New York, NY – February 22, 2011 – CBX, the New York based strategic branding firm, announced today that the work it completed as Duane Reade’s retail brand partner earned an award in Chain Store Age’s 29th annual Store of the Year Retail Design Competition. Competing with entries submitted from around the world, Duane Reade won first place in the 2010 drug store category.
CBX worked with Duane Reade on the overall strategic vision and then created store environments unique to the individual New York local markets. “We are thrilled with the incredible success that Duane Reade has achieved as it has expanded its footprint and offerings to New York City shoppers,” says Todd Maute a partner at CBX.
A panel consisting of designers, retailers, and architects chose winners based on project objectives, unique project characteristics, and special design elements and materials. Winners of the Chain Store Age Retail Store of the Year 2010 Design Competition will be highlighted in the March 2011 issue of Chain Store Age.