White Papers for Store Design and Visual Merchandising

  • Westfield’s immersive branding revitalizes culture

    Bridging the brand’s storied legacy with future work to create a powerful new expression of the mission and vision at the home office and beyond
  • Interview with Ken Kniffen of Bashas’ Supermarkets

    WonderBar Merchandiser works wonders at Bashas Bashas’, the Arizona-based chain of more than 150 supermarkets, has served customers for more than 70 years, but while tradition is important, so is innovation when it can lead to increased efficiency and better customer service. So Bashas’ has...
  • Revolutionizing the Retail Industry: The Fjällräven Case Study

    Discover how DSA Signage, a top signage manufacturer, is revolutionizing the retail industry for Fjällräven, one of the premier outdoor retail brands.
  • How to Measure Ceiling Height (4 Easy Steps)

    My Ceiling Is Too Tall to Reach – Not! If you’re wondering how to measure ceiling height in your facility and not sure where to start, we’re here to help you out. Your ceiling may not be as tall as you think it is, and you CAN use it for hanging signs (check out our quick how-to on sign...
  • Top Retail Trends To Expect In 2023

    As e-commerce continues to ramp up, “experiential,” “omnichannel,” and “phygital” are becoming brick-and-mortar retailers' favorite words—and for good reason. In-person shopping needs to step up its game to keep thriving in an increasingly digital world. In “The Top Retail Trends to Expect in...
  • Color Merchandising Audit

    Innovative Marketing Solutions is excited to share our 2022 Color Merchandising Audit! For more information, visit: www.innovativemarketing.com
  • 2023 Product Catalog

    The newest product catalog includes state of the art lighting innovations for your store design, office space or hospitality environment. Our products include LED lighting, power supplies, smart control systems, modular structures and specialty lighting and accessories. We customize products to...
  • 5D BIM - Cost Estimation & Quantity Take-Offs Process

    Working‌ ‌with‌ ‌BIM‌ ‌has‌ ‌essentially‌ ‌eased‌ ‌the‌ ‌process‌ ‌and‌ ‌achieved‌ ‌more‌ ‌accurate‌ ‌outcomes.‌ ‌When‌ ‌additional‌ ‌dimensions‌ ‌of‌ ‌time‌ ‌and‌ ‌cost‌ ‌are‌ ‌added‌ ‌to‌ ‌3D‌ ‌BIM‌ ‌coordinated‌ ‌models‌ ‌then‌ ‌it’s‌ ‌called‌ ‌4D‌ ‌and‌ ‌5D‌ ‌BIM‌ ‌modeling.‌ ‌5D‌ ‌BIM‌...
  • Recycled Acrylic: A bright idea for sustainable retail

    Acrylic is a commonly used plastic resin – seen in everything from luxury retail displays to artwork, architectural elements and more. For designers, architects and engineers, acrylic is a popular choice due to its aesthetics, durability, versatile characteristics and affordable cost. Like any...
  • Store Opening Efficiency

    Merchco partnered with the retailer to modify delivery schedules and provide phased deliveries. Merchco also established a team of salaried installers who were dedicated to the account, making it possible to execute the entire installation process in two and a half days. This included the...
  • Placemaking in Retail: From the Perspective of a Dual-Income Family

    As I pull into daycare, I prepare myself for the challenge and start strategizing. I know my two sons will be exhausted from their stretched attention spans and, with only two hours to spare before bath and bedtime, I know our evening will be rushed. The second they see me through the glass...
  • Case Study: Innovative Church Uses Ceiling Panels to Create a Wall of Light

    The stage design team at Blue Ridge Community Church created a versatile luminous wall using translucent ceiling panels that were illuminated from the rear. The top of each section was tapered to suggest the shape of cathedral arches. The wall, in the main sanctuary, was 18 feet tall at the...
  • Guidance for Disinfection of ATI Door Skins

    The EPA published a list of disinfectants that meet its criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. OMNOVA* has tested disinfectants that are approved for use against SARS-CoV-2 on its Door Skin. Those approved for use against SARS-CoV-2 are in blue,...
  • Advantages of Using Modular Acoustic in Corporate Environments

    Learn more about the benefits of using 5mm modular acoustic flooring in corporate applications.

  • The Advantages of Digital Menu Boards

    The benefits of digital menu boards go beyond the aesthetics of effective product presentation. In fact, as more and more restaurants are replacing printed posters and menus with digital boards, benefits such as operational efficiency and an increase in revenue are being realized. Though...
  • Slatwall Panels

    There are endless amounts of options to choose from when selecting the fixtures for your store. Slatwall is a popular choice for thousands of retailers. It is affordable, durable, versatile and simple to install.
  • Trending: Small Footprint, Commanding Impact

    Chandler designers leveraged their familiarity with pop-ups to design an open space with clear sightlines and a rustic-chic ambiance to welcome visitors. Our designers juxtaposed chic, clean finishes with classic ones to appeal to a variety of guests.
  • National Hospital Group Installation

    In late October of 2018, a well-known, National Hospital Group approached us with a request to create a 36 foot Board Table and incorporate commercial construction criteria into it. By early December of 2019, we had we collaborated with their Board, the designer and the AV people to fine-tune...
  • Health, Wellness & Specifying Luxury Vinyl Tile

    Today, Health-conscious designers, building owners and facility managers are paying more attention and asking more questions than ever before about products that they are purchasing as interest in the health and wellness aspects of the built environment continue to grow. This paper focuses on...
  • From Design to Rollout

    Developing and Implementing a Fixture Program Doesn't Have to Break the Bank
  • Display Component Parts

    Johnson Bros Metal Forming makes custom roll formed component parts for many industries including the Display Industry.
  • Weigh the costs of going direct vs. hiring a U.S.-based supplier

    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...