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DAVACO MARKS 20 YEARS WITH ASSOCIATION OF RETAIL ENVIRONMENTS
Retail Services Company Collaborates with Wide Range of Industry Organizations

Dallas, TX (January 26, 2011) – DAVACO, Inc. (www.davacoinc.com), the national leading provider of retail services, is pleased to announce that the company will commemorate 20 years of membership with the Association of Retail Environments this month (www.retailenvironments.org). Formerly known as the National Association of Retail Fixture Manufacturers, DAVACO joined the organization in January of 1991. Today, DAVACO continues to actively serve and support the A.R.E. and its mission to advance retail environments.

“We are pleased to recognize Rick Davis and DAVACO on the 20th anniversary of their membership in A.R.E.,” said Klein Merriman, Executive Director, A.R.E. “Our industry has undergone major changes over the last 20 years. It is a tribute to DAVACO’s ability to innovate that they have survived and thrived in this ever-changing industry.”

A.R.E. has over 800 member companies in 30 countries, representing a wide range of retail businesses that includes: store fixture suppliers, retail design firms, suppliers of visual merchandising products, and suppliers of materials and equipment for the retail environments industry. Member capabilities include importing, exporting, consolidating, installing, project management, engineering and design.

“It has been exciting to be a part of the evolution of A.R.E., from its primary focus in retail fixtures to the present-day association that encompasses all aspects of the retail environment,” said Rick Davis, CEO. “As DAVACO continues to expand its service offering and deliver customized programs to its national retail and restaurant clients, it is important for us to remain aligned with organizations that have a shared interest in redefining the retail landscape and provide solutions that positively impact the industry.”

In addition to A.R.E., DAVACO also belongs and participates in the following retail industry organizations: American Institute of Architects, Commercial Construction People, Dallas Regional Chamber, Retail Executives Association, The Fashion Group International, The International Council of Shopping Centers, National Association of Convenience Stores, National Association of Retail Marketing Services, Restaurant Facility Management Association, United States Green Building Council. The company supports these organizations in various capacities, including: membership, sponsorship, guest speaking/expert panels/presentations, leadership appointments and contributions to industry content/reports.

About DAVACO Inc.
DAVACO, Inc. the national leading provider of retail services, specializes in the quality management and execution of high-volume rollouts, retrofits, resets, right-sizing, 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 remodels ▪ Fixture and graphics installations ▪ Project management ▪ Hard- and soft-line merchandising ▪ Site and marketing surveys ▪ Logistics and consolidation ▪ Design services ▪ Special initiatives. Founded in 1990, the company is based in Dallas, Texas, with W-2 employees located across the country. For more information, visit www.davacoinc.com.

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