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By Steve Di Orio, Posted in News

[caption id="attachment_577" align="alignright" width="307"] Volunteers Restock Shelves Donated by Handy Store Fixtures[/caption] In an effort to give back to the community and to help show support after Hurricane Sandy, Handy Store Fixtures donated necessary shelving units to The People's Pantry. After the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, The People's Pantry was born. This pantry was created out of the massive donations that poured into New Jersey and nearby shelters that were set up by a local school... read more.

  • May 15, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

Popular Marine Store Products and Displays Marine stores always carry a selection of items that are essential to every boater. While you can find a whole variety of products on display at any store, there are some departments that are consistently stocked with products to enhance your boating experience. Paint Departments Keeping your boat looking in great condition is important to you, and paint departments of marine stores are stocked with a variety of paints to help you accomplish this. Whether you ne... read more.

  • May 06, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

How to Optimize Marine Store Displays Year Round Just because it might not be boating or sailing season year round, doesn't mean your marine store can’t stay on top of business. In fact, throughout the year, you can continue to optimize your shop floor space and display the products that are most vital to your business during that season. Handy Store Fixtures marine store displays can help you do this. Marine Store Displays Throughout the Seasons Keeping your boating equipment in pristine condition is so... read more.

  • April 29, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Management

Here's Another Handy Idea: Top Ways to Effectively Display Your Electronic Equipment What’s the most awkward thing you display in your store? Printers? iPods? Fax machines? These bulky, and sometimes strangely shaped, objects can be a challenge when it comes to retail displays. The iPods can get lost in a display that’s too large and printers can end up taking up space you can’t afford to lose. So what are you supposed to do? Get creative! There are a variety of inventive ways to display your elect... read more.

  • April 22, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Management

Here's Another Handy Idea: Get Focused with the Right Camera Store Display Shelves How can you get your customers to focus on your best cameras if they aren't displayed properly? Often times, traditional store display shelves aren't designed for products such as cameras, digital video recorders and printers. Luckily, there are still ways to make your best products catch the eye of your customers. As a photographer, you know the importance of having focal points. Use some of the following solutions to... read more.

  • April 15, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

Handy Store Fixtures Teams up with the Montville Food Pantry Here at Handy Store Fixtures, we’re proud to be a locally-owned, independent business in Newark, New Jersey. We’re strongly committed to the area where we work and live, and try to give back as much as we can. The Handy staff is excited to share with you a cause close to our heart, the Montville food pantry. We recently donated shelving to the food pantry to help them organize their food and serve more needy families. The Montville food pant... read more.

  • February 18, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Management

Tips for Retail Success Here at Handy Store Fixtures, we know it can be hard running a retail business. We’ve learned some lessons during our over 60 years of business, and we’re happy to share our tips for retail success. Location, Location, Location A good location is a critical key to success in retail. You can have all of the other pieces together, but if you don’t have a location customers will visit, it’s all for nothing. If you are an independent or small business, a good location is even more imp... read more.

  • February 11, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

Visit Handy Store Fixtures at the Toy Fair 2013 If you’re attending the Toy Fair 2013 February 10-13 in New York, stop by booth 5872 and say hi to the Handy Store Fixtures team. The Toy Fair is a huge show, with over 100,000 products under one roof. Steve DiOrio, Marketing Manager, and Ron Mehr, Northeast District Sales Manager, will be showing off our variety store shelving. Variety store fixtures and shelving make your products visible and your store easy to shop. Toy retailers can use end frames... read more.

  • February 04, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

Four Steps to Updating Your Store Keeping your store looking brand new can be a challenge. There are financial limitations as well as the time it takes to make changes. We’ve found four simple ways to update your store that won’t break the bank or take hours. 1. View Your Store as a Customer The first step is to decide what kind of changes you would like to make, if you had unlimited budget and time. Take a walk through your store and view it as a customer. What is there that shouldn’t be? What is missin... read more.

  • January 31, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Management

Here’s Another Handy Idea: Wide Span Shelving for the Front End Are you at a loss for how to effectively display bulky items like liquor bottles or pet food? Do you have a stock room that is a mess due to lack of proper shelving to store items? The creative concept of Wide Span Shelving may be the answer to your retail shelving problems. Wide Span Shelving is also a great solution for warehouses or stock rooms, as each shelf has the ability to hold over 2,000 pounds evenly distributed. With Wid... read more.

  • January 28, 2013