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Inside PRSM: June 6, 2018

Member News

The Home Depot installs largest solar array in DC

The Home Depot has installed a 554-kilowatt solar generation project at its northeast Washington, D.C. location. The project is the largest single rooftop array in the District. Click here to learn more.


RiverRoad Waste Solutions CEO recognized by WPO

Kristin Bunnell, CEO RiverRoad Waste Solutions was recognized by the Women President’s Organization (WPO) as the leader of one of the 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies. Read more here.

Welcome New Members
We are excited to welcome the following new individuals and member companies who recently joined PRSM. 

*Denotes new member companies

   Retailer

H&M Hennes & Mauritz, Inc. (Canada)

Danielle Lee

 

   Supplier

Energy Network Services, Inc.

Victor Van

Toter, LLC

Linnea McLaughlin

K3 Facility Services*

Joe Nguyen

Sweeping Corporation of America*

Sarari Heidinger

Industry News

Father’s Day spending to hit $12.7 billion - Infographic

This year, Father's Day spending in the United States is expected to reach $12.7 billion, with 75.4 percent of Americans are planning to celebrate Father's Day. This Infographic provides the details.

Simon Malls to convert closed Sears stores into mixed-use space

Simon Property Group has plans to convert dozens of closed Sears stores into innovative retail, residential, restaurant, fitness center and office space. Click here to read more.



RILA warns proposed tariffs could start trade war

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) warns that import tariffs on steel and aluminum the Trump Administration has planned could drive up costs and impact retail sales. To learn more click here.

Events 

PRSM West launches June 22-23 with beach clean-up events

Connect, collaborate and contribute during PRSM West in Anaheim, CA, June 22. On June 23, there will be a PRSM Local Connect Beach Clean-Up & Brunch networking event. Click here to register for the PRSM West launch. Click here to register for the PRSM Local Connect Beach Clean-Up and Brunch.


Retailers, register now for Retailer2Retailer Best Practices Forums in Vancouver or Minneapolis

PRSM’s Retailer2Retailer (R2R) events are open to retailer FMs to discuss issues and trends in the Facilities Management industry. Get questions answered, meet like-minded professionals, share ideas and take away best practices to improve productivity and reduce costs. Registration is free and open to retailers only. Click here to register.


PRSM Local Connect coming to Chicago, Minneapolis and Philadelphia - June 28 

Join PRSM members for PRSM Local Connect Networking events in Chicago and Minneapolis, and Philadelphia, June 28. The Minneapolis PRSM Local Connect will follow the local R2R meeting. Click here to register for Chicago. Click here for Minneapolis. Click here for Philadelphia.


Resources

How does your organizational structure compare to other retailers?

According to the 2017 Retail Facilities Maintenance Industry Overview, retail FM departments average 24 full-time employees. PRSM’s one-of-a-kind report provides retail information on demographics, organization information such as staffing, budgets, supplier management and sustainability. Click here to view the Benchmarking Snapshot, just a small sample of the data represented in the full report.


PRSM Magazine May/June Issue—Retail of the Future

There’s no question, technology has changed retail. As e-commerce has grown into multichannel retailing that creates a shopping experience over a variety of online and physical stores, the challenges for retail FMs have increased. Click here to read more.



PRSM Store HVAC Moisture and Humidity Checklist

PRSM’s Store HVAC Moisture and Humidity Checklist is a customizable template designed to help identify potential moisture sources in a store. After identifying the moisture source, the form outlines how best to proceed. The template can be found on the second tab of the checklist. Click here to download.