A Lasting Commitment to the Community

Taking on a greater role in serving its Texas community required a respected non-profit to invest in new office space designed to last. VT Architectural Doors finished with New Leaf Performance Veneers fit right in.
 

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Where beauty and function meet

Not surprisingly, the emphasis is on design at Italian furniture maker Composit. But it’s not all about design at the family-owned, Pesaro-based company.

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Easy, fast, affordable

Bush Industies’ mission is to provide easy, fast and affordable solutions to the commercial and residential markets. That sounds like a formula for success, but—as with almost everything—it all comes down to execution. Based on sales, which have grown 50 percent over the last two years, Bush is pulling it off.

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More than just smoke

Yes, we all know that retail isn’t what it used to be, but brick-and-mortar stores still play a valuable role in helping consumers see, touch and try on products before they make purchasing decisions. This issue of Surface & Panel features prime examples of retailers and physical stores that continue to succeed by attracting shoppers.

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Captive audience helps, but travel retailers still go the extra mile

While much of today’s retail world scrambles to attract walk-in customers in the face of online competition, stores based in airports and other travel hubs have a built-in advantage.

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Retail evolving

As the retail landscape adapts to changing consumer needs, brands are changing their brick-and-mortar strategy to reach a new equilibrium. The foundation of this process is understanding and accounting for Gen Z shopping habits, a generation that currently comprises 40% of the population and is beginning to have purchasing power.

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CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

In modern commerce, the most important factor driving buying decisions is not price. It’s customer experience (CX). This general trend shapes retail design and provides opportunities all along the value chain.

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Fortune is ally to the brave

You never know what’s going to happen next in America’s trade dispute with China. It’s like a game of chicken. Who knows which country will be first to blink? Nobody likes to see so much disruption and uncertainty, but one thing is true: All of us are affected.

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