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By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Holidays, Retail, 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

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Holidays

Keeping all of the merchandise in your retail store safe during the holidays can be a challenge. You likely have ordered products in larger quantities than you typically do in order to ensure the high demands of holiday shoppers. Making sure all of those items are accounted for and secure while also managing an influx of customers, seasonal employees that might not know the ropes yet, and general day-to-day store duties can be overwhelming. If you aren’t prepared, you could be looking at increased the... read more.

  • October 30, 2015

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Holidays, Retail

As a retailer, you know that Halloween is a big holiday for your business. It’s a holiday that covers a wide expanse of industries – food, beverage, clothing, decorations, and more. Even stores that don’t provide actual Halloween items usually still embrace the holiday and decorate their store shelves with pumpkins, streamers, scarecrows and ghosts. If you do provide Halloween food or merchandise, you are probably ramping up for the busy time ahead. According to a survey conducted by the N... read more.

  • October 09, 2015

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Holidays

Most likely if you own a retail store you have begun planning for the influx of holiday merchandise. Ordering the right products in the right quantities to satisfy customer demand is a tough task at any time of year, especially so during the shopping excitement between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. The goal is to produce as many sales as possible without leaving yourself overloaded with extra product at the end of the season. Since merchandise flies off the display shelves this time of year it is impor... read more.

  • November 28, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Holidays

With the holidays right around the corner it is time to start thinking about your eye catching holiday retail shelving ideas. Having the right store displays is a major part of drawing the crowds of holiday shoppers into your store. Your windows should stand out among the rest and beckon customers inside. It is also important to keep a lot of extra merchandise on-hand and make sure you are fully staffed. Here are 5 ways to boost holiday sales: Have enough products on-site: Try hard to get an accurate estima... read more.

  • November 07, 2014
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