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By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

If you are a store owner in need of a fresh, new take on your tobacco display, this option from Handy Store Fixtures will be a great addition. With designated display areas for cigarettes, e-cigarettes and cigars/tobacco, the Handy Tobacco Display will let you easily display products for customers in an organized and easy-to-find manner. Because tobacco products are kept behind the counters of businesses, it is important that your selection be easily visible to shoppers. Customers want to locate what they n... read more.

  • January 09, 2015

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Convenience Stores

Are you a convenience store owner or debating opening one? Handy Store Fixtures shares many of the common industry facts around convenience stores in this useful infographic. Learn about the 5 biggest competitors for foodservice programs , the top 3 reasons people visit convenience stores and more.  ... read more.

  • January 07, 2015

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Party Stores, Retail

Party stores get to display all kinds of fun and enticing merchandise. But with the bright colors, sparkly signage and sometimes even costumes, it is important to keep everything in order so that it doesn’t end up looking like a jumbled mess. Utilizing the right kind of party store display shelves will keep merchandise looking appealing and party-ready. End Unit Retail Displays Utilize end cap displays to “own” a particular aisle. Is the aisle filled with wedding items? Create a display on... read more.

  • January 02, 2015

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Variety Stores

Variety store displays need to have a lot of flexibility in order to showcase a diverse set of products. Because of the vast array of merchandise being sold in a variety store, it is important that the shelves are easy to shop and items are clearly labeled and visible. Some shelving solutions that assist in making variety stores easy to shop include: Standard Shelves With the ability to slide in different shelves, horizontal or sloped, these wall shelves can hold a lot of different products, which is... read more.

  • December 26, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Gondola Shelving & Accessories, Store Fixtures

If you are ready to update the retail shelving in your store or if you have a new space that needs to be filled with shelving units, Handy Store Fixtures is the solution. Handy is the only shelving manufacturer that will custom fit your retail location to meet all your needs. With shelving options for every retail industry you will find the retail fixtures that your store requires, and Handy will help you every step of the way. Here are the top 10 reasons to purchase Handy Store Fixtures gondola shelving: D... read more.

  • December 19, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Shelving, Sporting Goods Stores

When it comes to displaying sporting goods items there is a lot of variation in the size the products. From golf balls to bicycles, clothing to kayaks, there is no one size fits all solution. Fortunately, there are a lot of sporting goods display shelving options available. Here are a few of the most commonly found fixtures: Slatwall Panels Slatwall panels can hold a variety of items due to the ability to slide in various shelves, hooks and baskets. They transform a wall into a completely new and dynamic me... read more.

  • December 12, 2014

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