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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

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail, Store Fixtures

Choosing between slatwall and gridwall is a big decision and one that will affect the functionality and design of your store for as long as the system is in use. So which one is right for your merchandise? Read on for our comparison of slatwall vs. gridwall.... read more.

  • November 29, 2017

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Holidays, Retail, Store Fixtures

‘Tis the season for seasonal displays, but where can you put them? Handy’s triangle display shelves are great for displaying seasonal items. Read on for 3 tips on using triangle display shelves for seasonal displays.... read more.

  • November 10, 2017

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail, Shelving, Store Fixtures

Motor oil is a staple item in your auto store. There are plenty of ways to store and display your motor oil, but you need to choose the option that is best for your store layout and customer needs. Read on to see the options available so you can decide the best fit for your store.... read more.

  • October 31, 2017

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

If you want to maximize your tobacco product sales, you need to make sure they are visible. Customers can only purchase what they can see, so you need to optimize your display. Read on to learn how to clearly display tobacco products in your retail location.... read more.

  • October 17, 2017