by Brianna Crandall — June 16, 2017 — The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM), the authority on retail, multi-site facilities management (FM), has released its 2017 Best Practices book. The book presents retail FM case studies to boost the bottom line at retail stores, by strategically driving efficiencies through effective retail FM practices.
This year’s compilation includes case studies from more than 40 suppliers and retailers, including Nike, Inc., Walgreens, ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems, Chain Store Maintenance, Phoenix Energy Technologies and W Services Group, LLC.
The updated publication features case studies that cover more than 19 different categories including environmental, health and safety, fire protection, pest control, technology and energy efficiency. Several of the case studies focus on regulations and best practices for regulatory compliance.
Bill Yanek, CEO, PRSM, commented:
The 2017 Best Practices Book is an excellent addition to PRSM’s annual series. This publication provides members with real-life examples of challenges faced by facility management professionals as well as solutions our members have developed. PRSM appreciates this year’s sponsors, Chain Store Maintenance and W Services Group, LLC, for recognizing the value of this year’s edition.
PRSM Association’s 2017 Best Practices Book is available in limited print edition and online to view at no cost or to download (PRSM members only) on PRSM’s Best Practices Books Web page. Previous years’ editions are also available on the page.
PRSM Association’s Resources Center provides management tools for the retail FM and supplier community. Resources include quarterly white paper releases; the annual Best Practices book, representing a wide spectrum of FM industry trades; and the Retail Facilities Benchmarking program, along with other research-based Trends Reports, and Buyer’s Guide resources (print and online). Resources also include the bi-monthly magazine Professional Retail Store Maintenance (print and electronic), and PRSM Weekly (a news-focused e-newsletter).