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DAVACO Celebrates 25 Years of Membership with SHOP!
Leading Provider of Retail Services Supports Industry Organization

Dallas, TX (November 10, 2016) — DAVACO, Inc. (, the North American leader of high-volume programs for retail, restaurant and hospitality brands, announced today that the company is celebrating 25 years of membership with Shop! Association. Formerly known as Association for Retail Environments (ARE) and National Association of Store Fixture Manufacturers (NASFM), Shop! is a leading trade organization whose mission is dedicated to the enhancement of retail environments and experiences.

"On behalf of Shop!, I congratulate DAVACO and Rick Davis for 25 years of membership," said Steven Weiss, Chief Executive Officer, Shop. "We rely on the commitment, expertise and support of member companies and DAVACO has proven to be a worthy partner. We wish them continued success and look forward to a continued partnership."

DAVACO, which was founded in 1990, joined Shop! shortly after its inception. Today, the company is a leading provider of retail solutions for high-volume remodels, rollouts, merchandising and other special initiatives involving a chain of stores.

"We have a long and esteemed relationship with Shop! and the many member companies and retail professionals that make up the organization," said Rick Davis, Founder/CEO, DAVACO. "As a company, we applaud Shops! contributions to the retail sector and the evolution and expansion of the organization over the last 25 years."

About Shop!
Shop! is the global non-profit trade association dedicated to enhancing retail environments and experiences. Shop! represents more than 2,000 member companies worldwide and provides value to the global retail marketplace through our leadership in: Research (consumer behavior, trends, futures), Design (customer experience design, store design, display design, fixture design), Build (manufacturing, construction, materials, methods, logistics, installation), Marketing (in-store communications, in-store marketing, technology, visual merchandising, and Evaluation (ROI, analytics, recognition/awards).

About DAVACO, Inc.
DAVACO is the leading total solutions provider of high-volume remodel, reset and rollout programs for retail, restaurant and hospitality brands throughout North America, including: ▪ Program and project management ▪ Fixture, equipment and graphic installations ▪ Digital signage and technology upgrades ▪ Hard and soft-line merchandising ▪ Site, marketing and pre-construction surveys ▪ Logistics and consolidation ▪ Design coordination ▪ Facilities maintenance programs ▪ ADA, safety and quality audits & remediation ▪ Sustainability ▪ Fixture and graphic manufacturing partnerships ▪ Special initiatives. Founded in 1990, DAVACO is based in Dallas, Texas and operates offices in Toronto, Ontario. DAVACO employs over 1,000 W-2 and T-4 employees across North America.

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