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Articles In 'Holidays'

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Holidays, Retail Growth Strategies, Store Management

In the blink of an eye, the holiday shopping season is now in full swing. From the Halloween season to New Year's Day, retailers are prepared to lure shoppers with extended hours of operation and increased staff on hand to help customers find the right gifts. For many retailers, this is a critical time of year from a profitability perspective.... read more.

  • October 12, 2021

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Holidays

Although 2020 may have been chaotic, the New Year means new hope. Hopefully, these examples of holiday messages you can send your customers will inspire you to send and spread holiday cheer among your valued customers.... read more.

  • December 15, 2020

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Holidays, Retail Growth Strategies

While a new year brings hope of a fresh start to consumers, it can be a frustrating time for some retailers. Sales slumps, resolutions, and sporadic customer traffic can make it hard to meet sales expectations.... read more.

  • January 22, 2020

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Holidays

We know we’re not the only ones that feel holiday shopping comes earlier and earlier each year, right? Fall has barely begun, but the red and green decor is already filling up store shelves as shoppers (and retailers) get in the swing of the holiday shopping season. For many retailers, the holiday season is the most profitable time of year, along with planning for the new year.... read more.

  • October 21, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Holidays, Store Fixtures

‘Tis the season for seasonal displays, but where can you put them? Handy’s triangle display shelves are great for displaying seasonal items. Read on for 3 tips on using triangle display shelves for seasonal displays.... read more.

  • November 10, 2017

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Holidays

Just when you think the holidays are over, Valentine’s Day comes sneaking around the corner. But don’t stow away those Christmas display shelves just yet! If you have red painted shelves leftover from the holidays, recycle them into your Valentine’s Day displays. Here are a few ways to enhance your store for Valentine’s Day this year. Festive Store Shelving: As we mentioned above, painted shelves that correspond with holiday colors are a great way to bring a festive feel into your store. Add red, whi... read more.

  • January 29, 2016

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Holidays

Most retail stores wind up ordering way more merchandise than usual during the whirlwind holiday season. With shoppers purchasing gifts in addition to holiday outfits and accessories for themselves, much more of your product is flying out the door than usual. This is an extremely busy time of year for retailers, and keeping track of your stock is crucial to ensuring your customers have access to everything you have to offer as well as staying on top of theft. Here are a few ways to keep your warehouse shelv... read more.

  • December 11, 2015

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Holidays

Promotional appearances by beloved characters, whether that be a Disney princess, the Easter Bunny, or more appropriately for the holiday season, Santa Claus, can be a great way to get attention to your store. Any kid walking by with their parents will drag mom and dad into your store for a closer look at Santa. Does this up your odds of them making a purchase? Is it worth the extra funds to hire these characters? According to Thumbtack.com, a site that delivers customized quotes so you can compare pricing,... read more.

  • December 04, 2015

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Holidays

When you suddenly have more products than usual, or you are selling merchandise that is time-sensitive, such as for a particular holiday, you might need to change up your display plan. These items need to be showcased in a way that they will move fast and will be easily seen by frazzled holiday shoppers. So instead of shoving this surplus merchandise anywhere it will fit, keep some of these ideas in mind. Start at the front and work your way back. This includes your window display as well as the retail disp... read more.

  • November 27, 2015

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Holidays

During the holidays every retail store is trying to one up each other with their holiday displays. The bigger, grander, brighter – the better. But if you run a smaller retail store, it can be tough to compete with the big box stores. Having a mechanical, moving Santa Claus along with his reindeer in your store window just might not be a possibility. But don’t worry, there are other ways you can capture attention for your holiday displays and merchandise. Start with the windows. If your store has... read more.

  • November 06, 2015