It was Greek philosopher Heraclitus who said, “The only constant in life is change.” As the world around us ebbs and flows, it’s important not to get left behind, especially when it comes to your business. Retailers should continually update their stores to prevent becoming stagnant or feeling outdated in the customers’ eyes. shopPOPdisplays has the merchandisers you need to keep your store looking fresh, relevant, and organized on a budget as the seasons change. Here are our seven best tips you can start implementing today.
Retailers know first-quarter sales are needed to set the pace for the remainder of the year, so Valentine’s Day sales are about more than just selling chocolates for retailers around the country. In 2022, consumers spent $23.9 billion on Valentine’s Day gifts—the second-highest year on record, according to the National Retail Federation.
Ah, January… A time when all the hustle and bustle from the busy holiday season settles and the tempting lure of a fresh new year beckons. It’s a clean slate met with energy and motivation to set new goals and a better precedent for yourself. But, for many retailers, January hits hard on sales, as customers focus instead on paying off holiday debts racked up since Black Friday and obliging to tough New Year’s resolutions.
Filling sales positions can be a challenge year-round, but it is especially important during the holiday season. According to a recent survey from MultiMediaPlus, executives are rushing to try to find solutions to the employee shortage—in addition to facing issues with the supply chain.
“We’re in a tighter labor market from an unemployment standpoint than last year,” says Matthew Lavery, director of talent acquisition at UPS, told Barron’s. “Candidates are more difficult to find.”
A lack of help can lead to lost sales, which is the last thing a retailer wants, especially during the holidays. Luckily, there are some simple, yet creative, steps you can take to make sure your profits are up even when staffing is down.
Within the world of visual marketing there are essential display fixtures that will help shop owners elevate their merchandise with flawless execution—acrylic risers being one of the most integral to store planning and displays. Among the various uses and styles of acrylic risers, there are a variety of ways to utilize them with effective and innovative placement. Below we will discuss the techniques to use acrylic risers in your store’s merchandising displays, how to decide which style is best suited for the store’s décor, and how to find the appropriate color and customization options to entice your consumers and gain more foot traffic to your store!
Action figures aren’t just for kids. Many adults collect—and spend a great deal of money on—these toys. In 2021, retail sales of action figures and accessories in the United States reached over $2 billion, per Statista. With people spending so much money on these items, it’s not surprising that action figure displays are important—not just to show them off, but to protect them from damage.
In post-pandemic times, cannabis trade shows are coming back in full swing. New laws are being passed every day, making this hot commodity more accessible around the globe. It’s important now more than ever that cannabis businesses are prepared to create immersive trade show booths to capture the attention of their target audiences. Creating customized marijuana displays is truly a skill. Below, are ten cannabis trade show trends to get ahead of to give your brand an ideal trade show booth experience that will stand out to prospective customers.
It’s no secret that Americans love to both watch and play sports. While the pandemic made staying home mandatory for most, people are flocking in droves to in-person events. In fact, rising ticket prices isn’t keeping fans away.
While restaurants saw sales plummet during the height of the pandemic, Americans proved how much they were looking forward to dining out again once vaccination rates rose and positive COVID cases started to fall. By July 2021, OpenTable reported that reservations had returned to normal after plunging by two-thirds during the pandemic.
When it comes to setting up your cannabis or CBD dispensary, an integral component are cannabis dispensary displays that entice customers to purchase and encourage repeat business. With so many factors to consider it may be hard to determine exactly which merchandisers are best for your cannabis products. With an abundance of cannabis products on the market and a multitude of strains, concentrates, and extracts available, it is ideal to ensure total visibility with clear display containers, cabinets, and fixtures for optimal consumer exploration. However, if transparency is a top priority what makes acrylic better than its glass counterpart?