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3 Easy Steps Retailers Can Make to Reduce Energy Costs

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Retailers spend nearly 20 billion dollars on energy every year. As a result, reducing energy costs by as little as 10% can impact margins drastically. Given the recent nation-wide focus on climate change, deciding on clean energy and reconsidering your company’s usage is one approach to doing this and can help retailers earn up to $25 more per square foot in sales. Furthermore proper energy…

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Google Wins Digie Award

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Congratulations to Google‘s Real Estate Team on winning a 2014 Digie Award at IBCON in Las Vegas. If you missed Realcomm and IBCON this year, check out their live stream site for the main session presentations. Geoffrey Moore’s opening session: “The Innovation Adoption Curve and Its Relevance to Commercial and Corporate Real Estate” is a must-see for anyone in the…

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RealComm-Intelligence at the Edge

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Join Riptide IO in Las Vegas at IBCON for a lively discussion with Intel, Skyfoundry, Tridium and Daikin on “Intelligence at the Edge”. Intelligence at the Edge – SMART DEVICES Delivered http://www.realcomm.com/ibcon-2014/program-schedule.asp For the most part, the equipment found in buildings is not very “smart.” Devices connected to controllers, and possibly to the network (Internet), have offered minimal functionality. What…

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Why Do Retailers Need Smarter Stores?

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Store traffic is down 22%, and CEO’s can’t continue to blame it on the weather. Shoppers are making fewer trips and visiting fewer stores once in a mall. In this environment, retailers can’t afford to lose any sale, or waste money. The fixed cost of real estate together with personnel and operating expenses put brick and mortar retailers at a…

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