Facilities Management Resources
A large national software developer was challenged by the rapid soiling of carpets in their new four building campus.
In retail environments, two key elements influence carpet's long-term success.
Deferred Maintenance: short term gain, long term cost?
Floor Cleaning to Improve Safety
At Price Chopper stores, it was a constant battle to keep the sales floor clean and safe for our customers. When bad weather rolled in, we needed to immediately tackle the debris and moisture that would walk in the stores with our customers or roll in on the shopping carts. We implemented a best
As a company, Fossil has very strict guidelines in respect to brand image and store standards. Our process consisted of district managers providing feedback via a scorecard for the visual and brand integrity of each store upon visit. This process uncovered inconsistent levels of appearance and generated fluctuating expenditures as those low-scoring stores required additional services.
Tile Floor Replacement
Car Toy's objective was to maintain quality while at the same time reducing down time when flooring is replaced.
2009 January/February Making a Splash!
2009 January/February Bonding with Procurement: Why Should I Talk to Procurement?
2009 July/August A New Shade of Green
2009 July/August Reduce, Reuse, Retail!
2009 September/October Somebody, Turn On the Lights!
2009 SeptemberOctober Are You Certifiable?
2009 November/December PRSM's Response to the Economic Challenges
2009 November/December Oh, Canada!
2009 November/December Water Conservation, Walmart Style
2010 January/February Grow Your Best Practices with Green Leadership
2010 January/February Put Your Best Practices Forward
2010 January/February Retailer Profile: Na Hoku
2010 March/April Rollout Rules
2010 March/April Fill 'Er Up!
2010 March/April Maintain You: Tips For Making Your Job Search Easier
2010 March/April Operations: Developing and Usng RFPs
2010 March/April Green Solutions: The Drivers of Sustainability
2010 May/June HVAC Strategies
2010 May/June To Defer, Or Not To Defer?
2010 May/June Clean Carpet Is Good Business
2010 May/June Operations: A Simple Strategy to Lower Maintenance Repaint Costs
2010 May/June Maintenance: Enhance & Maintain Your Signage to Create a Vibrant Image
2010 May/June Green Solutions: Sustainability through Vendor-Retailer Partnerships
2010 MayJune Retailer Profile Beauty Brands
2010 July/August Standards, Certifications and Legislation, Oh My!
2010 July/August What's Your Sustainability Strategy
2010 July/August The Greenest of the Green
2010 July/August Management: Preventative Maintenance for Sustainable Floors
Retailer Q&A: Keeping It Green
2010 July/August Retailer Profile:Best Buy
2010 September/October PRSM Celebrates 15 Years!
2010 September/October Your Credibility Counts At Conferences & Tradeshows Too
2010 September/October Look Like You're Made of Money Even If You're not
2010 September/October Lead the Pack With Your RFMP Certification
2010 September/October Green Solutions: Sustainable Spending
2010 September/October Retailer Q&A: Justify Thyself
2010 November/December Talk It Out
2010 November/December Retailer Profile: A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Inc.
2011 January/February Leading With Best Practices
2011 January/February Revelations in Lighting: LED Product Assessment
2011 March/April Disaster Planning: Surviving the Storm
2011 March/April Develop a Big-Picture View
2011 March/April Fire Protection: Fire Safety Starts With Maintenance
2011March/April Don't Go At It Alone
2011 March/April Sustainable Solutions: Save Energy - Go Wireless
2011 March/April Retailer Profile: Charming Shoppes
2011 May/June Defy Rising Energy Costs
2011 May/June Database Asset Management
2011 May/June Your Asset Management Fortune Cookie
2011 May/June Asset Management For Your Brand
2011 May/June Assessing Environmental Sustainability Opportunities
2011 May/June Green Solutions: Building Credibility Through Sustainability
2011 May/June Retailer Profile: Hot Topic
2011 July/August Every Drop Counts
2011 July/August Waste and Today's Retailer
2011 July/August Walmart's Zero Waste Goal
2011 July/August Dong More With Less - And Saving Money In The Process
2011 July/August Green Solutions: LEED For Retail Facility Maintenance Professionals
2011 July/August Operations: Greening In Place
2011 July/August Maintenance: Parking Lots Get A Green Facelift
2011 September/October Lost in Translation: Managing Retail Facilities in Europe
2011 September/October Repair or Replace? Considering the Options in Air Conditioning Refrigerants
2011 September/October Green Solutions: Green Certification for Retailers
2011 September/October Maintenance: How to Improve Your Vertical Transportation Systems
2011 November/December Leaks and Leases
2011 November/December Planning and Communication are Keys to Black Friday Success
2011 November/December JCPenney Sustainability Initiatives
2011 November/December Retail Facilities Sourcing
2011 November/December Bucking the Trend to Cut PMs
2011 November/December Maintenance: Better Cleaning For Less Money?
2011 November/December Best Practices: Forecasting a Maintenance and Repair Budget