Display Inspirations

Card Control

Greeting cards are the quintessential add-ons for every gift purchased. Yet showcasing them without clutter can be a challenge. Here are some ideas for corralling cards (and notes). Screen Test Custom-designed screens suspended from the... more »

Attention, Shoppers!

Signs advertising sales can be fun and attention-grabbing; they need not reek of desperation.An effective sign is... Visible An effective sign is large and legible enough to grab shoppers' attention. Creative An effective sign is... more »

Pearls of Wisdom

Displaying jewelry effectively in your store can be fun yet challenging. As these little gems illustrate, there is plenty of room for creativity and élan.Picture frames can be used for jewelry displays on walls and... more »

Wooing Brides: Gift Registry 101

The bridal industry is a lucrative market and you 
can reap the benefits by having a wedding registry in your shop. The first thing you see when you enter Melinda's Fine Gifts is a table... more »

Secrets from Santa’s Workshop

Chris Tkachuck, Director of Visuals for 
Midwest-CBK, shared her ideas for creative holiday displays. Mechanical Methods A rope and pulley system provides interest and movement, and highlights delightful elves and other colorful characters. The pulleys,... more »

Vintage (Re)Visited

To sell vintage, you need a mix of something old and something new. Here's the anatomy of a "vintage" display.Cracker Jax in DeKalb, IL, began in 1984 as a vintage clothing store and has since... more »

All Fun and Games

Good toy design encourages creativity, invites exploration, and sparks a child's interest and imagination. As these examples illustrate, the same criteria apply to retail toy displays. This wooden wagon is just the right height for... more »

The Write Displays

Stationery displays can't simply be papered over. You need fresh ideas to create displays that are vibrant and cross-merchandised effectively. Here are some strategies that help. This table/wall combination display has all the right elements.... more »

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