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By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

Have you heard about our newest product? Probably not, so let us take a second to introduce it to you. The Handy Store Fixtures Counter Complex Checkout Counter is designed to help you maximize your front end space. This new shelving unit features a front end display that is ideal to house your impulse merchandise nearest your checkout area. We understand how important this real estate can be in your store, and how it can lead to an increase in sales. The back of this new counter makes use of shelving... read more.

  • September 27, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Shelving

Oftentimes, one size doesn’t fit all. We get that. The needs of a pharmacy are completely different than the needs of a traditional retail store. You have unique shelving needs that some traditional shelves can’t handle. As the shelving experts, we take great pride in providing the shelving needs of every one of our potential clients. And pharmacies are no exception. We offer traditional and specialty shelving units to accommodate this industry:   Standard shelves - Our traditional retail disp... read more.

  • September 20, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Design, Store Fixtures

When you’re starting to run out of room in your store, it’s easy to think about expanding outward. All the possibilities you’d have if you just had more room... If you could just knock down that one wall… Well if that’s not an option, you might not be completely out of luck. You just have to start moving upwards. Making the most of the wall space in your store is a great way to maximize your merchandise. Use some of the following shelving solutions to start moving upwards and... read more.

  • September 13, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Design

Have you ever thought about the psychology of colors? What they mean, how they attract the eye, and what kind of emotions they bring out in people? While you may not have ever thought it would be relevant, when you’re trying to create an effective retail display, color is everything. So, before you stick with the same old, same old, learn more about the emotional responses colors can evoke and start strategizing ways to incorporate them into your retail display shelves: Think about how you can use col... read more.

  • September 06, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

Woof, woof! That’s dog speak for it’s time to update your retail display fixtures. If you own or operate a pet store, your current shelving units could be costing you money. If your pet store display shelves aren’t built to handle the merchandise you sell, you could be losing out on valuable space or limiting the supplies you can stock. Luckily, we offer a line of products that will help display your products in a clear and efficient manner. When you’re ready to make the switch, consider some of the f... read more.

  • August 30, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Design

Merchandise display is both a science and an art. There are visual rules to follow, but you have to be creative in arranging your products. Remember, presentation is everything. Your competitors are doing their best to sell more through visually appealing displays. Your goal should be to create a retail bulk display that attracts customers and increase sales. Here are three tips to help you get started: Pick a Product Line or a Single Theme Less is more when it comes to retail bulk display. There’s... read more.

  • August 23, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

Getting the most out of the space you have available has long been a challenge for store owners and retailers. You want to display as much merchandise as possible, but you only have so much floor space in which to do it. There are several different retail store display shelving options you can take advantage of to give you more area in which to display your goods without making your store look cluttered or crammed. Gondola Units: Gondola units are the gold standard for shelving in small to medium-sized s... read more.

  • August 16, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

People love a good sidewalk sale in the summer. It’s outdoors, it’s sunny and they are shopping. What more could a person ask for? An effective sidewalk sale shows that merchants put a little thought into the display of their items. Customers are attracted to a retail display that doesn’t look thrown together, but that is displayed in an organized fashion. Need some ideas for your upcoming sidewalk sale? Check out these ideas for free standing display below: Standing black or white wire baskets can... read more.

  • August 09, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

Every retail category has its own unique challenges. Retailers of seasonal products face the prospect every summer of trying to fit all their warm-weather goods on display, while keeping their year-round merchandise available as well. Within a confined square footage, that can get tricky. Creative retail store displays, when combined with space-saving techniques, will help you maximize your sales potential. Look at some of the simple and affordable solutions below to help you capitalize on your display d... read more.

  • August 02, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

According to “Going to the Dogs,” an article published by the NACS, some convenience stores are beginning to take advantage of supplying products most consumers are reluctant to drive all the way to the supermarket for. These featured store displays are strategically placed to maximize product exposure. Two convenience stores in Chicago and New York, have upgraded their stores by carrying pet supplies, and their business is booming: “Pet supplies have increased a hefty 23%.” What’s the benefit of fill... read more.

  • July 26, 2013