Merchandising

Merchandising your store for Christmas

Now Halloween and Bonfire Night are out of the way, shoppers’ thoughts are firmly set on the festive period as they hit the high street in droves for what has to be the most important time of year for retailers.

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.

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How to improve your POP installation

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…

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Why are POP displays so important?

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.

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6 tips for improving retail merchandising

Across the world, there are successful retail stores increasing basket sizes because of a few simple tactics. Ever noticed why some of the most exciting things are at the entrance of Costco? It’s because they want to showcase the best stock.

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Why stores are the future of retail

The last decade has seen an upsurge in the number of eCommerce businesses in the UK and further afield. Large and small businesses alike have ventured into the online shopping world hoping to increase sales and profits. However, to think that eCommerce is killing the high street is lazy thinking. We look at reasons why storefronts are still the future of retail.

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Night economy increasing shop fit out jobs

Last month the government announced plans to invest in the night time economy as a new avenue to drive growth in the economy following Brexit – as a knock on effect there will be more shop fitting roles available. We take a closer look at what’s brought this about.

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