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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

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Design

With the change of the seasons comes a change in merchandise and retail displays. Store owners are switching out tank tops for sweatshirts and flip flops for boots. More comfort foods line the aisles of our local grocery stores and all things pumpkin are out in full force. It is important to utilize the opportunities available to store merchandisers during this time of year. People love fall: football and spicy apple cider, and the beginning of holiday season are all a part of this time of year, so why not... read more.

  • September 26, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

Creating enticing displays for large and bulky items can be difficult. Big bags of pet food, paint cans or tires can present a challenge when it comes to finding the proper store fixtures to showcase them both attractively and efficiently. There are also specific needs in the warehouse or other bulk storage areas that require a specialized shelving solution. In this area you will want sturdy and large shelving options for those heavy bulk items. Handy Store Fixtures has vast experience and many items tha... read more.

  • September 19, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

Retail display shelves accessories make it easy to organize a multitude of different products. When used in conjunction with display fixtures for the retail store environment, slatwall panels and pegboard hooks give you the ability to display products in the most effective, attractive and cost efficient manner. Here are some of the most popular accessories used to enhance retail display shelves: Slatwall Panels: Can be cut to specific sizes and transform ordinary walls into a new and dynamic merchandisin... read more.

  • September 12, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Design

Not all products are alike. When selling multiple items in a retail setting, merchandise can range from large to small, light to heavy, pointy to round. No matter what the size, you want your products to be displayed properly and be easily visible to customers. Luckily, there are retail shelving units available to help with those small or oddly shaped items. Here are a few of the retail display solutions you can utilize to show off your merchandise: Tiered Magazine Rack: Because magazines are flimsy and... read more.

  • September 05, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

Accomplishing an upgrade, of anything, in your retail location while still staying on budget, takes creativity, planning and the imagination you had when you started the business in the first place. Shelving is one of the more important elements of the retail experience for customers. It represents a great opportunity for you as they are the display devices that draw attention to the merchandise you are hoping to sell. Part of staying on budget is making sure products are attractively displayed and mov... read more.

  • August 29, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

One of the most important things any retail store can have is proper shelving and store fixtures. Your product display is essential to sales and your display needs to draw potential customers' eyes right away. The way your product is displayed can be the difference between a browser and a buyer. Custom wood store fixtures are a great way to personalize your display space. Handy Store Fixtures’ full service woodworking operation combines versatility with lasting quality, and creativity with the latest tec... read more.

  • August 22, 2014