Display Inspirations

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 »
Vickie's Gifts and The Art of Simple Displays

The Art of Simple Displays

Displays are not just something we, as retailers, do to sell our products — they are our silent salespeople, telling customers our stories. We have less than three seconds to grab their attention and convince... more »
Mud Pie showroom display

More in Store

Many of your customers have countless questions about safety and their interactions with the world around them. What is a risk, what is safe, what can I do to get back to normal while still... more »
Vickie's Gifts in-store merchandise display

Texas “Friendship” on Full Display

This year, the Creative Display Contest was delightful — the number of incredible merchandise display submissions was truly astounding. Thank you retailers for sharing the talent you have showcased in your stores. This year, gift... more »
Yay! is a small retail shop

Small but Powerful

Yay! is a small Orlando, Florida boutique offering a range of products all in 250 square feet. Stacy and Jim Coon, owners, opened this quaint shop about a year and a half ago. This tiny... more »
Soapy Gnome's creative merchandise display and winner of 2019 Creative Display Contest

Gift Shop and museums&MORE Creative Display Contest

We were blown away by the amount of great displays and creativity that were shown in this year’s Creative Display Contest. It was a very difficult job to narrow down the entries to the top... more »
Bella Vita bracelets

Trendy & Timeless Jewelry

Jewelry is timeless, yet trendy. Gift Shop spoke with makers who source materials in the U.S. to discuss where they find inspiration, what’s trending and best display options for retailers. ORIGINS AND INSPIRATION Lotus Jewelry... more »

2019 Creative Display Contest Finalists

Back in October, a call was sent out to readers to submit a photo of their most creative in-store displays for our 2019 Creative Display Contest, sponsored by DM Merchandising. The entries came flooding in... more »

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