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Sustainable shopping: what options are available to retailers?

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For both new and existing stores, these requirements span store build-out, energy and water, responsible sourcing of materials, visual merchandising, store operations and innovation.”

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PAVE Announces 2021 VMSD Scholarship

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The Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE) is pleased to announce the launch of the all-new VMSD Scholarship. IRDC is recognized as the premier educational and networking event for the store design and visual merchandising communities. www.vmsd.com/irdc ). The application deadline is July 18, 2021.

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IRDC 2021 Kicks Off with Keys to Surviving “Digital Darwinism”

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DENVER — The 21st annual International Retail Design Conference presented by VMSD magazine kicked off on Tuesday, welcoming a throng of visual merchandisers, store designers and retail executives to the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel for the two-day conference.

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NRF Says 2021 Holiday Sales Grew 14.1 Percent to Record $886.7 Billion

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November-December holiday sales saw year-over-year gains across the board, led by increases at clothing, sporting goods and general merchandise stores. Specifics from key sectors for the two months combined, all on an unadjusted year-over-year basis, include: Clothing and clothing accessory stores, up 33.1