Enabling Expansion Plans

Client Category: Retail


Situation Overview:

As it looks to expand, a major department store is concerned about high construction costs.


Pivotal Resources' Role & Solutions:

  • Support Provided: Process design and data analysis skills
  • Analysis: The store construction group leads an effort to assess design options, focusing on a single-story model that can be used in smaller markets to deepen penetration.
  • Solution: Standard design template and construction plan is developed that fits criteria for the brand and shopper requirements.


Results/Successes:

Projections for new stores in planning show expected savings of $4.5 million per unit.