Display Inspirations

Influenced by Nature

Merrifield Garden Center, a family-owned and -operated business in northern Virginia, knows all about creative, unique displays that captivate shoppers and provide an experience for both its gift shop and garden center’s customers. Customers are... more »
Merrifield Garden Center. Photo by Debbie Eisele

Natural Inspiration

Incorporating natural products into gift and home décor displays is a sure-fire way to create strong, visually appealing statements that customers are drawn to. Many independent garden centers are enticing their customers and encouraging exploration... more »

Go Big

As seen in Holiday Shop 2022. Merchandising is a key component in generating sales — especially during the holiday shopping season! I had the opportunity to ask Michelle Sherrier from MC Design Collaboration some questions... more »
Cabana Stripe - Sky Blue table linens by Table + Dine for Solino

On the Table

Gathering around the table has taken on a special new meaning in the last two years. As large holiday gatherings, parties and dining out were all put on hold, consumers put extra energy and creativity... more »
DI Tesoro LA star topper gift wrap

Put a Bow on It!

“How you give is more important than what you give,” Tara Riceberg says. Which is fitting for the self-described “Curator of Happiness.” Riceberg’s two Hollywood stores, Tesoro Los Angeles and Tesoro Beverly Hills specialize in... more »
Storefront Makeover before and after images

Storefront Makeovers

Bring on the drama — set the scene; tell a story; cue the lights — even after hours. Think of the storefront as a stage that will capture attention and draw people closer to explore... more »

Atlanta Market and LVM offer destinations for gourmet and housewares retailers

International Market Centers’ (IMC) Winter 2022 Atlanta Market and Las Vegas Market offer destinations for gourmet and housewares retailers looking for trendsetting new product, category growth opportunities and business-building education. With a combined 1,000 gourmet... more »
Retail Display Inspiration, tip 4

Top 10 Display Tips

I consider myself a creative curator. Spending the last 41 years in retail, I have learned a lot about merchandising and design. Between seven years at the iconic Fred Segal to another seven years at... more »

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