Low-Cost Ideas for Your Small Business

Sometimes making the most of a small retail store requires some strategic thinking and design. Not only are you competing with bigger retail stores, but with fewer resources at your disposal! It is about time you brought some creative ideas to your store design to stay ahead of the curve. Here are a few affordable ideas to not only maximize … Read More

Jewelry Showcases that Bring More to Your Store

Apparently popping the question in Tiffany’s & Co.’s Las Vegas area stores has become all the rage. Needless to say, hosting engagements is great for business. Couples will forever recount the story of where the proposal took place, giving your shop wonderful publicity, and other beaus may be inspired to put a ring on it in a similar fashion. Moreover, … Read More

Your Advantage Against the Retail Giants

Has a customer ever looked at an item in your store and declared that they could find the same product at a larger retailer for far less money? The truth is, smaller shops can not generally compete with the big box stores on price. They buy from the same suppliers in greater bulk quantities so they get greater discounts. But … Read More

Increasing Efficiency Behind Your Pharmacy Counter

If you have a small pharmacy, it is easy for things to get cluttered- especially behind the counter where organization is a priority for maximum efficiency. Of course in an ideal world, you would just expand the space back there, but you may not have the resources to expand your pharmacy area beyond its cramped quarters. In that case, an … Read More

Attracting and Keeping Customers at Your Pharmacy

One of the best parts about frequenting a smaller pharmacy is the one-on-one care that you receive there. The reasoning is smaller pharmacies, which have a smaller consistent staff, are able to really get to know the people who regularly visit their store. They care about their community and are committed to serving their neighbors instead of simply making money. … Read More

All the Store Essentials

A beauteous pharmacy design or store layout does not have to rely on bodacious counter babes–sometimes simple things like being able to reach the product a customer wants without toppling head over heels into the next shelf can be a great boon. People respect forethought in how slatwall panels and gondola shelving are placed within the store, but the unsung … Read More

A Plethora of Store Fixtures to Fit All Needs

Most people hear “store fixtures” and think industrial, utilitarian file cabinets internet companies use for stock. At M. Fried, we not only carry practical, no-frills pharmacy shelving, slatwall panels and jewelry showcases, we also stock attractive displays for your Main St. storefront. Take our stock of wood displays and baskets. Attractive, natural wood formed into trees and racks make a … Read More

All the Small Things

When most people think of store fixtures, the big stuff comes to mind. Shelving units, gondola racks and slat-wall panels. The sorts of large, difficult to move objects that really create a sense of place in a store. People come to these for good reason, they are after all the largest and most expensive pieces most store owners will buy. … Read More

Store Fixtures for Auto Parts Stores

Every business has different needs. That is something we recognize at M. Fried. Not everyone will flourish with the same plan, as such we need to be versatile in the store fixtures that we offer. If you are a specialty store owner you can rejoice, we probably have a display solution for you. Auto parts stores are one such specialty … Read More

Make Jewelry Cases Work for You

Matching your shop’s fixtures to your needs is an important part of store design. If you buy the wrong display piece, or set up your store with a display that simply doesn’t work for your needs, then you might as well be throwing money out the window. For many merchants, set-up funds are borrowed, and there’s no room in the … Read More