5 Visual Merchandising Tips for Sweet Valentine’s Day Sales

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.

 

 

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How to Design a Collectibles Showroom for Every Space Size

From shopkeepers, art handlers, retailers, and hobbyists to professional collectors, visual merchandisers, and connoisseurs alike—collectors are always searching for new, leading-edge ways to display their treasures, collectibles, and merchandise to garner the most attention. Of course, depending on your space, you will need a wide range of display solutions to optimally showcase these items. Below we will discuss the most practical and space-conscious displays and the best method to use them in your unique displaying location or showroom.

 

 

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Choosing the Best Display Case to Boost Sales and Security

When it comes to choosing display cases, there is more to consider than just boosting sales. Since the pandemic, retail theft has been on the rise, with 88 percent of retailers admitting that it has become a bigger problem for them. In fact, shoplifting has increased by 21 percent over the last year. But it’s not just simple shoplifting. According to a National Retail Security Survey (NRSS), last year saw a 26.5 percent boost in organized retail crime incidents, costing retailers an estimated $100 billion.

 

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What’s the Difference Between a POP and POS Display?

While many consumers shop online, there are still plenty of people who prefer to pick out their merchandise in brick-and-mortar stores. A recent survey found that 82 percent of U.S. adults choose to shop for groceries in stores, while another study found that 54.5 percent of Americans would rather shop in person for all of their items.

 

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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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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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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

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!

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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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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