GobalShop 2016

March 23-25, 2016 • Mandalay Bay Convention Center • Las Vegas

 Overview Registration & Travel Schedule Featured Sessions A.R.E. Exhibitors Exhibitor Tools Design Awards

2015 A.R.E.-Sponsored Session Materials

Trends Setting the Retail Environments Stage

Tuesday, March 24, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Store Design & Visual Merchandising Track

Knowing what is current and what will be the next big thing are essential when creating retail design that will set the stage for a great retail experience now and in the coming years. Our panelists will reveal the trends they’ve been tracking globally in retail design, color and materials, and window displays. Hear what these leading trend experts, each in their own specialties, have to reveal about the future of brick and mortar.

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Kathy Andersson
CMG, Manager – Color Marketing/Product Finishes, The Sherwin-Williams Company

Jon Harari
CEO and Founder, WindowsWear

Joan Insel
Retail Design Strategist, Callison

The ROI Advantage—How to Get Your Store Design Project Approved

Wednesday, March 25, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Room: Islander G
Store Design & Visual Merchandising Track

“Where’s the ROI?” If you’ve ever sought budget approval for a new store design, that question should bring a shudder, because the answer is incredibly elusive. In this session, A.R.E.’s expert panel brings you the information you need to get your project approved, and how to make ROI measurement an integral part of every project. Hear from Janis Healy as she shares the results of recent research into store design ROI, with surprising results you can use today. Angela Gearhart of Select Comfort and Julie Swanson of Car Toys will share information on some of the new tools and tactics retailers are using in measuring store design ROI. You will also learn how to maneuver corporate landmines and create internal support for your project, as our panelists assimilate the new research into actionable best practices.

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Janis Healy
VP Retail Strategy, EWI

Angela Gearhart
Sr. Director In Store Experience, Select Comfort

Julie Swanson
VP Store Operations, Car Toys

2015 A.R.E. Design Awards

March 24, 2015, Four Seasons Ballroom, Las Vegas

See what projects took top honors! Images and descriptions of all winning projects are now available. Click here to go to the Design Awards site. We’ve also posted some of the photos from the Design Awards Winners Circle, ceremony and cocktail hour. Click here to view. Feel to browse and download, share or print any photo from the album.