Sevan Refreshes 21,000th Retail Space

Downers Grove, Ill. — Sevan Multi-Site Solutions, Inc., a global leader in innovative design, program management, construction services and data analytics, has reached a major milestone and completed refreshing its 21,000th retail space. For 9 years, Sevan has provided solutions

How to Reconnect

— By Matt Brown — Considerations for a successful return to growth for restaurants and retailers. When the COVID-19 pandemic sent everyone into their homes in March, businesses had to make fundamental changes to their operations. The restaurant industry “doubled-down”

Workable Response

— By Deb Millette — Advice for facilities management teams in the midst of COVID-19.   [EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally appeared in the May 2020 issue of Retail & Restaurant Facility Business magazine.] In the face of the worldwide

DWM Promotes Joe Mercado to Director, Facilities Maintenance

Orlando, Fla. — DWM has promoted Joe Mercado to director, facilities maintenance, from his previous position as operations manager. In his new role, Mercado will provide a more consistent and equitable process across the Facilities Maintenance division while allowing DWM’s

CAP Hires National Sales Executive

Salt Lake City — Commercial Asset Preservation, LLC (CAP), a nationwide provider of maintenance, repair and inspection services for operating and vacant retail, restaurant, medical, office and industrial real estate, has hired Samuel Cerminaro, Jr. as a national sales executive.

TouchBistro Names New Chief Financial Officer

Toronto — TouchBistro, an all-in-one POS platform for restaurants, has hired John Doolittle to join its executive leadership team as chief financial officer. As CFO, Doolittle will guide the transformation of TouchBistro’s financial structure to prepare for its future growth,

Presto Offers Free Contactless Dining Kits to Restaurants

Redwood City, Calif. — Presto, known for its in-house ordering tablets, has pivoted its business to help out the restaurant industry and is now offering a free Contactless Dining kit. The new kit enables restaurants to provide an end-to-end contactless

Agilysys Names New Chief Financial Officer

Alpharetta, Ga. — Agilysys, Inc., a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, will promote Dave Wood, its current vice president – corporate strategy and investor relations, to chief financial officer on June 1, 2020. The appointment

Harrison Contracting Company Celebrates 25 Years, Launches New Website

Villa Rica, Ga. — Harrison Contracting Company, LLC celebrates 25 years in business and launches an updated company website dedicated to sharing the company’s heart, expertise and philosophy. In February 1995, Deryl Harrison started Harrison Contracting Company with a very

Master-Bilt Manufacturing Facility to Close in Mississippi

New Albany, Miss. — After a full review of its business opportunities, market conditions and other options, Refrigerated Solutions Group (RSG) has reached the difficult but necessary decision to begin the process of permanently closing its manufacturing facility located in

MaintenX Urges Facility Managers to Plan for Summer Challenges

Tampa, Fla. — 2020 has been difficult for facility managers (FMs), especially those in small businesses. Challenges surrounding cash flow, remote work and personal safety are understandably top of mind. In addition to all these COVID-19 related challenges, hurricanes and

Hera Lighting Promotes Director, Business Development

Norcross, Ga. — Hera Lighting has promoted Dustin Carpenter to director, business development. He will lead Hera’s business development team as they work together to serve all retailers in North America. “As partnerships with large retailers continue to grow for

Long Term Investment

— By Graham Campbell —   Choosing a new POS: 5 tips to avoid unexpected costs in the long run.   Shopping for a new POS system can be a difficult process. Whether owners have a restaurant, salon, retail store

FM Case Study: MaintenX is on the Scene

Tampa, Fla. — There is no good time for store flooding, but it’s even more difficult for facility managers during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, for one Georgia facility manager, MaintenX was able to turn around a bad situation, quickly, professionally

Exuding Luxury

— By Mac McConnell —   How to create a consistent luxury shopping experience across locations.   Imagine you’re a shopper who just stepped into a luxury goods store. You are greeted by a sharply attired, uber-friendly store employee who

Let’s Pave Launches Road to Recovery / COVID-19 Initiative

Oak Brook, Ill. — Let’s Pave has recognized the toll COVID-19 has taken on assisted living communities across the country. In an effort to provide a well-deserved ‘Thank You’ and support to those medical professionals, aides and staff members who

Connex Announces 2020/2021 Board of Directors and Board Officers

Dallas — Connex, the multi-site facilities network, formerly known as PRSM, has announced its board of directors and has selected new officers for the 2020-2021 term. The new officers are: Chair: Jordan Campbell (pictured), Facilities Manager, BOTTEGA VENETA Vice Chair:

Clipper Corporation Provides PPE to Restaurants & Foodservice Industry

Carson, Calif. — Clipper Corporation is supplying personal protective equipment (PPE) — face masks and no-touch thermometers — to restaurants, grocery chains, retail stores and foodservice companies in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Though the core product line of Clipper’s

High-Tech Emergency Response

— By Steve Peldiak — A spilled glass of water can easily be resolved. But the same amount of water on the floor from an unknown source could represent a major costly repair.   Spring showers and the winter thaw

DENTCO Names New Director of Human Resources

DeWitt, Mich. — Shelly Guenther will be joining the DENTCO team as the new director of human resources, says DENTCO President Scott Milnes. She most recently worked as an HR manager with Maru Hospitality Group, which had eight restaurant locations

Action Services Group Launches Sneeze Guard Service

Philadelphia — As the country faces stay-at-home orders, business closures and social distancing guidelines due to the spread of COVID-19 across the U.S., Action Services Group found itself facing a unique opportunity to help its customers and Resource Partners. Ted

Virtual CONNEX2020 National Conference Opens: Free Registration

Irving, Texas — Connex is bringing the national conference to you, April 20-22, 2020, virtually at, and it is free! Register online today for a variety of events including keynote sessions, FM education, roundtables and networking. Topics include: COVID