Retailers Lead the Way in Energy Management Initiatives

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In December 2014, Ecova released the findings of its 2015 Energy and Sustainability Predictions survey to better understand what’s on the minds of those involved in energy and sustainability management. The company then delved deeper into the responses from the nearly 75 retailers who participated in the survey to uncover opportunities and challenges specific to the retail industry for the year ahead, and those results were released in the 2015 Energy Outlook: Findings from Retail Professionals report.

Historically, the retail industry has collectively been perceived as technology laggards. For years, thin margins and large investor expectations combined to force conservative technology and operations budgets…

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