Inside PRSM: May 9, 2018
PRSM member Food Lion plans to remodel 105 stores in 2018 with part of its $168 million capital investment. Updates will include expanded deli departments and walk-in garden coolers. Click here to read more.
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*Denotes new member companies
Ascena Retail Group
Best Buy Co., Inc.
Genesis Services Group
Trinity Building Services
XtraLight Manufacturing, Ltd.
Parker Line Stripping, Inc.*
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PRSM Association, Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and the Landlord-Tenant Energy Partnership from the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) invite you to a dedicated event for retail professionals to share best practices for launching energy reduction and sustainability projects. Register now!
Join PRSM in Hoboken, NJ at the Black Bear Grill for a night of networking on May 17 with PRSM retailer and supplier members! Click here to register.
With all the talk about the regulatory challenges facing the retail industry today, it’s sometimes easy to overlook the elephant in the room — namely, its growing shortage of qualified HVACR technicians. In an era of widely varying system architectures, changing technologies, and reliance on emerging and natural refrigerants, the need for qualified technicians is greater than ever.
- How to recognize potential talent in recruiting HVACR technicians
- How to use apprenticeship programs to increase the technician workforce
- How to incorporate quality and consistency into technical training
- How to create a self-directed training and education program
Click here to register for the May 17 webinar.
PRSM’s HVAC: Considerations For Total Cost of Ownership white paper outlines and details the costs of HVAC maintenance as they relate to heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems in a retail store environment. Make sure your stores’ HVAC systems are ready for the approaching heat wave by downloading the white paper here.
It’s no secret the FM industry is facing a major shortage of skilled professionals. In fact, skilled trade positions are now the hardest jobs to fill in the U.S. According to some estimates, there are more than a million vacant jobs in the trade, transportation and utilities sectors alone. Click here to learn how trade schools and CTE programs can help fill the FM gap.
Theodore Roosevelt once said, “The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.” This is most definitely true in facilities management and retailer and supplier relationships. After all, forging a partnership is only the first step—its critical for retailers and suppliers to continually work to strengthen that bond. Click here to read more.