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Articles In 'Retail'

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail, Store Management

Spring tends to be a slow time of year for brick and mortar stores, which means it’s the perfect time to get cleaning. We’ve compiled a spring cleaning checklist to help you clean your retail store. Follow the list, and your store will look clean and inviting, encouraging customers to browse longer and purchase more.... read more.

  • April 18, 2018

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail, Store Design

Opening or remodeling a retail store involves a lot of moving pieces, but don’t get so caught up in the details that you forget one of the most important things. Your store design is a crucial element. Getting it wrong could cost you your business. Getting it right will lead to increased sales and repeat customers.... read more.

  • March 27, 2018

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail

Nothing will break your store faster than a confusing layout. Your customers need the ability to find the things they want quickly and efficiently, and if your design is wrong, you will miss sales and lose customers. Thankfully, the opposite is also true. If you have a well-planned layout, your customers will spend more money and be more likely to return when they find something. Read on to learn how to set up your retail store layout.... read more.

  • March 09, 2018

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail, Store Design

Whether you are trying to influence shoppers through your overall store design or switching to custom store fixtures (which requires choosing a color), it can be difficult to determine what colors to use and where to use them. Thankfully, there’s plenty of research on color psychology to help with those decisions. This beginner’s guide to color psychology will get you started.... read more.

  • February 13, 2018

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail, Store Fixtures

Displaying automobile tires and other bulky merchandise is not an easy task for many independent retailers. Unfortunately, it is all to commonplace for many auto parts stores just stack their tires in piles, expecting customers to be able to browse and make decisions in a cluttered unprofessional looking environment. Luckily there is hope, and it doesn’t need to be messy! Read on to learn about 4 Handy Store Fixture display options that will maximize tire sales in your auto parts store.... read more.

  • January 10, 2018

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail, Store Fixtures

Choosing between slatwall and gridwall is a big decision and one that will affect the functionality and design of your store for as long as the system is in use. So which one is right for your merchandise? Read on for our comparison of slatwall vs. gridwall.... read more.

  • November 29, 2017

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 Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail, Shelving, Store Fixtures

Motor oil is a staple item in your auto store. There are plenty of ways to store and display your motor oil, but you need to choose the option that is best for your store layout and customer needs. Read on to see the options available so you can decide the best fit for your store.... read more.

  • October 31, 2017

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail, Store Design, Store Fixtures

Cross merchandising is tricky business. Overdo it and you’ll confuse your customers as they hunt through your store unable to find what they came for. But when done correctly, cross merchandising simplifies the shopping process for customers and increases sales for the store owner. Read on to learn more about how to effectively cross merchandise in your retail store.... read more.

  • September 12, 2017

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail, Shelving, Store Fixtures

As a store owner, it is important to make it easy for customers to find the products they want quickly, while hopefully picking up a few impulse purchases along the way. It can be difficult to juggle the needs of your customers and your own need for storage. Choosing the right paint shelves and hardware display racks for your store is key to designing a successful store layout. Read on to learn about our best shelving & fixtures for paint stores.... read more.

  • August 30, 2017