10 Clever Tips on Engaging Customers with a Limited Sales Crew

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.

 

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Rise Above the Competition: How to Choose the Best Acrylic Riser

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!

 

 

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Giving Your Action Figures a Home: 7 Eye-Catching Display Ideas

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.

 

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6 Visual Merchandising Tips Using Lighted Pedestals

Looking to elevate your store’s visual merchandising this holiday season ? How about all year long? From home decor stores to thrift shops, cafes and jewelry stores—lighted pedestal displays are an excellent way to highlight holiday and year-round sales. Below we have six ingenious and easy merchandising tactics for you to use to entice your consumers during peak sales times throughout the year. Learn how to effectively elevate your shop’s look and ultimately increase your store’s ROI with flawless lighted pedestal display planning.

 

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10 Cannabis Trade Show Trends To Keep On Your Radar

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.

 

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How to Decorate Your Retail Store For The Holidays To Increase Sales

Once the spooky season wraps up post-Halloween, shoppers quickly trade in their pumpkin spice lattes and ‘Hocus Pocus 2’ premiere parties for peppermint mochas and weekend-long binges of the Hallmark Channel’s ‘Countdown to Christmas’. The most wonderful time of the year is rapidly approaching, so you should start thinking about ways to prepare your retail display stands for Christmas and Hanukkah now. Embracing the festive season in this way will help inspire customers to embrace the giving (and buying) spirit. Read on to discover our 10 best tips on how to decorate your store for the holidays.

 

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Pedestals: The Missing Piece In Your Home Decor

Whether you’re outfitting a new place from scratch or looking to make some improvements to an existing living space, it only makes sense to choose home decor that strikes the perfect balance between practicality and visual appeal. Certainly not just reserved for museum displays, pedestals are more versatile than you’d first think and elevate your home decor to the next level. They can be used to spruce up empty wall space, display and secure treasured art, and even double as side tables. Read on to discover the 10 ideas we have for incorporating pedestals into your home.

 

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Sporting Event Can’t-Miss Essentials and Merchandising Tips

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.

 

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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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