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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

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

Finally summer has arrived! Hopefully you’re making the most of this short season and stocking up on all the summer essentials. That means hot dogs, buns, burgers and of course, beer! What good is a summer party or barbeque without the right selection of beer? Let us help you make the best summer beer cave to boost business and better serve your customers this season. Plus, since alcohol is a popular choice for many holidays, it might make sense to keep your beer cave up year-round. While it may sound... read more.

  • July 05, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Shelving

When you’re looking to maximize merchandise space in your store, it can sometimes seem impossible. You don’t want to have too many displays, but you also don’t want to leave too much un-utilized space. So where’s the balance? By purchasing the right gondola shelving units you can increase your storage without sacrificing precious floor space. Odds are you’re already using basic gondola shelves in your store. So, why not make the absolute most of them by adding end-caps? What are End-Caps? End fr... read more.

  • June 28, 2013

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Store Fixtures

It can sometimes be a surprise as to which of your items will become hot-sellers. It’s not always the items you expect. But, when you find that one item that is flying off the shelves, it’s your responsibility to capitalize on it. Not only do you need to boost your inventory, but you need to highlight the product and make it stand out on your shelves. Luckily, there are a few simple ways to make your top-selling products stand out even more. Use these top three gondola shelving units to highlight your me... read more.

  • June 21, 2013

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