Retail Signs

The Gallery View

New York and Los Angeles are rightly viewed as key U.S. cultural centers. However, Washington, DC also maintains prominent trendsetting status as the nation’s capital. Businesses focused on the entertainment and tourism industries in a city that receives approximately millions annual visitors (19.3 million, to be exact in 2015, according to the Washington Post) are…

Read More

The Rite Stuff

  A quality signage and environmental-branding provider regards itself as more than a vendor, and its products as more than property identifiers. Cima Network views its role not just as a vendor of graphics for built environments, but also as a steward for our customers’ brands. Our work for Rite Aid Pharmacies’ locations serves as…

Read More

What a Girl Wants

Cima Network provides a diverse repertoire of solutions. For American Girl’s stores, besides fabricating and installing their signage, we coordinate the cleaning and repair of their exterior awnings. Although curb appeal is essential for all retail destinations, it’s exponentially true for American Girl. For young girls, the stores hold an almost mythical status. With a…

Read More

Faux Real

Every aspect of visual communication within a built environment represents the brand of the space’s owner, tenant or occupant. Every detail either enhances or detracts from their reputation.     What persona do you want your facility to convey? Playful? Professional? Traditional? Whatever statement you want your building interior to make, Cima Surfaces delivers decorated panels…

Read More

Throwback Thursday: Pep Boys Allegheny Ave.

  Cima Network is in the process of finishing up an approximately 100-store brand changeover for Pep Boys. In the spirit of that campaign, and in conjunction with Throwback Thursday, here’s a look at work we did a few years ago for Pep Boys’ flagship Philadelphia store on Allegheny Ave. In addition to bringing Manny,…

Read More

Nearing the Finish Line

Last month’s newsletter highlighted Cima Network’s partnering with Pep Boys on its brand expansion through its nationwide acquisition of approximately 100 car-service and auto-parts shops. Completion of the campaign is slated to occur later this month. Cima Network is proud to deliver Manny, Moe and Jack to new stores from Michigan to Florida. Navigating the…

Read More

Signs of Revitalization

Harrisburg, PA delivers a great comeback story. In 2011, city officials filed for bankruptcy, primarily as a result of ponderous costs associated with problems at the local trash-incineration plant. Several media outlets thoroughly pontificated the city’s missteps, which saddled Harrisburg with a negative public perception. Fortunately, local leaders with a commitment to Harrisburg’s renaissance have…

Read More

Cima Network Signage Dresses Up NJ Raymour & Flanigan store

Retail stores faces keen pressure from their bricks-and-mortar competition, and must increasingly contend with online shopping platforms. Signs play an increasingly vital role in creating vigorous branding that engages and attracts the buying public. Cima Network helped Raymour & Flanigan’s Kinnelon, NJ location become ready for prime-time selling with handsome signage that reflects the company’s…

Read More

Signs Are Good

There is no better investment that a business owner can make in their business. Of course, we’re a little prejudiced, but several studies and statistics support the claim. For example: A study conducted in California calculated the reach of a $16,500 investment in advertising through four mediums: TV, newspapers, outdoor advertising and on-premise signage. Each…

Read More

The Changing Face of Auto Parts

Since its 2008 founding, Cima Network has proudly served as the signage and environmental-branding provider for Pep Boys, which included a handsome rebranding of its flagship Philadelphia store adjacent to its headquarters. In January, Pep Boys acquired Just Brakes, an auto-parts chain primarily located in the Southeast and Texas. The purchase will grow Pep Boys’…

Read More