Display Inspirations

The Power of Focal Points in Store Design

Brick-and-mortar stores have one prominent competitive advantage over the quick-click sale. They have the capacity to engage and direct customers through thoughtful and expressive displays. Understanding the influence of powerful environments and designing a focal... more »

Creative Display Contest winner: Crow’s Nest Beach Market

Ideas and tips for eye-pleasing product displays are high on the want list for just about every brick-and-mortar retailer. We at Gift Shop and Museums & More magazines felt a great way to inspire creativity... more »

Creative Display Contest Top Ten

Back in October, a call was sent out to Gift Shop and Museums & More readers to submit a photo of their most creative in-store displays. The entries were original and beautiful, and our editors... more »

Display Inspirations: Sign of the Times

The core tenet of a successful specialty retail business is providing customers with high-quality products in a convenient and accessible location. Retailers have a desire to maximize their store layouts and display space to optimize... more »

Maximizing Your Retail Real Estate: 5 Tips to Strengthen Your Store Merchandising

Effectively managing a retail store is no easy task. After all, you have a long list of things to maintain, oversee, accomplish and constantly seek out to ensure your business is strong and healthy. One... more »

A Distinctive Story

Distinctive Gardens in Dixon, Illinois looks different than in years in past, largely because of what owners Bud and Lisa LeFevre are calling its new “Shop Story” concept. Each seasonal shop story focuses on one... more »
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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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