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DAVACO Executes Store Closing Initiatives for Nationwide Retailers
Retail Services Provider Offers De-branding and Reverse Logistics with Speed and Efficiency

Dallas, TX (May 4, 2009) – DAVACO, Inc. (www.davacoinc.com), the national leading provider of retail services, announced today that the company is assisting clients with store closing initiatives, as more retailers look to capitalize on their most effective and productive retail spaces. DAVACO, which employs W-2 retail professionals that are readily available and accessible across the country, provides a wide range of services for efficient and speedy store closings, including scheduling, de-branding, store asset management and end-of-lease compliance.

“Retailers are taking a strategic approach to maximizing profitability by focusing on the stores with the most long-term growth potential and closing those locations that have had historically lower returns,” said Rick Davis, CEO, DAVACO. “We understand the sensitivity and urgency of store closures, especially as it relates to the perception of a brand. At DAVACO, we not only provide an efficient and complete de-branding of the retail space, but we also work with our clients to develop a reverse logistics program that allows retailers to recover salvageable store assets.”

DAVACO’s store closing capabilities include: Store survey and asset audit, including fixtures, equipment and inventory; High-value asset collection, such as computers, security systems; De-installation, disposal and/or collection of inventory and fixtures; Crating/skidding and reverse logistics of salvageable assets to a DAVACO consolidation point and redistribution to new or existing stores; Coordination with mall, lease and store management; Management of sub-contractors, including electrical, dumpsters, signage removal; and final landlord sign-off and other approvals.

In addition, DAVACO offers its clients an online, secure portal that offers 24-hour access to documents, store photography, survey data, and task management tools to provide clients with greater visibility and assurance of project status.

About DAVACO Inc.
DAVACO, the national leading provider of retail services, specializes in the quality management and execution of high-volume rollouts, retrofits, resets, in-store merchandising, shop-in-shops and associated logistics and consolidation. DAVACO offers a comprehensive range of services that helps retailers maximize brand presence and profitability at retail. Services include: ▪ Rollouts, retrofits, resets and remodelsFixture and graphics installationsProject servicesProject managementHard- and soft-line merchandising ▪ Site and marketing surveysLogistics and consolidationDesign services ▪ Special initiatives. Founded in 1990, the company is based in Dallas, Texas, with over 700 employees across the country. For more information, visit www.davacoinc.com.

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