Preparing Your Store to Open

So you have the financing you needed to build a store and sell your goods to the public.  What is the next step?  You are going to need store fixtures to show off your wares as well as store them so every person who walks in through the front doors can take a good look at them.  You are going … Read More

It is Best to Install the Right Pharmacy Shelving

As a pharmacist, you understand the need for the right and best pharmacy shelving you can find.  First off, you need a way to properly collect and organize the hundreds of medicines that your pharmacy stores for customers.  The right shelf is spacious and will allow you to reach for whatever medicines you need quickly.  There also needs to have … Read More

Cleaning Your Jewelry Showcases

As a professional jeweler and merchant, you want both your store and your merchandise to look exceptional when customers walk into the store.  Customers want to walk in knowing that the people they are dealing with know a thing or two about the jewelry they are selling.  People just browsing will not like seeing food or water stains on the … Read More

Revolver ‘s Penny Floor Mosaic

By Jennifer Diana Love loose change or hate it, pennies are very much a part of our currency.  One store in Indiana wanted to do something different. First, they wanted to give local shoppers a destination to find the most stylish and fashionable shoes available. Second, they wanted to make their store was memorable.           So … Read More

7 Layout Secrets of the Big Retail Chains

  Ever walked into a big chain store and walked out with way more than you had planned to purchase? Big retailers certainly seem to know how to design their stores and create tempting displays to keep us shopping. What’s their secret? Here are seven layout tips from experts who have worked with many major retailers. 1. Make windows shine. … Read More

Worth Reading; In-store Trends

Informative article, lots of good tips on retail store trends Walgreens’ new flagship store in Chicago includes everything from made-to-order smoothies to sushi and juice bars to a fully stocked humidor.  The health & beauty retailer also makes it clear that it can relate with the local market.  It uses its most visible wall space in the store (below the … Read More

Space Saving Corner Case

Ever wonder what to do in a corner? When two wall systems meet in a corner there is always an empty space, determined by the depth of hanging or shelving. I’ve seen many solutions to this quandary, fake trees, folding screens, etageres all can solve the problem, but this can really but that space to use. M. Fried has the answer. M … Read More

The Candy Man Can with Gondola Shelving

I remember a time when the mention of gondola shelving sent specialty retailers running to find another store planner. Back in the 80’s gondola shelving meant drugstore or Kmart and were never used by more upscale retailers. Things have certainly changed. We recently out-fitted this candy store with a gondola shelving.  Gone are the days of dreary pegboard and beige … Read More