Color Psychology for Marketers & Merchandisers

Carefully choosing display elements is an essential step in any visual merchandising project and incorporating the right color for your brand or product can bring your display to the next level. But why not stick to a classic black or transparent scheme? While transparent or black display fixtures are usually a safe bet, research from colorcom.com reveals that 52% of shoppers won’t return to a store based on aesthetics alone. A study by 97thfloor.com shows that color advertisements engage customers 42% more than black and white.
 
If you haven’t used color in your displays before, don’t be nervous! This guide will help you decide which colors can psychologically promote and sell your products and services. Continue reading Color Psychology for Marketers & Merchandisers

25 Tips and Tricks for Lipstick and Cosmetic Displays

Whether you’d like to merchandise your newest line of cosmetics, or you’d like to organize your own boutique, it’s important to put a lot of consideration into retail displays. People who have an interest in beauty tend to also value aesthetics, so visual merchandising has an especially distinct impact on this group of consumers. Continue reading 25 Tips and Tricks for Lipstick and Cosmetic Displays

Using Wooden Barrels to Draw Attention & Increase Sales

Nothing says “rustic” like a wooden barrel. Barrels are traditionally used for aging liquor, but there are limitless alternative applications for these country staples in retail display and décor. Every retail business, from supermarkets to clothing stores, can incorporate wooden display barrels seamlessly into their merchandising and furnishing. Continue reading Using Wooden Barrels to Draw Attention & Increase Sales

Glass vs. Acrylic Display Cases – Which is Best?

Display cases are a staple in consumer-facing industries and are becoming increasingly popular for home use. They’re a great way to protect and display merchandise, collectibles, and other important items. While the value of a display case is clear, determining the best material for your display case isn’t always straightforward. Rather, it depends on the needs associated with your use case, or just personal preference. Continue reading Glass vs. Acrylic Display Cases – Which is Best?