Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall: Labor Day Display Ideas

Having a Labor Day display for your retail store is a terrific opportunity to attract back-to-school shoppers and increase sales. Whether you are unloading summer inventory or introducing new fall arrivals, this blog post will provide a few themed display ideas, while also giving guidance on how to balance both end of summer and early fall elements into your displays.

 

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7 Ways to Use Recycled Plastic in Your DIY Projects

 

It is no secret that taking care of the environment is important and recycled plastic plays an important role. A 2021 survey found that globally, 85 percent of people say they have changed their buying behavior in the past five years in an effort to live a more sustainable life.
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Art Gallery Displays: Maximizing Your Available Space

A common struggle with setting up an art gallery display is having to make do with a small amount of space. But it’s worth it to do it right: Art sales in the United States have increased by 33% to $28 billion in 2021, according to the 2022 Art Basel and UBS Global Art Market Report. Here, we provide guidance and tips for how to make the most of a small space along with some ideas of how to use shopPOPdisplays’ acrylic display products to set it all up.

When it comes to creating art gallery displays, there are several things to consider, including the space’s layout, lighting, and decor, to help maximize the space. The main purpose of an art gallery is to showcase—and sell—art so their design should help visitors not only navigate an exhibit to view but also encourage purchases. First, we’ll discuss creating art galleries from the ground up and then we’ll help maximize the space by suggesting products from shopPOPdisplays’ inventory of in-stock acrylic frames, displays, pedestals, and more to make your art gallery a success. Interested in something specific and not mentioned here? No problem. Contact us for custom options.

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How-To Incorporate Pantone’s Color of the Year 2022 (Very Peri) Into Your Retail Displays

Every December since 1999, Pantone® – the expert, authority, and industry standard for color profiles – has announced its ‘Color of the Year’. It’s the shade that represents the current cultural mood and once declared as the ‘It’ color, gets seamlessly incorporated into everything from fashion and product designs to home decor and events, and not without good reason. Of course, easy to unify across all platforms, it also keeps things fresh and relevant, as well as helps narrow down choice overload.

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‘Tis The Season For Festive and Classic Railroad Models: 3 Creative Ways to Display Your Collection

Polar Express and model railroading aficionados, rejoice! For hobbyists and railroad enthusiasts everywhere, the holiday season is the perfect time to break out your model railroad collection and begin exchanging photos of your favorite models with fellow collectors. According to an article from hv.parent.com, “Model trains are such a great hobby. They come in all sizes. All price ranges. And over the years, trains make a great present that you can keep adding to. There are many ways to creatively set them up, too. As a hobby, model railroading can help your kids learn to plan, organize, set goals, follow directions, make decisions, and develop solutions to increasingly complex problems. Model railroading also gives them the opportunity to excel at something unique and fun without the pressures of school. Kids can relax, explore, and build self-confidence.” Since this time of the year is the perfect way to introduce trains into the holiday season, inspire your friends and family alike and find the perfect way to elevate your model railroad collection display and get your loved ones involved! Below are a few clever ideas to get your awe-inspiring showcase on the right track.

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November is U.S Aviation Month! Here’s 4 Unique Ways to Display Your Model Airplanes

For Aviation enthusiasts everywhere November is an exciting time of year —we celebrate U.S Aviation month far and wide. It’s hard to believe that it has been only a little over one hundred years since the Wright brothers made history with their momentous flight in Kittyhawk, NC. According to Educationworld.com, “On December 17, 1903, less than 10 people showed up to watch Orville and Wilbur Wright make history. In fact, most papers (only 3 carried the story in the USA) refused to print the press release of the Wright Brothers’ historic flight, believing it was not possible for a human to fly.” Man were they wrong!

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Festive Sugar Cookies: 4 Easy Ideas and Display Options To Increase Sales

Simplicity is key especially when cooking and decorating is involved. Time consuming recipes and intense party planning is definitely not on the menu this holiday season. To combat the time crunch and holiday expectations consider the dual-purpose ordinary classic sugar cookie. Both a delectable treat and extraordinary decorative item, sugar cookies appeal to the eyes and the appetite. An easy recipe like this one from All Recipes or this one from Food Network are brimming with pantry-ready staples and fridge-friendly ingredients – sugar, flour, butter, eggs, etc. that can be turned into a luscious lifesaver for busy folks supporting last-minute fundraisers, celebrating birthdays, holidays, or any special occasion and decorating at the same time. Just a word of advice, divide and save some of the dough for impromptu décor or scrumptious sweets in seconds. Here, a few ideas to make and display delectable merchandise that will fly off the plate and shelves.

 

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Favorite Fall Hat Displays

As the weather changes and the air becomes crisp and cool once again, it’s also the time of year where retailers and small shop owners alike put out the coveted wardrobe piece of the season — hats! Hats are a staple piece in cold weather wardrobes, but often are an afterthought to the common shopper, which is why it is so important to have clever, stand-out hat displays to get your target consumer to notice these beautiful items. Below we have highlighted some of our favorite fall hats and ways to have them stand out in your shop’s windows and showrooms.

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Halloween: DIY Celebrations, Costumes, Décor and Displays

With autumn comes an abundance of busy squirrels stocking away nuts for winter, harvest markets brimming with orchard goods like apple cider, pies, and a variety of pumpkin styles – mini or large whole pumpkins perfect for stencils, carving, or pie making – hayrides, corn mazes, and Halloween celebrations galore. Popular haunted hayrides have actors and patrons alike dressed in their scariest attire. Likewise, do-it-yourself or DIY costumes reflect Halloween classics like witches, cats, mummies, monsters, and zombies as well as the latest popular movie or television show characters such as Squid Game contestant, an Among Us crewmate or imposter, Spider Man, Black Panther, or Black Widow to name a few.

 

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A Delicious Dilemma – You Pick: Caramel Apple vs. Candy Apple

During apple harvest season inevitably a debate regarding caramel apples versus candy apples takes place – which is better? Although they share the main ingredient the flavoring and textures differ dramatically rendering very different results. It’s like apples and oranges – sort of. Discussions or in some cases, arguments usually boil down to preference – soft and creamy versus hard and crackly – either way it’s a delicious debate.

 

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