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White Papers for Store Design and Visual Merchandising

  • Why Lighting? At Retail and What Leads to Success?By

    In this paper we analyze consumer behaviors, the trends in retail lighting, the different areas/applications for retail lighting in displays, and several case studies pertaining to energy savings as well as increased sales from lighting added to displays and shelf space.
  • Century 21 - PhiladelphiaBy

    Century 21 Department Store, established in 1961, is legendary for its exceptional offering of designer merchandise at discounted pricing. The retail giant opened its newest location at the Philadelphia Gallery Mall. Market Street receives a digital lift with two LED display...
  • The Art of Feng ShuiBy

    Our World Wide Stone Corporation team consulted with a certified Feng Shui coach and practitioner to create this e-booklet designed to give you a basic introduction to this ancient Chinese philosophy for increasing prosperity and success in any space.
  • Hiding Electrical Wires with Faux Wood BeamsBy

    Today, our homes are filled with electrical wires for everything from entertainment systems to lighting fixtures. Unfortunately, these cords and cables can be extremely unsightly. And although some electronics stores may sell special tubing, or other products that are designed to conceal the...
  • RETAIL’S NEWEST MEMBERS: Non-Traditional Retailers Creating Retail ExperienceBy

    From controlling traffic flow to optimizing signage placement and lighting, from overall brand messaging to the precision of merchandising, traditional retail professionals have made a science of maximizing the retail experience for customers and, in turn, maximizing profits for themselves....
  • Plants in Green BuildingsBy

    An in-depth report about how interior landscaping can, and should, be used as part of a green building management system in new and existing buildings. Read about how plants contribute to the indoor environment by improving air quality, reducing noise and regulating temperature and humidity.
  • Importing Retail Fixtures Made Easy: 5 Tips for Choosing the Best SupplierBy

    Today, retailersare looking for value and quality when buying their fixtures. The job of a smart retailer is to make an informed choice about their fixture supplier to ensure the best quality at the best price. Store fixtures should help retailers drive sales without breaking their budget. One...
  • The Thick & Thin of Plastic BagsBy

    An article describing the unit of measure "mil" as it relates to polyethylene film and bag production. Also, a table providing examples of probable uses for polyethylene bags of various mil thicknesses.
  • 5 Steps to Personalizing the In-Store ExperienceBy

    Revamping the in-store environment with merchandising and POP displays: Facing fierce competition and high operating expenses, today’s retailers must develop new strategies for attracting consumers and building brand recognition.
  • From Design to RolloutBy

    Developing and Implementing a Fixture Program Doesn't Have to Break the Bank
  • Shelves and Trucks For Product TransportationBy

    Durham manufactures a vast selection of quality carts and trucks for transportation of your products.
  • Display Component PartsBy

    Johnson Bros Metal Forming makes custom roll formed component parts for many industries including the Display Industry.
  • Recognizing and Avoiding Your In-Store Merchandising Choke PointsBy

    Launching an in-store merchandising initiative is a hugely expensive undertaking. From research to concept to design to construction it takes months of careful planning and execution. This free report looks at the potential "choke points" that can have a negative affect when executing retail...
  • National Fixture Warehousing Case StudyBy

    A very time-crunched deadline compounded multiple supplier issues in this large store-in-store fixture roll-out to a lengendary department store.
  • Effective Outdoor Signage For Small BusinessesBy

    Modern small businesses are subject to the same advertising pressures as larger multinational companies. This article seeks to map out effective OOH or Out of Home advertising plans for smaller businesses using hard statistical data and everyday point of purchase signage materials.
  • Retail Lighting plays a significant role in increasing salesBy

    An independant study was done by Merchant Mechanics to calculate the impact that direct display lighting has on customer behavior, as well as its effect on increasing sales. It was determined that when the display was illuminated as opposed to the exact same location with no lighting, the...
  • Sidewalk Signs Give Advertisers the “Perpendicular Advantage”By

    Entrances to businesses and companies are almost always parallel with the street. As a result, their overhead storefront signs can be difficult for pedestrians on the sidewalk to see. Sidewalk signs put marketing messages right in the face of customers for improved exposure.
  • Weigh the costs of going direct vs. hiring a U.S.-based supplierBy

    On the surface, producing a fixture program directly with an overseas manufacturer promises major cost-savings potential. But is it worth the risk? Beneath the surface, hidden costs and pitfalls can quickly reverse cost savings. This white paper delineates nine hidden costs associated with going...
  • Display Fixture Warehouse amps stock for Halloween seasonBy

    Before you know it Halloween will be here, don't be left in the dark! We have all your Halloween needs from Gridwall to Hooks and everything in between.
  • Perspectives InPrintBy

    Perspectives has been a retail and manufacturing display industry leader.Specializing in large format digital printing, screen printing and textile printing.Printing to production to finishing, we maintain a strong commitment to quality while always mindful of costs.
  • Creating Compelling Sales EnvironmentsBy

    Chain Store Age penned monograph detailing how superior Shelf Management Systems showcase products, engage consumers and raise item velocity and turn rates.