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

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Convenience Stores

This October, the convenience store industry will gather once again in Atlanta, Georgia for the 2019 NACS Show. This year, the annual convention will take place October 1-4 at the Georgia World Congress Center. With over 1,200 organizations exhibiting and 23,000 industry professionals attending the show from around the world, the NACS Show is the perfect opportunity for convenience store owners to network with industry experts and discover new products and services.... read more.

  • September 06, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in

Store layout and design have become increasingly important as advertising strategies become more creative with increased usage of digital technology. With so many brands and products vying for customer attention, it’s vital to create eye-catching displays that showcase merchandise at its best advantage with the ultimate goal of helping boost revenue.... read more.

  • August 20, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Store Management

If you’ve ever found yourself wandering the aisles of your favorite store, rushing to try and find that last product on your list, you know the importance of good store signage. The right signage is more than a nice addition to your store - it’s a vital component of your layout, marketing, and sales strategies.... read more.

  • August 06, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Store Management

Figuring out how to engage your customers can feel a bit like searching for a magical marketing unicorn. But local marketing doesn’t have to be complicated and you definitely don’t need a unicorn to help you market to your local community! The good news is that today’s consumers love to shop local whenever possible. Regardless of your business size, you can capitalize on local support with these simple yet effective marketing strategies.... read more.

  • July 24, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in

Did you know July is Independent Retailer Month? Started in 2011 by two local business professionals, Independent Retailer Month was started with the goal to simply “highlight the important role local merchants play in the community, economy and overall retail sector.” Today, the month-long celebration has expanded across the globe but continues to encourage consumers to shop local and support independent retailers in their local communities.... read more.

  • July 08, 2019

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Store Design

A confusing store layout can cost you sales. In fact, creating an exceptional store design and layout is one of the most important aspects of running a retail business.... read more.

  • June 28, 2019

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Summer has officially arrived and it’s almost time for backyard BBQs, baseball games, time well spent poolside, trips to the beach, and last but not least — sales!... read more.

  • June 21, 2019

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

If you aren’t strategically placing impulse items in your checkout area, you’re missing out on key benefits for your business. First, impulse buying boosts revenue - the average consumer racks up an average of $5,400 annually in impulse purchases. Second, strategically placing items near checkout counters can help determine your customers’ buying preferences.... read more.

  • June 05, 2019

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