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By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Retail, Shelving

When patrons visit a hardware store they are often on a specific mission, and not there to browse or look around. They want to find the tool, paint or other item they are looking for and be on their way. That is why the setup of hardware shelves is so important. Items should be prominently displayed in labeled aisles that make sense. Some of the shelving options that make this straight to the point display philosophy possible include: Wide Span Shelving Wide span shelving units are essentially warehouse she... read more.

  • December 05, 2014

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 Beauty Stores, Shelving

A business that is promoting the beauty industry should have beautiful shelves to match! Beauty supply store shelving units should showcase merchandise in the most flattering way possible. It is important that all items are clearly visible and displayed in ways that are both flattering and logical, keeping all hair care products in the same area, broken down by type, as well as areas for nail care, skin care and more. Products should look appealing and not too sparse or crammed. Some of the most popular she... read more.

  • November 21, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Shelving

Auto parts store shelves should optimize traffic flow and increase sales. Making sure products are easy to find and follow a practical layout that makes sense for a shopper is important. The kinds of people visiting auto parts stores can range from professionals in the industry to a brand new driver trying to replace a tail light. It is important to take into account all of these shoppers and cater to their needs. Here are some of the most common store shelves found in the auto parts industry: Chrome Wir... read more.

  • November 14, 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

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Liquor Stores, Store Fixtures

There are many liquor store shelving, fixture and display options available to effectively showcase your merchandise. Custom displays, heavy duty shelving, and upscale store fixtures are available in many different styles and colors to really let products stand out. Making your displays appealing and easy to shop is major part of sales. Some store fixtures that help promote the products in your liquor store include: Retail Wine Display Racks Retail wine display racks can be either free standing or used as e... read more.

  • October 31, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Pet Stores

The items sold in a pet store range from very small to very large, light to heavy. Properly planning for the necessary pet store shelves involves looking into a wide range of options to accommodate all of these products. You will require everything from heavy duty shelving to hold large bags of dog food to small hooks to display collars and cat toys. Aquariums filled with fish and amphibians must be securely displayed as well, and all of this while being easy to shop and convenient for customers. Some of th... read more.

  • October 24, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Retail, Shelving

Selecting the right fittings for your retail display shelves includes the display arms, prongs, hooks, baskets, brackets/shelves and other accessories required to piece together and customize your retail display fixtures. Fittings are a great way to enhance already existing gondola shelving units by adding space above as well as to the ends of free standing gondolas. Before purchasing any fittings, make sure that you are aware of the measurements required, and that you are opting for high quality pieces mad... read more.

  • October 17, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Retail, Shelving

Retail stores range from independent shops, department stores, discount and bargain priced shops, convenience stores, pet stores, membership warehouse clubs, pharmacies, conventional supermarkets, electronics stores and many more in the retail sector. Store retailers operate fixed brick and mortar locations designed to attract a high volume of walk-in customers. In general, stores have large scale merchandise store displays and use mass-media advertising to attract customers, such as commercials, magazine a... read more.

  • October 10, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Shelving

Whether you are opening a new convenience store or just want to update the one you have now, shelving units are a great way to adjust the flow of your business. Convenience store shelving needs to be easily accessible to customers with items clearly visible and marked. Typically people entering a convenience store want to be in and out quickly and not spend time browsing the aisles. They came in for a reason and want to find the product they need without hassle. Here we will talk about some of the shelving... read more.

  • October 03, 2014