Display Inspirations

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Light Up Your Sales Great in-store lighting can lead to more sales

Specialty store lights should add drama and excitement to the customer shopping experience, boosting sales by attracting and intriguing the target market. If you have a specialty store, you can expect your customers to respond... more »

Jayden Star launches new program to boost holiday sales

After months of planning, Jayden Star has launched a top-of-counter program to enhance holiday add-on sales for retailers nationwide. “This program is going to be an integral part of making our customers successful during the... more »
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Welcome Home: Monica Potter Home strives to make guests feel comfortable

Meeting Monica Potter at her store is like seeing an old friend. A friend who has been... more »

Old and New Treasures

Kymberley Fraser’s specialty boutique, A Beautiful Mess Home, opened in October 2010. Located 10 miles north of Malibu, California, A Beautiful Mess Home displays industrial, primitive and European antiques. Her store creatively showcases antiques,... more »

Display Inspirations: Every Store Tells a Story

By Gretchen A.C. Kroll | Special to Gift Shop I am an avid reader. I love being taken away by adventure, mystery and romance. A carefully written book spikes the imagination and leaves the reader... more »
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The Five Senses

Create a store atmosphere that appeals to all of your customers’ senses. When you look around your store, do you think your display fixtures are arranged to optimize your sales? Is your merchandise presented in... more »
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Presenting the Past

Grouping like items together emphasizes a trend, indicates popularity and encourages multiple purchases and collections. Photo courtesy of Cracker Jax, Dekalb, Illinois. “A good display will set the mood and theme long before the customer... more »
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Back Room Blueprint

An organized back room is essential to the profitability of a retail store. It houses the supporting materials and supplies needed to conduct retail transactions, as well as areas for processing incoming and outgoing merchandise.... more »

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