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Retail Sales Seen Increasing Roughly 3 to 4 percent this Holiday

With a lower unemployment rate, moderate wage gains and cheap fuel and food prices, the pieces are falling into place for a more robust holiday shopping season.  Yet while the outlook is slightly more upbeat [...]

Younger Shoppers Want Stores

The "experience" generation has spoken & it's not what you would think. Online retail has long been forecasted as the ultimate decline of the traditional brick & mortar, but not so so fast. Even though [...]

New Law Provides Tax Breaks for Energy Management

Energy costs consume a major portion of every facilities budget. Recently a new law went into effect that could provide a tax break when energy management systems are installed in certain buildings. The Protecting Americans [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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’ [...]