The rising quantity and quality of cannabis products available to enthusiasts today rival almost all retail categories in terms of variety. With so many dope choices on offer, customers are spoiled and oftentimes ‘confused’ about which products are best suited to their unique lifestyles and tastes. Besides having knowledgeable and experienced staff, cannabis retailers are also better able to generate more repeat business with effective product displays promoting their products.
Some might argue 2020 was the year of sneeze guards, but the invention has actually been around since the 1950s. A Midwest restauranteur and self-admitted germaphobe, Johnny Garneau, filed a patent in 1959 for an invention he called “The Food Service Table.”
This historically patriotic holiday has developed over recent years into the first really big retail shopping promotion of the new year, making it an important day for your store. Make your in-store promotions count with these President’s Day display tips.
Use these merchandising tips to help you create a buzz that encourages shoppers to interact with and buy small items on impulse, without sacrificing merchandise security.
Leverage your successes when managing multiple retail stores, but don’t expect to copy them—every store is like running a unique business.
A lot of retailers assume that managing multiple retail stores, after opening a successful flagship outlet, is a straightforward matter of replicating the process in a new location. While you may have gained some basic knowledge from your flagship location about what works and doesn’t work with customers, there are always going to be a whole lot of important details that will be vastly different.
The following are some practical tips you can keep in mind when managing multiple retail stores to ensure you are on the path to success:
For those newly in love or others celebrating their long-time relationships, Valentine’s Day brings a certain amount of pressure to get things right. Over the years, that has translated into a lot of buying activity. In fact, in 2020, the National Retail Foundation (NRF) estimated in its annual survey that consumers spent about $27.4 billion on Valentine’s Day items, in comparison to only $20.7 billion in 2019, a 32% jump!
Retailers know that lovebirds are on the look-out for that perfect gift. And let’s keep in mind that even with online sales increasing, about 40% of Valentine’s Day sales still come from brick-and-mortar stores.
Right product, right place, right time—it’s the lofty retail merchandising goal to which so many designers aspire. There are a lot of products competing for your customer’s attention, so in order for in-store displays to perform, they need to blend eye-catching creative appeal with sound retail merchandising strategy. That said, even the most successful displays still need a refresh from time to time. Here are seven tips to help you breathe new life into some of your retail displays.
Although deciding on a sneeze guard may seem like a simple process, there are actually many aspects business owners should take into consideration before purchasing for their operations. From budget to barrier thickness, several important factors go into choosing a guard that will work best for you. In this article, we will share some valuable things to consider prior to buying sneeze guards for your business.
The point of purchase (POP, also known as point of sale) in your store—be it a register staffed by a salesperson or self-checkout—is a space with unlimited potential for incremental sales. People are drawn to pick up “one last thing” as they wait in line or run their goods by the scanner. In fact, most can’t resist. Keep these retail statistics in mind as you refresh your store displays for the new year.
A seemingly simple question such as “how high does a sneeze guard have to be” can get complicated quickly.
First of all, sneezes are complex. An oft-cited study by MIT researchers shows sneezing works a lot like flicking paint off a paintbrush at 100 mph—long mucus filaments eventually break up into smaller and smaller droplets the farther away from the source they get. Continue reading How to Determine the Best Height for a Sneeze Guard