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By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Store Management

Spring is here! Who doesn’t love the bright sunshine and extra daylight? Unfortunately, the sun streaming in your store’s windows can highlight a less-than-stellar appearance. Spring cleaning isn’t just for homes - now is also a great time to deep clean your store! We’ve compiled the ultimate deep cleaning checklist. With a little planning, patience, and old- fashioned elbow grease, your store will be sparkling inside and out. Read on to learn how to make your store look its best for... read more.

  • May 21, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Store Design

A simple adjustment to your store’s design and layout could effectively result in increased sales. Yes, really! If your store isn’t already accommodating impulse buying, you need to keep reading.... read more.

  • May 13, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Store Design

National Small Business Week is just around the corner! This is a great time to increase your exposure within your community and gain new customers. Here are four strategies you can use during Small Business Week to expand your community presence, increase foot traffic, and boost sales.... read more.

  • April 30, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Store Management

It’s time to show the environment some love. Today’s headlines are downright depressing: there are floating islands of garbage in the ocean, glitter is now considered a pollutant, and America is facing a recycling crisis.... read more.

  • April 15, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in

If you’re thinking about opening a new retail store, start-up costs are an important aspect of financial planning. You need to know what expenses to expect so you can budget accordingly, or you’ll never make it to opening - let alone through your first year. There are plenty of surprising start-up costs with opening a retail store, but this list should help you plan for the major expenditures.... read more.

  • March 27, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in

Have you caught the podcast bug yet? Podcasts are a great way to get news, inspiration, and insights into almost any topic you’re interested in. Better yet, you can get it while on the go. Your commute to and from work is a great time to listen to your favorite podcast.... read more.

  • March 19, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Gondola Shelving Accessories, Store Fixtures

People love their cars and auto parts stores carry a wide variety of merchandise in different sizes and weights. Properly displaying your wares properly and have everything accessible to customers is critical to the success of your auto parts shop. Read on to learn 6 popular gondola fixtures for auto parts stores that will help you improve product display and storage and increase “in-store” sales.... read more.

  • March 11, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Store Management

If you’re reading this, you already know that showing appreciation to your employees will lead to better job performance. What you may not know is that Employee Appreciation Day 2019 is right around the corner (March 1st), and there is no better time to show your team that you value the hard work they do every day.... read more.

  • February 25, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Pet Stores

In 2017, a National Pet Owners Study was conducted by the American Pet Products Associated (APPA), concluding that 85 million families, or 68% of all United States households, own at least one pet. The first year this study was conducted was in 1988, and back then, 56% of U.S. households owned at least one pet. Given the significant growth seen in the pet supply industry, pet store retailers have been consistently on the rise over the past twenty years. In this article, we detail four ways in which pet stor... read more.

  • February 14, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail Growth Strategies

As a small business owner, one of your highest priorities should be ensuring that employees are motivated, performing well, and treating your customers right. If you notice members of your team are unhappy or unmotivated, you may have a big problem on your hands — and customers notice these things, too!... read more.

  • January 28, 2019