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Is experiential shopping the future of retail?

The more you linger...the more you buy. Great piece on the Today Show about holiday shopping trends. According to the Boston Consulting Group, 72% of millennials would rather spend their money on experience vs. product. [...]

Developers Eye Mixed-Use in Gateway Cities

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KltvnYSTr2E More developers are adding residential components and buying and building centers in gateway cities. *repost from the International Council of Shopping Centers

Big Data- Can you handle it?

The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association recently released their 2016 Trends Report. Among the top forecasted trends was the "Internet of Things." To put it simply; how facilities maintenance crews are integrating technologies to gain [...]

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 [...]