visual merchandising

Businesses prepare displays for busiest time of the year

Princeton, WV - Halloween pumpkins and candy are now for sale, but Christmas trimmings are hitting some store shelves already as retailers prepare for the busiest selling and buying season of the year.Large retailers often... more »

Squeezed department stores make most of space

At Hyundai Department Store's Sinchon branch, in the heart of the commercial district north of the Han River, there are six so-called "shops-in-walls." These tiny nooks full of made-to-order display cases were created by moving... more »

Why Elite Shoppers Eschew Logos

New York, NY - K-Mart and Marc Jacobs have something in common: low- and high-end fashion products tend to have less conspicuous brand markers than midprice goods, according to a paper soon to be published... more »

Flossmoor to allow more sidewalk shopping

IL - It's a common summer sight on the streets of many communities.Racks of clothes, piles of books, household items, toys and anything else found inside stores are moved onto sidewalks outside the shops.Having merchandise... more »

Study: Store flooring can affect purchasing decisions

The feeling customers get from a store's flooring can affect how a product makes them feel, which can in turn determine whether they buy it, according to new research from University of Minnesota's Carlson School... more »

Lavender Thymes has always been ahead of theirs

Since Jean Iverson opened her business more than 20 years ago, she has expanded twice, moved once and was ahead of her time when it came to the now common practice of "cross merchandising."She credits... more »

Aurora Wins AmericasMart’s Visual Display Award at Atlanta Gift Show

Pico Rivera, CA – On the heels of last month's International Gift & Home Furnishings Show in Atlanta, plush manufacturer Aurora World Inc. received AmericasMart's 2009 Visual Display Award (VDA) for outstanding layout in its... more »

Midwest Announces Winners of 2008 “Show Us Your Sparkle” Independent Retail Display Contest

Cannon Falls, MN – Midwest, leading designer of the Seasons of Cannon Falls brand of holiday and seasonal home accents and premium Colonial Candle brand of candles, announces the winners of the company's second annual... more »

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