Inside PRSM: September 12, 2018
As Hurricane Florence bears down on the southeast U.S., PRSM has activated a Hurricane Florence X-Change Forum to assist facility managers who may be impacted by the storm. The Forum is a quick and easy way for retailers to connect with suppliers and other retailers to find the resources needed before, during or after the storm. Click here to read more.
On September 26, PRSM will launch a new Association Management System (AMS). The AMS is the online system PRSM members use to register for PRSM events and webinars, update member contact information and select how they prefer to be contacted. To use the new AMS, members must log in, September 26, and reset their password. Click here to read more.
*Denotes new member companies
Clarks Americas, Inc.*
Just Salad LLC*
Leslie's Swimming Pool Supplies*
Clear View Building Services, Inc.*
John Elarde, III
Thoreau Services, Inc.
Kellermeyer Bergensons Services
CARE Facility Maintenance, LLC*
PRSM retailers, such as Nike, Sephora and Victoria’s Secret and more top the list of millennial’s favorite brands, according to a recent survey. These younger consumers shop online, but also look for in-store experiences that allow them to connect to the brand. Click here to see the list of top millennial retailers.
ASHRAE has published a more comprehensive approach to preventing the growth and spread of Legionella. The CDC estimates there are between 8,000 and 18,000 cases of Legionnaires’ disease in the United States each year, and more than 10 percent of these cases are fatal. Most of those cases are the result of exposure to Legionella found in building water systems. Click here to read more.
Will the evolution of U.S. retail stores into showroom-type spaces, whether operated by clicks-to-bricks retailers or mainline chains with advanced multichannel strategies, ultimately alter the traditional landlord-tenant rent structure? Click here to read more.
PRSM’s 2018 Mid-Year Conference now has more retail and multi-site facility companies registered than any in PRSM’s history. This is the conference Retailers want to attend to collaborate and strategize with FM peers. There will be not one, but two intimate networking events, Retail Quick Connect and - a Power Connect Hosted Buyer Program that can save you money, by providing you two hotel nights – when you participate. Register online today!
Set your own agenda with fellow FM peers and collaborate on solutions to challenges to facing you right now. Walk out with answers and solutions you can use immediately. Register online today for upcoming R2R events in Greendale, Wisconsin October 18 at Goodwill / Bellevue, Washington November 8 at T-Mobile / Toronto, Ontario November 8 at LCBO and San Francisco, CA November 9 at Sephora! These events offer limited seating and fill up quickly. Register soon.
Two of the most popular speakers on the circuit today, David Ian Gray & Codi Shewan are presenting at the PRSM Canada Events in Vancouver & Toronto. You will not find these two keynotes together anywhere else! Don’t miss this incredible opportunity! Click here to register today. Early Bird Rates end September 22!
Are you interested in earning a certification that will boost your career, help you stand out from your FM peers and increase your organizational value? Earn your RFMP with PRSM’s comprehensive study program. Exam fees have been reduced $100 and retake fees are now $30 off! Click here for more information.
LED Retrofits: The Total Value of Opportunity (TVO) Lies Far Beyond Simple Payback defines the basics of an LED cost-benefit analysis, highlights opportunities about assessing and upgrading lighting systems, and addresses several nuances and technological innovations that could easily be missed, but may make a major difference to your company and its customers. Click here to download the white paper and LED TVO worksheet.
From 2014 to 2017, the average retail maintenance budget per square foot more than doubled, but during this same period, there was a decrease in preventive maintenance, which normally lowers the cost per square foot. Do you want to know how your repair and maintenance budgets compare to your peers? Download a copy of PRSM’s 2017 Retail Facilities Maintenance Overview Benchmarking Report.