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NACS CEO SHARES INDUSTRY PRIORITIES AND VICTORIES

Henry Armour, NACS president and CEO, calls out global best practices, NACS programs and initiatives that help the industry address critical issues and opportunities. LAS VEGAS – “We’ve been hard at work developing tools to [...]

An Inside Look at NACS 2015

Powerhouse Retail Services will be exhibiting at The National Association of Convenience and Fuel Retailing – October 11-14, 2015, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas NV. We're setting up in North Hall & Grand Lobby, Booth [...]

Checklist Before Hiring a Vendor

Hiring a third-party to complete a major retail service project can be a frustrating process, especially when you're talking about a nationwide company with hundreds, even thousands of locations. Powerhouse Retail Services is a leading provider [...]

Is Your Business Fit for Fresh?

Expanding your stores product line to include fresh produce is a big decision. There are basic logistics like construction, signage, and lighting to work through, but your customer base, traffic patterns & even your store [...]

In-Store Shopping Experience Still Reigning Champion for Back-to-School Season

*reposted from www.icsc.org https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlYKPRLHgBA NEW YORK– The Back-to-School (BTS) season is officially underway in the United States, and more than one-third (34%) of consumers have already begun shopping, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers’ [...]

Come See Us: 2015 Trade Show Overview

To really understand the Powerhouse difference, meet us in person at a national or regional trade show. We attend several shows every year, and we’d love to show you how Powerhouse can help you meet [...]

Retail Digital Signage

Imagine a world where everyone who comes into your store has a personalized shopping experience. Imagine giving them multiple opportunities to learn and connect with you and your brand as they shop. Imagine surprising them [...]

Pros and Cons of LED Lighting

LED lighting is popular upgrade for retailers who want to give their stores a fresh look while saving on energy costs. But LEDs aren’t for everyone – they require a larger up-front investment than other [...]

Energy Savings: The Importance of Regular Maintenance

Big energy-saving upgrades are exciting – and expensive. New HVAC systems, solar panels and LED lighting can definitely help reduce your long-term energy use and your organization’s carbon footprint. But you don’t need a major [...]

Hazardous Waste – Retailers Targeted

Those AA batteries hanging on the display near the cash register don’t look like an environmental hazard. But once those batteries become unsalable – perhaps because they were returned or the packaging is broken – [...]