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Monday 20 November, 2017

Incorporate Sensory Branding Into Your Product Displays

If you’re looking for visual merchandising display ideas which can refresh the look and feel of your shop while boosting sales, one technique you may want to consider is what is known as “sensory branding.” While investigating visual merchandising display techniques, a lot of people forget the fact that shoppers have five senses. It is […]

Monday 13 November, 2017

Visual Merchandising Tip: Show Off What People Want, Not What They Need

Looking for some visual merchandising tips and tricks to revitalize your displays and drive sales? A lot of visual merchandising techniques concern the display products you can use and the aesthetic design of your layouts. But some of the most overlooked tips and tricks concern the underlying logic of your merchandising designs. For example, one […]

Monday 06 November, 2017

How Often Should You Change Your Retail Store Displays?

When is the last time that you changed your visual merchandising layout or switched out the products in your retail display shelving units? Yesterday? A week ago? A month ago? Last season? Last year? Running a retail store is a complex job, one which requires a lot of different tasks everyday. Amid all those other […]

Monday 30 October, 2017

How to Dress a Mannequin, Part 4: How to Clean and Maintain a Mannequin

Shopping for your first set of retail mannequins, or trying to figure out how to set them up in your store? In my series on dressing up a mannequin, I have shared a variety of mannequin dressing techniques and tips. In Part 1, I explained the steps for dressing a mannequin. In Part 2, I […]

Monday 23 October, 2017

How to Dress a Mannequin, Part 3: Further Tips and Tricks

If you are shopping our retail merchandising display catalogue, you may have noticed we carry a selection of mannequins. As most of our retail product displays fall under the categories of bins and shelving, we tend to focus most of our merchandising blog posts on incorporating these into your window and floor displays. Mannequins are […]

Monday 09 October, 2017

How to Dress a Mannequin, Part 2: Choosing the Mannequin and Clothes

In this series on visual merchandising props, I will focus on preparing mannequins for retail store displays. While the majority of our retail display products take the form of gridwall panels, dump bins, slatwall panels and the like, mannequins are among our specialty products. Many new merchandisers are surprised to find out just how difficult […]

Monday 02 October, 2017

How to Dress a Mannequin, Part 1: Basic Steps

If you have only recently decided to add mannequins for your retail store, you may find yourself at a bit of a loss when it comes to getting them ready for display. Mannequins are among the most versatile and eye-catching visual merchandising displays, but getting them dressed and set up is a bit more complicated […]

Monday 25 September, 2017

Give Your Closet a Makeover

Tired of opening your closet door and having half your stuff tumble out on you? Do you keep the doors of your closet closed at all times just so you don’t have to look in at what has turned into a pigsty? If so, it is time to take everything out of your closet, clean […]