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By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Design

Retail shopping at offline, actual locations is changing significantly. Retailers are reducing their physical footprint and reconfiguring their layouts to energize and engage consumers in new ways. You may not notice, but store planning is changing your shopping experience. Successful retail plans want to match buyer needs and seller interests. Accomplishing this in smaller and tighter spaces challenges store planners and designers. Personal space: Planners have to assure enough space for customers to... read more.

  • July 11, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

The back room of a business is often overlooked because the public doesn't see it. You might find yourself asking, what does it matter how it looks or functions when no one ever sees the mess? If you've ever thought that, you are missing out on what your back room could be. You could also be negatively impacting employees' productivity and eliminating your chances of speedy customer service. A disorganized back room means that finding merchandise will be more time consuming. Employees who need to find it... read more.

  • June 23, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Design

Sales space can be improved in pet stores with proper shelf placement. This is where youwill be displaying the pet food, supplies and cages. These tend to be larger items, so having the best store shelves for these products is important. You may also be selling tropical fish and tanks. You need adequate space for supplies as well as the display tanks for the fish. Custom shelving is a major factor in improving space and displays. Check out a video of Handy Store Fixtures at the H.H. Backer Pet Trade Show fo... read more.

  • June 20, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Design

Marketing strategies of consumer products have traditionally focused on clever advertising to get consumers into their stores, but once in the store, what guarantees a purchase? Merchandising strategies that involve retail store shelves can help you increase sales and produce customer loyalty. This strategy also makes a store more attractive to new manufacturers that want their goods to be stored, and sold on a vibrant sales floor. Where your items are displayed can make all the difference; especially... read more.

  • June 10, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Design

As a retailer, you know the extent to which presentation can make or break your sales, but that doesn't necessarily mean you have a bottomless budget for high-end shelving. With a little planning, you won't have to spend much for attractive displays. For retail store shelving that boosts your inventory turnover, but won't break your budget, consider one of these upgrades. Add Elegance with Glass -- The clean, bright look of glass suits any color scheme and works particularly well in contemporary designs.... read more.

  • May 30, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

When you first opened up your salon, you probably looked around at the empty store and wondered how you would ever be able to fill up all that space. Before long you probably found yourself wishing you had even more space, especially when you receive a large new stock of retail supplies that you wish to display. The good news is that there are a few things you can do to increase the amount of retail space available to you while still keeping your salon attractive and organized. Being mindful of your reta... read more.

  • May 23, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Management

Knowing the elements of effective visual merchandising is a crucial part of any retail or wholesale space. This is what draws in the customer and holds their attention. It shows a shopper that you carry the merchandise they came into your store for, and having it neatly organized and visible on tidy retail shelving units will allow them to purchase it swiftly and efficiently. You will quickly lose a customer that is having a difficult time finding what they came in for. There are a few critical elements to... read more.

  • May 16, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

Looking for a unique but eye-pleasing way to showcase your products to your consumers? Or maybe you are limited on space and need something that helps you maximize your space in a gorgeous way? Glass displays and store fixtures are perfect then to fit your needs! Whether you need long displays to showcase your products, glass cubes to highlight a specific product, or a full shelf to add a touch of class to your store, Handy Store Fixtures is able to meet your needs. So what are the benefits of Glass Shelves... read more.

  • April 11, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Management

If your store is crowded with merchandise, it can be really distracting for customers. Not only will they have a hard time finding the things they want, but they’ll have a hard time finding what’s new in your store. Every retail store has their top-selling items. It’s important to not make these items compete with all the other things your store has to offer. Try implementing the following three techniques to maximize exposure for your top products: 1. Place products at eye-level One of the very be... read more.

  • February 28, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Uncategorized

Modern technology calls for modern displays. When you sell high-demand electronics, it’s important to protect your merchandise while also giving your customers a chance to try before they buy. Handy Store Fixtures offers a display solution for every type of electronic. From flat-panel TVs, to laptop displays and cameras, we’ve got you covered. Some of our most popular products for electronics stores include: Store wall shelving: This basic shelving unit is practical for almost any retail store. It... read more.

  • February 21, 2014