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By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail Growth Strategies

Consumers have more financial management options available today than ever before. Many shoppers are choosing to diversify funds with mobile banks or alternatives to traditional banking. While they can pay with their credit, debit, or prepaid card, cash is still king - and everyone needs cash for certain transactions.... read more.

  • March 10, 2020

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail Growth Strategies

Generation Z is predicted to impact 40% of all consumer shopping by the end of 2020. These young people are just graduating from college, but they already have a strong influence on global trends.... read more.

  • February 18, 2020

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail Growth Strategies

Wintertime marks a fresh start for many shoppers. They’ve made it through the holidays and resolved to “do better” this year. People everywhere are putting away the credit cards, cinching their belts, and saying no to non-essential purchases.... read more.

  • February 06, 2020

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

While a new year brings hope of a fresh start to consumers, it can be a frustrating time for some retailers. Sales slumps, resolutions, and sporadic customer traffic can make it hard to meet sales expectations.... read more.

  • January 22, 2020

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail Growth Strategies

What will retail look like in 2020? You’ve probably been asking yourself this question a lot lately, and for good reason. Every day, it seems like more and more big retail chains are closing their doors, and it’s hard to say where physical retail shopping will end up in the years to come.... read more.

  • January 06, 2020

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail Growth Strategies

Picture this: you’re in a room full of people you’ve never met before and one of them could be your soulmate. You talk to each one, telling them about your hobbies, your job, and your family. All you have to do is connect with one of them enough to earn a second date. It seems easy enough, right? Now imagine doing it in 60 seconds or less.... read more.

  • December 03, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail Growth Strategies

It’s easy for small business owners to feel lost in the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping. With big box stores and online shopping retailers offering deep discounts and a seemingly infinite list of promotions, it can be hard for local stores to compete in terms of price and volume.... read more.

  • November 04, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Holidays

We know we’re not the only ones that feel holiday shopping comes earlier and earlier each year, right? Fall has barely begun, but the red and green decor is already filling up store shelves as shoppers (and retailers) get in the swing of the holiday shopping season. For many retailers, the holiday season is the most profitable time of year, along with planning for the new year.... read more.

  • October 21, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Retail Growth Strategies

Hungry for sales? You’re not alone. If you’re looking to amp up sales, going back to the basics is a great starting point. Store shelving is one of the most important (if not the most important) part of your retail store. Apart from displaying merchandise, did you know store shelving can influence your customer’s purchasing decisions?... read more.

  • October 08, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Convenience Stores

While all convenience stores serve the same basic purpose, some locations fare better than others. This is why it’s very common for two convenience stores to be located on opposite corners, with identical gas prices, and yet each store will likely have a very specific demographic. One business may even fare significantly better than the other. Why?... read more.

  • September 23, 2019