With the advent of online shopping, it can be easy to believe that the high street isn’t important anymore – but in-store experiences far outweigh the digital world when it comes to influencing shoppers and increasing basket size. By using the psychology of smell, sight, touch and sound retailers have found they can positively affect how shoppers perceive a store’s product offering.
If you run a warehouse there will be numerous health and safety rules and regulations you must follow, from ensuring your staff are protected and correctly following rules, to how you store your stock. But, what exactly are the guidelines set out by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for your racking installations?
Poor space utilisation within a warehouse can be costly, both in terms of time and money. Multiple items may be crammed into a space, causing staff to spend unnecessary time searching for goods, or small products may be stored in spaces designed for something much larger, meaning you’re effectively paying to store air.
Having an effective layout and storage solutions in a warehouse not only improves productivity and efficiency, it reduces costs and can also present revenue-generating possibilities.
It doesn’t matter if you’re a small independent retailer or a major brand, making the most of your holiday merchandising is a sure-fire way to give your sales a seasonal boost. Here are some of our top seasonal merchandising tips to inspire you when putting together your Christmas store plans.
We know how important point of purchase (POP) installations are in a retail environment, which is why it can be really frustrating when something goes wrong with them or they are not working as effectively as they could be.
We’ve had numerous retail customers over the years who have used other POP installers initially. They’ve called us because they’ve not been installed properly, they look untidy and they’re not working properly.
After completing thousands of POP installations, we’re in a great position to advise on what a good POP installation looks like. Here’s our advice…
Why are POP displays important? POP displays or point of purchase displays are evident throughout retail stores today. They feature in smaller retailers, family-owned companies and larger, international retailers.
Shopping in the United Kingdom is worth an estimated £358 billion in 2016 and recent reports have indicated that in-store purchase decisions have increased by 90%. This is in spite of e-commerce which offers customers a different arena in which to shop. Point of purchase displays have shown to have a positive impact on sales volumes.