what we do

We take you on a journey from brand concept to implementation, creating compelling, experiential store environments that inspire and resonate with consumers.
Strategic Branding

Understanding your business objectives, marketing platform and brand positioning is key to developing a compelling brand story proposition within your retail environment. We gather, distill and analyze all sorts of data that yields critical insight and inform our shopper-centric approach to design.

Retail Design/Planning

Our store design strategy is grounded in finding the right balance between the brand image, the shopper experience, the product attributes, the company objectives and ROI...all working together to create a point of difference/competitive edge for your retail store project that not only performs but inspires.

Environmental Graphics

We know that the store environment is the ultimate immersive embodiment of the brand and as such it needs to deliver a strong connection with shoppers. Our collaborative environmental design approach takes shoppers on a brand journey that is visually captivating while reinforcing the brand promise.


We create environments that inspire, facilitate the results you seek and deliver dimension to your goals. Our architecture professionals mastermind every aspect of your space or facility for maximum impact to move product, sell services and support your brand image.

Program Management

Key to the success of any project is the day-to-day management of critical tasks to monitor that the project stays on track for target opening. We coordinate all project development through contractor/vendor communication, site observations and the generation of in-house best practice documentation to monitor progress against project schedule.


Communicating your brand consistently is key to brand recognition and equity building. Delivering a consistent store design that not only delivers on this promise but is practical and operationally sound is one of our key differentiators. Our rollout process takes this into account while we continuously test, refine and communicate changes throughout the process.

we are

<span style="color: white; ">RETAIL</span>
<span style="color: white; ">SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT</span>
<span style="color: white; ">FOOD & BEVERAGE</span>
<span style="color: white; ">SHOWROOMS</span>
<span style="color: white; ">AIRPORTS</span>
<span style="color: white; ">ARCHITECTURAL ROLLOUTS</span>

who we are

...forward...curious...responsive...personal...experienced. The diverse background of our team brings all the disciplines together from design/architecture, marketing/advertising, and visual merchandising/retail operations to help translate your brand vision to a unique store experience.

At RGLA we are passionate about retail and all it entails from branding, store design and architecture to roll-out implementation. It is what we live everyday. We take each and every project as an opportunity to tell a story, influence behavior and ultimately empower customers to become your brand ambassadors.

We develop brand experiences by working with clients in a collaborative way where we explore new ideas, let our curiosity roll and experiment with textures and materials that tell your story yet maintain focus on what is strategically and operationally grounded.



State Architectural Licenses

Stores we have done since our founding


For over 45 years, RGLA has cultivated long-standing relationships with some of the most reputable retailers in the industry, providing exceptional service, innovative design and creative solutions. Working as a virtual extension of our client's organization, we are dedicated to providing an integrated solution-based process. The next big thing - your store experience.
  • Ariat Nashville
  • U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum Shop
  • Carhartt SIS @ Tractor Supply
  • VANS
  • Crabtree & Evelyn
  • Ariat Lexington
  • Planet Fitness
  • Coldwater Creek
  • House of VANS Chicago
  • Six Flags – Coaster Candy
  • Samsonite
  • Ethel M Chocolates
  • Ariat
  • Foster Grant
  • North Loop Market
  • NIKE Training Club
  • Pez Visitor Center
  • Alys Shoppe
  • CORT
  • Nashville Predators Team Store
  • Estampa
  • Carhartt Flagship
  • Orvis
  • Barbour Chicago Flagship
  • Hanna Andersson
  • Fifth & Main
  • TOMS
  • Popcorn Girl
  • Kennedy Space Center – Voyager Gift Shop
  • Jetset Market
  • VANS
  • Ulta Beauty
  • Chicago White Sox Flagship
RGLA is committed to sustainable design. Our architecture, design and project management teams are staffed with LEED accredited professionals that have the expertise to help you integrate sustainable solutions into your next project.


Our process is built on collaboration and getting to know our client's business. We use a stepped approach to bring a store from a brand positioning to a retail experience.


Thanks for your interest in RGLA! While we currently do not have any job openings, we encourage you to look often as we may be in the future.


    Do you need retail design, branding, architecture, and/or retail rollout, or simply
    have a question or comment?

    RGLA Solutions,
    5100 River Road,
    Suite 125,
    Schiller Park, IL 60176