar General Stores and Big Lots Stores paid Millions of dollars to settle civil suits for environmental violations for the unlawful disposal of hazardous waste, including customer returned merchandise and batteries.

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Five trends for airport retail

BD+C

Once relegated to tired sundries and souvenir shops, airport retail is literally cleared for takeoff. With a projected growth of over 70% in the next four years, it’s one of the fastest growing segments in retail

Industry Focus – Retail: Less Than Six Degrees of Separation

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Retail accounts for more than $2 trillion in total GDP impact with consumer spending accounting for more than two-thirds of the U.S. The Tarpon Point Resort at Marina Village is home to a number of upscale retail shops and restaurants. The retail sector in the United States includes well over three million retail establishments and according to a report conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, it is the largest private-sector employer in the U.S.,

Retail Construction Trends 2010 Update: Outside the Big Box

Commercial Construction

But that doesn’t mean we aren’t seeing interesting retail construction projects or innovative commercial construction retrofits, like the 23 up-and-coming new-store concepts as noted by Retail Traffic. On the home front, our client New Zealand jewelry retailer Michael Hill is giving shopping center construction a shot in the arm by acquiring a handful of shuttered Whitehall Jewelers. There also is definitely something in the water with baby/children-focused retailers.

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Online Pet Food Retailer Creating 600 Jobs In Florida

Business Facilities

Read Online Pet Food Retailer Creating 600 Jobs In Florida on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Florida Logistics & Distribution Retail Workforce Development Chewy Economic Development Employment Enterprise Florida Expansion Fulfillment Center Marion County Ocala pet food Site SelectionChewy.com will invest $31M to create a new e-commerce fulfillment center in Ocala, FL.

The Culver Steps: Office/Retail/Mixed-Use

ENR Construction

Located in the middle of Culver City’s creative district, this three-acre development incorporates 75,000 sq ft of office space, 40,000 sq ft of retail shops and restaurants, a nearly one-acre public plaza and two levels of underground parking

Northwest 2020 Office/Retail/Mixed-Use Best Project: Sideyard

ENR Construction

A leftover berm located within one of Portland's busiest intersections proved to be the ideal setting for the wedge-shaped timber structure that combines commuter-oriented retail with four stories of office space

The Weekly show: Breaking the rules of retail, and the Household Model for assisted living facilities

BD+C

Breaking the rules of retail. • This week on The Weekly, BD+C editors spoke with leaders from CallisonRTKL, MBH Architects, and McMillan Pazdan Smith on three topics: . The Household Model for assisted living facility design.

Medical offices are filling space vacated by retail

BD+C

yesterday disclosed its plans for a $100 million-plus expansion that will add a hotel, grocery, multifamily housing, fitness centers, restaurants, coworking spaces, more retail, and a medical office building The 1.2-million-sf shopping mall Rosedale Center in Roseville, Minn.,