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The needs of stores consistently exceed their budgetary constraints. This is a challenge most every facility manager faces. A skill that serves successful facility professionals well is the ability to discern what to fix and what not to fix.

Since all repairs are not created equally, a weighting system of importance or priority is needed. […]

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The Resicom sales and solution team arrived in Texas this weekend to prepare for this week’s SPECS show (store planning, equipment, construction and facilities services).  The 3 1/2 day event brings together retailers and vendors to share ideas, industry trends, develop business relationships and offer […]

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Work was completed at the end of January on the remodel of the Someone Cares Soup Kitchen in Costa Mesa, CA.  RFMA member companies and individuals donated materials, equipment and services, as well as their own time to help us complete our first project of  RFMA Gives.

We are […]

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March 13 -16 has been set for the 2011 SPECS Event, now in its 47th year, in Gaylord, Texas.

“SPECS (store planning, equipment, construction and facilities services) is a 3½-day program and intimate gathering of the top retailers and top suppliers for the purpose of learning, sharing ideas, developing […]

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American Graffiti

On February 8, 2011 By

How can bathroom partitions deter would-be graffiti artists?

Summary

Facility maintenance management faces the aggravation of bathroom partitions being an easy target for graffiti.  Maintaining presentable, unmarred bathroom partitions was a pain point for a national client.

Scope of the Work

Research and source options to replace existing material. Install new partitions according […]

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How can preventative maintenance structure apply to brand details?

Summary

A national retailer has synthetic greenery and plants strategically placed throughout each store.  The placement and use of plants plays a significant role in their overall branding, and even the way fronds hang must be staged according to specific directions.  The cleaning company being […]

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Brand Protection

On January 5, 2011 By

Restaurants, retailers, hoteliers and property managers all invest time, talent and of course expense to ensure that their customer experience is just that- an experience. Consumers have a myriad of choices on where to shop, dine, spend and stay.  This leads to even higher expectations, especially when customers  award their loyalty to a […]

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What is SMARTfit?

SMARTfit is a component of the SMARTspend program that answers the question “How can I complete a roll-out project cost effectively, with the right visibility?” It should be normal for clients and vendor partners to collaborate on the most effective way to execute a project. To accomplish this, we need to:

Create […]

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What is SMARTplan?

SMARTplan is a component of the SMARTspend program that integrates SMARTvisit and SMARTscope. It combines the preventative, bundled approach to the on-demand component, effectively absorbing work orders into on demand visits.

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What is SMARTscope?

SMARTscope is a component of the SMARTspend program that answers the question “How can I gain visibility of the condition of my stores and bundle the repairs cost effectively?” It should be normal for a vendor to understand its clients needs and provide a report designed around the client’s standards. To accomplish […]

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