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By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Uncategorized

When it comes to retail stores, one of the factors to their success is the layout of the store. This is especially true during the holidays, since this is the time of the year when customers will be more easily enticed into buying additional products. One of the best locations for retail displays is near the checkout counter. The following five reasons why setting up retail displays by the checkout counters can help to move more products during the holiday season: Visibility – Products that are displayed... read more.

  • November 29, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Uncategorized

Retail displays are not only a window on the world for customers but it in many instances the position of the retail shelving units will either make or break a potential sale.  This is especially crucial for many retail businesses that will make up a sizable portion of their sales during the all-important holiday season when product placement matters. One way of eliminating stale retail display shelving is to never let the customers become used to the same display items.  Customers love the idea of newne... read more.

  • November 22, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

Sometimes we wonder, what makes us different than other businesses? Then we remember how lucky we are to have such an amazing staff. Since you don’t work with us on a daily basis, you don’t get to see how incredible our Handy Store Fixtures staff can be. That’s why our Marketing Manager, Steven Di Orio, took a minute to sit down with Installation Supervisor, Joe Flimin. Mr. Flimin has been installing store fixtures for Handy for over 30 years and has certainly seen a lot over that time working with di... read more.

  • November 08, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

Are your profits stagnant? You may think you’re doing all you can to sell your products, but there is revenue you could be leaving on the table. Professionals in the industry agree that many convenience store owners are leaving profits untapped by avoiding wine racks and storage shelving. With Handy Store Fixtures, you can increase your storage without limiting your floor space. Our convenient store shelving options make it easier for business owners to maximize profits. From gondola checkouts to store f... read more.

  • October 14, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Management

Sometimes it can be hard to make the right decision when it comes time to update your store shelving units. There are many different companies you can choose from and how do you know if you’re getting the best shelving units for the best prices? While we go above and beyond to ensure our customers that when you shop with us, you’re getting only quality gondola shelving units and accessories; we don’t ever want you to just take our word for it. We love having the opportunity to get feedback and hear fr... read more.

  • October 04, 2013

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