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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

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Uncategorized

If you've shopped with Handy Store Fixtures before or are checking us out for the first time, it’s good to know about some of our unique offerings. Not only do we offer a wide selection of retail shelving fixtures for almost every type of retail store, but we also offer some exclusive services that set us apart from the competition. Have you heard about Handy Gold? This service is something only offered through our online retail shelving store. This secure online feature allows us to create a custom pres... read more.

  • February 14, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Uncategorized

Steve Di Orio, the Handy Store Fixtures Marketing Manager, was recently interviewed for a feature article in Pet Product News International. In the article, he gave several pet retailer shelving strategies to help boost efficiency and sales in 2014. While the suggestions were geared mostly toward pet supply stores, we didn’t want you to feel like you missed out at all. So, let us share some of the useful information featured in this article so you can try out the strategies for yourself. Adaptation is... read more.

  • February 07, 2014

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Design

Party stores, by nature, have a lot of items to display for their consumers.  For retail stores, it's imperative to be able to showcase their goods in an organized fashion so that customers don't feel overwhelmed. Quality organization allows the customers to easily navigate the store, and it makes for a positive shopping experience that will help have customers coming back for more. Gondola shelving units, bulk shelving units, and other items can perfectly display party store items. Here's a little mo... read more.

  • January 10, 2014