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By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Business Management, Retail

The purpose of a grand opening is to announce your arrival, stand out from the competition, and put your business on the map. So why are so many grand openings boring events full of recycled cliches like a sheet cake and oversized scissors cutting a ribbon? Keep your party from being boring with these 5 unique ideas for the grand opening of your store.... read more.

  • May 30, 2018

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail, Store Fixtures

Metal security cases are important to have in your retail store if you have any type of expensive or rare merchandise; however, how you use your metal security case will vary depending on location, presentation, and functionality. Read on for 3 ways to use a metal security case in your retail store.... read more.

  • May 08, 2018

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail, Store Management

Spring tends to be a slow time of year for brick and mortar stores, which means it’s the perfect time to get cleaning. We’ve compiled a spring cleaning checklist to help you clean your retail store. Follow the list, and your store will look clean and inviting, encouraging customers to browse longer and purchase more.... read more.

  • April 18, 2018

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail, Store Design

Opening or remodeling a retail store involves a lot of moving pieces, but don’t get so caught up in the details that you forget one of the most important things. Your store design is a crucial element. Getting it wrong could cost you your business. Getting it right will lead to increased sales and repeat customers.... read more.

  • March 27, 2018

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail

Nothing will break your store faster than a confusing layout. Your customers need the ability to find the things they want quickly and efficiently, and if your design is wrong, you will miss sales and lose customers. Thankfully, the opposite is also true. If you have a well-planned layout, your customers will spend more money and be more likely to return when they find something. Read on to learn how to set up your retail store layout.... read more.

  • March 09, 2018

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Gondola Shelving & Accessories

There’s a lot to decide when you are opening a retail store. What will you carry? What will you be called? What will your logo look like? But one question often gets missed - where are you going to put everything? If you are opening a retail store, you are going to need shelves, and gondola shelving is one of the best places to start. Read on to learn all about gondola shelving - what it is and how you can use it.... read more.

  • February 27, 2018

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail, Store Design

Whether you are trying to influence shoppers through your overall store design or switching to custom store fixtures (which requires choosing a color), it can be difficult to determine what colors to use and where to use them. Thankfully, there’s plenty of research on color psychology to help with those decisions. This beginner’s guide to color psychology will get you started.... read more.

  • February 13, 2018

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail, Store Fixtures

Displaying automobile tires and other bulky merchandise is not an easy task for many independent retailers. Unfortunately, it is all to commonplace for many auto parts stores just stack their tires in piles, expecting customers to be able to browse and make decisions in a cluttered unprofessional looking environment. Luckily there is hope, and it doesn’t need to be messy! Read on to learn about 4 Handy Store Fixture display options that will maximize tire sales in your auto parts store.... read more.

  • January 10, 2018

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Liquor Stores, Store Design, Store Fixtures

Last year, while attending the 2016 NACS Show in Atlanta, GA, David Tooley of the Tooley Oil company approached the Handy Store Fixtures booth with a specific store fixture requirement. “I’m looking for shelving for my beer cave, does your company provide a solution?” After speaking with Mr. Tooley for almost fifteen minutes, our District Sales Representative, Gil Perez, ensured David that we do indeed provide convenience store retailers with beer cave shelving solutions.... read more.

  • December 28, 2017

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Pharmacy, Store Fixtures

Prescription drug abuse is a growing epidemic in the United States, and more and more laws are being passed that dictate how pharmaceuticals are properly stored in American pharmacies. The Handy Store Fixtures Rx counter units are perfect for securing your pharmaceutical prescriptions so that they are safely secured and easily accessible.... read more.

  • December 13, 2017