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By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail, Store Management

If you’ve ever found yourself wandering the aisles of your favorite store, rushing to try and find that last product on your list, you know the importance of good store signage. The right signage is more than a nice addition to your store - it’s a vital component of your layout, marketing, and sales strategies.... read more.

  • August 06, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail, Store Management

Figuring out how to engage your customers can feel a bit like searching for a magical marketing unicorn. But local marketing doesn’t have to be complicated and you definitely don’t need a unicorn to help you market to your local community! The good news is that today’s consumers love to shop local whenever possible. Regardless of your business size, you can capitalize on local support with these simple yet effective marketing strategies.... read more.

  • July 24, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail, Store Management

Spring is here! Who doesn’t love the bright sunshine and extra daylight? Unfortunately, the sun streaming in your store’s windows can highlight a less-than-stellar appearance. Spring cleaning isn’t just for homes - now is also a great time to deep clean your store! We’ve compiled the ultimate deep cleaning checklist. With a little planning, patience, and old- fashioned elbow grease, your store will be sparkling inside and out. Read on to learn how to make your store look its best for... read more.

  • May 21, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail, Store Management

It’s time to show the environment some love. Today’s headlines are downright depressing: there are floating islands of garbage in the ocean, glitter is now considered a pollutant, and America is facing a recycling crisis.... read more.

  • April 15, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail, Store Management

If you’re reading this, you already know that showing appreciation to your employees will lead to better job performance. What you may not know is that Employee Appreciation Day 2019 is right around the corner (March 1st), and there is no better time to show your team that you value the hard work they do every day.... read more.

  • February 25, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail, Store Management

Can you believe 2019 is just a few short weeks away? The new year has many people thinking about their accomplishments over the past year, as well as their goals and plans for the future. If you’ve been toying the with the idea of opening a new store in 2019, this new store guide is perfect for you. Keep reading to learn the most important dos and don’ts.... read more.

  • December 12, 2018

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 Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Management

If you own a retail store, you have likely come across the term “Point of Sale System.” Wikipedia describes it as: “A retail point of sale system typically includes a cash register (which in recent times comprises a computer, monitor, cash drawer, receipt printer, customer display and a barcode scanner) and the majority of retail POS systems also include a debit/credit card reader.” According to Entrepreneur.com’s small business encyclopedia, “POS software records each sa... read more.

  • April 12, 2016

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Management

You’re locking up your expensive merchandise, protecting your store from theft. But of course, you also want things to look good and appealing to customers. When considering store security cases, the first thing you want to think about is the balance between functionality and presentation. If you’re locking up high-end items, presentation is still important. How does the security case fit in with the aesthetics and atmosphere of your store? The next thing you want to think about is utility. How... read more.

  • April 05, 2016

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Management

Setting customer service policies can be one of the most daunting tasks a small business faces when starting up, but it’s one of the most critical. We all know that exceptional customer service is what keeps a customer returning time after time, but how do you provide it without compromising your bottom line? With a documented, thorough customer service policy! It’s likely that you have a ton of other projects on your plate, but taking the time to set up customer service policies can help you in the long... read more.

  • March 04, 2016