Acrylic Boxes: The Unsung Hero of Retail

Acrylic boxes can be found everywhere in the retail industry, but because of their unassuming aesthetic many don’t realize they’re being used to display favorite items! Available in a variety of styles and sizes, versatile acrylic boxes are an ideal and cost-effective method of highlighting a specialty item. Showcase everything from fine jewelry to baked goods atop or in acrylic boxes. In the blog post below we will not only uncover where acrylic boxes can be used in the retail industry, and how to incorporate acrylic boxes in your retail setting. Continue reading Acrylic Boxes: The Unsung Hero of Retail

The Business of Crystals and Gemstones: A Guide to Meaning, Merchandising, and Marketing Good Vibes

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, crystals have been trending the last few years with no signs of slowing down. Beyond new-age types, the stones have found new appreciation from everyone from celebrities and collectors to social media influencers and gen Z teens (and their parents). But you know crystals and gemstones are really popular when Walmart is selling crystal-infused water bottles.

 

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10 Automotive Industry Visual Merchandiser Display Ideas to Drive Sales!

Automotive businesses play a vital role in our lives, keeping people’s cars moving so they can get to work, school and back home without any issues. In addition to servicing vehicles, these businesses also sell parts and products directly to the consumer. In fact, the global automotive aftermarket industry size was valued at $408.5 billion in 2021 and is expected to register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.4 percent from 2022 to 2030. Continue reading 10 Automotive Industry Visual Merchandiser Display Ideas to Drive Sales!

Eye-Catching Display Tips for Your Print Gallery

With in-person gallery events happening again, as a photographer you may be wondering how to create eye-catching photography displays. This blog post will help you impress potential customers by providing display tips make your print gallery stand out.

 

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Is Acrylic Recyclable? – What to Know

Acrylic is a favored material throughout many industries for its incredible durability, high transparency, and ease of maintenance. An anti-glare, scratch-resistant alternative to glass, acrylic also proves to have a smaller environmental impact – it requires less energy to produce, weighs less during transportation and can be re-used more often. However, when trying to determine if acrylic is recyclable, the answer is a little more complicated.

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How Slatwall Bins Can Save Space in Your Store

With many shoppers choosing to buy online, making the most out of brick-and-mortar retail space is crucial in terms of boosting sales and retaining customers. In fact, research shows that retailers have on average eight seconds to grab a potential customer’s attention, which is why the displays chosen to showcase products is something that needs to be carefully planned out and implemented.

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How to Showcase Your Favorite Jersey In Time For The Super Bowl

As the regular football season ends, all eyes turn to the Super Bowl. Even though we may be saddened to reach another grand finale to our country’s favorite sports season, there’s no better time to display our favorite jerseys in our homes, mancaves, or offices.

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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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5 Creative Ways to Celebrate National Novel Writing Month In Your Bookstore

For major book retailers and small newsagents alike, November is the time to commemorate our favorite literary works and motivate young writers with inspiring exhibits of works from decades past.  From new coming of age works to classic tales, scribes and bookworms are looking to their favorite vendors to put together an arrangement of stories that honor the art of writing. But, with a catalog that runs the length of the Mississippi, it can often feel daunting to figure out what you want to present as a retailer and more importantly how to make those selections truly capture the attention of your consumer. There are a lot of ways to lure in your audience, it must be done creatively, sometimes using off-the-cuff display pieces, like space-saving tablet holders and often using a display piece with exact intent such as tabletop lecterns or podiums . Nonetheless, the books selected for display should be used to motivate consumers, because they are likely looking for inspiration as they work on their own works of art. According to Medium.com, “To complete a 50,000-word work-in-progress within 30 days, you should plan to write an average of 1,667 words per day.” That’s a lot of typing! It’s also been said that to write well, you need to read well, making aspiring authors browse book aisles with absolute vocation. As a retailer, your mission – and business is to help them find what they are looking for – even if they’re browsing and don’t have a definitive find in mind – by using some of these indispensable display pieces to truly guide them to what they need to succeed!

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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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