Inside PRSM: June 20, 2018
PRSM is planning a Retail and Sustainability Summit in Cleveland, OH. PRSM, Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and the Landlord-Tenant Energy Partnership from the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) will host the event to allow retail professionals to share best practices for launching energy reduction and sustainability projects. To help us plan and ensure the event meets your needs, click here to take a quick survey.
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There are nearly 700,000 unfilled retail jobs, close to the highest level of open retail positions in history. Retailers are leveraging tax benefits and other opportunities to bring top talent through the doors. Click here to learn more.
Shopping centers are no longer passive places to buy things – they must be engaging places to do things. One mall owner plans to turn retail spaces into “retail classrooms” as well as build farms within the mall where customers can pick their own produce. Click here to read more.
Connect, collaborate and contribute at the PRSM West Launch and PRSM Local Connect networking event, sponsored by Branded Group, in Long Beach, CA, 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 know how your company compares to other PRSM Retailers? The PRSM Benchmarking Initiative provides an overview of specific trades such as HVAC and Janitorial, practices such as Sourcing and Fleet Management and an overview of the retail FM industry! Join us for the 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 for the June 28 webinar.
Join PRSM members for PRSM Local Connect Networking events in Chicago and Minneapolis, and Philadelphia, June 28. The Minneapolis PRSM Local Connect will take place after the local R2R meeting. Click here to register for Chicago. Click here for Minneapolis. Click here for Philadelphia.
The latest PRSM Benchmarking Report, “2017 Retail Facilities Maintenance Industry Overview,” includes detailed information about Retailer Budgets & Expenses. Click here to see a snapshot of the data represented in the report. Click here to buy the Benchmarking Report.
If you attended the keynote presentation during PRSM2018, you know how powerful and engaging keynote speaker Gary Vaynerchuk was. Vaynerchuk challenged conference attendees to “go where the attention is” and provided tips and tricks for retailers and suppliers competing in the retail industry. Click here for an overview of his keynote address.
Retail Facilities 101 is a comprehensive curriculum of specific and practical trade information about the multi-site retail facilities environment. This trade knowledge is valuable to new FMs and those who want to brush up on their trade skills. A certificate is awarded upon completion. Click here to read more.