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DAVACO'S Rick Davis Featured in Chain Store Age Magazine
Founder/CEO Discusses the Importance of Site Surveys and Store Data

Dallas, TX (May 29, 2013) – DAVACO, Inc. (www.davacoinc.com), the North American leader of high-volume programs and implementation services for global brands, announced today that the company's founder/CEO, Rick Davis, contributed to the article, "Next Steps for Retail Real Estate" in Chain Store Age Magazine. As part of a special technology segment in the April/May issue, writer Michael Fickes interviewed Davis for the article, which explores the way "brick and mortar retailers" are re-thinking real estate concepts in response to the lifting recession and online retail.

"You have to understand what is happening at each of your store locations," Davis was quoted in the article. "One of the single most important things we do for our clients is to implement inspection, site and marketing surveys. It's a cost-effective and efficient way to get full disclosure of your real estate portfolio."

According to Davis, DAVACO aggregates the survey data using ClearThread® technology and then provides the tools to analyze the store information. "Our clients can then identify trends, plan for future initiatives and assess general needs," Davis said. "Site surveys empower retailers to make more proactive and efficient decisions to address chain-wide needs."

DAVACO offers a wide range of survey services, including: Inspection of existing conditions; store attribute and marketing audits; facility and safety audits; compliance verification: product assortments; interior and exterior floorplans; site dimensions and elevations; interior/exterior space photography; and visual maps.

More information about DAVACO site surveys is available at www.davacoinc.com. The full article can be found starting on page 98 with DAVACO feature starting on 102 at the following link: http://dig.chainstoreage.com/2013-05-CSA/.

About DAVACO, Inc.
DAVACO, Inc. is the North American leading provider of implementation services, specializing in the management and execution of high-volume programs for nationwide retail, restaurant, hospitality and consumer product brands. Services include: ▪ Remodels, retrofits and nationwide rollouts ▪ Fixture and equipment upgrades ▪ Graphic and digital signage installations ▪ Project management ▪ Hard- and soft-line merchandising ▪ Inspection, site and marketing surveys ▪ Logistics and consolidation ▪ Design services ▪ Sustainability ▪ Special initiatives. DAVACO's unique business structure and customer-centric philosophy provides clients with speed-to-market, consistent and professional execution within an open-store environment, and proprietary ClearThread® technology for greater visibility and reporting efficiencies. Founded in 1990, DAVACO is based in Dallas, Texas, with W-2 and T-4 employees located across North America. www.davacoinc.com www.davacoinc.ca

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