DAVACO Helps Clients Maximize Productivity of Store Fleet. Leading Provider of Retail Services is One-Stop Solution for Closing Stores.

Dallas, TX, June 12, 2008 --(PR.com)-- DAVACO, Inc., the national leading provider of retail services, announced today that the company continues to monitor the retail marketplace to anticipate needs and to validate and align its service offering with its clients current store initiatives. Rollouts, resets, re-image, remodels and store closings are currently among the highest demand services, as retailers seek ways to execute programs that maximize sales and productivity in their store and restaurant fleet. Utilizing DAVACO’s over 700 employees across the country and its diverse and customizable service offering, clients are partnering with DAVACO as the single resource for all of their in-store needs.

“Our clients are making changes to their retail and restaurant environments in two ways. A lot of focus is being placed on refreshing existing stores to draw customers and increase brand loyalty, but we’re also seeing retailers reduce the number of stores in their fleet so that they can concentrate their efforts on the most productive stores,” said Rick Davis, CEO, DAVACO. “Store closings are not necessarily a negative trend. This is a strategic approach by our clients to maximize profits, which gives retailers the control and flexibility to focus their store programs on locations that will bring higher returns on their investment and foster future growth potential.”

DAVACO’s team is equipped to manage all aspects of store closures, including scheduling, de-branding, store asset management and end-of-lease compliance, with cost efficiencies and a quick turnaround. The majority of store closings can typically be completed within 48 hours. DAVACO’s store closing capabilities include: Store survey and asset audit, including fixtures, equipment and inventory; High-value asset collection, such as computers and security systems; De-installation and disposal of inventory and fixtures; Crating/skidding and reverse logistics of salvageable assets to 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.

For more information on DAVACO’s services, please email info@davacoinc.com.

About DAVACO Inc.
DAVACO, the national leading provider of retail services, specializes in the quality management and execution of in-store merchandising, shop-in-shops and high-volume rollouts, retrofits, resets, and new stores. 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 services ▪ 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 over 700 employees across the country. For more information, visit www.davacoinc.com.

Krisen Bedell