Inside PRSM: June 13, 2018
The world’s largest furniture retailer aims to reduce more greenhouse gases than its value chain emits by 2030. The company is also on track to becoming fully-powered by renewable energy in the next year. Click here to read more.
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Ross Stores, Inc.
Nouveau Elevator Industries
Software Motor Company
Diaz Group LLC*
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While the last couple years have been difficult for some companies, there’s one retail concept that’s booming: specialty retail. These stores, which focus on smaller, niche categories, have been on a roll with earnings, same store sales and store openings. Click here to read more.
Creating experiences in-store is a way to draw shoppers into brick-and-mortar locations. However, AI can be used for more than just the customer experience—in fact, it can help streamline store operations and regulate the retailer’s supply chain. Click here to see how AI is impacting brick-and-mortar retailers.
Connect, collaborate and contribute at the PRSM West Launch and PRSM Local Connect networking event in Long Beach, CA on June 23. There will be a Beach Clean-Up & Brunch networking event from 8:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Click here to register.
Would you like to see how your company compares to other PRSM Members? The PRSM Benchmarking Initiative offers an overview of specific trades such as HVAC and Janitorial, practices such as Sourcing and Fleet Management and even an overview of the entire retail facilities management industry! Join us for the live webinar, PRSM Benchmarking: How to Find Data and Utilize at Your Own Brand, to:
- Understand how to collect your own benchmarking information
- Learn from PRSM Members about how to utilize PRSM Benchmarking Data
- Hear about the newest PRSM Benchmarking Resources
- Have the chance to provide feedback about PRSM Feedback
Click here to register.
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.
One of the most anticipated reports included in the 2017 Retail Facilities Maintenance Industry Overview is found in the Retailer Budget & Expenses Section. The section features new best practices and industry averages on the Repair & Maintenance, Capital Expenditures, Remodel & Reimage and Total Budgets broken down in a variety of ways.
Remember, if your company participated in the Benchmarking Report, you receive a complimentary report and still have access to the PRSM Benchmarking Tool, where you can compare your responses against industry averages or a specific industry segment. Please email email@example.com with any questions.
A record-breaking crowd tapped into the power of facilities at the PRSM2018 National Conference. More than 2,000 facilities professionals powered up on advice from Gary Vaynerchuk, attended innovative educational sessions and collaborated while visiting more than 350 exhibitors on the show floor. Click here to read an overview of PRSM2018.
The main purpose of a Service Level Agreement (SLA) is to improve service by clearly defining service requirements to achieve the business needs and to enhance working relationships with business partners through better understanding and communication. Download PRSM’s SLA White Paper and Example for tips and tricks to create better SLAs.