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Retail Innovations of Today and Tomorrow

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The present is fleeting. What consumers want today may not be the same tomorrow, so for retail strategists to stay on top, they must focus on the future ahead. Inflation and rising prices affect consumer spending today. Will those spending habits change long-term behaviors? What innovations will lead retailers to success from now until […]

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Retail Innovations of Today and Tomorrow

The present is fleeting. What consumers want today may not be the same tomorrow, so for retail strategists to stay on top, they must focus on the future ahead. Inflation and rising prices affect consumer spending today. Will those spending habits change long-term behaviors? What innovations will lead retailers to success from now until […]

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3 Things to Look for at Construct 2019

Washington D.C. may have a reputation as a place where nothing actionable gets done, but that will not be the case from October 9-11. Construct Show 2019 will bring professionals from all aspects of the architecture and design industries together. Engineers, project managers, contractors and more will convene at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention […]

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What Does the Last Year of Apartment Construction Tell Us About the Future?

For the first time since 2015 there will be fewer than 300,000 new apartment units completed this year. However, the 299,442 units forecast by Yardi Matrix market data does present positive news for the industry. Demand continues to grow but firms have run into a challenge of high construction costs and a labor shortage, both […]

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What to Look For at MetroCon 2019 According to Keynote Speaker Paul Doherty

There is a workplace transformation happening across the United States today. Offices continue to change, and architects and designers play a key role in the future functionality of businesses across industries. The professionals responsible for implementing these changes will meet in Dallas, Texas Aug. 8-9 for MetroCon 2019. Keynote speaker Paul Doherty, CEO and President […]

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What Architecture Firms Are Looking For in Young Employees

Millions of careers will start in the United States this summer. With one of the tightest labor markets in history though, it can be tough just to get a foot in the door with attractive companies. The AEC industry is no different. With the economy doing well, opportunities are everywhere, but so is the competition. […]

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What Does the Federal Reserve Rate Cut Mean for Builders?

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut interest rates for the first time since 2008. The quarter-percentage point reduction comes at a time of global economic slowdown and uncertainty in trade relations between the U.S. and its partners. However, in a press release, the central bank stated that the “labor market remains strong and that economic […]

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Super Bowl LVII Ad Spots Sold Out. Why Did It Take So Long This Year?
February 6, 2023

Patrick Rishe, Host of “Suite Talk: The Business Behind Sports“, takes a look at the 2023 Super Bowl ad trends. An uncertain economy is one of the biggest factors as to why it took companies so long to buy out the ad spaces for this year’s Super Bowl. Not to mention we have seen nothing […]

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Thoughts About Pro AV’s Path Forward in ’23
February 6, 2023

Can we take a second and acknowledge how impactful Gina Sansivero and Brandy Alvarado-Miranda are for our industry? … I had a chance to sit down with BOTH of them to break down some of the hottest trends from ISE this year, but also to dive deeper into the conversations and challenges that are […]

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How Have Home Intelligence and Automated Shading Solutions Improved Home Energy Efficiency and Comfort?
February 6, 2023

On today’s episode of the Draper at Home podcast, host Michelle Dawn Mooney, speaks with Scotty Allen, the Chief Operating Officer of Josh.ai, Maryellen Oswald, Custom Integration & Partnerships Channel Manager, Somfy USA, and Tyson McDonald, Director of Business Development, Motorized Solar Solutions for Draper, Inc., to talk about how the effect of home intelligence […]

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Retail Innovations of Today and Tomorrow
November 8, 2022

The present is fleeting. What consumers want today may not be the same tomorrow, so for retail strategists to stay on top, they must focus on the future ahead. Inflation and rising prices affect consumer spending today. Will those spending habits change long-term behaviors? What innovations will lead retailers to success from now until […]

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3 Things to Look for at Construct 2019
October 4, 2019

Washington D.C. may have a reputation as a place where nothing actionable gets done, but that will not be the case from October 9-11. Construct Show 2019 will bring professionals from all aspects of the architecture and design industries together. Engineers, project managers, contractors and more will convene at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention […]

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What Does the Last Year of Apartment Construction Tell Us About the Future?
August 26, 2019

For the first time since 2015 there will be fewer than 300,000 new apartment units completed this year. However, the 299,442 units forecast by Yardi Matrix market data does present positive news for the industry. Demand continues to grow but firms have run into a challenge of high construction costs and a labor shortage, both […]

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What to Look For at MetroCon 2019 According to Keynote Speaker Paul Doherty
August 5, 2019

There is a workplace transformation happening across the United States today. Offices continue to change, and architects and designers play a key role in the future functionality of businesses across industries. The professionals responsible for implementing these changes will meet in Dallas, Texas Aug. 8-9 for MetroCon 2019. Keynote speaker Paul Doherty, CEO and President […]

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What Architecture Firms Are Looking For in Young Employees
August 1, 2019

Millions of careers will start in the United States this summer. With one of the tightest labor markets in history though, it can be tough just to get a foot in the door with attractive companies. The AEC industry is no different. With the economy doing well, opportunities are everywhere, but so is the competition. […]

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What Does the Federal Reserve Rate Cut Mean for Builders?
July 31, 2019

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut interest rates for the first time since 2008. The quarter-percentage point reduction comes at a time of global economic slowdown and uncertainty in trade relations between the U.S. and its partners. However, in a press release, the central bank stated that the “labor market remains strong and that economic […]

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Spice Up Your Kitchen With These Kitchen Island Trends
July 19, 2019

The kitchen is where food and memories are made. Having extra counter space is always a plus, which is why so many kitchens feature an island. If you’ve been dreaming of escalating the look and practicality of your kitchen with an island, you don’t want to miss out on these trending kitchen island ideas. How […]

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ROGERS BROTHERS AND TENNESSEE GALVANIZING ACQUISITIONS/INFOGRAPHIC INTRODUCTION
July 18, 2019

AZZ Inc. is a proud provider of metal coating services, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment and highly engineered services to the power generation, transmission, distribution and industrial markets, protecting metal and electrical systems used to build and enhance the world’s infrastructure. In recent months, AZZ has made two strategic acquisitions: Tennessee Galvanizing Inc., a metal […]

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Composites Offer a Superior Alternative to Metals: Find Out Why
July 16, 2019

Composites attain the best attributes of traditional materials by leveraging chemical processes. Typically, composites consist of two or more base components. The simplest composites are formed by combining some form of resin with a corresponding hardener. In combining these products, a chemical reaction occurs then, the final composite hardens and becomes stronger than the materials […]

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